Restaurant News & Reviews

Bella Italia

10630 Durant Road, Raleigh; 676-0076.

Cuisine: Italian.

Rating: 2 stars

Prices: $$

Atmosphere: casually romantic.

Service: variably trained, consistently eager to please.

Recommended: Neapolitan style pizza, frutti di mare Alfredo, penne boscaiola, cannoli.

Open: Lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday.

Reservations: accepted.

Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express; beer and wine; smoke-free; kid-friendly.

The N&O's critic dines anonymously; the newspaper pays for all meals. We rank restaurants in five categories:

**** Extraordinary.

*** Excellent.

** Good.

* Fair.

Zero stars: Poor

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