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Stellina Restaurant

47 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4404
+1 617-924-9475
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“homemade pasta” (10 reviews)
“fusilli” (3 reviews)
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
47 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4404
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Late weekend dinner yet place was still crowded. Tables are a little cramped but nice ambience though a little noisy. Mushroom pasta was great. Servers attentive. Public parking lot backside of the block very convenient

Thank Wrx8
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Good food, good service, met the expectations. The pasta plate we got were delicious, same for the dessert.

Thank C3028SUmathieub
marc b, Owner at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

So glad to hear your visit was a success! We are really excited about our home made pastas, so the feedback means a lot. We hope to see you again, and thank you for the kind words!

Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Was here sometime ago and knew Stellina was a main stay for dinner in Watertown Square. I over indulged in the bread basket because it contained a range of offerings but also I liked the accompanying creamy pesto spread. The chicken parm was nice and...More

Thank LivDaley
Reviewed February 17, 2018

It had been years and years since I had eaten here, so was excited to return for lunch. The food was quite good, but the service simply inexplicable, especially given that the restaurant was not busy. When I requested a refill of water, our wait...More

Thank travelgman
marc b, Manager at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2018

I am so sorry to hear of your experience with the service at lunch. While we are (of course) grateful for your kind words about the food, the service does sound "inexplicable," and something that needs immediate addressing. As I wasn't there at the time,...More

Reviewed January 6, 2018

Stellina's is a wonderful local restaurant. They have a nice range of gluten-free options. There is a city parking lot in the back. Nice wait staff.More

Thank Bob L
marc b, Manager at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Hi Bob, Thank you so much for your brief but kind review. We work very hard to accommodate customers with gluten-intolerance, and many dishes that contain gluten can be prepared gluten-free. Once again, your generous feedback is appreciated, and we hope to see you again...More

Reviewed November 13, 2017

3 of us in for a Sunday night supper. We ordered 3 diff cocktails we'd never tried and thought they were all excellent. Nice atmosphere and service. The entrees were fine, not spectacular but very enjoyable.More

Thank Barbara L
marc b, Owner at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2017

Hi Barbara, Thank you for your kind review of Stellina. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the cocktails as we have such fun concocting them. I'm also glad that you enjoyed the entrees but sorry that you were not as "wowed" as you...More

Reviewed July 31, 2017

Terrific cocktail of lemoncello and prosecco. Seafood ananchini were incredible and I loved being able to get a half portion of pasta -- the lemon pasta is the best-- what refreshing lemon flavor.More

Thank mrh16
marc b, Owner at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. We have been very pleased with all of our home made pastas and the lemon pasta is my favorite as well. I'm so glad you liked it! (A cocktail never hurts either!) Again, we really appreciate your...More

Reviewed May 1, 2017

I just don't seem to get it. People rave, I try it and just don;t think twice about going again. No idea what I ate, nothing stood out. I wish I loved it.More

Thank mjacobs
marc b, Owner at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017

I heartily apologize that you have had less-than-stellar experiences with us. The only aspect of your review that I find surprising is that you have "no idea what [you] ate." Due to the lack of specificity, it is difficult for us to address the issue...More

Reviewed May 1, 2017

2nd time for family meal. Great service. Real home made everything. Carbonara like silk. Keeps getting better and better.More

Thank manup47
marc b, Owner at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2017

Thank you so much for updating your review. We are very excited about the new pasta dishes we have been making, and I will make sure your kind words get back to our chef. We hope to see you and your family again soon! Thanks...More

Reviewed April 11, 2017

I have started to go to this restaurant for lunch. They are open for lunch only Tuesdays through Fridays, which is unfortunate as I would go on weekends as well. I sat at the bar which is small but cozy. They have dirty martinis to...More

Thank Rene P
marc b, Owner at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2017

Thank you so much for this fabulous review! The Bolognese is a big favorite, so we are always excited to hear positive feedback on it. I want to thank you as well for the compliments on the patio, pricing, and the martinis (the bartender will...More

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December 5, 2015|
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Response from Coul1 | Reviewed this property |
The wine list is not on the website, like many restaurant. They do have a wine list. You can call them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $35
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4404
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-924-9475
  • E-mail
For over 25 years Stellina has been serving regional Italian food in an informal setting in Watertown Center. Our menu offers a complete range of seasonal specials, in addition to an extensive selection of specialty drinks and wines.Stellina also offers outdoor dining in the warmer months. Every Tuesday in our bar The Noteworthy Jazz Quartet plays jazz standards and originals, along with selections from The Great American Songbook. There is no cover charge.Private dining for parties from 15 to 70 are available, with full and cocktail food and drink menus offered in a variety of price ranges.
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