La Bella Vita • Lunch Menu
Tuesday -thru Thursday • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Bruschetta - $8
Toasted Crostini topped with diced Tomatoes, fresh Basil, Garlic, and Olive Oil • [v]

Calamari Fritti - $11
Fried Calamari served with spicy Marinara sauce

Mozzarella Caprese - $8.50
Sliced Tomatoes, sliced Buffalo Mozzarella, fresh Basil, and Olive Oil • [v/gf]

Cozze Fresche Marinara * - $11
Fresh Mussels sautéed with fresh Garlic and herbs spicy White Wine and Tomato sauce

Burrata alla Bella Vita - $13.50
Toasted Crostini topped with grilled Prosciutto Cotto, fresh Tomato, creamy Burrata cheese, Pesto and Olive Oil

Antipasto Misto - $11.50
In-house-sliced, cured Italian Meats, Cheeses and Vegetables

Carpaccio - $12.50
In-house-sliced raw Beef Tenderloin topped with Arugula, Capers, Lemon, and  Parmiggiano shavings and Olive Oil

Gamberi  y Funghi * - $11.75
Shrimp sautéed with fresh mushrooms in a White wine cream sauce 


Mista - $6
Our house Insalata with a mix of lettuce with Cucumbers, Cherry and Grape Tomatoes, and Kalamata Olives in a Garlic Parmiggiano Vinaigrette

Cesare * - $6
Romaine Lettuce tossed with a Caesar Dressing, Garlic Croûtons and topped with Parmiggiano Cheese shavings

Primavera - $6
A mix of Spring Lettuce in a Balsamic Vinaigrette dressing and topped with Gorgonzola Cheese and Candied Pecans

Arugula - $6.50
Yellow Grape and Cherry tomatoes on wild Arugula lettuce tossed in Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar then topped with Parmiggiano Cheese shavings

Panzanella - $7.50
A mix of Yellow Grape and Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Onions, Kalamata Olives, homemade Croûtons, fresh Mozzarella cheese, and fresh cut Basil in a Champagne Vinaigrette dressing

Starter Mista Salad - $3
A half sized version of the house Mista salad.


Spaghetti Bolognese - $11.75
Spaghetti pasta tossed in a homemade Harvest Meat Sauce

Penne Arrabbiata - $11.75
Short tubular pasta sautéed with Crushed Red Pepper in a homemade Marinara sauce • [v]

Baked Manicotti - $11.75
Hand-rolled pasta filled with Ricotta, Parmiggiano, Mozzarella cheeses, and fresh Herbs, baked in a Bolognese sauce

Linguini alle Vongole * - $17.75
Thin flat noodles sautéed with Garlic, Olive Oil, Crushed Red Pepper, Clams, White wine and Parsley

Rigatoni alle Contadina $12.75
Large tubular pasta tossed with Chicken, Garlic, Mushrooms and Sweat Peas in a Marsala Wine Cream Sauce

Lasagna Bolognese - $12.75
Homemade Meat sauces, baked in the oven with Fresh pasta layered with a Béchamel and Parmiggiano cheese

Tortellini Della Nonna - $11.75
Pasta filled with mix of Italian cheeses, tossed with Prosciutto Cotto, in a smoky cream sauce

Fettuccine Vodka con Salsiccia - $12.75
Fettuccine pasta tossed with Shallots, Italian Sausage and Sweet Peas in a Vodka Cream Sauce

Melanzane Parmiggiana - $13.75
Egg battered fillet of Eggplant with Marinara sauce, baked in the oven with Mozzarella and Parmiggiano • [v]

Penne alla Giuliano - $14.75
Short tubular pasta tossed with Shrimp, Garlic, Arugula, Sundried Tomatoes. Whites Wine, Mascarpone and Ricotta Cheeses

Gluten Free Pasta upon availability and request only!
Our Gluten-free pasta is an all natural and organic pasta substitute. because of its short shelf life, we are not able to have it prepared daily. if you know you are going to be joining us for lunch or dinner and would like it prepared, we ask that you, please call us a day in advance so that we may best prepare for your visit.


Pollo Marsala - $14.75
Chicken scaloppine sautéed with fresh Garlic, Mushrooms and herbs in a Marsala Wine sauce

Pollo Piccata - $14.75
Chicken scaloppine sautéed with fresh Garlic, Capers, and Parsley in a Lemon Butter sauce

Pollo Parmiggiana - $15.75
Chicken scaloppine, then breaded and baked in the oven with Pomodoro, melted Mozzarella and Parmiggiano cheese

Pollo Forestiera - $15.75
Chicken scaloppine sautéed with fresh Mushrooms, and herbs in a Sherry Wine cream sauce


Vitello Marsala - $16.75
Veal scaloppine sautéed with fresh Garlic, Mushrooms and herbs in a Marsala Wine sauce

Vitello Marsala - $16.75
Veal scaloppine sautéed with fresh Garlic, Mushrooms, and herbs in a Marsala Wine sauce

Vitello Parmiggiana - $16.75
Veal scaloppine, then breaded and baked in the oven with Pomodoro, melted Mozzarella and Parmiggiano cheese


Side Pasta - $5
Homemade Meatballs [2] - $5.75
Mild Italian Link Sausage [2] - $4.75
Shrimp* prepared any style [4] - $7.75
Daily Fresh Vegetable [ask server] - $2.50
Daily Potato/Starch [ask server] - $2.50
Soup of the Day [ask server] - $3.75
Garlic Bread - $3.75

At La Bella Vita Risotrante Italiano we cut all our vegetables, cheeses and meats by hand and all of our sauces and plates are prepared and seasoned to order, with only the finest ingredients that Chef Casulli can procure. 
Your culinary satisfaction is our utmost goal! Please let your server know of any dietary concerns or 
restrictions you may have so that we may best accommodate your needs.

[v] • Vegetarian     [gf] • Naturally gluten-free   •    Gluten Free Pasta upon request and availability for 3
* Consuming raw or undercooked meats, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase risk of food borne illness.  

La Bella Vita Ristorante Italiano

4475 Northpark Dr.

Colorado Springs, CO, 80907

Telephone:  (719)260-4730

Fax:  (719)260-4770