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Stella

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10918 Brockway Rd., Truckee, CA
530-582-5655
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5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Excellent contemporary American cuisine. Lots of class. Superb tastes.

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Visitor rating
  • 74
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Top chef worthy dinner

When we first looked at the menu we thought that the menu was too strange. Our waiter explained the dishes and we ordered different ones to share. Omg! Delicious. Just the right mix of savory and heat, or mellow seasonings with richer dishes. 5 women from New York in truckee and we were all so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
cpro330
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Long Island, ny
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  • Reservations
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English first
Long Island, ny
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

When we first looked at the menu we thought that the menu was too strange. Our waiter explained the dishes and we ordered different ones to share. Omg! Delicious. Just the right mix of savory and heat, or mellow seasonings with richer dishes. 5 women from New York in truckee and we were all so impressed with the food and... More 

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Truckee, California, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

I had a great dinner here, but the pairing for that evening left me with more bubbles than I would have liked, as far as creativity and well done plates, I don't think you'll get anything better or more intentional in Truckee within this range.

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Twain Harte, CA
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106 reviews 106 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Menu is quite interesting. Wine list very well done and priced ok. Very high end dining for the Sierra Nevada! Service impeccable! Ambiance perfect! Prices reasonable for what you receive. We will definitely return!

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Truckee, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have enjoyed my dinners at Stella's and like that the choices are different, creative--fresh ingredients and fresh presentations. However, I took my older parents there, and they didn't like it as well as I did because they said there wasn't anything on the menu they recognized. The choices are more limited and not your usual presentation. No child's menu... More 

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Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Enjoyed an excellent four course menu with great Napa Valley wine. The amuse bouche offerings in between courses were superb!

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San Francisco, CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very good food, make a reservation! (No reservation=no dinner). The set meal is very good. The wine pairing costs nearly as much as the food, and while excellent, be prepared for the price.

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San Jose, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We stayed at the Cedar House Sport Hotel with friends traveling from Sweden. Fortunately we had booked dinner for Valentine's Day when we booked our rooms a couple of months ahead. They served a prix fixe dinner with choices for each course, and we elected the wine pairing, too. It was expensive, but worth every penny! Our waiter and all... More 

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Los Altos, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We had the tasting dinner, which allowed us to select one of each of the four courses plus intermezzos to cleanse our palates between each course. Each course was absolutely fabulous. I had an artichoke soup-like appetizer, scallops with cauliflower puree next, filet of beef with a reduction sauce, and ending the night with a pear tart. No espresso machine,... More 

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Los Angeles
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92 reviews 92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Stella is a terrific restaurant for those who don't mind paying 'up' for a fabulous dining experience!

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Salem, Oregon
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122 reviews 122 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Service was excellent. The restaurant's reviews are good, however to our tastes it was just so so. I had a pork tenderloin on a cauliflower/turnip puree. The puree was good, the tenderloin very average. The suggested wine pairing when consumed with the dish had a medicinal nose and taste and when drank alone was excellent ?!! The breads were very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10918 Brockway Rd., Truckee, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee
  • Phone Number: 530-582-5655

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 55
  • Cuisine: American, International

Description

Excellent contemporary American cuisine. Lots of class. Superb tastes.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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