Bella Tori at the Mansion
Bella Tori at the Mansion

Bella Tori at the Mansion

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bellatori.com/
  • Phone: 2157029600
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner:
    Tuesday thru Friday: 4:00pm to 9:00pm
    Saturday: 5:00pm to 9:00pm
    Sunday: Brunch 11:00am to 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: European, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Robert Axelrod
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We have full catering facilities for all types of events, Showers, Rehearsal dinners, Weddings, Bar Mitzvahs, Corporate Events ETC
  • Entertainment: Friday and Saturday night classical guitar
  • Special Events: Tuesday Thru Friday we offer the "TWENTY" a 3 course dinner, 3 full courses for twenty dollars, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm, all orders must be placed by 6:00pm

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Maple Avenue
  • Public Transit: Pendell train station, minutes away, have dinner at Bella Tori then take the train into the city for a show.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We have parking lots on both sides of the restaurant with additional parking on the street across from the restaurant.
A word from Bella Tori at the Mansion
Respectable ladies & proper gentlemen used to convene in the parlor for a drink and a bit of conversation before adjourning to the dining room. It was a chance for everyone to transition from the frenetic pace of the outside world to the more leisurely & luxurious one of the dinner table. Sadly, this is a tradition that has vanished in our modern world. But, not at Bella Tori. Housed in an elegant mansion, this restaurant which means “Beautiful Tower” in Italian, Provides guests with a Victorian atmosphere & northern Italian cuisine that will calm even the most work weary heart. The rack of lamb which is particularly well prepared, as are the sea scallops over basil polenta. Enjoy! Lifestyle Magazine: This Victorian Mansion was built in 1895, and restoration began in 2000.In converting the Mansion into a northern Italian Restaurant, we have stayed true to all of the Mansions history & beauty.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Bella Tori at the Mansion reviews from OpenTable diners
67 reviews since May 1, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.3
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
87% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
romantic (45)special occasion (43)neighborhood gem (25)great for brunch (19)good for groups (17)fit for foodies (16)notable wine list (9)scenic view (8)great for lunch (4)great for outdoor dining (3)kid-friendly (2)late-night find (1)Show More
  • Beautiful venue
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Excellent service. Overall very good. The osso bucco a little tough, little fatty but good flavor
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • dineking
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    A great dining experience. Specials are fantastic. Live music in the background was a treat with a touch of the romantic. I recommend Bella Tori to all who want a great dining experience and a great value.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    BYOB Friday was excellent. Food was very good, especially the risotto.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great staff and food
    hezcomp1
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Had dinner with a friend here Thursday July 31, 2014. Joan was our server. I hadn't seen my friend in a few years, so we were catching up instead of selecting our dinner. After coming back twice to check if we were ready, I figured we wouldn't see her again for a while, but she was very attentive and somehow knew when we were ready and took our orders. The food was excellent as always, I've never had a bad meal here. And though Joan kept an eye on us and checked back to see if we needed anything, we were not rushed in any way by anyone. We had an excellent time. They had recently changed the menu and the crabcakes are no longer a menu selection.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner at the Mansion
    fooddude
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    We were promptly greeted and seated. A very nice menu with tasty choices. Our waitress Joan answered all our questions. All courses were evenly spaced not rushed. The food came out hot and delicious. Romantic setting.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • DonProvolone3
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    First time here. Very impressed. Food was great. Service was exceptional. Would highly recommend and will definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • anita
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    We have dined here before and were always pleased. We took friends there Friday and it was at least an hour and a half between appetizer and entre. The waiter never explained but at the end we asked and they said there was a glitch in the kitchen. I think we should have gotten a reduction in the bill. This was a special occasion and our friends paid. Maybe I should write the owner/manager.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food & Ambience
    SteveO
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Very impressed with the charm, quality of service, and food. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Experience
    PennsaukenPrincess
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    This was our second time at Bella Tori at the Mansion. We had brunch the first time and we are still talking about how wonderful it was five months later. Dinner was just as lovely. The food is excelent, service was very good. The guitarist was wonderful - not obtrustive, but added to the ambiance. Truly a wonderful evening. We definitely will go back again. I think Bella Tori at the Mansion will become our spot. We can't wait to go back for brunch, too!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Find
    heandme
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Went for the first time, to celebrate a birthday. Only 2 of us so we were able to bring a small cake. The server was wonderful. The food was fabulous, and the guitar music was beautiful. We will definitely go back time and time again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Romantic evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We were given a corner table and it was very romantic. Fridays are byob and there is a guitar playing that was wonderful. The Crab soup was awesome and my boyfriend had the french onion that was also very good. The server was very attentive and checked on us often. I had the Veal Osso Buco on creamy parmesan risotto. I didn't love the gravy as much but the risotto was very very good. I would definitely go there again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • enjoyameal1
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We have been dining at Belle Tori for a long time now. Our last two (2) experiences has not been up to the standards we expected. Our son had some hairs in his food and the service was very slow. We had to ask for bread and the pasta sauce was just so so. I don't think we'll be going back for a while. Sorry but it was my mother-in-laws 90th birthday and out of the five of us who attended, we were not very impressed.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Beautiful
    FoodLover29
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    The restaurant is a wonderful setting. A romantic spot for special occasions. Excellent food and wine list. The only draw back at times is the service can be a little slow so be prepared to spend a minimum of an hour and a half.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bella Tori, always outstanding
    Cyclemaniac
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    The food here is simply always outstanding. The wine selection very well chosen, the menu diverse and food is topnotch.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love the Mansion
    Philomena
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    I have been coming since it has opened. It gets better each time. The holiday brunch is s must.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Nice!!!
