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Stella's Italian Restaurant

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112 Camino de la Placitas, Taos, NM 87571
(575) 751-0100
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great find in Taos.

We had dinner here and enjoyed the entire experience very much. The ambience of the room is very nice and romantic; it was quiet with only 5 tables seated. We were met immediatey and seated. The table was set with a large candle and the typical red and white check Italian tablecloth. Having a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Matt33332
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Buena Vista, Colorado
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Buena Vista, Colorado
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93 reviews 93 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We had dinner here and enjoyed the entire experience very much. The ambience of the room is very nice and romantic; it was quiet with only 5 tables seated. We were met immediatey and seated. The table was set with a large candle and the typical red and white check Italian tablecloth. Having a light appetite we ordered a pizza... More 

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Arroyo Seco, New Mexico
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Always dependable for great pasta and warm family atmosphere Stella's does not disappoint. On a cold damp night we found ourselves returning to this favorite for our favorite salmon with angel hair pasta done to perfection with a light sauce. A great respite from traditional New Mexican cuisine served by Marcos, the owner, a consummate host making everyone feel welcome.

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Keller, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

We had a hard time finding a restaurant that was open for dinner and luckily found this place. The food was quick and delicious. We had our kids with us so speed of service was important for us. We had a mishap with our wine service, but otherwise I would highly recommend Stella's.

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

It is a quaint restaurant with many beautiful black and white photographs of old movies. Nice for a romantic setting... however the acoustic in there echoes quite a bit so it was very loud inside. Food seemed pricey so we decided to try their pizza... you make it your own and can choose from 7 different ingredient... novo idea and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is my third time here, and each time the good is better than the last. Definitely the best restaurant in Taos and possibly the best Italian in New Mexico. A must visit for Taos.

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Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This is the second time, I have eaten at Stellas. The first time with my Mom where we happened on to the restaurant. What a fabulous meal, ambiance and customer service! A hidden treasurer this restaurant is. Includes seafood and steaks with the Italian taste..very fresh and not the typical Italian..my husband tried the meatloaf special. He was thrilled and... More 

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Taos, New Mexico
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15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I will try and not be bias about Stella's because I know the owner very well and not really typing up this review because I'm trying to give my dear friend more publicity. I'm simply typing this review for all to know, when you want or desire authentic super tasty Italian food then please know that you will satisfy your... More 

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Texas City, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

When we were seated, the candle on the table was lit. Nice touch. We enjoyed pizza one night, with 7 toppings! Talapia and Shrimp Scampi were excellent choices for our next night. Both were absolutely delicious! One night we enjoyed live music. Service is excellent. Marco, waiter, cook, and all around fun guy who added to our enjoyment to being... More 

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california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We always make a point to eat at Stella's when we are in town. We love the food, atmosphere and service. The most authentic and satisfying Itallian meals! Many gluten free options including deserts . The atmosphere and service is always warm & inviting .

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Austin, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

There were so many good reviews but the last few were not very flattering but I thought "surely" it was a fluke. Very nice place, good location. Decent wine at decent prices, good salads. Then we ordered 2 dishes with red sauce (after all who can screw up a basic Italian red sauce?) spaghetti and lasagna. It was served with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 112 Camino de la Placitas, Taos, NM 87571
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
  • Phone Number: (575) 751-0100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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