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Stella Vita

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902 New York Ave, Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 434-4444
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
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

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    Very good
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Classy dining in the old town

Elegant and friendly, Stella Vita is not like anywhere else I've been in Alamogordo. A proper European style restaurant, smartly appointed and no blaring TV's, just your party, the very helpful staff and good food. The menu is compact, but our group would certainly recommend the stuffed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
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Horncastle, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We had a group attend for lunch and the atmosphere is very calming. My husband had the steak with potatoes and spinach (he said very good) and I had their Chicken Salad-Salad. It was excellent to me. I love a good chicken salad recipe.

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New Mexico
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I always feel underdressed when I go but I usually go wearing a Tshirt and shorts, the owner is very nice. The food is really good. I think I had ordered duck and it was very tasty and something I've never eaten before. I'd go here for a romantic formal dinner or a formal business dinner.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

No alcohol served. In transition to new ownership. No liquor license. We did not stay. Would be nice to have a glass of wine with dinner

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LAS CRUCES
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551 reviews
425 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We tried this because some of the Tripadvisor reviews were good. First of all, it's pricy--$16.50 for the least expensive entree, which is a bit above our budget. Second, the sirloin steak I got was so tough I couldn't chew most of it. However, the salad was great--nice assorted greens, some tomatoes, some cucumbers and the sweet balsamic dressing was... More 

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Horncastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Elegant and friendly, Stella Vita is not like anywhere else I've been in Alamogordo. A proper European style restaurant, smartly appointed and no blaring TV's, just your party, the very helpful staff and good food. The menu is compact, but our group would certainly recommend the stuffed mushrooms, soups, and steak or duck entrees. All of the dishes were high... More 

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

I have lived in Alamogordo for 3 years and this was my first time at Stella Vita...wish I would've found this place sooner! The room itself is tastefully decorated with lovely lighting (no harsh, bright, fluorescence bulbs); only thing needing an upgrade are the cafeteria style chairs. We had stuffed mushrooms as an appetizer and they were delicious followed by... More 

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Stella Vita's advertises as a dinning restaurant, however not Friday night. We had early reservations and there was only 2 other tables being served. My wife's soup was so salty she couldn't eat it, the rest of her meal (ribeye) was just okay.... I ordered the filet which was just okay too and the sides came at just better than... More 

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Carefree
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302 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 421 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
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6 restaurant reviews
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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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130 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 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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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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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, Entertaining clients, Doing business, Special occasions
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

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