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#146 of 2,356 Restaurants in Boston
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South End
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1525 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2016 (Boston's South End)
(617) 247-7747
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Now that I have seen some other reviews I can confirm that the service was more than a little lacking. Indifferent really. Left our party of four unhappy when we all thought our meals were fine.

Thank BeeDee619
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick drink and Tyler served up some awesome drinks. We had great appetizers too. Fried artichoke hearts were amazing. Go there. Recommend, no hesitations.

Thank Leslie T
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a Cosmopolitan, and an appetizer. I had the Steak Tartare. He had the Carpaccio. We were both very pleased with our early evening snack. Affordable,for what they were at 13 and 14 bucks,. Cosmo's at 11 bucks for well crafted, and served in an individual cocktail shaker. Service was impeccable, and polite. If we had more... More 

Thank NicMant
Salt Lake City, Utah
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199 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Party of six on a Friday night. We were seated promptly with our reservation in one of their two dining rooms. It was crazy hot in this room - probably 80 or 82 degrees. We asked our server if he could cool the room down. But, when he went to the thermostat, the Maitre D' told him not to bother... More 

Thank eppikureeus
Brooklyn, New York
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

This was a friends vacation and Stella's again, did not disappoint. The atmosphere is wonderful the staff was attentive the food FANTASTIC. Our group has various dishes and each one was presented perfectly and was delicious. There were choices of roasted chicken with mashed potatoes and mushrooms, I had arugula salad and tagliatelle with bolognese sauce outrageous and to top... More 

Thank Josie T
Boston, Massachusetts
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96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Went with my family. Found it by looking a tripadvisor reviews and had high expectations. Seated at 7, water and delicious bread arrived immediately. And then, crickets. No server. For twenty minutes. Bugged a hostess and a bus person to find our sever who arrived with an indifferent/unfriendly demeanor. How dare we summon her. We ordered and the food was... More 

Thank Harcapster
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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94 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Food was fresh and tasty. I ate outdoors. Their food was fresh and very tasty. Portions were sufficient. I ate their personal pizza with short rib arugula goat cheese and balsamic reduction was delicious. The beet salad was very tasty as well.

Thank momasig
marco island, FL
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

It was a lovely day, so the four adults and two children asked to sit outside. Very cleverly, they put us at one end of the outside dining area with our 8 month and 3 year olds, so everyone was comfortable. They had a great menu and a children's menu with chocolate milk in a lidded cup. The service was... More 

Thank csja
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Once in a while you need that "go-to" place to impress or host a formal dinner. Stella's has always provided the space and first class service. The ambiance is clean-sleek and contemporary, yet relaxing. The menu is exquisite and the bar is on fire! MUST GO!!!! 👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽

Thank Uknown617
La Herradura, Huixquilucan, México
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Modern decor, excelent food, great menu plus vegan gluten-free menu, ample wide list, great service. Not so good background music.

Thank erh47

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1525 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2016
    (Boston's South End)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighborhood: South End
  • Phone Number: (617) 247-7747

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

Staying in South End

Neighborhood Profile
South End
Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are scattered around this neighborhood. There are many gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and restaurants. It is also home to art galleries, interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open market during the summer months. The South End is a true find in the city, with a more residential feeling than Back Bay.