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Stella Barra Pizzeria

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Stella Barra Pizzeria
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2000 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405
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2000 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405 (Formerly Stella Rossa Pizza Bar) (Bicknell)
310-396-9145 ‎
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5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • 61
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  • 43
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fun casual place

I was visiting Santa Monica with a work colleague and stopped by Stella for dinner. Having flown in that day from the east coast, we had to wait until 5 for them to open, but luckily, there is a small take out area between Stella and M street (they share a kitchen). Haven eaten at M street, we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 12, 2014
Charles L
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Floral park
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Floral park
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I was visiting Santa Monica with a work colleague and stopped by Stella for dinner. Having flown in that day from the east coast, we had to wait until 5 for them to open, but luckily, there is a small take out area between Stella and M street (they share a kitchen). Haven eaten at M street, we ordered the... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I had a superb green salad with buttermilk which took me back to growing up in Germany. The sourdough bread was superb. I had a local santa monica beer - which the waitress refilled as she thought the salad was slow to come... Service was nice and warm, attentive, and lively. Nice bar scene, mix of locals, cinema folks, and... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Tried for the first time on a friday night, was very busy. We waited for a table, but decided to do take out instead. The pizza was very good, but it was small. we also tried the meatballs for appetizers and that was good. I would definitely try this place again. But would try reservations before going. If they took... More 

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Lodi, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

The pizza was fresh and decor was cool and casual. The menu had lots of interesting vegetable side dishes available. The portions were perfect for 2 people to share with was nice because we were traveling and didn't want to carry leftovers home or waste food. Service was good on a busy night. Well done.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Fun - with lots of different choices. Everyone is friendly. But sometimes closes early (before midnight) if not busy.

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Ramona, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

After spending the afternoon on the Pier and in the Promenade, we had worked up an appetite. After reading many great reviews, we decided to give this place a try. We tried their special pizza of the day - Bacon & goat cheese. My family and I agreed that it is one of the best pizzas we have ever eaten.... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I have dined here several times and we always get the same wonderful Margherita Pizza, Italian Chopped Salad and Pinot Noir since it completes the perfect meal. However there are several other more creative pizzas, salads and sides available. It is a casual bar setting with a local neighborhood feel. I would recommend it to any pizza lover.

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Bingley, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This place is well worth hunting out. Set in a laid back bar style restaurant with a mixture of bar and table seats this place is serving up some fine Pizza. Red and white pizzas are on offer the later with a very tasty béchamel style sauce topping. The dough is superb and left to prove for 18 hours, you... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Could be the best pizza ive had ! SOOOOO tasty ! Great cozy place with nice service, we had some starters: olives and extremely nice mozzarella ! Go here When in SM.

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Santa Monica
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This restaurant provides excellent pizza at reasonable prices. Great wine selection and friendly service. Ended up coming back 2 nights later because it was so good!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2000 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405 (Formerly Stella Rossa Pizza Bar)
    (Bicknell)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: 310-396-9145 ‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am

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