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Stella's Italian Restaurant

112 Camino de la Placitas, Taos, NM 87571
(575) 751-0100
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Ranked #29 of 108 restaurants in Taos
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Glendale, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We were visiting the town square and asked for a recommendation for dinner. We were told about Stella's which sits behind the LaFonda Hotel. We walked over for dinner. We both had the spaghetti. I had the meatballs and my husband had the meat sauce. It was absolutely delicious paired with a local Ponderosa Winery wine. We heard that the... More

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Baldwin City, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

This is our 3rd visit to this fine restaurant in 3 years. The food and service are excellent. My husband and I both had the rainbow trout with different types of pasta and sauce. This is a MUST GO TO when in Taos.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

My wife along with another couple went skiing to Taos Ski Valley, We took a drive early in our vacation to get groceries and eat out so we headed into to town . We were very lucky because the girls spotted Stella's Restaurant, and it turned out to be a GEM ! The first time we had such a good... More

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Taos, New Mexico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The staff was fantastic. We all ordered something different (6 family members). Antipasto Excellant. Roasted garlic and hot homemade breads delicious. Wine selections perfect. Then finished off a great birthday dinner with homemade Key-lime cheese cake with a singing staff, my family and about 25 or more patrons joining in and make a day perfect. ps you have got to... More

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Denver, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We walked here from La Loma Inn for my husbands birthday dinner. They offer a wonderful menu and the ruby trout entrée was artfully prepared and artistically presented. The portion was huge. There's an olive bar that you can help yourself to. We were presented with a birthday dessert surprise. We recommend Stella's for the great food and friendly service.

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Ranchos De Taos, New Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Great place for Italian in Taos! Great atmosphere feel we are in little village restaurant in Italy. Mom wanted to celebrate her birthday..she said only at Marco's will she eat on her birthday.

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Lakewood, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I agree with other reviewers re: this place should be packed. The service is great and friendly. I enjoyed their red trout special and my husband had their sausage and fettuccine - both were very good. Wine selection was very good. We were only in Taos for three nights, so we only dined there once. If we stayed another night... More

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New Mexico
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We were here on the 1st Sunday in June and were one of two couples in the restaurant. I don't know why. Good was great, the ambience wonderful with an outdoor courtyard, and the service was excellent.

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North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Every town has one or more Italian restaurant, but Taos can boast one of the best! Their pizzas are sweet and abundantly dressed with you choice of toppings and can't be beat for $12-13. We also tried other entries on other nights and were equally impressed with the delicacy with which they handled preparation.

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Taos, New Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a restaurant where you feel like you are in a European cafe. The food is absolutely delicious and the service given makes you feel like you are part of the family. They also have a wonderful wine list. Will definitely return.

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