About

Experience premier service and delicious cuisine, prepared and served in the height of style. With more than forty years of experience in hospitality, Bella Italia has delivered exceptional quality, wide variety, striking presentation, and unparalleled taste to generations of guests. Enjoy inspired cuisine prepared for two to two hundred and fifty guests – the perfect way to enjoy time with friends, family or colleagues.

In addition to our ala carte offerings, Bella Italia is ideal for weddings, bridal showers, anniversaries, corporate events, holiday parties, Communions, Christenings and any other occasion that calls for celebration. When planning your next social or corporate event, we invite you to discover for yourself why generations of discerning hosts and hostesses have looked to us for catering excellence.

Renowned for the stellar service of our restaurant and elegant banquet facility, Bella Italia also offers superior off premise catering and event planning service. we have the experience and “know how” to plan and execute your special event to sheer perfection.

Banquet Highlights

From intimate to extravagant, Bella Italia is at your service and committed to creating an event that is uniquely yours. Our elegantly stylized banquet rooms, divisible into distinct four areas, graciously accommodate a myriad of affairs from weddings and social celebrations to the most distinguished of corporate events.

Capacity: From 25-300
Cuisine: Italian / Continental / American
Kosher Style: Upon Availability
Vegetarian: Yes
Must use in-house caterer: Yes
Must use in-house liquor: Yes
Quality of liquor: Premium
Separate cocktail room: Yes
Separate reception room: Yes
On-site ceremonies: Yes
Spacious dance floor: Yes
Outdoor capability: Yes
Live music allowed: Yes
DJ allowed: Yes
AV equipment available: Yes
Valet parking: Yes
Coat check: Yes
Wheelchair accessibility: Yes
Linen and napkin choice: Yes
Days/Hours room available: Monday-Sunday
Advance booking required: Yes
Advance deposit required: Yes
Guest accommodations: Nearby

New! LED Lighting
LED lighting adds a special look and feel to any occasion that takes the event to another level. It compliments your theme or sets a tone that can change as the event unfolds. It radiates elegance and bathes the room in color to match your mood, your design or your inspiration.

Meaningful Moments Start Here

Ensuring a Stress Free Event

The Home of Gracious Service

"Their service and food quality is as perfect for a party as when you go for a small dinner. Hosted my son’s Communion here and relatives are still raving about the wonderful food and service. It's our family favorite!"

Lori & Sean
South Orange, NJ

"I have been going to Bella Italia my entire life. The food is consistently delicious and fresh. The calamari is to die for and the portion sizes are enough to eat for two days. I definitely recommend Bella Italia!"

Gabby
Summit, NJ

"¡Gracias por hacer de Quinceañera de mi hija todo lo que ella esperaba! La comida era tan auténtica. Mucho Gracias!"

Mariana
Newark, NJ

"Wonderful old time Italian restaurant that always serves a great meal! Tonight was manicotti and it was just like Nonna makes (maybe better, but don’t tell her!)"

Julie & Mike
Verona, NJ

"Always leave happy and full! This place has been here for years – all the locals know if you want a good Italian meal to go here! Wonderful for parties, too. Highly recommend."

Carolyn & Bryan
South Orange, NJ

"So happy my family chose Bella Italia for my baby shower! Everything from appetizers to dessert was terrific and the staff made me feel so special. I’ve already booked the Christening here – can’t wait!"

Rebecca
Orange, NJ

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Bella Italia Restaurant & Elegant Banquets

535 Central Avenue    |    Orange, NJ 07050    |    Phone: 973-678-5538 or 973-676-4300    |    Fax: 973-678-2673
Open Seven Days a Week for Lunch and Dinner