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902 New York Ave, Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 434-4444
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Ranked #2 of 78 Restaurants in Alamogordo
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Top Contributor
236 reviews 236 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
329 helpful votes 329 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This was one of the darkest/ dreariest restaurants in which we have dined anywhere on the planet, giving new meaning to minimalism. The lighting was like being in a dungeon and there are no windows in this restaurant if you happen to be claustrophobic. The interior palette was boring tan and brown with no other color, design or interest anywhere... More

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Nice, quiet, and classy atmosphere. Any meal is good. Don't necessarily need to dress up or be fancy to eat here.

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Navarre, Florida
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59 reviews 59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The only reason I say uptown is because it is a fancy restaurant. They have very good food, quiet dining and not a bad place to eat. Probably the nicest dining place in town.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We were in town for just one night and visited Stella Vita due to the reviews on Tripadvisor. It is a very nice restaurant with upscale, modern big-city feel to the dining room. There was pleasant classical music playing throughout the meal. It was mostly empty as we were there just before closing (9 pm) on a Saturday night. The... More

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Tiburon, California
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142 reviews 142 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

For whatever reason my experience of this restaurant was very different from others. I was there on a Saturday night, just before 8 PM and the place was largely deserted with little atmosphere. The soup (mushroom) was excellent but the steak was mediocre at best; lacking in flavor and chewy (not in a positive way). I'm baffled as to how... More

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Stephentown, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Enjoyed this restaurant. My waiter Brandon was personable and knowledgable about the menu. The crab cakes were delicious with the Asian salad. Chefs pasta special of shrimp artichokes and feta was ok. Pasta was al dente but very monochromatic white looking. Taste was good. Artichokes were left off by mistake but my waiter had the chef supply them later. Bread... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

What a pleasant surprise. A really class spot in downtown Alamogordo, but casual enough for everyone to enjoy. Everything was perfect. They have done a wonderful job decorating one of the lovely old downtown buildings. It's simple chic - it could be a bistro in Miami Beach or San Francisco. But fortunately, it’s in our little town of Alamogordo. You... More

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Albuquerque, NM
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92 reviews 92 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We had stopped for the night in Alamogordo, read the TA reviews for Stella Vita and decided to gice it a try for a mid-week dinner. We arrived at the address and had to get out of the car and walk around the old shopping area before we actually found the restaurant. The sign is very small and is turned... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We save Stella Vita for special occasions like a wedding anniversary, birthday, etc.,. We think it's a romantic place to go. It reminds me of the north of Italy. Décor is understated & elegant. I've done lunch there many times, but enjoy the quiet & ambiance in the evening. The food is excellent. The best part is, it's not a... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We traveled to Alamogordo to speak and do a book signing. Not knowing the area, we went right to Trip Advisor for suggestions for dinner on Friday night, April 4. This restaurant's reviews sounded too good to be true! Wow! We loved everything about it! The beautiful décor, the friendly- efficient staff and the delicious food! This restaurant is truly... More

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Additional Information about Stella Vita

Address: 902 New York Ave, Alamogordo, NM 88310
Phone Number: (575) 434-4444
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Alamogordo
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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