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Stella Vita

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902 New York Ave, Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 434-4444
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

I love the atmosphere here. It's very chic. Having lived in and visited big cities across the country, I wasn't expecting a lot being in small, desert town. I was wrong. Their steaks, seafood and pasta have all been amazing. Great salads and desserts too. It is a drawback not having a liquor license but we've have had a couple... More 

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Thank kelmeans
New Albany, Ohio
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177 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 427 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

A friend and I visited Stella Vita on our way to the twice yearly opening of the Trinity Site. I had modest expectations, given the general location, but we ended up having terrific meals. My traveling companion had chicken breast with raviolis, and I had duck breast with jalapeño grits. Both main courses would be great food anywhere, whether in... More 

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Thank OrrvilleRedRider
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere but that is about all. It looks and feels fancy, good for professional dining, but not for the affordable enjoyable family dining experience. If you're looking to impress a date with expensive food and a quick small meal, this is the place.

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Thank jsmith8908
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited Stella Vista for an office function back in December of 2015. I like the location but it's small dinning area and staff soured my mood soon after I arrival. Their staff made me regret going out that night. There was a set menu and my understanding, after talking to a couple of friends who had... More 

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Thank Bryan H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

I took my photography group to dine here one night during a two day workshop we had in White Sands National Monument nearby. Curiously there had been a hiccup in management when we dined and no alcohol was allowed to be served. While this was a shame, it didn't deter the fact that Stella Vita served very fine food, using... More 

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1 Thank pelagicprincess
Alamogordo, New Mexico
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

We eat here often. They have a good menu and great wine list. Service is always top of the line. We love the steaks and fish.

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1 Thank NMRVer
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

I came through Alamogordo on a road trip and went here for dinner on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 6 pm. The notice on the door stated that they only server dinner on Friday and Saturday nights from 5 to 9 pm and lunch Wednesday through Friday from 11 am to 2 pm. It also stated that they did not... More 

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1 Thank Craig K
Joliet, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Having recently retired, we took a road trip to where I had grown up, White Sands Military installations, my first time returning since 1958. The early afternoon found us hungry, but we wanted something other than fast food. Just driving down the road, we spotted Stella Vita and stopped. What a surprise! Good food, drink and friendly service in a... More 

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1 Thank catherder3512
Alamogordo, New Mexico
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This is a classy yet casual dinning experience. They dont have cooks they have chefs. Best restaurant this side of Rebecca's in Cloudcroft and 1/2 the price.

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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

I was so impressed with our dinner here, I and my husband came from CA to see White Sands. I saw good review. So I called restaurant to make a reservation, restaurant closed at 9 pm. I asked if they can take us at 8:15 pm. They said OK. When we arrived at restaurant no one is inside restaurant. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
American, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 902 New York Ave, Alamogordo, NM 88310
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Alamogordo
  • Phone Number: (575) 434-4444

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