Pizza is traditionally circular, as its original octagonal shape caused patrons to simply stare at it and wait for the diner on their right to move. Pave your throat’s thoroughfare with cheese with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of Italian fare at Bella Notte Pizza Pasta & More.
Hand-tossed dough guides eyes upward toward a vaulted ceiling, bedecked in traditional red, green, and white stripes at Bella Notte, where cooks prepare a menu of pizzeria classics under the purview of hungry guests. A build-your-own pizza option shrouds thick crust in tomato sauce and heaps of toppings such as artichokes and roasted chicken ($10.50+), while cooks transform the same dough into calzones ($14.50+), pinching the edges as firmly as a grandmother pinches a favored mailman's cheeks. The contents of any of Bella Notte's 7-foot-long hoagies, including the meatball ($7.99) and the chicken parmesan ($8.99), can be constructed on homemade italian bread or concealed within a wrap. Sips of root beer on tap ($2) chase mouthfuls of noodles from the ever-changing daily pasta specials, and smaller appetites receive satiation from isosceles triangles by nibbling pizza by the slice ($3) or by gnawing on the corners of neighboring tables.
1914 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222