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Trattoria Stella

1200 W 11th St, Unit One, Suite One, Traverse City, MI 49684-3287
+1 231-929-8989
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (125 reviews)
“wild boar” (33 reviews)
“octopus” (34 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1200 W 11th St, Unit One, Suite One, Traverse City, MI 49684-3287
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped in Trattoria Stella for lunch and could not have enjoyed it more. The cheese board and grilled octopus were outstanding. We also enjoyed glasses of wine suggested by our server. One was a Michigan sparkler and the other an Italian red. Both were...More

Thank marggrif
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Trattoria Stella is on our 'must visit' list anytime we are in the Traverse City area. The taste, quality, presentation, and level of service make this a destination restaurant. The restaurant takes an 'all parts of the animal' approach but there are lots of menu...More

Thank NanComm
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is one of our favorites in Traverse City. It has an excellent beer and wine list and many after dinner liqueurs that are wonderful! In fact we had this blood orange liqueur (they called it cello) that we loved so much we asked...More

Thank Tom N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Italian food options. I had the arugula salad, tri-colored carrots and fingerling potatoes with herbs and lavender. Prosecco to drink. Very good service and menu suggestions. Ask them about the history of the location.

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Party of 12 people, excellent service, outstanding food and a terrific atmosphere. The bartender worked with me before the dinner on wine selections and they were great choices.

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here. Mood was cool. The old mental ward thing is interesting. Servers and staff were awesome. I am not into exotic types of foods so this isn't the place for me per say, but everything they served looked amazing. The friends I...More

1  Thank dcooper4250
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting venue with it being an old mental ward. The burrata and flat breads were amazing. I got the lamb with gnocci special at the time. Very tasty and fresh. Overall a very fine dining experience. I appreciated all the local ingredients and liquors/wines etc.

Thank SarahR_Travels-143
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Stella's restaurant and they did not disappoint. The octopus appetizer is one of my favorite and was once again on the mark. We both had their specials for the night. My son had the fresh fettuccine with lobsters and other things. I will...More

Thank Kerry W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always great food. Be prepared to pay top dollar, but you get what you pay for. I had the lamb and my husband had a seafood fettuccine special. Both were outstanding. We had a special appetizer platter. All very tasty, served hot and fairly quick....More

1  Thank 243DLP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice dinner with wine and dessert. My husband and I had an intimate anniversary dinner. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. We had a pasta appetizer, scallops and roasted lamb for dinner, wine and an amazing dessert.

2  Thank Valynda M
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Questions & Answers
Gary D
5 April 2017|
Response from Amanda D | Property representative |
We change our menu frequently. We do not currently have meat filled ravioli or meat filled lasagna. Our menu is posted on line daily and you are always welcome to contact the restaurant directly for the day's pasta... More
Gary D
5 April 2017|
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Response from D6371 | Reviewed this property |
The true is I do not know what I ordered, but what I had I did not like, I was looking at different things at the menu and asking questions, I just got mixed up, totally my fault
Alicia W
9 October 2016|
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Response from namro2000 | Reviewed this property |
I would call them. I visited and reviewed but live in Florida and don't know their Thanksgiving hours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 W 11th St, Unit One, Suite One, Traverse City, MI 49684-3287
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-929-8989
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