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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
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Bay City, Michigan
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I had a fantastic Tuscan meal tonight. Tomato bisque soup, fresh pasta, veal scallopini, and vanilla gelato. Service was great. Highly recommended.

Thank LennyJP
Traverse City, Michigan
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago 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 

1 Thank danielsosof35
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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 

Thank Syzygy35
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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312 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

1 Thank spencersbride
Ludington, Michigan
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332 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank David W
Byron Center, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

1 Thank Kamie G
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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!!

Thank Jennifer D
Traverse City, Michigan
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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.

Thank techguy2
Caledonia, Michigan
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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 

Thank Kkowal72
Big Rapids, Michigan
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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!

1 Thank Maryanne H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?