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Bella Vita

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146 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-758 3393
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (27 reviews)
“tiramisu” (7 reviews)
“prawns” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
146 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was exceptional, Manager knew what she was talking about. Suggested a lovely Rose', it was lovely. I had the snapper special, it was fantastic. my husband had the lamb, and we both finished off the evening with a very special Lemon Curd Cheesecake....More

Thank BatRat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was excellent, the waitress new what she was talking about, which made our experience much better. The menu has many options, a little expensive though. The calamari is to die for!

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time to Italian Restaurant and wasn't disappointed , was great food. There was 8 of us and all had great food and the service was great too. Friendly and helpful, so much so they didn't have a ingredient for a cocktail that one of...More

Thank paulsouthernman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rocked up to the Bella Vita without a booking after being declined the night before due to heavy bookings. Stoked to have been able to get in the following night, nice small intimate surroundings. Great food, had the tomato & feta brucetta which was tasty...More

Thank Henare K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly attentive service and a creative menu. Although it didn’t have my usual Italian favourite veal fungi I still thoroughly enjoyed the garlic and lemon prawn risotto entree followed by rack of lamb with wild goat and vege lasagne. First time tasting goat and it...More

Thank adsjack
Reviewed 8 March 2018

My husband and I went to this restaurant last night. I wasn't particularly hungry, but they gave me a half portion of lasagne which wasn't even on the menu. It came with roast potatoes. brocolli and beans and was absolutley delicious. My husband had the...More

1  Thank Mary G
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Had a very nice dinner here. Very happy to see two good low alcohol wines on the menu. Pity more restaurants didn't offer this. Good food, good service.

Thank tess n
Reviewed 10 February 2018

We had prebooked for a table for 7 and was promptly seated.......and drinks orders taken. We all had something different and everyone enjoyed their meal. I tried for the first time Confit Duck...which was simply delicious..it came with veggies, polenta and Vegetable lasagna. Lovely portion...More

1  Thank Jill S
Reviewed 5 February 2018

It's strange too have this restaurant ranked at the first place for the italian category in the city. Liguine are definetely to much spicy, that's to think your in a Thaî and choose hot. Gnocchi were overcooked, nearly melted. Nice and pleasant waiters, but it's...More

Thank yves b
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Warm welcome and drinks quickly bought to table. Not what I would call traditional Italian food, with limited options of pasta being served. We all had different choices and all were very well presented and tasted delicious. Just be aware of portion sizes!! Not being...More

Thank Sparkie154
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 3393
  • E-mail
Open for Lunch everyday 11:30am to 2:30pm Open for Dinner everyday 5pm to late
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