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betsey Apr 24, 2010 02:52 PM

has anyone ever eaten at bella sera? it is located in a strip mall on rt. 34 in aberdeen, between a liquor store and a walk-in doctor's office-- not very promising, but i saw several people walking in with bottles of wine the other day.

any other suggestions for BYOB in the area?

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Bella Sera Restaurant
1070 State Route 34 Ste F, Matawan, NJ 07747

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    peril Apr 29, 2010 04:32 PM

    My wife and I went there this evening. As local Italian restaurants go, this was quite good. We shared fried calamari which was tender and sweet. This was followed by a house salad which was not anything special. My wife had the chicken giambotta which she said was excellent and as good as her mother used to make. I had one of the specials veal milano which was equally delicious. We passed on desert and walked down to Carvel for the free ice cream they were giving out. The service at Bella Sera was excellent with our waiter being very attentive and courteous. I would definitely go back.

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    Bella Sera Restaurant
    1070 State Route 34 Ste F, Matawan, NJ 07747

    1. Angelina Apr 26, 2010 10:56 AM

      I LOVE Denino's on 34. yes, it is a pizza place, but in the back is the dinning area and I think they have one of the best chicken parm's around. It is BYOB, and always packed!

      As far as the 1000 other Italian restaurants on 34, I think 99 % are really bad. Just my opinion!

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