After 40 years of business, Largo's Bella Italia is now closed

The rising costs of food, rent and the decline of the shopping center forced the restaurant's closure.

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Over the last few months, we've had to say goodbye to long-standing concepts including Babalu, Roy's, and now Bella Italia. 

Located at 10801 Starkey Rd. Suite #7 within the Bardmoor Promenade, Bella's has been serving up fat plates of pasta and New York-style pizza since 1981.

On February 12, the restaurant took to Facebook to announce its permanent closure: "We have closed due to the Rising costs of Food, Rent and the decline of the shopping center. We really appreciate all of our customers and we will miss you all!!! Thanks for all the fond memories and allowing us to be a part of your Families. We enjoyed being here for you and sharing our lives with you also. It was 40 great years …..Good bye from your Bella Italia Family!!" 

Although the restaurant is shut down, the concept is still planning to post regularly on Facebook to showcase loaded dishes of Italian eats it was known for.

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