The Best Ingredients
About Us
Vinnie DeAngelo
Head Chef and Owner
Bella Luna is a gourmet food company on every level, with fresh bread from our Italian Hearth oven, house recipe Italian sausage, hand filled crab ravioli and seasonal farm to table specials like Grilled Fig Crostini. So whether you dine at our Bistro, enjoy time in our banquet room or have us cater your next event with our state of the art Mobile Kitchen Food Truck. Our dedication to quality food and service will make you come back for sure.
The Restaurant

Nestled in the heart of downtown Merced, thrives a little piece of Italy, Bella Luna Bistro. Step into Bella Luna and it’s a feast for the senses. You are welcomed with the aroma of freshly baking bread. The feel of a cozy outdoor café and the tantalizing tastes of homemade Italian and American cuisine.

At the helm of this hidden gem is its leader and menu planner, Chef Vinnie DeAngelo, a graduate of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.

De Angelo and his talented staff bring you a wide variety of menu offerings such as; house-made pastas and raviolis, gourmet burgers, Certified Angus steaks, fresh seafood and their must-try signature duck sliders. Or should your palate prefer select their New York style pizza, hand tossed dough loaded with fresh cheeses and toppings then baked to perfection in an open hearth oven.

To heighten your dining experience even further order from Bella Luna’s fully stocked bar- including domestic and imported wines, house crafted cocktails and locally brewed beers.

Tuesday – Thursday
11am – 2:30pm
4:30pm – 9:00pm
Friday
11:00am – 9:00pm
Saturday
2:00pm – 10:00pm