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Trattoria Stella

1200 West 11th Street, Unit One, Suite One, Traverse City, MI 49684
231-929-8989
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Ranked #2 of 255 restaurants in Traverse City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This little hidden gem is well worth the extra effort to find it. The ambience, food, wine list and service were all excellent. The heirloom tomato and buffalo mozzarella salad was awesome, my fish was fresh, tender, sweet and yummy. Husband had a to die for veal chop with the best mushrooms we ever tasted. The service was great- there... More

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Mokena, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The best place to dine in Traverse City, very unique restaurant , our Family rated #1 Trattolia Stella in travel experencie, good , delicius , organic , food. Menu changes here every time we stop here - awsome!Everything is good here! 1000% recomanded.Make a rezervation in advance - crowded all the time!!!!

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Traverse City, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

It was great. The waitress was nice and the food was good. The wine was amazing. It is definitely a 5 star restaurant. We had a great time here.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

this is by no means as good as the reviews would indicate .The location is nice ,service is good .We have eaten here before it has deteriorated .I had mussels they were tasty but small had better elsewhere such as torch Riviera which had great mussels. My main course was a vast mound of tasteless pasta with three small balls... More

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Bloomfield, MI
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7 reviews 7 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Recommended to us and did not disappoint. Great waitperson in bar area. We shared mussels, heirloom tomato/mozzarella salad and red flatbread pizza. All were delicious. Great menu, drinks too. Cool architectural history.

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Novi, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My wife and I were staying at the Village and were recommended to dine here, and I'm so glad we did. Excellent service, excellent food, neat atmosphere, local charm, this place has it all. The don't have a huge menu so what they do they do well.

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Marco Island, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Unusual location but well worth the search. Very busy for Cherry Festival but they were nice enough to fit us in without a reservation. Aggressive menu with a lot of fu-fu food (organic stuff, brains, heart, etc), but their basic dishes were as good as any my wife and I have ever had. I'd go back tomorrow!!! Service was top... More

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Joliet, IL
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Loved this farm to table restaurant. Set in a rehabilitated asylum. It is beautiful. The food was amazing as well as the service. There was an issue with getting our food because a large group was there but the waitress and the manager kept us informed. We weren't in a hurry and appreciated the courtesy of the updates. One of... More

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Owosso, Michigan, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We visited on a busy holiday weekend when the wheels could come off a lesser restaurant and they didn't. i am a chef owner of a restaurant and very critical. Trattoria Stella is as good as it gets, from the food(my wife and I sampled 6 courses), to the excellent service by Joe and his assistant, an outstanding dining experience!... More

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VA Beach
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My husband and I dined at Trattoria Stella Memorial Day weekend and did not have a reservation. The only seating available to us was at the corner of the bar and we decided to stay as the restaurant had come so highly recommended. Our server, Andy, made our seating arrangement more than great; in fact, we think of our space... More

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