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Pizzeria Stella

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
City Center East
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420 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1623
+1 215-320-8000
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Hartford, Connecticut
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336 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There were few options for lunch around Society Hill, so I selected Stella primarily because it was open. I was very pleased with my Gemelli, which was very flavorful with fresh ingredients. The blackberry mint gellato was a nice finish

Thank TomM1951
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Philadelphia for a business trip, which meant I was eating alone. I'm not ashamed to admit I consumed a full pizza and an appetizer of arancini. The delicious food was served in a warm atmosphere with friendly service.

Thank Robert E
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great day in the city. Especially with 70 degree temps in February. We sat outside and enjoyed lunch. Can't wait to go back. The olive oil gelato is amazing.

Thank Dkcpilot
United States
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125 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

May be the best Gnocchi's I have ever had. Great service and well informed. A little pricey but worth it.

Thank repbrock
Ormond Beach, Florida
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576 reviews
330 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 368 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the Society Hill section of Philadelphia, this small, popular pizza place serves thin, crispy, hot, 12-inch pies prepared in a 900 degree brick oven. We were able to sit outside even though it was February since there was a warm snap in the mild winter time. We ordered from the simple wine selections (served in short glasses-Italian style)... More 

Thank Pamgoes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Stopped in for a late lunch and again was pleased with EVERYTHING! The thin crust pizza is the best in Philly as even the simplest choice reflects the best ingredients(the Margherita is an example) and tastes of Italy. The soups, especially the special fish soup is just amazing and the pasta, which you can order in both small and large... More 

Thank Juliesuebrian
Cleveland, Ohio
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We visit Philadelphia often to visit family. Being within walking distance from Stella, we often get pizza to go from there The service is quick (ready in 15 minutes) and the varieties of pizza amazing. They are all delicious. My fav is pistachio. Recommend highly!

Thank William B
Ocean City, United States
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We had lunch on an unusually warm Sunday afternoon. The restaurant was full and windows were open - there were even a few tables seated outside. We sat at the counter to avoid a wait, and watched the preparation of the pizzas. Our service was prompt and the food came up quickly. I was adventurous and chose Calabrian Sausage, crushed... More 

Thank John N
Atlanta, Georgia
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308 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Ate here recently with a large group from work and they did a great job of serving us. The food was good with great meatball appetizers. I would not recommend the aranchini but other than that all was great. The pizza was good and the service was great. Well worth a visit

Thank ANP123
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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198 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Our waiter was inexperienced and our pizza was soggy to the point we had to eat it with a fork and spoon. Our leftovers were sent in a full sized pizza box rather than a traditional leftover box which made carrying it around the city and then the bus a pain. I would not go back. Way too expensive for... More 

Thank LauraLazewski

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1623
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-320-8000

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