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Cafe Stella

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1907 Colonial Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1905
+1 757-625-0461
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Norfolk, Virginia
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205 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I come here for their double latte and breakfast at least a couple of times a month. Great neighborhood feel, coffee, food and service. Big fan of their breakfast Sammie, breakfast burrito, and breakfast bowl. Cakes and pastries are wonderful too. Recommended.

Thank Tyler L
Kissimmee, Florida
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting Norfolk, my sons suggested this place. WoW! Each of us had a different type of coffee, yet they were all fabulously made. You can play a board game while sipping your hot coffee, engage in conversation while your dog admires the surroundings, or just sink into your computer for no apparent reason. Super cool place.

Thank Misspty1
Hampton, Virginia
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36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I love breakfast out on a Saturday morning, so we decided to try somewhere new to us. We picked Cafe Stella based on the reviews we saw online and they did not disappoint! They roast their own coffee and it was delicious. No need for a fancy coffee drink although they have plenty to choose from, and... More 

Thank Denise T
Norfolk, Virginia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Local place with lots of charm, great coffee and great staff. Whatever is in the special daily display tray is always worth getting.

Thank BoxFactory
Newport News, Virginia
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153 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I heard about this place from a friend. So my wife and I stopped in for breakfast. I ordered a cappucino and a "breakfast bowl". The bowl included grilled ham, grilled tomato, asparagus, fingerling potatoes, and topped by a fried egg. The food was delicious and the cappucino was as good as I have had anywhere (and I've been to... More 

Thank 1Chuckh
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82 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

I came here after seeing an article about their spectacular matcha latte! I don't drink dairy and the barista let me know not only that they have soy and almond, but suggested soy milk in this latte above all milks! Ok, this may seem like a small thing, but as someone who relies on dairy-free milks, these little insights were... More 

Thank sarahannimal
New England
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

We were in Norfolk for a few days and went to Cafe Stella every day. It was close to where we were staying and the food is GREAT! Quaint seating but can be hard to find a table during busy times, like Sunday morning when nearly everyone was sitting with their laptops and a cup of coffee. You would think... More 

Thank LadyR63
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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234 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

I'm back! I know that my frequency at Stella's has fallen off a bit and the why is reflected in a previous preview. Make no mistake that I'm a fan of their coffee and happy to see improvements on National Coffee Day. The patio was clear of most debris, an issue I've had in the past with cigarette butts and... More 

Thank J David H
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

The best place to relax, read, work, converse, and just be around friendly people. Excellent coffee roasted on site. Diverse and delicious menu, frequently featuring specials.

Thank Charlie L
Zurich, Switzerland
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64 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

And I mean that: vegans, meatheads, hipsters, punks...you name it. Stella has something for everyone. Its hard to say if its really a coffee house based on the quality of the food. Its more like a cafe in Europe than anything else. Great food, drinks and sweets...and the coffee is roasted in house. Enough said about the coffee. At night... More 

Thank tiodeer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1907 Colonial Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1905
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-625-0461

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