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Permanently Closed - Nizza La Bella

299 reviews
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$30 and under
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Nizza La Bella is a French restaurant located in Albany, California that specializes in serving wood fired pizzas and French and European comfort food. The restaurant offers a bistro type atmosphere for casual dining.

Nizza La Bella is open for dinner daily and also serves brunch on the weekends. The menu at the restaurant features a vast array of hors d�oeuvres and small plates, entr�es, pastas and wood fired pizzas. House specialties served at Nizza La Bella include steak frites, roasted chicken, bella burger with frites, baked macaroni, spaghetti with Manilla clams and baked macaroni with meatballs. Pizza options at the restaurant include la Lombardi and la Proven�ale.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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French, Italian
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Hours of operation
Brunch/Lunch/ Saturday and Sunday 11:00 AM - 3:00PM Slunch; 3:00 to 5:00 PM Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM, Friday - Saturday: 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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Phone number
(510) 526-2552
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Payment options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Eleanor Triboletti
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Cross street
Solano Ave.
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Parking details
Street parking is plentiful during the day and in the evening
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Special events & promotions
July 14th Bastille Day Celebration

Beaujolais Nouveau on the Third Thursday of November

March 17--Nizza La Bella's Birthday--Fun and Our Very Own Tradition:
the Jameson Shot
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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3.9  based on all time ratings
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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KathleenS (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on July 8, 2016

Fun, eclectic menu, mussels provencal delicious, even a little European flavor to the atmosphere.

JaneS (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on July 4, 2016

It's always a pleasure to dine at this unassuming neighborhood restaurant. The food this week was perfectly tasty - the mussel dishes are a favorite.

CFinAlameda (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on June 17, 2016

Hadn't been here in 3 or 4 years. Still remembered the Old Fashioned with mulled fruit and a tempting menu. Each one in our party of four had a dish they thought was the best at the table - satisfying flavors, great drinks, a cozy booth, and pleasant waitstaff. Must come here more often!

Soozh (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on May 13, 2016

It's a good neighborhood restaurant. Drinks were good. Salad Lyonnaise was really tasty. Onion soup was traditional.

vipJinruigakusha (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on May 8, 2016

Table (booth) was ready on time. Rather unusual menu left with us to take plenty of time to decide - interesting cocktails while we talked and made our decisions. Small menu but great variety of basically Provencale dishes, moules, buoillabaisse, etc. some plates larger than expected, others OK - all quite filling. Small selection of French, Italian wines - OK. Coffee OK, desserts looked fine but we were full. Good service.

Susan (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on April 21, 2016

A wonderful discovery for us--convenient, not too crowded (we were on the early side), easy parking. Everything we tried was great-- the Salad Delice Aux Cerises with "baby spinach, michigan cherries, toasted walnuts & chevre with cassis vinaigrette," served two. Two of our party of four had the Poulet Fermier Roti Feu De Bois and declared it delicious. I had the Pasta Au Muscles Du Fra Diable, "spaghetti with mussels, spicy pomidoro sauce & fresh basil; served with garlic bruschette, " which I loved. There was enough to take home extras. We were too full to order dessert, but they sounded wonderful, too.

stylieT (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on April 20, 2016

The anchovy- dressed salad was amazing as was the Moules Provençal with aioli and frites. Attentive waitress, relaxed vibe but still classy, a neighborhood gem! Wine options limited but ok.

BadMemory (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined on April 16, 2016

We've been coming here for years and talked our friends in Napa into coming down to have a great red wine dinner. The food was not bold as it has always been, and the waiter was noticed by everyone at our table as inattentive and dismissive. For example, he came by, asked how the food was, and as I turned to tell him he was walking away. We won't be back, very sorry to say.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on April 8, 2016

Every dish is carefully designed and executed. Starting with the best French Onion Soup I've ever tasted, followed by one of the best Bouillabaisse, the entire experience was exceptional.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on March 28, 2016

The wait staff was so nice and helped us celebrate a birthday. The food is always great. If only they had beer on tap!