Fine Italian Food
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MENU

MENU

Lunch served until 4:00 p.m. – Dinner served after 4:00 p.m.

ARTICHOKE & SPINACH DIP
Served piping hot with lots of cheese & baked Italian toast for dipping 8.95

FRIED RAVIOLI
Eight traditional beef pockets fried & served with marinara 7.25

STUFFED PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM
Stuffed with rich cream cheese, artichoke, pancetta & black olive tapenade. Topped with mozzarella & baked until bubbly 8.95

CRAB CAKES
Two homemade crab cakes served with dijonaise sauce 9.50

ANTIPASTA CAPRESE SALAD
Fresh tomato, mozzarella, and basil 7.75

PAN SEARED TUNA
Seared in olive oil & cracked black pepper & served with a zesty dipping sauce 10.25

EGGPLANT SICILIANO
Generous slices of eggplant, hand breaded & fried. Sprinkled with parmesan & served with marinara 7.75

STEAMED MUSSELS
Mussels in the shell steamed in white wine, bay leaves & lobster stock 10.25

BRUSCHETTA
A nice blend of tomato, onion, & basil mixed with olive oil & seasonings with
parmesan cheese on an Italian crustini 8.25

SPINACH & ARTICHOKE RISOTTO BITES
Fresh risotto, spinach & cheese with bread crumb coating, marinara, and pesto aioli 7.75

ITALIAN WEDDING
Acini de pepe pasta and sausage meatballs in a seasoned broth with spinach Cup…4.25   Bowl…4.95

LOBSTER BISQUE
Rich lobster and cream with fresh crabmeat
Cup…4.75 Bowl…5.95

ZUPPA DEL GIORNO
Soup of the Day. Please ask your server for details
Cup…4.25 Bowl…5.25

ZUPPA E INSALATA
The perfect combination of your choice of a cup of soup and a Fresca, House, or Caesar Salad 9.50

BELLA ITALIA HOUSE SALAD
Fresh greens topped with seasonal vegetables and tossed with our signature Italian dressing
Small…7.25 Large…9.50

APPLE PECAN
Seasonal garden greens tossed with balsamic vinegar, topped with red onion, feta cheese crumbles, pecans, and red delicious apple
Small…7.95 Large…9.75

FRESCA
Mixed greens, artichokes, red onion, roasted red peppers, and fresh parmesan tossed in a light red wine vinaigrette
Small…7.25 Large…9.50

SPINACH AND MESCLUN
Fresh baby spinach and mesclun with pancetta, sun dried tomatoes, and red onion in balsamic
Small…7.95  Large…9.75

CAESAR
Fresh Romaine lettuce tossed with our rich Caesar dressing and focaccia croutons. Topped with freshly grated parmesan cheese
Small…7.75 Large…9.75

HOUSE CHOPPED WITH CHICKEN
Chopped, tossed greens with pancetta, grilled chicken, black olives, red
onion & gorgonzola cheese with our signature Italian dressing
Small…7.95 Large…9.75

 

 

 

Sandwiches and Paninis served at LUNCH only

BASIL PESTO PANINI
Spinach, mozzarella, tomato, and pesto 9.50

CHICKEN PARMESAN SANDWICH
Breaded chicken breast smothered in alfredo, marinara and melted mozzarella on a hoagie roll 9.50

ITALIAN MEATBALL SANDWICH
Homemade meatballs baked on a hoagie roll with marinara and melted mozzarella 9.50

ITALIAN ROAST BEEF SANDWICH
Slow roasted beef and provolone cheese on a hoagie roll with Italian roast au jus for dipping 9.50

All paninis and sandwiches served with your choice of kettle potato chips or seasoned fries, and a pepperoncini pepper

GOUDA & PANCETTA BURGER
Savory smoked gouda cheese and crispy pancetta bacon  9.50

MARSALA MUSHROOM BURGER
Fresh mushrooms sauteed in Marsala wine  9.50

PESTO AIOLI & PROVOLONE BURGER
Basil pesto aioli and melted provolone cheese  9.50

 

 

9.50

BAKED PASTA

LASAGNA BELLA
Layers & layers of pasta, meat & four cheeses, covered in marinara
& baked until golden
Dinner:  14.95   Lunch:  10.25