    Deerman
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    Very upscale restaurant, food was very good and the service was the best1
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • wethree
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    The food at the Mansion is superb and the wait staff is professional and focused on the customer. The facility itself is very nice and comfortable. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who is looking for a dinning experience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Worth the ride from NJ
    NJwinesndines
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Three friends on our first visit to this charming restaurant on a Friday night in June. The ambiance was lovely. The live acoustic guitarist provided a pleasant surprise and sweet music to soothe us while we enjoyed our expertly prepared meals. Excellent service by the wait staff. We enjoyed the Intimate, comfortable atmosphere conducive to conversation and good digestion. We shall return.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious dinner
    NJ49er
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Great service our waitress was very sweet and able to answer all of our questions about the menu. The atmosphere was beautiful and elegant. The swordfish and crab cakes were delicious! The wines by the glass are limited but mdny bottles are available and we learned on Friday nights you can BYOB! We will be back!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it!
    ppatty
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    Loved it so much..........the food, the ambiance, the service, that i've made a second reservation to return for my birthday!!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ambience was delightful.
    Inevercook2014
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    I had my daughter's wedding shower at Bella Tori and it far exceeded my expectations. The room, service and ease of planning was outstanding. The owner Eric was so laid back and open to anything we wanted to do. Our experience was so amazing that I brought my husband to Bella Tori for Father's day. I was a little disappointed that the omelette bar was not an option but the overall selection of food was very good. The French toast and eggs Bella Tori are to die for!!!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bella Tori perfect again
    Palmer3465
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    The service and food are equal to Philly and NY restaurants. The soft sound of live guitar in dining room is a great touch. This place is a local gem for fine dining.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • disapointed
    BamBam1099
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Had a retirement celabration and was very disapointed. 6 out of 4 ordered chicken dishes (High priced) and all were room temp. Service could have been better also, waited a long time for drinks, etc. It almost seemed like our waiter had to much to do and why our food probaly sat until we were served. We spent approx. 290.00 and very disapointed!!!!!!!! I did not want to make a fuss in front of everyone (sending four plates back and have the other two people eat alone)
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very disappointing!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    We were very disappointed with our dinner last night! We hadn't eaten at Bella Tori in about a year, but always had a nice meal. The service was slow in getting our drinks and meals. The food had very little heat when it was served and was tasteless. We didn't finish our meals. The waiter did not get the hint and just took them away. Didn't even ask to wrap anything up. There is something very different at Bella Tori. The food and service used to be superior.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful Restuarant
    DAW1
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    It is truly a wonderful dining experience from the ambiance and the staff to the food
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great for a Special Occasion
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    My husband and I dined at Bella Tori at the Mansion to celebrate my birthday and had a truly enjoyable time. We ordered several appetizers: Bruschetta Alla Bella (very tasty), Rustic Inn Salad, Portabella Mac & Cheese (different and yummy), Crab Bisque (excellent). Entrees: Manzo e Formaggio Ravioli, Almond encrusted Grilled salmon served over wilted spinach in a lemon leek cream sauce (so, so good!). The restaurant is beautiful; it is a mansion with all of the grandeur that implies. The service was excellent. A wonderful guitarist provided live entertainment which complemented our meal. Plenty of free parking.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently wonderful restaurant
    11191977
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    We visited on a recent Friday night. We enjoyed our meals from the twilight menu. We both ordered the sausage entree and we agreed that it was delicious. I had the gazpacho and it was nicely spiced and outstanding. The salad was also fresh and tasty. We finished our dinner with chocolate cake and carrot cake. Both were yummy! The twilight dinner and BYOB Friday make this a very affordable night out. As an added bonus there is live music with a wonderful classical guitarist.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Beautiful mansion restaurant
    kaijunexus
