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Stella Notte

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8809 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043
+1 410-461-1122
16:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Mount Airy, Maryland
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The last time I ate at Stella Notte, I swore would never go back. The waitress brought me the wrong dish, it took forever to get her attention, and by the time I got the meal I had ordered, my wife and her friends had almost finished their food. I was so angry, I couldn't even recall afterward whether the... More 

1 Thank Alan B
Baltimore, Maryland
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95 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The menu is extensive with Italian specialties. There is a glass enclosed dining room that provides a special ambience. The food is delicious and the portions are huge - I usually ask for a doggie bag. We usually come early on Saturday nights (around 5 p.m.) because it gets crowded later on Saturday.

1 Thank Mary Ann M
Columbia, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We needed to quickly find a restaurant that could accommodate 20-30 people for a lunch reception following our mother's funeral. Friends of my father's recommended Stella Notte saying it had "Great food ! Especially the gnocchi...and a lovely atmosphere." Thank goodness for word of mouth. We walked in and immediately my Dad said, "I think Mom would have liked this... More 

1 Thank kvalaer
Columbia, Maryland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

One of our favorite restaurants in Howard County. Great Service and food. You can't go wrong with the Chicken Stella Notte or Lasagna. Of course they are many great options. These just happen to be two of our favs.

1 Thank mrock2016
Baltimore, Maryland
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Arrived at 8:35 - 8:40 and waited a minute or two for someone to seat us. Waitress came and got menus when a young man (server)came out of the kitchen and gave her a look. She then turned with menus still in hand and said, "We don't usually seat people 15 minutes before we close," and she put the menus... More 

Thank roxane1223
Catonsville, MD
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I met a friend there for lunch last week. It was not at all crowded. We each had one of their lunch specials. I had chicken marsala. It was good, not great, served with a small salad and pasta. The chicken was very tender, and the mushrooms were plentiful. The waitress, Bernadette, was very pleasant and attentive. The bill, before... More 

Thank catonsviller
Ellicott City, Maryland
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We eat at Stella Notte relatively often - several times a year. They have had many of the same staff - hostess and servers - for the entire time. We are always greeted warmly, seated promptly, and given good attention. Succinctly put: We are always treated well. We find the menu to be a nice broad base of Italian specialties... More 

Thank Skipjack906
Ellicott City, Maryland
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Have been here several times because of the location and hoping for something really special but it's not happening. All pastas seem to taste the same with no outstanding flavor including seafood. Dishes are "lightly breaded" and "broken shrimp". Recently had Chesapeake ravioli which was basically a cheese stuffed ravioli in red sauce with a sprinkling of crab on top.... More 

Thank skinner9237
Bradenton, Florida
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

We stopped in because we heard the food was good. We were seated by a very nice older lady who was quite gracious. We were not dressed up and apparently the waiter, Kevan, thought we were not worth a lot of trouble. We both ordered spaghetti with meat sauce and my companion had a cup of coffee and I had... More 

1 Thank HappyWanderer824
Baltimore, Maryland
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Dined at this restaurant recently with two friends who frequent it often. The restaurant had an attractive interior and a very pleasant hostess. So the initial vibe was quite positive Additionally, the dining and bar areas were quite full of patrons on a Friday night. Our server was reasonably attentive but not exceptional. The menu offered a reasonable selection of... More 

1 Thank Kenneth D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8809 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-461-1122

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?