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Bella Vita

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120 N West St, Wichita, KS 67203-1242
+1 316-941-4500
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Wichita, Kansas
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Whenever we want a special dinner out, Bella Vita is the place we go. It is small, intimate, and very personal. (You might want to make a reservation -- it may not be necessary, but it would save you from being disappointed). The least expensive item on the men;u -- spaghetti with meat sauce -- is very good, but if... More 

1 Thank 1Wichita
Wichita, Kansas
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Elegant place nice for a romantic dinner. Food is very good comes to table warm or hot. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Jolly ,happy ,place.

Thank Betty L
Hamilton, Ohio
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66 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

I had read how this was supposed to be one of the best restaurants in Wichita, but when we pulled into this strip mall, I began to wonder????? We carefully opened to door to find a beautiful little Italian restaurant with a great staff and even greater food. This was a highlight of our three days in Wichita.

Thank Barbian
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

We selected this Italian restaurant because of reviews on a web site. Those reviews caused us to believe this would be more than ordinary. Perhaps if we'd ordered differently, our meals would cause a better rating. Spaghetti and fettuccine were what we ordered off of a fairly comprehensive menu. The spaghetti was dry because of too little sauce, meat ball... More 

Thank striderchris
Wichita, KS
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Dinner service was great. Food was excellent. Smaller, more personal restaurants are great for conversation and leisurely spending an evening with friends. Put this one on your list to try. And have their lasagna! It's a white cheese sauce rather than the tomato sauce variety and it is delicious! Their onion soup is one of the best I've had!

Thank Krista R
Wichita, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

My husband and I come here at least once a month. Always awesome food and staff. We have traveled a lot and are picky eaters. You will not be disappointed!

Thank LTeeter
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

...we felt like the kitchen was slow. We visited on a Friday night at about 8:15. We ordered fried mozzarella which was delicious, and entrees...and it took about 50 minutes to get our entrees! Now, the Chicken Bistro & the Chicken Bella Vita were excellent, but it seemed like we waited a long time. Our waiter kept saying, "it's almost... More 

Thank Alix1929
Eugene, OR
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

This is an especially good Italian restaurant in the nation's heartland. When you drive up to this modest strip mall, the ambiance (or lack of ambiance) belies the quality of the food. Pasta is very good. Try the Vodka Tortellini. The hot home-baked Italian bread could be a meal alone. Then there's the tiramisu. A few years ago while traveling... More 

Thank The Infinity G
Lenexa, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

I was in Wichita overnight at the Hampton Inn off of Kellogg. When it came time to look for a place to eat dinner. At first glance, there isn't many options outside of fast food and chain restaurants. A quick online search, and Bella Vita came up. Like other reviewers have said, you should not judge a book by it's... More 

Thank Jason H
Hays, Kansas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

This was our first visit to this restaurant. My wife and I were greatly impressed. The food was incredible. The service was excellent. We will eat here again.

1 Thank Randy W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 N West St, Wichita, KS 67203-1242
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Wichita
  • Phone Number: +1 316-941-4500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?