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Stella Vita

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902 New York Ave, Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 434-4444
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Family get together

We eat here often. They have a good menu and great wine list. Service is always top of the line. We love the steaks and fish.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Alamogordo, New Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere but that is about all. It looks and feels fancy, good for professional dining, but not for the affordable enjoyable family dining experience. If you're looking to impress a date with expensive food and a quick small meal, this is the place.

Thank jsmith8908
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44 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Stella Vista for an office function back in December of 2015. I like the location but it's small dinning area and staff soured my mood soon after I arrival. Their staff made me regret going out that night. There was a set menu and my understanding, after talking to a couple of friends who had... More 

Thank Bryan H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my photography group to dine here one night during a two day workshop we had in White Sands National Monument nearby. Curiously there had been a hiccup in management when we dined and no alcohol was allowed to be served. While this was a shame, it didn't deter the fact that Stella Vita served very fine food, using... More 

Thank pelagicprincess
Alamogordo, New Mexico
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat here often. They have a good menu and great wine list. Service is always top of the line. We love the steaks and fish.

Thank NMRVer
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

I came through Alamogordo on a road trip and went here for dinner on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 6 pm. The notice on the door stated that they only server dinner on Friday and Saturday nights from 5 to 9 pm and lunch Wednesday through Friday from 11 am to 2 pm. It also stated that they did not... More 

1 Thank Craig K
Joliet, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Having recently retired, we took a road trip to where I had grown up, White Sands Military installations, my first time returning since 1958. The early afternoon found us hungry, but we wanted something other than fast food. Just driving down the road, we spotted Stella Vita and stopped. What a surprise! Good food, drink and friendly service in a... More 

1 Thank catherder3512
Alamogordo, New Mexico
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This is a classy yet casual dinning experience. They dont have cooks they have chefs. Best restaurant this side of Rebecca's in Cloudcroft and 1/2 the price.

1 Thank Rich H
Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

I was so impressed with our dinner here, I and my husband came from CA to see White Sands. I saw good review. So I called restaurant to make a reservation, restaurant closed at 9 pm. I asked if they can take us at 8:15 pm. They said OK. When we arrived at restaurant no one is inside restaurant. They... More 

2 Thank marcherie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Went here before our play and were very please. Fresh, whole foods. I had the salmon which was amazing! My husband had the duck which he said was delicious. No wine and beer license, but oh well. The bread was good and the crab cakes were plenty full of crab. Not a disappointing part of our visit. Will be happy... More 

1 Thank Stace711
Las Cruces, New Mexico
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We thought that a different restaurant was there, but we got more then we expected. The food was fresh, presentation was awesome and the service was exceptional. We will definitely make the hour drive to return. Plus the best shrimp pasta I have eaten in a long time

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 902 New York Ave, Alamogordo, NM 88310
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Alamogordo
  • Phone Number: (575) 434-4444

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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