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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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  • 80
    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
Our Favorite Splurge Place in Truckee

Our son lives in Truckee so we often visit on special occasions. Our favorite splurge place is Stella's. It is expensive but the quality, presentation and staff are exceptional. They always send us home with at least two freshly baked loaves of bread. Yum, yum!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
JoanJ77
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Newhall, California
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Newhall, California
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92 reviews 92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Our son lives in Truckee so we often visit on special occasions. Our favorite splurge place is Stella's. It is expensive but the quality, presentation and staff are exceptional. They always send us home with at least two freshly baked loaves of bread. Yum, yum!

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Went with friends, were seated immediately. Wait staff were great about explaining options. They give you enough time to eat each course and lovely palate cleansers between courses. Portions are generous without being overly so. Plating is incredible. Execution flawless.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

What an exquisite meal! You can have the tasting meal or a la carte. My family did the tasting menu and were not disappointed. The food was delicious! It had a great variety and palette cleansers between each meal. It was a great ending I our trip!

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Truckee, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Excellent everything from service to exquisite food - something to dream about served in courses to enjoy and not be rushed.

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Newport Beach, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A bit more foodie than what we usually like, but the food was very nicely prepared. They have a monthly menu, so do yourself a favor and review it before you make reservations (so you know there is something that you'd like to eat). Very fresh and tastefully done.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Excellent start to finish! Enjoyed tasting menu with wine pairings. Food, service, ambience-all perfect. Will definitely go again and again.

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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 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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76 reviews 76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

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
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

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