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1012 Lafayette St., Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 358 2011
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Today
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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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, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 51
    Very good
  • 18
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  • 6
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  • 0
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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
Plan trip on 95 around Stella's - go hungry

Locals I assume know and value this restaurant - has brnch - lunch and dinner. BUT - closes at 3 on Sundays - call for reservation or see if bar is open if packed. It is 5 minutes off 95. So worth eating here on way through. This trip we had all incredible food choices - lamb burger - steak... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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northern VA
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English first
northern VA
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Locals I assume know and value this restaurant - has brnch - lunch and dinner. BUT - closes at 3 on Sundays - call for reservation or see if bar is open if packed. It is 5 minutes off 95. So worth eating here on way through. This trip we had all incredible food choices - lamb burger - steak... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

My parents were coming into town and while my wife and I were celebrating our anniversary at Stella's in April we made reservations for an evening during their visit. BTW: Reservations are really recommended because the place fills up quickly. My wife and I love Stella's rustic Greek menu. It has something for everyone. Our server was great, patiently explaining... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Fresh, local food with a Greek flair. The atmosphere within the restaurant is perfect to compliment the cuisine. Clay pots, string lights, and a silent Greek movie projected onto the wall. They offer the Greek version of tapas, which is perfect because you can try more of their dishes. Everything we had was wonderful. The classic Greek salad is not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Stopped in for dinner while passing through on a trip to DC. Chose restaurant based on reviews as we knew nothing about Richmond. Food was very well done for the price. I liked the way the restaurant looked. But just know it is YUPPY central. If that's your taste you'll love it. I love a nicer restaurant that is friendly... More 

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Richmond
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I had heard about this restaurant for years but never visited. It is off the beaten path with on-street parking in what appears to be a safe neighborhood (by Richmond standards). Be sure to make reservations well in advance if you want to dine there (at least at a table versus the bar.) It is a very pleasant atmosphere however... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Stella's has been around for a very long time. It used to be about the bread ... If it was fresh, Stella was in the kitchen and one should stay put. If not, expect the worst. But this new reincarnation has a kitchen that has been taught well by Stella herself. If she's not in the kitchen cooking, no matter.... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I liked the little cafe atmosphere...but I felt the clientele were a bit on the snobby side. My daughter and I were greeted at our table by numerous stares by what appeared to be "the regulars" .that didn't really matter to us but I think our service was sub-par due to the fact that we didn't look like everyone else.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Make reservations for this hot spot in Richmond as it is busy even on Monday nights. My friend and I had an early dinner here in July. I opted for the delicious special flatbread of the day, a scrumptious mélange of vegetables and feta atop a sizable flatbread. I actually had enough to take home to eat for lunch the... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Even at 9:30 pm, when we arrived, the restaurant was busy and buzzing with people. Though a bit too noisy, the food was worth all the trouble. The service was excellent and we had a wonderful time. Next time we are in Richmond, we will visit the restaurant again.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

...and it was fabulous. I have an old boyfriend who is Greek and his mother used to make me special things because she knew how much I loved Greek food...and I felt as though I was back in Mrs. Z's kitchen! They use the freshest products available and always have - they did not need to get on that bandwagon... More 

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Additional Information about Stella's

Address: 1012 Lafayette St., Richmond, VA 23221
Phone Number: (804) 358 2011
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
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
Average Prices: USD $15 to $20
Cuisine: Greek

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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 to $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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?