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Stella's - CLOSED

26 Water St, Castine, ME 04420-0001
+1 207-326-9710
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
16 Apr 2014
23 May 2013
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Mediterranean
26 Water St, Castine, ME 04420-0001
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Reviewed 17 April 2014

This establishment closed a year or so ago as MARKEL's opened. Accordingly, do not attempt to call or stop by as you will be dissappointed.

1  Thank William E
Reviewed 23 May 2013

A sad loss. The related bakery is going strong. Original owner retired. The space Stella's occupied is used for special evnts.

Thank David M
Reviewed 24 November 2012

delicious food served in a small bistro setting; attractive bar; pizza oven. Live jazz 2-3 nights weekly in summer.

1  Thank Gene B
Reviewed 12 September 2012

We moored at Castine on our cruise down east. Castine is a small town, one of the prettiest in Maine, but small enough I wasn't expecting to eat particularly well. But Stella's surprised us. It was the first recommendation from the owner of the local...More

Thank Barring C
Reviewed 9 September 2012

The food is excellent and creative. They blend a variety of fresh seafood with dishes and flavors from around the world and the presentation on the plates are attractive. Contrary to some of the other reviews I did not find that it was overpriced for...More

Thank AcadiaParkKayakTours
Reviewed 2 September 2012

Thanks to other tripadvisor reviews - we stoped here on a return trip from isle au haut. The crab cakes were excellent - loaded with fresh lumps of crabmeat - not soggy with bread crumbs and egg. Both our main dishes - market fish and...More

Thank cook50
Reviewed 14 August 2012

Scallop appetizer good but overpriced, gumbo was spicy and okay, fried chicken was alright, and the shrimp meal was only ten shrimp and a little bread. Didn't get an dessert because weren't interested in the choices.

Thank whiterescue
Reviewed 24 July 2012

I can't say enough about Stella's Jazz Nocturnal...it's simply a magical spot. You can cozy up to the small, u-shaped bar, facing the pizza oven, by yourself if you happen to be on your own, or you can sit out on the patio. With a...More

1  Thank emilyskisail
Reviewed 18 July 2012

Try the arugula/radicchio/endive/parmesan salad. EVERYTHING was extremely good, though. Pretty, elegant place but you don't have to dress up at all. Very nice service and live music some nights.

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 17 July 2012

Nice dining room. Very friendly staff and great food. Small but worth finding.

Thank Robert B
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Water St, Castine, ME 04420-0001
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Castine
  • Phone Number: +1 207-326-9710
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