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Stella Sera

8630 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2841
+1 215-248-1980
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
27 Aug 2016
“good meal marred by bad service”
24 Aug 2016
“Excellent fare”
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8630 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2841
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

We are crossing this place off our list. Good food but terrible service (out of the kitchen) really turned us off. It's too bad because the variety of dishes were well accepted by our party of six.

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner at Stella Sera. They offer daily specials as well as their regular menu. Their homemade pasta is wonderful as was their fish special. Service was efficient respectful yet friendly. The only reason it was not a 5 is that they offer...More

Thank IMB95
Reviewed 13 August 2016

4th visit and best. The food was outstanding and worth the trip. Quiet and intimate setting and clear that the focus is more about the food than anything. The chef is approachable (I was able to speak with him) and passionate. I had a perfect...More

Thank gdibo
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Small local Italian restaurant in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia. Food is prepared personally by the owner who takes great care in ensuring that all is prepared perfectly. Very comfortable restaurant. BYOB!

Thank Aboush
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Atmosphere, food, service all are first class. Small, comfortable, personal restaurant with delicious meals, all well-presented by very friendly servers. Worth the visit and the owner is the chef and he never lets you down.

Thank Aboush
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We enjoyed this so much that we went 2 nights in a row. We took my sister-in-law as a thank you for a favor and we had a delightful evening, the food was out of this world. The next evening we dined with another couple....More

Thank CatherineSlattery
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I just returned from a shockingly horrific experience thanks to the chef who seems quite unbalanced. Our party waited over an hour for several appetizers which only arrived because we inquired as to the problem. Then, we waited another 45 minutes for most of the...More

Thank Madelaine M
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Ate here on a recent Saturday evening, 4 of us. Two had pasta bolognese 1 a veal special and I had the chicken w sundried tomatoes and olives. We shared some delicious appetizers as well. We had a 7 pm reservation and were seated upon...More

Thank gogreen1
Reviewed 12 February 2016

I dined here as part of a party of 8 and only one person in our group felt their dinner was worth what they paid for it. The menu is limited and that usually means that everything on it will be masterfully prepared, but that...More

Thank AmethystTravel
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Had a great time at Stella Sera. Went there for my daughters birthday and everything was excellent. Had 11 people so we were able to order ahead and plan the menu. Ordered 3 Antipasti dishes (Cozze, Salciccia and Antipasto) 3 pasta dishes (Argumato, Boscaiola and...More

Thank Bruce N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8630 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2841
    (Bethleham Pike)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-248-1980
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Stella Sera offers customers real Italian meals, specialized in a variety of homemade pastas and dessert. We also offer the freshest seafood, milk fed veal, free ranged chicken, etc. That is sure to satisfy your appetite.
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