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Bella Costa Ristorante

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147 Cochituate Rd, Framingham, MA 01701-7821
+1 508-626-1726
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service, great entertainment. Finally, a nice locally owned establishment. The waitress recommended the lobster risotto which was delicious. The jazz duo ( piano/ drums) were great to listen to during after dinner drinks. Very nice ambience added to a very pleasant night out. Highly recommended.

1 Thank 797Ted
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Third time my family has been here and it is always a treat. Nice interior, not gaudy, but classy. Great menu, good variety and usually nice specials. A gem in this part of the town, well worth the visit

1 Thank Wade K
Dedham, Massachusetts
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393 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glad we went and will go again....Prices good and service excellent...Food very tasty....BUT...when googled and searched the Sunday Brunch comes up as a "buffet"...There is an "unlimited" Omelette Bar ($8 or $3 add on) but very limited in "ingredients" and not what we expected as far as what a Brunch Buffet is....Enjoyed thoroughly but just a heads up!!

1 Thank CoachK2525
Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the summer, I wrote a stunning review for this restaurant. However, the past two times I have been here, I have been very disappointed. The service was awful. By the time we got our food, it was obvious it had been sitting out and reheated. My son's french fries were hard and cold. My pasta dish was hot in... More 

1 Thank AnonymousFAC
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For years I drove past this establishment never giving it a second thought...than one day a co-worker suggested we go for lunch. What a treat. Great food at a reasonable price. The owner and staff greet you like you're family.

1 Thank Donna T
Westborough, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most recently I had a business dinner at the Bella Costa in Oct 2016. I average one business dinner there per month - which confirms how much I like it! They offer a broad Italian menu with both traditional and more modern style choices. I especially like that they offer both "full-portion" and "tapas" style portions. Again, I have eaten... More 

Thank WboroMA
Albany, New York
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227 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This chef owner restaurant, in a strip mall, has 2 rooms. The front room has more of a tavern atmosphere as there's a bar & TV in the room, although there are black cloth napkins. Everyone was seated in the front room when we were there. The back room looks more like a traditional restaurant & appeared nicer to me.... More 

1 Thank fba5
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

great food, large portions, friendly service, between courses was a little slow - if you're in a rush to see a show or something (we weren't) but it was great!

1 Thank novagirl11kd
Gurnee, Illinois
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

For the area, this place has a surprising, beautiful, classical decor. The wait staff is very friendly and made excellent recommendations. The food is classic, hearty Italian fare, and even though it takes a little while to show up, it's worth the wait. Definitely give it a shot if you're in the area and feel like Italian.

1 Thank Neeraj A
Newton, Massachusetts
1 review
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

food was good, The wait was too long. We had a new waitress who had no idea of what she was doing. I waited 1 hour for my meal. The other 3 people in my party were all done when I got my meal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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?