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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 #91 of 5,036 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Bakery, Café
Neighborhood:
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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Dining options: Late Night
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Jarratt, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Saw this lovely pastry and cake shop on Trip Advisor. Everything looked delicious. We tried the strawberry shortcake, cheesecake and the wedding cookies. We plan on returning soon to try some of the other goodies that we saw on display. The people were very friendly and most helpful.

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Houston, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Living in Houston tx it is impossible to get anything close to real Italian pastry. So when we arrived in San Francisco and hadn't eaten anything it was a blessing to find Stella Pastry. Fresh from the oven and delicious. The place opens at 7:30 a.m. I plan on being there again tomorrow.

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The Sacripantina here is light and very good. The cafe serves nice cookies too. We visited on a Monday morning and there was no crowd.

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Sacramento, California
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179 reviews 179 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Great tiramisu and sacripantina. Good coffee. So-so service, prices, and atmosphere. Great if you can get a table in one of the bay windows, which we did.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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147 reviews 147 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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271 reviews 271 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 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
63 reviews 63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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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
Open Hours:
Monday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Bakery, Café

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