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863 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3735
+1 212-246-6773
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (22 reviews)
“wine list” (10 reviews)
“italian food” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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863 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3735
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Quiet romantic place. Old style. Gourmet food. Knowledgable staff. bar you can sit at or tables. meat and cheese board is worth a go. Had chicken marsala. best marsala i have ever had.

Thank Vanessa W
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Have no idea why they closed, but they will be missed. Always a first class operation from food to service. I had been dining there on trade show nights from the late 1980's to recently. Introduced to us by a friend who lived at the...More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I am so disappointed to learn of Bello's closing. While visiting NYC, the group of us decided we would walk around the city until the right restaurant jumped out at us. We had pre-selected a few from yelp and after walking block after block, we...More

Thank glitterqueen1975
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Stopped by Bello for early dinner this weekend......great food with large portions. Service was very good and they didn't rush. Nice decor, smaller intimate dinning area with cool bar. Thought they might have a larger wine selection though. The only negative was the annoyingly loud...More

Thank Tammy G
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Looking for a place to Italian we stumbled upon this place. The food is delicious. The staff was friendly and helpful. We went on a Saturday evening and it was noisy. It didn't take away from the experience though. The desserts aren't there strong point....More

Thank Antrax3
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We go to this restaurant quite often and have never had a bad meal. Takes special requests and kitchen performs well.

Thank StlmanChuck
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

My son and I met here for dinner based on reviews. We were not disappointed. My fried zucchini was tasty as was the accompanying dipping sauce. His Caesar salad was a hit. He raved about the chicken Scarpariello and I was impressed with the veal...More

Thank formerexpatCT
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Had family show up unexpected and needed to make a last minute reservation for seven people at a place convenient to their hotel. The group included an 8 year old, two teens a vegan and a gluten-free. Found this online and the reviews, while mixed,...More

Thank MABostonPaul
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We shared a Caesar salad and a veal entree and both had wine. The food was amazing, nice fresh warm bread, salad crisp and fresh, pepper presented as it should be. The veal was done perfectly (some places just can't help making it slimy). We...More

1  Thank atlddxs
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Anniversary dinner that was absolutely great. Service was top notch and the calamari with penne was done to perfection. We would definitely suggest this as a must do when in the city !

Thank George G
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9 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Frank I | Reviewed this property |
Bello would be my choice. Great Northern Italian restaurant that can accommodate your party. Obviously call in advance for a group that size. There are located at West 56 Street and 9th Ave. Check out the website for more... More
13 June 2015|
Response from NYCRestaurant1 | Property representative |
Of course! You can even do it online on our website. Click on Contact and you will see a "reservation" form. We can't wait to host you for your birthday! Thank you for choosing us, Bello Management
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 40
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
3:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 863 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3735
    (56th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Columbus Circle A, B, C, D & 1 trains.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-246-6773
Specializing in Northern Italian Cuisine, Bello’s original chef and personable staff have been serving generous portions of consistent old fashion home cooking at fair prices since 1985. Over the years, our straightforward menu which features a variety of traditional favorites, have made us the perfect place for lunch and dinner for either business or pleasure.
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