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Restaurant Stella - CLOSED

1032 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116 (French Quarter)
504-587-0091
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Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, French, Eclectic
Neighborhood: French Quarter
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Stella/99134789750
Description: Intimately located in the French Quarter, at Stella!, Chef Scott Boswell creates exciting New American Cuisine influenced jointly by world flavors and his Louisiana Roots. ~Award Winning Wine List ~Zagat -top ten food in New Orleans ~New Orleans Magazine Best Chef ~DiRona awarded restaurant ~rated 5 Beans by the Times Picayune, New Orleans

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English first
New Orleans, Louisiana
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173 reviews 173 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

They kept their companion restaurant Stanley open but this high priced place ($100 plus per person) was doomed to fail.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This is my favorite restaurant in NOLA. They have a fixed menu, but everything is delicious. Yes, it is pricey, but worth it.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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97 reviews 97 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Sadly, it was announced today that Stella has closed with no plans for reopening. The Boswells also own Stanley which is a casual restaurant off Jackson Square.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My wife and I are foodies and visited NOLA from a city of great restaurants so a) we know our palette, b) we knew it was going to be small complex plates and c) we knew it was going to be pricey. It bothers me when people write bad reviews because they expect every restaurant to be TGIFridays. We did... More

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Long Island, NY
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I had one of the best meals we have ever had at Stella! We love a delicious meal and looked forward to our evening. We were seated on time and the dining room was well-decorated and the chairs were comfortable. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable in their recommendations, both for food and drink. I wasn't loving... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

My husband and I were in New Orleans on our honeymoon and called ahead to coordinate a special dinner for a Saturday night. It was actually the worst dinner we could have imagined. From the beginning this place disappointed. We showed up and were told we had to wait 30 minutes at the bar next door for our reservation. Once... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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265 reviews 265 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Ah the joys of French cooking: small portions, tiny plates with good tasting food eaten in 10 seconds...next course please...yucks the check. Twinkies and yogurt for 30 days. Table of 4 with 2 wine pairings: $750. Great service and fun wait staff with prix fixe menu. Wines were great and spot on. The place sort of reminds me of Picasso... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Our dinner at Stella was maybe the most pretentious and silly meal I have ever had to endure. The microscopic serving size of each course, the overly-dramatic flourish with which each course was set upon the table, and the bland, unappealing food all made for a disappointing, though so absurd as to be humorous, experience. In a town with so... More

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New York City
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220 reviews 220 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
356 helpful votes 356 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Loved our wait staff, very attentive. Could have been a little faster but I mark that up to the speed expectations of NYC versus The Big Easy. They were there when needed, very helpful with food, wines and pairings, everything perfectly served. I noted the same wait team going over and above with some unusual requests at the table next... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We happened upon this restaurant while walking down Chartres St one day and were taken by the cosy, intimate, lush atmosphere of the front room. The menu confirmed in our minds that we had to eat there. On arrival, we were initially seated in the back room - still very nice but near a large group of very loud patrons... More

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Additional Information about Restaurant Stella

Address: 1032 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone Number: 504-587-0091
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, French, Eclectic

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