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Stellina Restaurant

47 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4404
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Ranked #10 of 102 Restaurants in Watertown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: For over 25 years Stellina has been serving regional Italian food in an informal setting in Watertown Center. Our menu offers a complete range of seasonal specials, in addition to an extensive selection of specialty drinks and wines.Stellina also offers outdoor dining in the warmer months. Every Tuesday in our bar The Noteworthy Jazz Quartet plays jazz standards and originals, along with selections from The Great American Songbook. There is no cover charge.Private dining for parties from 15 to 70 are available, with full and cocktail food and drink menus offered in a variety of price ranges.
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English first
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Charming atmosphere, good food, attentive service. A tilt toward Italian, but a nice variety of food, and a to-die-for dessert--their house special. Feels a bit European.

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Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Took the family to this not so little Italian restaurant. The food and service was excellent. We sat in the bar area and the waiter/bartender, Miles, was great and attentive. Will definitely go back 😃

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Watertown, Massachusetts
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118 reviews 118 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I started coming to Stellina's about twenty years ago. They haven't changed a lot, and are still going strong. I think, if anything, they have slightly upgraded. I typically eat at the bar, order a drink and a couple small dishes, or a main course. If you are picking between Not Your Average Joe's, Talk, and Stellina's, go to Stellina's.... More 

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Boston, MA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Stellina's has a great atmosphere ~ I love the area added a while ago with the bar and tables alongside it. If you like quiet and intimate, that's an area to request. I had the most delicious hangar streak, cooked perfectly, with fresh tomatoes, spinach and onion ... cooked perfectly, and a deliciously healthy meal. They have very cool special... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Food just ok but have never had service so poor Waitress had personality of a tree. Never checked on our meal. Never asked if we would like another drink or refill our water. Asked to have meal not served right after our appetizer and salad but it was. I very rarely write a negative review about service but I couldn't... More 

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Watertown, Massachusetts
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68 reviews 68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We came here for dinner as a couple to celebrate my birthday. We were lucky to eat outside next to the fountain and the grapevines. Do make a reservation if you plan to go - the place was busy even in the middle of the week. The food and the service were good. I particularly like the fact that they... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

For a restaurant tucked into strip with banks and CVS, you'd never guess the brick patio, grapevine arbor covered patio. With beautiful planters and a fountain, it's hard to believe that CVS is literally next door. The panini are amazing--half panini with soup in the winter is perfect antidote for endless ice. Pasta with spinach and fresh figs on the... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My wife and I have dined here often over the years and have always enjoyed both the food and the courteous service. We're not in Watertown all that often but whenever we are Stellina's comes to mind as a great place for an affordably delicious dinner.

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80 reviews 80 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

It was a great surprise to find Carbonara on the menu -- the pasta dish that I fell in love with in Italy. This little Italian restaurant is a rare find in Watertown, with interesting dishes. The Creme Brûlée Napolean is out of this world!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

If I could give a place zero stars, I would. This used to be our favorite northern Italian restaurant in the suburbs. Recently three of us went on a weekend evening for dinner. Food and service were both awful. Caprese salad had unripe tomatoes and a heap of crushed garlic so high I could taste nothing. The artisan pizza was... More 

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marc b, Chef at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this review

Our apologies for your disappointment with your experience at Stellina. For almost three decades we have endeavored to satisfy our customers, particularly repeat customers, and we take your criticism seriously. I can assure you that we will take the necessary measures to correct any problems with our service procedures. Insofar as your food comments, I'm a little confused. Some of... More 

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Additional Information about Stellina Restaurant

Address: 47 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4404
Phone Number: 617-924-9475
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

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