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Stefano's Italian Cafe

2200 Central Ave, Middletown, OH 45044-4604
+1 513-422-9922
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“salad” (13 reviews)
“tilapia” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
2200 Central Ave, Middletown, OH 45044-4604
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Stefano's on Saturday looking for a good meal and weren't disappointed. Had my favorite appetizer - sausage and meatballs, which is a plate of cut-up pieces of meatballs and sausage with their excellent sauce and mozzarella cheese. Salad was great and both my...More

Thank Cr W
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We are new to the West Chester - Middletown area and had never heard of Stefano's. We arrived at 7:30 and were warmly greeted by our waiter Chris. He has worked there for 15 years! He was knowledgeable about the food, wine and specials. We...More

Thank Ruth Ann U
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Skip Olive Garden unless it's for salad and breadsticks - that's the only things that beat this place!

Thank Tina B
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Good restaurant with a cool Italian deli. Worth the trip. Service was a bit slow for the crowd but it was worth the it. Quality of food outweighed the slow service. Worth it for the area.

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

They made us wait over 40 minutes for a table, even though nobody was sitting where we were eventually seated. Short of help, perhaps. Slim pickings if you are vegetarian, let alone vegan. The vegan in our party went with pasta primavera; others had chicken...More

Thank hpcle
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This restaurant takes me back to an earlier time. It is in a residential neighborhood. People can walk here from their homes. I have eaten here several times over the past 10-15 years. The menu does not change, just the prices. The host who seats...More

Thank familyvisit830
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

There are six of us in the group and we all love the specials at this restaurant. They have scallops every Friday night. I was never a scallops person, but now I am

Thank Frankgw6
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Came on at 6:30 Thursday night early Feb with my parents. Place was not crowded at all. Help was very friendly and kind. Atmosphere somewhat overly dark. 70's crummy rock playing a little too loudly. Not sure why classic lite rock was playing as it...More

Thank Tom Y
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Stefano's is an outstanding local restaurant. They have original home made recipes which are excellent . Love eating there.

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

On the way to our daughter's away game we passed an intriguing restaurant - Stephano's - in the middle of this older town and when we arrived at the opposing team's school, we asked about it. We were told it is the best restaurant in...More

Thank Lori D
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18 September 2017|
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I believe they are closed on sundays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 Central Ave, Middletown, OH 45044-4604
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Butler County  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 513-422-9922
Stefano's is THE place to go for authentic Italian in historic Middletown.
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