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Bella Costa Ristorante

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147 Cochituate Rd, Framingham, MA 01701-7821
+1 508-626-1726
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Wasilla, Alaska
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We asked several folks who lived in the area where to get a good Italian dinner and without fail, Bella Costa was the response. We needed take out, so we sat at the bar, gave our order, and enjoyed some drinks. Can't really comment on the service - other than the bartender - who was wonderful, or the timeliness of... More 

1 Thank CEJAlaska
Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Owner operated , was out first visit got in at 6:00pm after reservation,was told to expect little delay , dinner was served 1.5 later , did not received the appetizer, the waitress was the only server for about 60 patrons , kitchen overwhelmed , had to go to the bar to get the drinks cause the waitress could not keep... More 

Thank thejetsetter01
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had chicken and eggplant parm.. Just great! Good service and great young man valet parking! My husband had broiled chicken and said that was bland though.

Thank martiefay
Upton, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Had reservations and had to wait 30 minutes to be seated. The place was seki-controlled chaos. Reception area is oddly placed in the middle of the restaurant which means that food is flying by while people are waiting in reception area. I witnessed a couple of close calls where platters of food were almost dumped on customers. After we got... More 

Thank BrianL4444
Framingham, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Great service, excellent menu, and homemade pasta. Definitely one of my favorite restaurants around.

1 Thank B7165GIrobertp
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134 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Had the Veal Amaretto special for the 3rd time and it is still the best. Tried to duplicate it last night - came close, but not quite. Cannot wait to go back. My husband had the small plate steak special cooked very rare - as he likes it. Homemade pappardelle is awesome too.

1 Thank mg100
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Thought I would try again after being absent from the place for years....meal started on a bad not....ice tea was awful...the dark stuff from the bar tap....sent it back for a diet coke...which I believe was a diet Pepsi....ordered the luncheon meatball parm with linguine and a Caesar salad...salad was good tasting.....when I started on the entre, I found the... More 

Thank RegImin
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We went with a group of 8 people. I received my meal (like warm) after most people had eaten at least half of theirs I didn't send it back because it took so long. One person asked for a refill on her coke which did not come. One person ordered coffee with dessert. The coffee finally came after everyone was... More 

Thank swgolden
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Just came back from a business dinner. Sort of cool and fun atmosphere and helped creative juice flowing for business ideas. Good seafood and steak dinners.

Thank Julianna D
Middleborough, Massachusetts
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

First, the staff and owners were sooooo friendly which always seems to make the food taste even better. And then the quiet piano music, lighting and mood of the place was fantastic. The piano was a nice background but also quiet enough that people didn't have to talk over it to be heard. And then the food! They are game... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 Cochituate Rd, Framingham, MA 01701-7821
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Framingham
  • Phone Number: +1 508-626-1726
Bella costa Ristorante has been a family operated business since 1986, warm personal service creates a comfortable, home-like atmosphere. The owner/chef and his staff serve you great food prepared with only the finest ingredients, top quality meats and seafood that is delivered fresh daily. We offer to cater any event at the location of your choice or in the perfect setting, our function room. whether you have a wedding reception, business party, baby shower, you can create your own menu from our generous menu offerings and we will attend to your every need we will make sure to make your celebration the one to remember. As a result of our quality food great prices and unsurpassed hospitality, we have received great reviews from local newspapers and the boston globe. Bella Costa has been voted "Best of the Best" for Framingham Best Italian Restaurant and #1 Dinning Excellence for 6 years running.

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