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Trattoria Stella

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1200 West 11th Street, Unit One, Suite One, Traverse City, MI 49684
231-929-8989
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Today
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 502
    Excellent
  • 139
    Very good
  • 55
    Average
  • 27
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Dinner

Excellent atmosphere, service and food! Easy to get to, easy parking too. Would recommend it - for sure!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
Mary S
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Pickerington, Ohio
via mobile
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Pickerington, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Excellent atmosphere, service and food! Easy to get to, easy parking too. Would recommend it - for sure!

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Iowa City, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Trattoria Stella gave to me possibly the best lunch I have ever had in my life and one of the maybe eight best meals: Tramezzini e Frittata (I chose Ligurian Style Flatbread) with Contorni (I chose the squash). And the attention provided to me by the waiter when I was trying to decide on an entree and wine was remarkable.... More 

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Grosse Pointe Farms, MI.
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Tremendous food, impeccable service romantic and inspired setting! The Halibut was exquisite with an Octopus appetizer and Heirloom Tomato salad. A must see and a must experience.

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Ortonville, Michigan
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a must visit when in Traverse City. Located in the old asylum with the tall black spires, this place if full of history but what makes it really special is the food. Everything is delicious and it is all prepared with fresh local ingredients.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I have been to this restaurant many, many times and have always had excellent food and service. I have never been dissappointed and we have entertained a lot of guests here. It is WONDERFUL!! I can't say enough good about it.

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We recently visited our son who lives in Traverse City and he was excited to take us out to dinner at one of Traverse City's hottest restaurants. We had eaten there years ago and found it then to be highly overrated and very expensive. This trip was no exception. Somewhere, restaurants like this have crossed the line distinguishing itself as... More 

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Whiteville, Tennessee
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

The pasta was rather good I thought. It had a rather multi dimensional white sauce that pleased the pallet. Glassware and other utensils were nice as was comfort. Decor is interesting. Interior Brickwork is superb. Stella is in the basement of a former Institution and the late 1800's architecture is worth a visit, for both the restaurant and the surrounding... More 

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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This is by far the best in TC. Great staff. We ate at bar because u need reservations. But the bartender was awesome and super accommodating. I have been before and will return

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Louisville, Kentucky
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

While off the beaten path in Traverse City, this eclectic mix of Italian and "game" menu items is sure to grab your attention. The helpful and competent staff make this one of the top dining options in the area.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Great local food, this is our go to restaurant its a little bit pricey but definitely worth every penny every time love it

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1200 West 11th Street, Unit One, Suite One, Traverse City, MI 49684
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: 231-929-8989

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?