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Stella's Fish Cafe

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1400 W. Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55408 (Girard)
+1 612-824-8862
11:30 am - 11:45 pm
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Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 11:45 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Always delicious. Always excellent service from Noah. Blackened swordfish is delish! We're regulars.

Thank Beverly W
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Twice we have been at Stella's Fish Cafe and loved it both times. We get the Lobster bake in the bucket with all the shrimp, clams, and potatoes. The absolute best!

Thank Katie S
Mpls., MN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Groupon offer for this meal for two, with wine. It came with a yummy cup of lobster bisque, delicious fresh salads (choices), and a huge pan of lobster, shrimp, andouille sausage and mussels with a delicious tomato and spinach base on the bottom. Soaking that up with the grilled bread was just one taste of greatness. Top... More 

Thank Minnetrista
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time for me, second for my wife; we came due to her hearty recommendation and very glad we did. We came about 6 pm on a Sunday and were surprised to be asked if we had reservations. We said no, but they were kindly able to find a spot for us. The place was jumping within the half hour.... More 

Thank BrianK609
The Black Hills, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stellas is a very well ran establishment. The happy hour on Saturday and all day Sunday. The tuna nachos, the parm shrimp poppers and 2fer1 drinks are great. Prices are suitable for the type of atmosphere.

Thank Kody M
Minnetrista, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW! What a great experience my wife and I had at Stella's Fish Cafe. It was a very busy night. We arrived about twenty minutes early ahead of our reservation time. No problem, just a short five minute wait and we were seated. We had barley settled in when our waitress arrived. Holy cow what service. All night long we... More 

Thank Bearcats50
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Aside from the rooftop patio, I wasn't real impressed with the menu as a vegetarian so I never really felt the need to return here. I'm real sorry I didn't return sooner. Our server, Kirsten was fabulous! My food was delicious. I had vegetarian sushi and mashed potatoes. Both were very good. My family had mussels, fried fish, fried shrimp,... More 

Thank Elizabeth M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't normally eat seafood but I had the Grilled Halibut with Mango salsa. It was fantastic. Our server was very friendly and helpful. Would be back again...

Thank Far F
John G, Manager at Stella's Fish Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for coming! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I make it a point to dine at Stella's whenever we visit the Twin Cities! Their fresh seafood is phenomenal! Our recent visit was no exception! The raw oysters were delicious, as always, and we happened to arrive early enough to take in their incredible happy hour! Everything we have ever ordered at Stella's (oysters, sashimi, rolls,... More 

Thank TamTam47
John G, Manager at Stella's Fish Cafe, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a good time! Come again! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our meal was terrific: hot crab and spinach dip, maine lobster pasta, sushi, creme brulee and bread pudding for dessert. They made great drinks, too. I had reserved a table for six for a special occasion. We got great service start to finish. I especially enjoyed the comfortable atmosphere. It was relaxed and friendly. We had a great corner table... More 

Thank _salisbury_mary
John G, Manager at Stella's Fish Cafe, responded to this review

We are only happy if you are! We are so glad you had a good time! Come again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $40
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:45 pm
11:30 am - 11:45 pm
11:30 am - 11:45 pm
11:30 am - 11:45 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 W. Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55408
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Uptown
  • Neighborhood: Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-824-8862
Stella's Fish Cafe & Prestige Oyster Bar is a casual seafood restaurant located in the heart of Minneapolis' bus sling Uptown neighborhood. Specializing in accessibly priced super fresh fish & oysters, chef specialties, sushi, pastas and steaks, Stella's serves it all up in a warm & lively setting, devoid of pretension or snootiness. Stella's proudly presents these specials: "Lobster Lover's Sundays" $19.95 gets you a one and a quarter pound whole Maine Lobster! (served a la carte). "Sushi Wednesday": Buy any 2 sushi rolls today and get a FREE Stella roll... "Crab Grab Thursday": One and a quarter pound of Red Alaskan King Crab... Just $19.95 (served a la carte)" Happy Hours with $half price oysters, 2 for 1 taps, rails and house wines.. as well as a great happy hour food selection at amazing prices. Open daily at 11:30am for lunch. Reservations are always accepted for dinner, and don't miss the late night happy hour and bar atmosphere until 2am. Pop up to "On Top Of Stella's" rooftop patio & brand new 360 SkyDeck boasting Minneapolis' Best City Views. Groups Welcome! 3 Banquet Rooms allow for groups of 20-200 guests. Our banquets offer a unique space, menu and professional staff, your event is a guaranteed success!

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