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BellaBrava

BellaBrava

Italian Restaurant, Pizza Place, and Bar$$$$
North Downtown, Saint Petersburg
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8.9/10
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  • Nels F.
    "Rachel is the best bartender in St Pete, learn it and live it!"(2 Tips)
    Sasha A.
    "Great food and great service!! Pasta Brava is my favorite!!"(2 Tips)
    Mariela V.
    "seafood pasta diavolo.."(11 Tips)
    Chris B.
    "white bean hummus is the best vegetarian meal"(4 Tips)
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  • Alex M.
    Alex MagillJanuary 28
    The Flatbread, specifically the homage sausage one, and great fries
  • Stephanie
    StephanieJanuary 19
    The salmon is oh so good!
  • p b.
    p baruaDecember 27, 2016
    Spinaci, and just about everything else. This place deserves a 10 on 10!
  • Sasha A.
    Sasha AhlesNovember 9, 2016
    Great food and great service!! Pasta Brava is my favorite!!
  • David G.
    David GunterAugust 20, 2016
    One day f my wife and My favorites! Great drinks, food and service!
  • Ben H.
    Ben HazelkornMarch 2, 2016
    Great food.
  • Kathie D.
    Kathie DiPolitoOctober 30, 2015
    Love the wedge!
  • Larissa N.
    Larissa NojimotoSeptember 7, 2015
    Great food!!!
  • Christy C.
    Christy CAugust 2, 2015
    Wow amazing food. Staff was extremely friendly. Some of the best Italian food I've had.
  • Vanessa D.
    Vanessa DeaverJune 22, 2015
    The grilled salmon fettuccini is amazing, but if you don't like peas don't get it (:
  • Patrick S.
    Patrick SikesApril 13, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The wedge salad with 24hour marinated flank steak is awesome!
  • Luke B.
    Luke BastianelliApril 5, 2015
    Pasta Brava
  • Theresa M.
    Theresa MatyeMarch 8, 2015
    Decent Italian food. Bar area kinda cramped...
  • Judy D.
    Judy DiBelloFebruary 20, 2015
    Here with Lee Ann DiBello Furlong and Sue Anderson!
  • Filippo B.
    Filippo BoscoFebruary 15, 2015
    I liked the food a lot! the service was pretty bad, and to be honest it's pretty overrated.
  • John L.
    John LatshaFebruary 4, 2015
    The portabelllast mushroom sandwich was very good and the salad with honey and basil dressing was excellent!
  • Christopher N.
    Christopher NasonJanuary 17, 2015
    Great cocktails! Love the outdoor dining. Service was great.
  • Krystle L.
    Krystle LafontaineJanuary 3, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Love this place. Everything is so good! Never disappoints!
  • vadims s.
    vadims scorDecember 27, 2014
    Great food
  • MGM
    MGMOctober 16, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    This is great first date place.
  • akaCarioca
    akaCariocaOctober 12, 2014
    Great location and service.
  • Mariela V.
    Mariela Van AdelbergOctober 5, 2014
    Excellent food!! Very nice place for lunch or dinner, I recomend seafood pasta diavolo.. muy buena:-)
  • Janine D.
    Janine DuffyAugust 12, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    They'll do any pizza as a flatbread, just ask.
  • Eric R.
    Eric RitterAugust 10, 2014
    Amazing wine list. But terrible bartenders.
  • Randy R.
    Randy RudlaffAugust 5, 2014
    Good service and Mediocre American cuisine. A step up from hotel room service.
  • Todd M.
    Todd McMay 25, 2014
    Freeeeeeeeeeeeeeee Wi-Fi
  • Benny B.
    Benny BarretteMay 11, 2014
    Nice place, good food, had a really lame boring waitress. Didn't even tell us the specials then I hear another table order it & she's like oh were out. Shouldn't that be the first thing you mention?
  • Sandy P.
    Sandy PiehlApril 27, 2014
    Great drinks and bar
  • Susan V.
    Susan VasilieffMarch 15, 2014
    Great place
  • Karen P.
    Karen PajewskiMarch 9, 2014
    Try the Shrimp & Grits - Was delish!
  • Mike T.
    Mike TobiasFebruary 9, 2014
    BellaBava is a must when I'm downtown. Great food great service.
  • Katie K.
    Katie K.December 27, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Bella Brava is COMPLETELY & UNDENIABLY AMAZING! Service is always great, they do have a little happy hour, & ALL of the food is DIVINE. Trattoria Burger, & the Ravioli w/ Goat cheese is to die for!!!
    Upvoted Aug 8
  • Nels F.
    Nels F.December 14, 2013
    Rachel is the best bartender in St Pete, learn it and live it!
  • Tom S.
    Tom SellardsJune 28, 2013
    The wood grilled fish is amazing if its on special, ie tuna or grouper.
  • Veronica G.
    Veronica GonzalezMay 18, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    How insulting....look at this "offer".... They would be better off saying nothing.
  • Jennifer R.
    Jennifer RowdenMay 4, 2013
    BBQ chicken flat bread is amazing! Citrus vinaigrette...wow!
  • Daniel M.
    Daniel MarkovichApril 10, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Toscana Flatbread w/ Caesar Salad is my favorite!
  • Michele "Meesh" B.
    Michele "Meesh" BeerMarch 26, 2013
    Lots of gluten free options! And delicious to boot!
  • Kristen N.
    Kristen NarunsFebruary 21, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    French Greyhound!
  • Pinar M.
    Pinar MertlerJanuary 28, 2013
    Pistachio crusted north atlantic salmon and north carolina trot picatta are highly recommended. Mashed potatoes with mascarpone cheese is the side to go! Awesome.
