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Stella Pastry and Cafe

446 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3902
+1 415-986-2914
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cannoli” (56 reviews)
“pastry” (32 reviews)
“cakes” (40 reviews)
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446 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3902
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am always on the hunt for a good cannoli. So, I just had to try the west coast version. And, I was pleasantly surprised. Nothing fancy, no chocolate dipped varieties or other creative endeavors. Just a straight forward cannoli (with a proper ricotta filling!!)...More

Thank luv4phood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After dinner at Betty Lou's ~ we left in search of dessert. We definitely found it at Stella's. Great cannoli and cream puffs. We ate down the street on a park bench. Great SF experience!

Thank Jmichealr
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Really wanted to love Stella but perhaps it wasn't our day. We came here July 4th at around 7pm for coffee and dessert. Very crowded and they served us coffee in to go cups because they were understaffed so...yea. We shared a biscotti and a...More

Thank Heliana M
Reviewed 22 June 2017

St Honore cake memorable. A N Beach mainstay with generations as customers, many early Italians. Traffic usually a mess this close to Chinatown, so a car is not advised.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I split a Napoleon, and our kids (teens) each had the Fedora. The Italian cream was excellent, and all were decadent and delicious. Would like to try the biscotti sometime.

Thank Sidney B
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Late night snack of cookies and cake. Did not disappoint. It's located in little Italy near Chinatown - breakfast through late night.

Thank susie37027
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We were happy to stop in for a treat with the family after a good day of walking (earning those calories). Everyone picked something different, which was a great way to try more of the amazing desserts you see in the case! That strawberry cheesecake...More

1  Thank Becky P
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Stella Pastry has every Italian delight you could wish for. Their cannolli are fresh and fabulous. They have a few tiny tables where you can sit, but you have to be quick to grab one.

1  Thank EileenSanFrancisco
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I came here for some bakery goodies to bring home to family & friends (and for me!) and was very happy with the excellent quality. I got a frosted brownie-not bad for $2.95 & difficult to find at most bakeries-and some chocolate covered cookies-2 styles....More

Thank 2016hoteltips
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Went here for coffee and pastry. This place has amazing variety of cakes and cookies and italian specialties. Wonderful.

Thank rthau
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 446 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3902
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-986-2914
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