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Trattoria Stella

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1200 W 11th St, Unit One, Suite One, Traverse City, MI 49684-3287
+1 231-929-8989
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Traverse City, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went here with my family and we had a great time. It was busy but the staff did a really great job and treated us amazingly. My sister loved the food and so did our parents. The prices are very good for the amazing quality food. I definitely recommend this restaurant for any occasion. They do private parties for... More 

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Thank danielsosof35
Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not only is this restaurant in one of the most interesting locations, the menu selections are even more interesting. I had the monkfish for lunch and it very well could be the best fish I've ever had. Tender but not over cooked, seasoned but not oily. The rest of the meal was just as fabulous. One can easily see why... More 

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Thank Syzygy35
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had planned this entire trip around our anniversary and, of course, wanted our dinner to be special. With so many great restaurants to choose from, we chose Stella based on TA reviews (thanks!) and were not disappointed. We could not believe our luck when our server (Maureen) introduced herself. She is a legend at TS and is in many... More 

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1 Thank spencersbride
Ludington, Michigan
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332 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love location and decor, and great service from Kathy! The food was great, but a brief setback and a little disappointment when my wife ordered the expensive steak and ordered it on medium well side, and when she cut into it and actually started to eat, it was rare. This is an unfortunate mistake because they did take it back... More 

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Thank David W
Byron Center, Michigan
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super romantic atmosphere, delicious food, over the top service. Definitely the best restaurant we've been to in Traverse City.

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1 Thank Kamie G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I save this restaurant for special dates. It is quite pricey but the food quality and flavors are exquisite. The location is gorgeous right inside the old state hospital building. Check out the shops after, everything is connected via tunnels. Ambiance is worth a trip and the unique food pairings are amazing!!

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Thank Jennifer D
Traverse City, Michigan
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

you should check out the menu prior to booking a table...ask for the tables in the arches rooms...I have a difficult time finding food that I like and there are no substitutions...so check out the menu prior.

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Thank techguy2
Caledonia, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited once or twice before, we decided to fit a dinner into our schedule. We enjoyed a cocktail at the bar while we waited for a table. Then we had a fantastic dinner with a really good red wine. The menu offers variety and creativity, mostly influenced by Italian cuisine but with a modern twist. The food is hand-crafted... More 

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Thank Kkowal72
Big Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yet another lovely meal at Stella! We shared a pasta dish and the lamb special with an excellent wine. Everything was tasty, as was the gelato for dessert. We'll be back!

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1 Thank Maryanne H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here the first time in 2015 with my husband and another couple. I've owned two restaurants and my friend, Tom, is the guy you hire to turn your restaurant around. My husband is on the opposite end of the spectrum and came "just hoping to find something to order." Everyone was delighted; our service team was professional and knowledgeable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?