A NEW Bloomington tradition, Che Bello is located on the beautiful downtown Bloomington Square close to the Indiana University campus, residence halls, sororities, and fraternities, and within walking distance to our town’s eclectic shops, art galleries, and the Farmer’s market. Formerly known as Grazie! Bloomington’s newest Italian restaurant Che Bello in Italian literally translates as “how beautiful”. Our establishment will exclaim passionately about whatever has caught your eye, whether it is the decor’, entrees, or mouth-watering desserts.

Che Bello is a fun, casual Italian restaurant where our food is made fresh using authentic Italian cooking methods. Enjoy our fresh-baked focaccia bread with every meal. We offer a variety of local, domestic, and imported beers, an extensive wine list, and Bloomington’s most diverse and enticing martini list in our bar and lounge area.

Our goal was simple: make delicious food so people can eat, drink, and be happy. Our goal today is the same. We strive to provide our customers with delicious food in an upscale, yet casual environment. our customers are like our family, and when you eat here, you are in our home. Nothing says I love you like a homemade meal, and we love you. Everyday. It’s like that.


Kaitawari Riva

Kaitwari Rivas brings his years of experience to Che Bello: Italian kitchen and bar as our new executive chef. Kaitwari spent years in New York City and recently joined us from his residence in Muncie, Indiana.

Seasonal, Fresh, & Local

Enjoy hand-made pasta, house made desserts, and every meal in between at Che Bello’s.

Inspired by Italy, Made by Bloomington

We curate local produce, purchase fresh beef & pork and chicken from BB’s Market; so every meal you share with us has roots in our Bloomington community.

Committed to Quality

From the moment you walk into our door to your last bite, Che Bello is committed to providing top quality experience – in food, service, and more.



Call or order online and let us do the cooking.