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Stella's Fish Cafe

1400 W. Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55408 (Uptown)
+1 612-824-8862
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Ranked #120 of 1,595 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Price range: $15 - $40
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Sushi, Seafood
Neighborhood: Uptown
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Girard
Description: Stella's Fish Cafe & Prestige Oyster Bar is a casual seafood restaurant located in the heart of Uptown's bussling neighborhood. Specializing in accessibly priced super fresh fish & oysters, chef specialties, pastas and steaks, Stella's serves it all up in a warm & lively setting, devoid of pretension or snootiness. Stella's presents "Lobster Lover's Sundays" with 1 1/4lb. lobsters for only $19.95 and a Friday "Oyster Orgy" Happy Hour with $1 oysters, $5.25 appetizers and 2:1 tap beer, house wine and single pour rail cocktails! Open daily at 11:30am for lunch. Reservations are always accepted for dinner, and don't miss the late night happy hour and bar atmosphere until 2am. Pop up to "On Top Of Stella's" rooftop patio & brand new 360 SkyDeck boasting Minneapolis' Best Skyline View. Groups Welcome! 3 Banquet Rooms allow for groups of 20-200ppl. With a unique menu and professional staff, your event is a guaranteed success!
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English first
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Yes, Stella's is a bit on the expensive side. You are paying for the location and the quality seafood. Let's start with the location. Right in Uptown, right on Lake Street. Great views from the deck of city and Lake Calhoun. On a beautiful day, it doesn't get any better. (I also noticed that another reviewer titled their review "Stella's... More 

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Shanghai, China
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

89 cents oysters during happy hours is a darn good deal. Sure you can get slightly better if you get oysters from coastal seafood in Minneapolis for about $1.25 each, but then you'll have to shuck them yourselves. What you don't get for the 89 cents oysters at Stella's is the briny sea goodness, which you can preserve better if... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My husband and I have enjoyed the Lobster Bake on a couple of occasions and have never been let down! There is more than enough for two.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Loved their oysters, sushi and fish and chips. Stella's also has many other options other than seafood such adult mac and cheese and salads. In the summer they have a great roof deck with great drinks and great views. However, the pricing for the roof deck is more expensive.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My kids enjoyed their food, so did my husband! Food was amazing. The place was packed when we were there. Great atmosphere. Floor was a bit slippery, probably need a good scrub and a clean.

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West Saint Paul, Minnesota
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Seafood was a delight the lobster,shrimp and clams were perfect. The wait staff was great,the food kept coming at a perfect rate. The pear salad was perfect light and tastey. The deseret was the best it topped off a great meal.The atmosphere was fun,had a great time there.

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Cable, WI
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Great service (thanks Caitlin), $.69 oysters in the half shell on happy hour and the best sushi (backflip) I've had within the states. Love the atmosphere and decorating in the restaurant. Crab stuffed salmon as a main course can't be beat. Thanks for the great experience.

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Cairo, Egypt
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

During this visit to Minneapolis, were told to try Stella's fish cafe. We weren't disappointed. The weather was perfect on the autumn night that we visited, so we got a great table on the roof top bar. The service was friendly. The view is excellent. Reservations are typically necessary for the dining area, but the rooftop bar is open to... More 

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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83 reviews 83 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We've been to Stella's a few times and are never disappointed. We've had sushi which was good as well as pasta and lobster. All were quite tasty. I'd recommend for a nice place eat, however get reservations, as it can be quite busy.

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Only had 1 night in Minneapolis and there are so many places to try. We went with Stellas and were not disappointed. The food was great and so was the service. It was a beautiful day so roof top dining was a must!

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Additional Information about Stella's Fish Cafe

Address: 1400 W. Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Phone Number: +1 612-824-8862
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Uptown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
Cuisine: Sushi, Seafood

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