STUFFED SHELLS
Large pasta shells filled with ricotta & romano cheese & Italian
seasonings, topped with marinara, béchamel & mozzarella
Dinner:  14.75   Lunch:  9.75

SEAFOOD CANNELLONI
Three cannelloni shells stuffed with shrimp, scallops & lobster,
topped with alfredo mare sauce
Dinner:  16.50   Lunch:  10.95

PASTA LEONARDO
Grilled chicken, Italian sausage, roma tomatoes, artichokes, &
penne pasta topped with marinara & mozzarella
Dinner:  13.75   Lunch:  9.50

PENNE EUROPA
Penne pasta with grilled chicken, broccoli, black olive, tomato &
artichoke, in a garlic cream sauce topped with mozzarella
Dinner:  13.75   Lunch:  9.50

CANNELLONI
Three cannelloni rolls stuffed with seasoned beef & veal, topped
with marinara, béchamel & mozzarella
Dinner:  14.50    Lunch:  9.75

ZITI MOSTACCIOLI
Zesty meat sauce tossed with ziti pasta, topped with mozzarella
Dinner:  14.50  Lunch:  9.75

EUROPA RIGATONI
Rigatoni pasta with grilled chicken, broccoli, black olive, tomato and artichoke, in garlic cream sauce topped with mozzarella
Dinner:  14.50   

VEGETABLE ZITI
Ziti pasta, tomato, mushrooms, broccoli, roasted garlic tossed in tomato cream sauce, topped with mozzarella
Dinner:  14.50   

TOSSED PASTA

LOBSTER RAVIOLI
Lobster & seafood stuffed ravioli, topped with white wine cream sauce
& garnished with sautéed shrimp & fresh chopped basil 15.95

FETTUCCINE ALFREDO
Our homemade alfredo sauce & fettuccine, topped with fresh
grated parmesan Dinner:  12.25    Lunch:  8.75
Add Pancetta…1.95 Add Chicken…1.95
Add Shrimp…2.95 Add Broccoli….0.95

SPAGHETTI MARINARA
Custom make yours with a choice of sausage, meatballs, meat
sauce or our marinara. Topped with fresh parmesan
Dinner:  14.50  Lunch:  9.75

Try it baked!  Add 1.00

PASTA CARBONARA
Peas, pancetta & red onion tossed in our alfredo sauce with
fettuccini Dinner:  14.25   Lunch:  9.75

CHICKEN & PROSCIUTTO TORTELLONI
Tortelloni stuffed with chicken & prosciutto in a basil pesto cream
sauce 14.25

ANGEL HAIR NEAPOLITAN
Mushrooms, spinach, roasted garlic, basil & sun dried tomatoes
sautéed in olive oil, finished with balsamic glaze 15.25

PASTA MILANO
Grilled chicken, sun dried tomatoes, bowtie pasta & mushrooms
topped with roasted garlic cream sauce
Dinner:  14.50   Lunch:  9.75

EUROPA RIGATONE
Rigatoni pasta with grilled chicken, broccoli, black olive, tomato and artichoke, in a garlic cream sauce topped with mozzarella
Dinner:  14.50   Lunch:  9.75

SPINACH & ARTICHOKE RAVIOLI
Ravioli filled with spinach, artichoke and cheeses tossed in olive oil and served with flash seared grape tomatoes and feta  15.25

VEAL TORTELLINI
Large veal stuffed tortellini pasta tossed in olive oil with mushroom, roasted garlic, red roasted pepper and basil pesto  16.25

CHICKEN & PROSCIUTTO TORTELLONI
Tossed in basil pesto, topped with crisp prosciutto 15.25

CAPPELLINI NEAPOLITAN
Cappellini pasta, mushrooms, spinach, roasted garlic, basil and sun-dried tomatoes sauteed in olive oil, finished with balsamic glaze  15.25

LOBSTER RAVIOLI
Lobster and seafood ravioli, topped with white wine cream sauce and garnished with sauteed shrimp and fresh chopped basil  Dinner:  18.95

SPAGHETTI MARINARA
Custom make yours with a choice of sausage, meatballs, meat sauce or our marinara. Topped with fresh parmesan  Dinner:  14.50  Try it Baked!  Add 1.00

PASTA MILANO
Grilled chicken, sundried tomato, mushroom and bow tie pasta, topped with roasted garlic cream sauce  Dinner:  14.50

