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Stella's

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1012 Lafayette St., Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 358 2011
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 174
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Always wonderful!

We had lunch here today. Always amazing food! It is a Greek restaurant owned by Stella She has had several restaurants in Richmond. The portions are huge so plan on sharing. It is small, great ambiance and knowledgeable wait staff. All the favorite Greek food is prepared fresh on the spot.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We had lunch here today. Always amazing food! It is a Greek restaurant owned by Stella She has had several restaurants in Richmond. The portions are huge so plan on sharing. It is small, great ambiance and knowledgeable wait staff. All the favorite Greek food is prepared fresh on the spot.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Stella has been a Richmond fixture for over 30 years with several restaurants, and they have always been a family affair. Her daughter and son in law are now in charge out front, BUT Stella is in charge in the kitchen. Her food is classical greek style cooking. Simple with the best ingredients. Her avgolemono soup is to die for... More 

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Richmond
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Stella's is hard to get into, but great after you get there.The Calamari is unique and excellent as is the moussaka.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The best Greek food around! A fun and lively atmosphere (it can get a little loud at peak dining times, so expect lively rather than subdued). Good service, good food, nice city location.

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Richmond, Virginia
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I have lived in Richmond thru three locations for this restaurant and was excited to see it return from hiatus. The new location is cozy and on a not busy side street. Better call ahead or you will have a hard time getting a seat. The food has a Greek flair but there are an abundance of options. One of... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is some way from the centre of Richmond and so we thought carefully about whether we wanted to make the effort to travel to Stella's. We are glad that we did. Without doubt this restaurant deserves five stars. The food really is excellent. Indeed, probably the best Greek food we have ever tasted. Much to our surprise, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

What a gem of a restaurant. Our waiter was exceptionally knowledgable of the menu and how everything is cooked. I felt like we were getting recommendations straight from the chef himself. The atmosphere is very nice as well. The ingredients used to make the dishes is what really sets Stella's apart. I can tell when a restaurant buys cheap or... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

greek food at its finest. the location and the atmosphere are both really good. there is a take out and grocery across the street.

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Midlothian, Va
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Most locals know about Stella's but for any one visitng Richmond this is a MUST DO. Heavily Greek in flavor but don't think if you've eaten Greeg food some where else you know all about Stella's. This is Greek food with a capital Y ofr YUMMO!! Advise calling ahead for reseravtions.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Fun,fresh,delicious food! Great location and nice wait staff! Nice little local place! Clean, comfortable, casual environment.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1012 Lafayette St., Richmond, VA 23221
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: (804) 358 2011

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?