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Bella Monte

4.6
366 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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Bella Monte Restaurant and Enoteca is one of the most unique dining experiences in Virginia Beach. Our Enoteca wine store features over 300 selections of wines as well as 16 self service wine stations. Simply make your wine selection in the Enoteca and we will take that wine to your table at no additional charge. The restaurant offers always fresh seafood dishes and flavorful dishes of Italian and Mediterranean cuisines. With fine wines, world class entertainment and friendly staff, Bella Monte is a favorite with locals and visitors alike.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm 10:00pm
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Phone number
(757) 425-6290
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, Bella Monte can accommodate all of your special event needs.
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Private party contact
our Private Event Coordinator: (866) 701-4028
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Catering
For over 25 years, Bella Monte has been providing the best in custom catering, from the most simple of parties to the most elaborate of affairs. If you're a discriminating customer, you'll appreciate the Bell Monte difference. Quality, detail, service, confidence, unwavering consistency and flair for for producing an event that is uniquely "your own" are qualities that have put Bella Monte in a class by itself. From decor consultation to menu structuring to wine service, Bella Monte makes the occasion unforgettable.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Cardinal Road
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Entertainment
For the past 6 years, Bella Monte has been home to one of the finest Cabaret artists in the country. Charlie Wiseman has played in over 200 venues throughout the U.S. and U.K. From behind his 9-foot concert grand, Charlie gives you an evening filled with a captivating variety of theater, music and comedy. It doesn't get any better than this!

"The best all-around entertainer in Hampton Roads!" - Eric Stevens, Splash Magazine

"Keep playing and you can make a living!" -Duke Ellington
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Special events & promotions
Please call 757-425-6290 for details
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 366 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.6
service
4.5
ambience
4.4
value
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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2.0Dined on April 7, 2018

My wife and me frequent this establishment regularly. However, last Saturday the atmosphere was tensed. The waitresses seemed on edge, and when I addressed the owner/manager, he seemed to be in a bad mood. He is usually very friendly to me and my wife. However, he is human and is entitled to a bad day. My wife and I will always be valued customers, but the climate was very uncomfortable. We felt like we did something wrong by being there. I hope what was transpiring that particular night gets resolved quickly. Thank you

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Wow, Bella Monte has amazing food plus we love the piano music on Friday evenings!

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Everything was EXCELLENT

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Great ambiance and wonderful service. The food was quite good. My daughter and I had lunch and our server was delightful.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Excellent food, excellent service and overall a great evening. We had quite a variety; walnut crusted chicken, almond crusted scallops, lamb and duck. Mandy, our waitstaff, could not have been more helpful or attentive. The piano player was most enjoyable, although it was difficult at times to carry on a conversation.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Wonderful evening with friends. Food, spirits, service and atmosphere is an experience to enjoy!

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Great food

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

The food was wonderful and the ambiance was as well! Very nice experience - we will definitely come back on future visits to the area!

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Everything was wonderful. Food and service were outstanding!!

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

We arrived a little early and were immediately seated. Our waitress appeared immediately and was perfect throughout the night. Scallops and pork belly came straight down from heaven and the walnut crusted chicken was perfect! At some point during dinner we realized that someone was playing the piano. The ambiance was perfect as we were slowly aware of the music, it did not blast us when it started. As we began to listen it turned out that the pianist was very good. As we contemplated dessert we settled on one each while we dined and had to take another with us because it sounded to good to be left out. Tiramisu, flourless chocolate cake and coconut cake. All three perfect. And the coffee was fresh and steaming. We are definitely coming back, even though we will have to drive for an hour.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Fantastic food and service. Very good wine selection. Relaxed atmosphere helped make it one of the best birthday dinners in years.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Food was delicious! Server attentive and awesome. Nice band. Worth the visit!!

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

The music was too loud to enjoy a conversation. The music was nice but needed to come down in volume. The food and service were very good.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Bella Monte far exceeded my expectations. The salmon was outstanding. Really outstanding.

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4.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Waitress was great, piano bar was too loud. Pork special on Va Bch menu was dry.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Awesome Valentine's Day dinner! Food was excellent, the service was good and an enjoyable time all around!

