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Stella Barra Pizzeria

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Santa Monica
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2000 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1010 (Formerly Stella Rossa Pizza Bar) (Bicknell)
+1 310-396-9145
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here, it was fabulous. Great vibe and delicious food. It was very popular on the Friday night we visited, there was a 30 minute wait at 7pm. Would recommend to book.

Thank sandra m
Kingsport, Tennessee
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402 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After 6-7 miles of traipsing around Hollywood my wife was getting a little hangry. We had seen this place while walking around the previous day. The menu looked entertaining so we opted to try it for a late lunch. We started with grilled grape burratta and then went with the shaved mushroom pizza. The flavors were delicious and the crust... More 

Thank Curtis S
Noosaville, Australia
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pizza here is delicious! The crust is nice and crispy and the toppings were simple yet super tasty. We had the sausage & fennel and the cheese pizzas, both with the perfect amount of toppings. Good Italian wines on the list too. We walked in at around 10.30pm and it was a good atmosphere & service. Would definitely recommend!

Thank adamssally
Caves Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere and friendly staff. We had meatballs and a salad for starters and shared between us. Pizza was the main and we shared it was fantastic. Washed down with a beer and wine, what more could you ask for. They are open for lunch and dinner and close at 2 am. It was a little dark for my husband... More 

Thank JaniceThomas
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Loved the pizza. Opt for the original crust, it's crunchy on the outside and pillowy on the inside. Finish off your meal with a chocolate chip sea salt cookie and you won't be disappointed.

Thank Resh_and_Irf
Lausanne, Switzerland
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017

I always go to this place at least once when I am back in LA visiting. The pizzas are woodfire fresh and unique in flavor. My favorites are the Shaved Mushroom and the Butternut Squash pizza. The chopped salad is delicious too. The service can be very slow, even during low peak but the pizza is worth it. I always... More 

Thank Expat_CH
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Get the meatballs for sure, pizza is good, not amazing, but meatballs made the visit totally worth it.

Thank haleybr7
Los Angeles, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017

You see the folks making the pizza and feel the energy of the oven in this relatively small and definitely hip restaurant. All the seating is at stools and there is a large bar at the center. It gets packed, but less so at lunch time. Friendly service. Worth trying some of the add-ons with the pizza, such as prosciutto... More 

Thank socali123
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

I'm back in Singapore but still dreaming about that truffle bacon kale pizza we had there in Dec. I've never been a pizza fan but I've realized that it's only because I've never had REALLY good pizza before! Now that I have, it sucks to be thousands of miles away.

Thank Abekin
Atlanta, Georgia
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266 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

Both pizzas we had from Stella Barra were very good. The pizza is on the thin side so the crust will be crisp so plan according. Haley was our server and she did a terrific job serving the 4 of us. If you can, give the Meatball start a try, the are as good as the pizza. We visited Stella... More 

Thank Davis S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1010 (Formerly Stella Rossa Pizza Bar)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-396-9145

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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