PASTA CARBONARA
Peas, pancetta and red onion tossed in our alfredo sauce with fettuccine  Dinner:  14.50  

VODKA RIGATONI
Rigatoni pasta tossed with a spicy vodka sauce and fresh basil  Dinner:  16.25
Add Sausage  1.95, Add Chicken 1.95, Add Shrimp 3.00, Add Broccoli 1.25 

 

 

All entrees come with complimentary Bella Bread. Add a Bella House, Caesar, or Fresca salad to any entrée for only 3.50

SIRLOIN STRIP
Ten ounces of delicious sirloin grilled to perfection, served with
Italian baby baker potatoes & a vegetable sauté 21.95
*Smothered option – marsala mushrooms or bleu cheese sauce, add 2.00

BELLA RIBEYE
The best of the best. Ten ounces of the most tender of steaks
grilled to your taste. Served with Italian baby baker potatoes & a
vegetable sauté 19.95

TENDERLOIN MEDALLIONS
Filet medallions topped with burgundy mushroom sauce. Served
with Italian baby baker potatoes & a vegetable sauté 22.95

FLORENTINE CHICKEN
Grilled chicken breast topped with spinach & sun dried tomato
cream sauce. Served over cappellini pasta & a vegetable sauté 15.95

POLLO PARMIGIANO
Hand breaded chicken breast topped with marinara, bechemel &
parmesan. Served over cappellini pasta & a vegetable sauté 15.95

SHRIMP SCAMPI
Jumbo shrimp lightly floured & sautéed in lemon garlic butter
& white wine reduction. Served over cappellini pasta with a
vegetable sauté 18.75

SALMON FILETO
Pan seared salmon filet paired with a lemon caper cream sauce,
served over cappellini pasta & a vegetable sauté 19.95

CHICKEN MARSALA
Pan seared breast of chicken with red and green peppers, &
mushrooms in a rich Marsala Wine cream sauce, served over
cappellini pasta with a vegetable sauté 16.95

POLLO DI GOUDA
Hand breaded chicken breast, sauté of red roasted peppers &
mushrooms, with smoked Gouda cream sauce over penne pasta. 16.95

CHICKEN SALTIMBOCCA
Braised chicken breast with prosciutto ham topped with fontina
cheese and served with mushroom marsala risotto 16.95

SHRIMP CAPPELLINI
Pan seared shrimp in white wine and lemon sauce, seasoned with a touch of garlic, onion and butter, tossed with cappellini pasta 18.75

All entrees come with complimentary Bella Bread. Add a Bella House, Caesar, or Fresca salad to any entrée for only 3.95

 

MARGHERITA
Sliced roma tomatoes, fresh basil, parmesan, & mozzarella
Small…10.25 Large…13.75

VERONA
Grilled chicken, fresh roasted garlic, caramelized onions, & pancetta with
alfredo sauce
Small…10.25 Large…13.75

BELLA SPECIALE
Italian sausage, beef, pepperoni, mushrooms, & onion with mozzarella & parmesan.
Small…11.75 Large…14.75

CREATE YOUR OWN PIZZA!
Start with our own marinara & cheese pizza
Small…..9.75 Large…..12.75

ADDITIONAL TOPPINGS
Add 1.00 each

Chicken
Beef
Spinach
Sausage
Pepperoni
Broccoli
Pancetta
Green Peppers
Onions
Black Olives
Mushrooms
Tomatoes
Substitute or Add:
Basil Pesto
Alfredo

 

 

All children’s meals include a soft drink or milk for only 6.50!

  • FRIED RAVIOLI
  • CHEESE OR
    PEPPERONI PIZZA
  • BREADED CHICKEN
    STRIPS & FRIES
  • FETTUCCINE ALFREDO
  • SPAGHETTI &
    MEATBALL
  • MACARONI & CHEESE

Ask about our

HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS

Monday through Friday 2pm-6pm

Friday and Saturday 9pm-Close

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Dinner Menu PDF – DOWNLOAD

 

 

 

 

 

BELLA ITALIA FAVORITES

Bella Italia Ristorante
20 North Spanish
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
(573) 332-7800
Business Hours
Open Monday-Thursday.......11am-9pm
Friday-Saturday....................11am-10pm
Sunday..................................11am-8pm