  • Andrew W.
    Andrew W.January 13, 2013
    Absinthe in a sazerac?
  • Jennifer N.
    Jennifer NJanuary 13, 2013
    Tortellini salad is delicious! Perfect in warm weather.
  • Allie F.
    Allie FallerJanuary 12, 2013
    Delicious! Try the fresh potatoe gnocchi with bolognese (:
  • Kat
    KatJanuary 2, 2013
    Meatball Pizza was primo. Freshmade mozzerella, really had a nice smokyness to the sauce.
  • Eray K.
    Eray KocamanDecember 10, 2012
    Great pizza...
  • David L.
    David LeeOctober 6, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    This is the spot for mojotos!
  • Kevin K.
    Kevin KingSeptember 25, 2012
    Aaron is a very nice server. The Sassabruna wine is fantastic.
  • Lauren T.
    Lauren TraverSeptember 2, 2012
    The bruschetta is to die for!
  • CW  😈 ♏ F.
    CW 😈 ♏ FrancisAugust 4, 2012
    Terrific service for the moment we open the front door. Jenny was a very informative waitress! Food was fresh and delicious. High mark given to BV.
  • John
    JohnJuly 9, 2012
    Try the Trattoria Cobb salad. It's excellent.
  • Blackburn Investors Realty
    Not a better place in Downtown St. Pete for a casual business meeting spot with great lunch options
  • Karen A.
    Karen AnthonyMay 23, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Want one of BellaBrava's amazing pizzas but not such a large portion? You can make ANY pizza a "flatbread" and you get the same "pizza" just half the size!
  • Cher R.
    Cher Roberts-TushiahApril 10, 2012
    The hummus is like omg.
  • Liz F.
    Liz FloresApril 8, 2012
    Always delish
  • Peter P.
    Peter PepperApril 1, 2012
    Spinach salad with Pistacchio crusted salmon. May be the best salad of my life
  • Greg S.
    Greg SteinigerMarch 23, 2012
    Try to get Melissa as your waiter she is boss !!!
  • I Love the Burg
    I Love the BurgMarch 13, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Just discovered the asparagus & crispy prosciutto pizza. Seriously good... Seriously.
  • I Love the Burg
    I Love the BurgMarch 9, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    2.99 Peronis all race month.
  • Kristen L.
    Kristen LaaksoMarch 4, 2012
    Amazing humus and flatbread
  • Mo B.
    Mo BrockmanFebruary 26, 2012
    excellent pizza, great atmosphere for outdoor dining
  • Dulcinea C.
    Dulcinea Cuellar KimreyFebruary 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    We love sitting at the bar! Torian, Matt and Lynnsey are some of the best bartenders in St. Pete!
  • Jerry H.
    Jerry HaynesFebruary 3, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Americano burger.
  • Sinead N.
    Sinead Norenius-RaniereJanuary 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing service! Sit in Melissa's section if you can! Not only will she guide you through the menu effortlessly her recommendations ROCK!!!
  • Carmen A.
    Carmen ANovember 29, 2011
    The picatta trout is ridiculously good! Yum.
  • william s.
    william schwagerSeptember 21, 2011
    Try the lobster mac and cheese!
  • Kevin L.
    Kevin LillySeptember 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Great food, great owners, great bar... Order something!
  • Andie H.
    Andie HollowaySeptember 3, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Bring your own vegan cheese (I like Follow Your Heart), ask for Lindsey Neilson (waitress) and Kyle (chef) and they will hook you up with amazing vegan pizza creations!!!
  • Xeis
    XeisSeptember 1, 2011
    Chicken Sienna is killer! Hummus has a nice kick to it. Service is excellent.
  • Tim S.
    Tim SpencerAugust 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Excellent food and service but loud. Sit outside if you can and it's cool enough. Prices are reasonable for the service you receive. Free valet parking is also nice.
  • Zach W.
    Zach WendkosAugust 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    A very unique, delicious chicken parm. Try it.
  • I Love the Burg
    I Love the BurgAugust 6, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Happy hour is from open till 7pm. Check in with a friend and get happy hour till 8.
  • Kelly E.
    Kelly EdnaJune 19, 2011
    Try the fontina stuffed veal meatball sliders! Yum yum! Also lily is a great server!
  • Matt M.
    Matt MaierJune 14, 2011
    Bartender was irritated that I wanted my free cup of coffee...
  • Melissa B.
    Melissa BarlowMay 27, 2011
    Eat the Braised Rib over POLENTA!!! Best thing ever! Also love the goat cheese ravioli:)
  • Vanessa V.
    Vanessa VazquezApril 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    And the bellini
  • David L.
    David LeeApril 9, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Dawn makes the best mojitos in downtown st Pete.
  • Ryan F.
    Ryan FarnerJanuary 29, 2011
    Food is great but very loud
  • Las Vegas M.
    Las Vegas MannequinsDecember 6, 2010
    Excellent baked ziti!
  • madeline k.
    madeline klemmOctober 14, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the chips with Fontina Cheese and the Salmon!
  • Chris B.
    Chris BennettOctober 3, 2010
    Vegetable lasagna and white bean hummus is the best vegetarian meal here.
  • Robert S.
    Robert SandersonAugust 28, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Shhhhh.... we're open for dinner.
  • Marcelo F.
    Moderna cozinha italiana, forno a lenha, e atendimento muito bom.
  • p b.
    p baruaDecember 27, 2016
    Bella limone
  • Josimar B.
    Josimar BetaSeptember 24, 2014
    um luga onde eu nao sei onde e
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