Opened Every Day:

Monday-Friday: 6pm – 11pm

Weekends: 6pm – 1am


Our Best


Our pizzas are all made with love in  wood ovens. We use only the best ingredients with italian origins.


Any kind of pasta you can find it in la Bella Italia. Carbonara, Bolognese, Funghi…  just come and find out!


After a great dinner you have to try our desserts. Italian specialities such as tiramisu, cannoli, baba, castagnaccio and many more will make you come back to la Bella Italia in no time!

Our Crew


The founder of Bella Italia she is a dessert specialist. Her tiramisu is so good you cannot stop eating it !


Our pizzaiolo and at the same time the best pizzaiolo in Lyon ! He  has over 10 years of experience. He is very fond of his Napolitanian traditions.


Last but not least, our pasta specialist Mario. He can do anything from Carbonara to Bolognese.. his favorite type of pasta is Fusili !

A taste of our menu


Classic Bruschetta with tomato and mozarella


4.99 €

Classic Salad

Classic Italian Salad with rucola, tomato and mozarella



Dish from south of Italy, filled with mozarella and ham



Pizza Diavola

Pizza with spicy salami and mozarella cheese.




Classic from Rome with eggs, pecorino and bacon.


"The best Italian restaurant in Lyon! I had a great time and I will definitely return ." - Anna, 30 yo

"Great atmosphere, great drinks, great food. Everything was just great!" - Luca, 43 yo.

"The staff was really welcoming and food was absolutely delicioso ! 5 stars." - Anne, 28 yo.


About us

La Bella Italia is a restaurant founded in 1983 by Essiya family,  just in

in the middle of the city of Bergamo. The Essiya grandfather was fascinated

by different cultures of different parts of Italy and wanted to create a

restaurant that combines different traditions of different Italian regions.

The restaurant came to Lyon with Yassmine Essiya, the daughter of Luigi Essiya.


Our Mission : To bring the Italian food culture everywhere

Our Vision: To cook for at least 30 people/ day

Our Values: Tradition, Taste, Authenticity, Sharing

Open Every Day:

Monday-Friday: 6pm – 11pm
Weekends: 6pm – 1am

Our Location

34 rue de la Liberte

69004 Lyon

Contact Us:


Tel: +33 (0)4 35 26 27 29