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Cafe Stella

3932 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029-2242
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Ranked #208 of 8,575 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Sanborn
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  • English first
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

For tourists and Angelinos, this is a fabulous place and I can't say enough about it. Great location as it captures the spirit of Silverlake today. Three different areas within the restaurant (inside front for quiet, front space for groovy lounge and music and in between for outdoor dining). Cafe Stella captures the assets of LA living as in the... More

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Sarasota, FL USA
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86 reviews 86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It was wonderful to be seated in an attractive, only moderately noisy restaurant with nice service, and served an overall delicious meal with generous, but not huge portions. (So many restaurants these days are noisy and throw the food down on your table -- there is often no 'service' any more -- but not Cafe Stella.) We dined at Cafe... More

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Paradise Valley
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

When I think of French food hearty does not typically come to mind, dainty, rich, flavorful...but rarely "hearty". I had the BLT and added avocado and I must say it was absolutely delicious! The perfect selection after a disco dancing night! BUT don't leave after eating...head across the way to the ever so quaint bar area for craft cocktails. I... More

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

A little unusual, a little hip, great cocktails, exceptional service and delicious food... The only reason I need say a word more is that I must use up my 100 characters! A top recommendation from me. Love it.

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London/Los Angeles
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

If you're interested in watching hipsters, which I know I am, then Cafe Stella is a great place to do it. It's got a great little bar, a nice outdoor patio, an indoor patio and a cool indoor bistro area. It's very representative of Silverlake, without the obnoxiousness of some of the spots down the road. We popped in for... More

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Charleston, South Carolina, USA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Did not have the privilege of dining a la francais at the bistro BUT did experience the attached BAR STELLA on a Saturday night. Ambiance abounds due to soft yellow candle lit bar surface and entertainment abounds due to the 3/4 white-coated professional ( and i do mean pros) bar tends. Luxurious specialty cocktails shaken or stirred a deux with... More

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Todos Santos
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157 reviews 157 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

What a fabulous French bistro in the heart of Silverlake! This is the real deal....mussels, escargot, steak frittes, on and on....I loved navigating my way through the whole place to be brought to the teeny, intimate space in the back of the place, with booths and bar full of local characters. This seems to be a very "insider" place for... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

...honey. That is all you really need to know. Probably the most deliciously inventive dish I ate in a 5-week road trip. I ate at the bar. Service was just okay, but better than obsequious. This is a popular joint right next to Intelligentsia Coffee on Sunset.

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Sacramento, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We stayed one block away from this Cafe for 4 nights and had a great breakfast on our last day. We should have started with the Cafe for dinner on the first night because if the breakfast was any indication of the quality of food and service it would have been great. Recommend going here first for any meal...you will... More

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It's one of those restaurants that you forget exists, and then one day you remember it's there and kick yourself for not going more. It's a little maze-like. Weird entrances and the sort of hard-to-find bar in the front add to the charm. French-ish food is always good. Service is hit and miss, but never bad.

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