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303 Jones St., Truth or Consequences, NM
+1 575-894-9866
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17:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon 17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I can definitely recommend going to this Cafe. The menu provided many alternatives, and of the 2 entrees I tasted, both were well above average. The atmosphere is great. A large room, spacious and attractive. Good parking available.

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Thank TravelPlenty5
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my wife for a romantic dinner tonight. The "fried calamari" is misnamed. It is wonderful, probably the best I've ever had, but it seems prepared far beyond anything "fried" describes. We shared a Santa Barbara calzone and it was equally incredible. Again, the best I've had in decades. Two drinks, an appetizer, dinner, and the bill was $33 plus... More 

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Thank Thomas D
Tucumcari, New Mexico
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were disappointed, from the time we were told a menu item (scallops) on their website and TripAdvisor was no longer on the menu, to the arrival of the shrimp (3 shrimp, $28.95!), to the long wait to pay our bill. They were obviously not staffed adequately, and we noticed many diners waiting extended periods for water, drinks, etc. The... More 

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Edgewood, New Mexico
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123 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard great reviews from various friends that had meals here. We were disappointed. Maybe we ordered the wrong thing for an Italian restaurant... ribeye steak. Tables around us were happy with their pizza or Italian dishes. We had ordered a wedge salad which was okay. Then we ordered a rare ribeye that was medium if that. The broccolini... More 

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Thank SueJZab
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good dinner with family and friends. Calamari was excellent! My husband had eggplant parmigiana that he said was one of the best he has ever had.

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Thank Sandy D
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for dinner on a walk back to our motel and it was great. Two of us shared three appetizers and all were delicious. The wine selection was extensive. The service was excellent.

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Thank lessismore76
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very impressed to find such a high quality restaurant in this small, cozy town. The service, food and atmosphere was outstanding. We could have been in Dallas, or St. Louis, or Houston and Café Bella Luca would fit in at any of those locations and still stand the test of quality and customer service. You can tell the... More 

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Thank Marc M
Denver, Colorado
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We have been to this little restaurant twice. Each time several years apart. The quality of the food is exquisite. Everything we have had from appetizers to dessert has been so flavorful and prepared with such appeal to the eye. We will continue to visit when we are in town again.

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Thank MamaGina1
Muncie, Indiana
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313 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Around 6pm only two tables were occupied and we quickly learned why. The food is overpriced and the service is bad. Once seated we didn't see a waiter for about 20 minutes - not sure why when the place was so empty. After we ordered our food, we still rarely saw our waiter - except of course to deliver the... More 

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Thank indyemmett
Albuquerque
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Good Italian food in the middle of the desert. Bella has a good menu and a good wine list. We go back there whenever we visit TorC.

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Thank David O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 35
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Jones St., Truth or Consequences, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Sierra County  >  Truth or Consequences
  • Phone Number: +1 575-894-9866

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