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    Old Victorian mansion turned restaurant. Romantic, rustic ambience. Excellent wait staff. Fantastic food. Well worth the prices.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • special occasion
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    The beautiful mansion and elegant guitarist in the dining room made this restaurant something really special! Mussels and scallops were delicious.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/29/2014
    I took my friend here for her birthday. I've never been here but I saw the website and thought it looked like a cute little place. We absolutely loved it. She said she felt so special. The food was excellent, the service was great and we loved the ambiance. I will definitely be coming back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent
    Mellymel
    Dined on 5/28/2014
    The restaurant was beautiful and the food was delicious.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wednesday May 28th 2014
    evonwood
    Dined on 5/28/2014
    My niece and nephew from Long Island were in town and I made reservations at Bella Tori. They were quite impressed by the whole experience. The food was delicious and our waiter Michael was great.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ma2alvarez
    ma2alvarez
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    The service was excellent. Our waitress was quick and efficient. I never felt hurried. We went here for our 18 year old daughter's birthday. She felt it was fancy enough for her special occasion. I had the salmon and it was cooked just right. The potatoes were creamy and the vegetables still had some life left in them. They had a classical guitar player in the dining room during our meal. We enjoyed the music and it added to the romance. Unfortunately, the table next to us had a group that was drinking. As the evening wore on, they go louder which made others around them get louder so the noise level was a little high for me. That was out of the restaurant's control.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Just perfect
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    We use to live in Langhorne. We finally got all three sisters together and we celebrated at the Bella Tori. It was absolutely wonderful. It brought back many beautiful memories of the charming town of Langhorne. The restaurant was perfect. We chose the early evening. We had a delicious meal, weren't rushed, were pampered,prices reasonable, servings generous and the atmosphere was very nice. We were all so glad we ate there. As I said, it was perfect and I would recommend the Belle Tori to anyone looking for a special place.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bella Tori is outstanding
    Charlsey
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    My husband and had a wondeful server named Joan. She was extremely accommadating. We ordered crab cakes and the seared tuna special. It was amazing. The crabcakes were the best tasting crab cakes we had ever had and the seared tuna was perfect and delicious. We truly enjoyed ourselves and would recomment Bella Tori 100 percent!
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Old Fashion Charm
    four4
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    The place has old fashion charm. The drink had a lot of ice in it and was not full but ok. My mother-in-law is a vegetarian and she ordered the cheese ravioli but they brought out meat and she did not know it until she was eating it....ugh An honest mistake but I never ever saw he eat meat so it was weird.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Bella Tori at the Mansion is great.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    My wife and I have dined at Bella Tori at the Mansion several times now. Lately we prefer to go on Friday nights when the guitarist is performing. The food is great. The ambience is great and the music is perfect for a great evening with someone you love. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • btm2
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Rack of lamb was top notch Swordfish dinner was cooked just right
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great ambiance, average food
    Luv2eat
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    Bella Tori is a beautiful location and has nice ambiance, especially for couples. The service was very good as well. However, the food is only average. The mussels we ordered for appetizer were delicious, but both of our dinner entries were nothing special and not terribly tasty.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 28 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 1, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 494 reviews are from the Bella Tori at the Mansion reviews archive.
  • Consistently Good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003
    Dined on 5/1/2014
    We've been to Bella Tori several times and always enjoy their food. We haven't been there in a while and were surprised to see that they cut their menu down significantly. They increased their appetizer offerings (one full page) but decreased their entrees (also one page). We ordered the chicken w/white wine, artichokes, etc and the Veal Parm (called by another name). Both were good, the veal better than the chicken dish. Appetizer was a scallop inside a risotto ball. Yummy. Dessert selection could definitely be improved. We'll be back for sure. It was just a disappointment with the lesser menu.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet