Delicious Italian food and exceptional service, combined
with beautiful rustic private rooms, set the scene for your
next event. Gleaming hardwood floors, elegant chandeliers,
high ceilings, warm décor and a large outdoor patio are just
some of the features you will find in our banquet space. We
are dedicated to providing only the highest quality food and
individualized attention from our experienced staff. We will
tailor specific menus to meet your needs whether it is for a
Bar/Bat Mitzvah, a wedding or a special occasion. We are
located in downtown Highland Park right across the street
from Saks Fifth Avenue. We understand how important
these events are to our customers and it is our objective to
create special memories that will last a lifetime. Thank you for
considering Bella Via for your next event!
Private Party Room(s)
Two separate party rooms, accommodate 80 persons and 110 persons, respectively, for a sit down
dinner, when combined (the center wall opens up to create one large room), we can accommodate 200
persons for a sit down dinner. There is NO room rental fee for our private party rooms. Attached to
our private party rooms is a beautiful 2200 square foot outdoor patio surrounded by lush greenery and
charming street lamps. Usage of the outdoor patio is subject to a one time rental charge of $750.00.
This only applies if the outdoor patio is available for use (weather permitting).
In addition to our private party space, the front part of our restaurant is also available for use during lunch hours only. Venetian stucco and exposed brick walls, as well as large French doors that face out onto the street and downtown Highland Park, are some of the features of the front dining room. It can accommodate 80 people seated or 100 people for cocktails and Hors D’Oeuvres. There is a one-time rental fee of $500.00 for use of the front dining room.
For larger events we are able to tent the outdoor patio attached to the private party space. There is a fee for tenting the patio. When the patio is tented, the client is only responsible for the cost of the tent. The $750 patio rental fee is waved with the patio tenting. We can reach a maximum capacity of 245 people with plenty of room for entertainment/dancing.
For private events requiring the use of only one private party room a $500.00 deposit is required at time of booking. For private events requiring the use of both private party rooms a $1000.00 deposit is required at time of booking. The deposit will be applied to the final bill as a deduction at the conclusion of the event. Final payment for the event is due upon conclusion of said event.
No additional fees will apply should client or 3rd parties provide cake, music, flowers, decorations, centerpieces, photography or like item. Bella Via will be happy to assist you with any of the previous mentioned items upon request. Bella Via will provide white or black linens at no charge. Other color linens are available upon request for an additional fee. Bella Via also will provide candles/ votives and no additional charge as well as tables numbers if needed.
Gratuity & Taxes
Gratuity will be 20%, calculated on the summed cost of food & beverage, excluding Tax. 9.0% or the prevailing restaurant Tax rate in Highland Park on the date of the event; calculated on the summed cost of food, beverage & gratuity.
Bella Via • 1899 Second Street • Highland Park, IL 60035 • 847-681-8300