About Us

Owner Mark DirnbergerBella Italia Ristorante is your Italian dining destination in Cape Girardeau! Nestled in the heart of downtown, the family owned business has been serving up Italian cuisine for more than a decade. Prided on their service and delicious fares, Bella Italia has created an atmosphere that many strive for. 

In addition to their full menu, they have happy hour every day and Bella Italia After Hours stays open late on Friday and Saturday for your evening spirits! 


From all of us at Bella Italia, we would like to sincerely say "Grazie" to each of our friends for your generous support. As a local family owned business we strive to provide a combination of excellence and Italian-style cuisine that all can enjoy. We hope that the dedication to our goal shines through in all that we do, be it a candle lit dinner, a family gathering, or playing host to your special event. We hope you enjoy your experience, or as they say in Italy, "Buon Appetito!"

Bella Happy Hour

The quiet refinement from an era gone by is still possible with the unique atmosphere of Bella Italia. And there is no better time than during Bella's Happy Hour! Monday through Friday 2:00pm to 6:00pm; Friday Nights and Saturday nights from 9:00pm until close, enjoy drink and appetizer specials while having a relaxed conversation with friends, in a comfortable environment.

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Lunch Menu

Dinner Menu


Happy Hour Menu

Bella Italia Happy Hour


Bella Italia 10 Year Anniversary

Contact Information


   20 North Spanish Street

   Cape Girardeau, MO

   (573) 332-7800


   Monday-Thursday  11am-9pm

   Friday-Saturday  11am-10pm

   Sunday  11am-8pm

   Bella Italia After Hours until 1am Fri-Sat