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Stellina Restaurant

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47 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4404
+1 617-924-9475
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very good Italian food. Not a huge menu but certainly varied. Very nice home made pasta in different varieties. In the summer they have an outdoor area thats terrific. You would not believe there is a public parking lot right behind the fence. The ambience reeks Italy. This restaurant has been around for a long time but I had not... More 

Thank Leonore Kublin L
Newton, Massachusetts
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate outside on their lovely patio, enjoying the bounteous grape arbor and soothing fountain. We split everything from the appetizer through dessert. The mussel appetizer was very good, having bee modified a bit to have a fra diavolo sauce. The warm tomato salad was ok but not special. However the lobster fettuccine and fresh peach crostata were outstanding. It's... More 

Thank Bluenose934
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Italian food! The warm tomato salad is their signature appetizer and it is excellent! The patio is under a grape arbor and a great spot on hot summer nights. All the entrees are great - finish your meal with cool raspberry sorbet!

Thank Susan D
Boston, MA
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120 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a tried and true favorite. The meals are consistently good and the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. This is one of the first quality restaurants in the 'butbs and it remains a favorite.

Thank shildon
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most delicious appetizers I've ever eaten and I've been to L'Espalier in Boston. This place takes the cake! Fabulous wine pairings with dinner and a gorgeous outdoor patio beside a fountain in back! Very romantic!

Thank Rubia G
marc b, Chef at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this review

Rubia, So glad you liked everything. FYI: Today I picked up some amazing sun-ripened Heirloom Tomatoes grown in Newfane, Vermont to serve with Maple Brook Burrata. And if you enjoyed our wine pairings, keep in mind that next Thursday we're holding a wine tasting outdoors in the garden featuring a number of rarely-seen Italian grape varieties. The beat goes on! More 

Watertown, Massachusetts
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89 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yeah, the entrees are mouth-watering. Yeah, the desserts are delectable. Service is solid. Price maybe a tad too high for more consistent patronage. But the Warm Tomato Salad? I can't get enough of it! A large, shareable portion of gently, swiftly sautéed lightly seasoned tomato cubes, accompanied by thin, bias-cut crispy crostini and local goat cheese. $14 worth of heaven.... More 

Thank jillalex
marc b, chef at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the complimentary words. You hit it on the head; "Warm Tom" (as we call it in the kitchen) continues to be our most popular dish. A special Shout-Out to Bob and Debbie Stetson of Westfield Farm in Hubbardston Mass. for making the incredibly fresh goat cheese that crowns the top of the plate. It wouldn't be... More 

Newton, MA
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have dined here many times. The food service ambiance are always impeccable. Sitting on the lovely patio we had a perfect evening. Claire was wonderful!!

Thank jwgndg
marc b, chef at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this review

We really appreciate your comments. Because of the perfect weather, his has been a record-breaking year for us in the garden! And I'll pass the message on to Claire. More 

Winchester, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a terrific restaurant, lovely decor and tasty dishes. Love to dine in and take out. An extensive selection of paninis

Thank kroro43
marc b, Chef at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much. It's funny, but there are many PM customers who have no idea about our lunch menu. In particular the incredible toasted panini made with Ciabatta bread. They don't know what they're missing. More 

Boston, MA
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the pleasure of dining at this fine establishment last night with wife and another couple. Ambiance was subdued and classy, but had to sit inside because of bad weather. The warm tomatato appetizer we had was probably the best I've ever had. Generous pieces of delicious tomatoes that were perfectly seasoned. Four entrees were chicken parm, seafood dish, pork... More 

Thank ccons20
marc b, Chef at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this review

Comments like yours are what makes all of our hard work worthwhile. Thanks SO much. And remember that the garden will be open as long as weather allows, at least till October, so I hope you'll try again. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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142 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Enjoyed dinner with friends on a friday night on the patio under the grape arbor. We shared the warm tomato salad and fresh figs as appetizers. Delicious! I had a vegetarian lasagna that was very generously sized, nice pizzas, homemade pastas offered too. We live not far so its nice to enjoy a lovely meal without going into the city.... More 

Thank JenMBoston
marc b, chef at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this review

So glad that you enjoyed everything. Fresh Figs are something of a Stellina specialty. We hand-pick them very week just to make sure that we get the best, and soon will have many gallons put away for the winter, preserved in balsamic vinegar (they go so well with grilled pork!) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $35
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
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
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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
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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