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Ciao Bella

4.5
4.5
898 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Ciao Bella (which translates to "hello, beautiful") is a reminder that Italian food can be much more than lasagna, ravioli and spaghetti. "The Mediterranean diet is one of the best in the world". "Just good, authentic food made with love and passion. Pair with a beautiful wine and it's wonderful".

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 6 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Mon–Fri 11:00 am–7:45 pm Dinner Sat 11:00 am–9:45 pm Sun 11:00 am–7:45 pm

  • Phone number

    (219) 322-6800

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

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What 898 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Northwest Indiana

    Best Overall

  • Northwest Indiana

    Best Service

  • Northwest Indiana

    Best Ambiance

  • Northwest Indiana

    Best Value

  • Northwest Indiana

    Fit for Foodies

  • Northwest Indiana

    Good for Groups

  • Northwest Indiana

    Great for Lunch

  • Northwest Indiana

    Neighborhood Gem

  • Northwest Indiana

    Notable Wine List

  • Northwest Indiana

    Romantic

  • Northwest Indiana

    Special Occasion

  • Northwest Indiana

    Vibrant Bar Scene

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  1. FF

    FamilyFavorites

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Enjoyed every aspect of the dinner, will return often.
  2. JD

    JenniferD

    Chicago

    31 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Food was excellent. Restaurant itself was decorated nicely. They had entertainment which was really good.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 14, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    They closed before my reservation
  4. BH

    BobbiH

    Las Vegas

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience2
    Risotto had no flavor and was temperate. So disappointed.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    The food was very good. Our server was also great, he was very attentive. It was a Saturday, so it was really busy. The chef even came to our table to see how our meal was. Will definitely return!
  6. KL

    KristieL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Food was excellent! Our server was Inigo and he was extremely kind. Picked out an amazing wine for me and helped us with my father who was on a walker. We drove an hour and a half to eat dinner here. It was worth it. We were recommended by Patrick from Blue Chip Casino in William B’s. He was spot on. Thank you.
  7. BB

    BillB

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A fantastic experience like always! Top-notch food and service!
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First time here and it was awesome
  9. BJ

    BrookeJ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and service was amazing. Love this place!
  10. VM

    VincentM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, I will come back. Waiter was excellent
  11. TO

    TimO

    Chicago

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on October 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious dinner out with friends. Service was great too! Everyone had a different dish and all were great! Spaghetti and meatballs with bolognese sauce is the best around! White fish limone and risotto diavolo with shrimp was fantastic. Took Derrick’s recommendation to add spinach to it. Lastly the encrusted tuna special with brussel sprouts had the whole table eating the sprouts!
  12. KT

    KarenT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service from beginning to end, wonderful ambiance
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 24, 2022

    overall3food1service4ambience3
    Food was average, the service was good. I haven’t order entries after trying 2 appetizers that they were ok.
  14. DM

    DebraM

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We love Ciao Bella. Always have an excellent meal.
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Todo muy bien, un ambiente muy agradable y acogedor como siempre.
  16. SL

    SandraL

    Indiana

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    40 wedding anniversary
  17. d

    dennisp

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good dirty martini. I ordered the Oso bucco from the special menu and it was superb. Antipasto plate is also well worth ordering. Waiter was very good. Well informed and non intrusive. Tairamisu was some of the best I've had. We had a great evening. We will return.
  18. MF

    MaryannF

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall2food1service2ambience2
    Meal was cold, the veal Parmesan was burnt, the sauce on chicken limon was not warm at all. Bread was the best thing on the meal. Very disappointed. It was a birthday and they never even brought out a cake or dessert !!!
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall2food1service2ambience3
    As a Celiac, it’s very difficult to go out to eat. you depend greatly upon your servers acknowledging your condition. Our server brought out the gluten-free options with bread on it. Even if it wasn’t caught by the kitchen, it should’ve been caught by her. When I brought this to her attention, it was a blank stare.
  20. AL

    ALB1000

    Chicago

    5 reviews

    2.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience3
    Food was mediocre at best. Cesar salad was very salty, other food had very minimal flavor.
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on September 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great daily specials to choose from. Knowledgeable staff to help guide you to watch out for allergies.
  22. D

    Dirty

    Chicago

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on September 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good food and atmosphere
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Naples

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I took my son and daughter in law there last night and Rose was singing. I was lovely. We got up and danced The food was great.
  24. KT

    KimT

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had an amazing time at Ciao Bella. The waiter was excellent, and the food was absolutely delicious! This was not my first time at this restaurant and it’s the same each time I go. You guys never disappoint!
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on August 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food, service and ambiance. Well worth a trip.
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on August 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Friendly knowledgeable service staff. Excellent specials good wine selections.
  27. LH

    LindsayH

    Indiana

    14 reviews

    4.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Food was good. Took a bit for the food to come out even though it wasn’t busy. Loved the live music they had in the bar.
  28. BG

    BobbyG

    Chicago

    19 reviews

    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on July 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything that we’ve had from the menu has been excellent. Our server Derek was just great. Very nice and attentive.
  29. AM

    AudreyM

    Chicago

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on July 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The calamari was excellent. The Chianti was divine. The whitefish was superb and the cannoli is the best. A great dining experience. Service was great and always a enjoyable relaxed dining experience. The best Italian food in NWI.
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Excellent service and food. Daily specials were tasty. Knowledgeable waiter answered all our questions quickly.
  31. DN

    DeanN

    Phoenix

    54 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    54 reviews

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good as always 👍
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Indiana

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Went there for Father's Day and everything was wonderful. Seated right away and food was incredible. Love the oil, cheese and bread.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a delicious meal. Our server was attentive and friendly. Great experience . I booked reservation through Open Table and received email saying we did not show up. I don’t understand how that happened. When we checked in I did say we had a reservation but I don’t thing the hostess asked for our name. It was a little hectic as several people were entering at the same time.
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and service as always.
  35. CV

    CarolynV

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall2food1service2ambience3
    Food was barely warm and sent back to the kitchen. Wine received was not what was ordered.
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Just a great Italian restaurant
  37. SW

    SimeonW

    Indiana

    36 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    36 reviews

    Dined on May 26, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Food was good
  38. KH

    KathyH

    Milwaukee

    26 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Came to Ciao Bella to hear the music of the incomparable Frank Rossi. My favorite is the pasta e fagiole, followed by the arugula salad with artichokes, fresh Mozzarella and grape tomatoes with a tangy lemon vinaigrette, superb!
  39. GJ

    GregJ

    Hawaii

    30 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Ate outside, enjoyed Caesar salad with salmon. Staff was patient and friendly.
  40. TJ

    ThomasJ

    Chicago

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 10, 2022

    overall1food2service2ambience2
    Found a inch and half hair in the mushroom risotto, did not mention it because it was a birthday and did not want to spoil the mood. It was to busy for the amount of tables per waitress which is understandable since no one want to work these days. Waitress was nice and on point , just to busy. Probably won’t be returning.

FAQs

Ciao Bella does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats.

Ciao Bella is rated 4.5 stars by 898 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 6 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Options

  • Logo image for Uber Eats
Google Map for Ciao Bella

1514 US 41, Schererville, IN 46375

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Schererville, IN

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Mon–Fri 11:00 am–7:45 pm Dinner Sat 11:00 am–9:45 pm Sun 11:00 am–7:45 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

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