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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” (128 reviews)
“wild boar” (33 reviews)
“octopus” (39 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
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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1 - 10 of 1,129 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Such a special place and really good food! The octopus was so good, the bruschetta was awesome and the service was great! Loved the atmosphere.

Thank Jen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding atmosphere here. Staff very attentive. Best Mussels I ever had. Pricey but food is unique and presented well. Would like to see some Pasta dishes with Meat of some kind in them but that's just coming from a Meat eater.

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 16 April 2018

If you are a wealthy person who might be made up of even the slightest fraction of naivete (or even worse, Ego) this operation will fleece your pocketbook as far as they can by manipulating anyone who asks the question, "What would you suggest?" If...More

6  Thank adampbegley
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Food is excellent and the setting is very unusual, it's in an old state hospital! Very interesting and stores to shop in close by.

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 27 March 2018

After seeing Trattoria Stella on top of a list of best Italian restaurants in Michigan, I made a reservation and we made a nice weekend of it. And Stella lived up to her reputation! Very nice ambiance in a very interesting setting. We had a...More

1  Thank mbonnema
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We visited for my birthday during our trip to Traverse City. This is by far the best restaurant in the area. The food was superb. The service was very good. The atmosphere was very nice and unique. I very much enjoyed the quiet nature of...More

Thank Arthurfisk
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Great setting. An old asylum with history. Restaurant week menu great. Stuffed myself so much I can't breathe. Gourmet to the max. Handmade fettuccini excellent. Alfredo very rich maybe a tad to salty for me but wow. This is a place to definitely visit. We...More

1  Thank Scott P
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We were fortunate to make reservations during TC restaurant week. All three courses were excellent. Friendly attentive staff. Lobster soup was perfect. Atlantic char was perfectly cooked

Thank billybru
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

If your looking for an incredible dining experience, this is the place. Everything is top notch. The ambience, the service, the wine, and of course, the food! My husband is a devoted meat eater, I am a vegetarian, and we both agree this is the...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I had delayed visiting this well known restaurant as I have claustrophobia. Stella is in the lower level of the former State Hospital. My husband had dined there with friends a few years ago. The hostess found us a table in an area that worked...More

Thank Stategt
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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, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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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