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Excellent food and prompt friendly service.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Great meal as always!!!

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5.0Dined on January 22, 2018

Food was extraordinarily good!

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5.0Dined on December 29, 2017

Bella Monte is always good. Love the piano and drum duo -- such an elegant throwback! My husband's sausage lasagna was particularly tasty. We visited the Saturday night before New Year's - such a nice mix of families, couples, and group celebrations. They have a HUGE wine shop on one end of the restaurant with a cool bar surrounded by comfy sofas which gave that area an intimate and romantic vibe.

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4.0Dined on December 6, 2017

Lovely atmosphere, especially when piano player is present. Wine list exceptional. Ordered the special Wednesday steak night special which includes choice of potato, salad and glass of wine for $24, not bad. Highly recommend the tomato Gorgonzola dressing for salad. Food was good but noticed the salad choices at dinner have changed. Coconut cake is still delicious. Overall, food was good but our server was a little distant, she offered bread but didn't take our drink order until 15 minutes later. Highly recommend they choose a better choice of bread such as crusty loaf unlike the bland bread they offer, but overall will come back again.

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5.0Dined on December 6, 2017

The cuisine is consistently excellent as is the service and wine!

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5.0Dined on October 28, 2017

Every time we dine at Belle Monte it is an absolutely delightful experience!

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4.0Dined on October 16, 2017

I have dined here on several occasions and have always received great service and had excellent meals. I will be back again!

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5.0Dined on October 13, 2017

Wonderful evening from start to finish. First time but definitely not the last! Thank you!!!

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3.0Dined on October 4, 2017

Very busy forgot bread and lemon food was great

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5.0Dined on September 27, 2017

In the area for vacation looking for a place to celebrate my birthday! Checked out Open Table and came up with this place to dine!

Everything wonderful from walking in until leaving! Service and food were amazing! We will be back if in the area again!

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4.0Dined on September 26, 2017

We were looking for a quick dinner with friends. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful. My husband browsed in their wine section and bought two bottles.....one to drink with dinner and one to take home. There were four of us and everyone was very pleased with the presentation and taste of their dinner. My husband and I would like to go back to experience the wine tasting in the wine room.

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4.0Dined on September 16, 2017

Our experience left much to be desired. I prefer the Bella Monte from when the Tuites owned it. Our appetizer came out cold and the entrees were just "so so."

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5.0Dined on September 16, 2017

Outstanding and as good as my grandmother's cooking!

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5.0Dined on September 12, 2017

Great staff! Great wine selection! Food was outstanding!

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4.0Dined on August 31, 2017

Great local restaurant

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5.0Dined on August 18, 2017

The food was amazing. A great experience.

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5.0Dined on August 5, 2017

Bella Monte is an awesome place to have dinner and or a cocktail. It is vibrant and fun!

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5.0Dined on July 28, 2017

Tony is an unbelievable host. Great food, great wine, great atmosphere.

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4.0Dined on July 24, 2017

The servers are excellent and very attentive but extremely slow to get our food. Makes it difficult to schedule with lunch hour restraints. I mean this review to be helpful as I love this restarant.

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1.0Dined on July 5, 2017

The service was terrible and my scrimp risotto had so much corn mixed in?????

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5.0Dined on June 28, 2017

Amazing food and great service!! Would definitely go back!

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2.0Dined on June 27, 2017

This place good be good but it's not. Waitress could not even remember the specials and knew nothing about the menu. Poorly trained staff with less than medico food. Another place in Ba. beach that looks good , sounds good but not good. Will this town ever get it???

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4.0Dined on June 24, 2017

Food was delicious, limited menu , but top quality ingredients. Understated elegance. Our waitress was friendly, but a bit disorganized. For this caliber of restaurant, I don't expect the waitress to ask of we were using our parmesan to provide to another table. Also, when the wine was poured, it spilled all over the table. It was a bit intrusive, all in all. Nevertheless, it was an enjoyable dining experience and would go back again. Would suggest that the wait staff be trained to be as understated and elegant as the atmosphere itself.

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