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Stella

10918 Brockway Rd., Truckee, CA
530-582-5655
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Ranked #1 of 97 Restaurants in Truckee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $55
Cuisines: American, International
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Excellent contemporary American cuisine. Lots of class. Superb tastes.
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Excellent contemporary American cuisine. Lots of class. Superb tastes.
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English first
Top Contributor
213 reviews 213 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
679 helpful votes 679 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Outstanding experience that rivals many fine dining establishments in SF and beyond!! Well worth the trip!

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Truckee, California
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160 reviews 160 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We have visited this restaurant several times. the meals are superb. The atmosphere great, the wait staff is excellent and attentive. There are about 10 tables inside and 4 outside. The tables outr side have a little traffic noise but no too loud so at least you can have a conversation. The place is mountain modern decor. reservation required. it... More

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Walnut Creek, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We recently celebrated our Anniversary dinner at Stella, which had been on our list for quite a while. We have several relatives that had gone through the week long “boot camp” cooking classes’ chef Jacob Burton offers at the restaurant, so we had high expectations. Our advice, do not wait any longer to go here as it was a wonderful... More

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San Francisco, California
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105 reviews 105 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Nice environment and very good service. This is a spacious restaurant that was pleasant for a good conversation. The food generally was very high quality albeit with some inconsistency. The mains on the tasting menu were on the small side.

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Washington State
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Are you kidding me right now??? I've been wanting to eat at Stella for a couple years now and finally was able to make the arrangements and go for my Hubby and I's 10th Wedding Anniversary celebration. We live up near Seattle and were down in Lake Tahoe for a family vacation. The entire experience was everything I hoped it... More

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Sonoma, California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

This is a must try experience for their creative menu, presentation and service. We enjoyed the food selection process and ability to select wine paring or go your own way. Their wine list is comprehensive and reasonably priced so we selected a Chablis to complement most of our food selections augmented by a nice red for the lamb. We tried... More

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Granite Bay, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Like many other reviewers we ordered the tasting menu with wine pairings. As the weather was perfect we sat outside, and initially had to contend with traffic noise. However, as the sun set, that irritant seemed to disappear and we were seduced by the wonderful menu choices, and the ambience. Our waiter was terrific, each course offering superb! It is... More

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Truckee, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I love this restaurant. Having worked at many of the restaurants in Truckee, I am pretty familiar with what is offered. Stella is consistently fabulous. The service, the food quality and the attention to detail are stellar. In house baked bread, amuse bouche, the list goes on. Given how expensive it is to eat in Truckee, this place is worth... More

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Danville, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Stella has always been one of our favorites, if not, the best restaurant we have ever eaten in. We have been fortunate enough to travel extensively, and Jacob is a top-notch chef. He is consistently creative and the food is presented beautifully and it is always incredibly delicious. The "extras" are a nice touch, and the staff (our waiter, Nathan)... More

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Sierra Foothills, CA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Stella has always been my wife's favorite restaurant in CA, so we returned after a too-long absence to be reaquainted with a true world class food experience a short hour away from home. There are few words to describe the near out-of-body experience I felt the other night as sunset fell over Truckee. We had the tasting menu and some... More

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