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Stella Pastry and Cafe

446 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133-3902 (North Beach)
415-986-2914
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Ranked #83 of 4,974 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Bakery, Café
Neighborhood: North Beach
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Just couldn't stay away from Stella's on Columbus in North Beach. The cannoli is amazing. We went back three days in a row. Also tried several different types of biscotti. All were excellent.

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SF, CA
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135 reviews 135 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Stella is one of our favorites places for a pastry and VERY good coffee. Occasionally the crowds of North Beach get overwhelming -- so we dive in here for a heavenly break.

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San Francisco, California
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256 reviews 256 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

A North Beach classic, Stella Pastry and Café creates the most delicious Napoleons, Sacre Patina, and Tiramasu you’ll ever taste. For over 25 years I’ve been a fan of this tiny hole in wall, family run bakery that delivers quality with every bite. Located on Columbus Street amidst the smells of garlic, pop in for a latte, cookie, eclaire, or... More

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TelAviv
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Tasty place to drink your best coffee around, eat amazing tiramisu and feel Italian for a second. So refreshing from the standard coffee shops - a real family owned business. Seat outside, afternoon or night :)

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Great place to have breakfast if you want huge pastries. It might be better to eat inside only as the people on the street tables seemed to get hassled by passing folk for money. Food was good and reasonably priced. The place clean and service was good. Some pictures on o e wall to lighten up the place. Those pastries... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

Was a fantastic atmosphere! The pastry was delicious. I come from New York so the price for me was phenomenal for the -HUGE-piece of "Sacripantina" I had!! This is a unique place you have to try!

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MARKHAM
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277 reviews 277 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
349 helpful votes 349 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The deserts are massive (and upper price bracket) and the coffees well made. The staff is perfunctory at best, and seem more interested in talking to each other than serving customers.

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Liverpool, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My husband and I stopped here at this cute cafe. The girl working was welcoming and friendly. My husband and I shared a cannoli and tiramisu. The cannoli had pistachios on the ends and the tiramisu was moist and made perfectly.

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Austin, Texas
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236 reviews 236 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Great place for a sweet baked item after a spicy dinner in Chinatown. There is a huge collection of cakes, dessert pastries, cookies and other items. I went with the canoli. It was one of the best canolis that I ever had. There are a couple of tables outside on Columbus Avenue if you like people-watching.

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Ridgewood, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This café is super tiny but super delicious! There was a big line that wasn't moving very fast but I don't blame the servers because it was obvious that it wasn't their fault. They were quick, the problem was that the customers, after already spending 5 minutes online, didn't know what to order. Anyway everything looked delicious and the aroma... More

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Additional Information about Stella Pastry and Cafe

Address: 446 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133-3902
Phone Number: 415-986-2914
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach
Cuisine: Bakery, Café

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