- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Waitstaff wear masks
Italian Antipasto "Bella Vista"
Shrimp & Scallops Fra Diavolo
sauteed in spicy tomato sauce
Pasta e Fagioli
with bean and pasta soup
Amazing food, amazing staff and service!! We love this place!!
I’ve been dining at Bella Vista for over 20 years. I now live across the country, but at least one night each Boston visit is dedicated to the North End and Bella Vista. Their food is always delicious and likely one of the more affordable in the neighborhood. I also love that the same people (servers/hosts) are there to great us. I highly recommend!
Sold Italian food in the North End.
Family run. Good service and value.
The staff is amazing and the food is beyond phenomenal
Great food - friendly and attentive service!
Waiter was brusque, no eye contact, didn’t ask us if we wanted drinks before our meal. Food was adequate but we didn’t feel welcome.
Food was great , was not to expensive, good date spot
The food was good. The service was good. The decor was neither here nor there. Nothing remarkable or disappointing. Just there.
My fiancé and I visited Boston on a whim and knew we had to find authentic Italian food. We stumbled across Bella Vista and decided to give it a try. We do not regret our decision. The food, service and overall experience was amazing. Every bite of food melted in our mouth, the flavor was out of this world. Not only did we receive our food quick, we didn’t have to touch a thing on our table. Tony made sure that we didn’t need to lift a finger, except for our forks and wine of course. I highly recommend Bella Vista. We will be back the next time we’re in Boston.
Excellent food and experience.
This was our second trip to Bella Vista in 2 years. Food was exactly as we remembered it. Delicious and fresh, hearty portions for good value. Staff is friendly and unobtrusive, doesn’t rush old friends who like to linger over a glass of wine or cappuccino to catch up since the last visit.
Quaint Italian spot in north end that took off with traditional Italian style salad and concluded with an expresso. Bring your appetite!
A great restaurant with a true Italian family feel. Service was simply fabulous, food was delicious.
Awesome food. Attentive staff.
I highly recommend! Delicious food and fabulous service! A new “go to” for sure!
This place is a hidden gem, outstanding food and service.
Lovely old school Italian, treated like family, excellent food, lovely setting.
Overall great experience. Old Italian and delicious!
In my former job I dined here with clients many times over many years at this family owned, North End Boston gem. Their food is always delicious, authentic.
Our group of 5 last evening ran very late getting there but I called and Anthony was more than helpful in moving our reservation. Everyone loved their meal (as I knew they would). They are a beer and wine establishment, so if mixed drinks are a necessity, that may be an issue for some. But if you are looking for excellent Italian at reasonable prices, I recommend Bella Vista.
Great food! I’ll be back
Quite possibly the best Italian we’ve ever had in the North End…from the bread and oil, antipasto, chicken and eggplant/veal, chicken ziti broccoli, chicken piccata— all top notch! So reasonable too — cannot wait to return! Still full!
Great place in the North End with a menu offering traditional Italian dishes. It appeared to be a family owned and operated restaurant. Anthony, the owner was very attentive to our needs and the food was delicious.
The food was amazing, we have been to a lot of places in the north end and so far this has been our favorite even our kids agreed. We will be back, this is our new go to restaurant in the north end.
Had the best dinner, the staff is absolutely wonderful and the food is delicious!
Amazing food, great table…Thank you Tony for the unforgettable experience
I was a bit apprehensive when we arrived and there were no other diners in the restaurant but all fears were erased the minute we started to eat! The food was exceptional! Not the heavily sauced drowning in cheese fare you can see sometimes in the North End. The flavor in every dish came through - from the manicotti to the chicken saltimboca - it all tasted great. Portion sizes were perfect (I hate when you are served a disgustingly large amount to hide that there is no taste - not the case here!). Attentive service without feeling rushed. We will be sure to return!
I selected the restaurant as the first dinner for our anniversary trip to the Boston area. The staff was absolutely incredible at this smaller gem within the North End Little Italy district. They were not only friendly and attentive, they were great ambassadors of Boston, giving my wife and I great advice about the city and all it had to offer.
I can’t say enough about the food, from the antipasto salad to the pasta fagioli, to the breads and entrees. It was evident that everything was made with the care and that only comes from an effort of love in a dynamic not focused on volume.
I don’t take anything away from the other Italian establishments in the North End, but as far as I’m concerned Bella Vista represents the best in the neighborhood.
Amazing food, attentive staff, great ambiance. Highly recommend!
Outstanding service and food. Never disappointed when we go here. Tony makes the experience that much better and he is extremely knowledgeable history and very entertaining.
The service was great. The tortellini in a cream sauce was ok. The scallop and shrimp Fra Diablo was just the right amount of spice. We only got 3 shrimp so would have liked more. The bread was fantastic. Overall, nice Italian restaurant.
The Chicken Verdicchio was wonderful and a very generous plateful, as well as the Tortellini Bolognese. Mama Lucia and her daughter Lucia were delightful. Their staff are friendly and attentive.
Excellent food, but the service was a bit lack-luster.
I have been to Bella Vista twice and they are like a family. Even the owners only met you once .. it’s delicious and you can tell they make their own sauce. I absolutely recommend. The only thing I will say is that it was very hot in the restaurant even with the door closed. I absolutely recommend
Awesome food, great service. Good times!!! Highly recommended!
Everything was perfect!
Superb. Simply superb.
Loved it!! The staff were amazing and so nice and the service was fast.
Amazing food and Service. Prices very reasonable.
Bella Vista offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 367-4999.
Bella Vista is rated 4.6 stars by 286 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.