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1012 Lafayette St, Richmond, VA 23221-1142
(804) 358 2011
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place. Food and service wonderful. Varied menu choices and nice wine list. Communal table and bar area besides regular seating.

1 Thank Vicki E
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my daughter to Stella's on a Monday night for an 8 pm reservation. It was packed! We weren't seated on time but people were lingering and the hostess kept us abreast of timing. No complaints there. Once we were seated, Tony (our server) graciously welcomed us and walked us through the menu since it was our first time.... More 

Thank Karin D
New York City, New York
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very good if not exceptional, but the whole experience lovely and I will happily go back often! Noteworthy: the selection of Retsina's and Stella's to go across the street.

Thank CMaineNY
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had no reservations, so were a bit worried. Found parking on the street right away. Hostess told us it would be about 20 minutes, but in 5 minutes we were seated at the large farm table held for those with no reservations. Beautiful large marble table in the middle of the restaurant. Perfect for people watching! Feta phyllo appetizer... More 

Thank Jo R
Glen Allen, Virginia
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Place is small but great. Food is outstanding. Great Greek restaurant, great decor', excellent service.

Thank pixie57
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262 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stella's is in the middle of a nice Richmond neighborhood -- lucky residents of the area are that they can walk over. The place itself is trendy but also exudes a family owned feel. The food, and let's face it -- that's why you'd go, is very good. Realistically one could get by with the appetizers: in fact, one appetizer... More 

Thank ProfessorCharles
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

This food is made with lots of love, 5 star food made in huge portions, the food is a bit expensive but worth every penny, I would have paid this much for half the food I recommend reservations, the waiters and staff were great and had a amazing attitude, over all was 5 stars!

Thank Norma B
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

I have only eaten here once. Four of us shared a salad and an array of mezes. Even based on this limited experience, I am confident in stating that Stella's is among the best Greek restaurants in the US (and I eat at A LOT of Greek restaurants)! Two good tests of Greek cuisine are a restaurant's tzatziki and their... More 

1 Thank comprof
Marion, Virginia
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Every part of this meal was wonderful. From the service to the Greek films on the wall to the small plates, mezze, of broiled oysters with feta/spinach and dolmades (stuffed grape leaves) to the avgolemono soup to the moussaka, pastichio with a very unique bechamel sauce. The desserts of hazelnut chocolate baklava and creme brulee were outstanding. I cannot rate... More 

Thank Tony G
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

We have been going to Stella's throughout all of her transformations since she was upstairs on Harrison Street. And though this restaurant is not the same thing, the food here really is super great. The waitstaff are actually very friendly and helpful. We went in with no reservation on a Thursday and were seated in 10 minutes. We ordered a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1012 Lafayette St, Richmond, VA 23221-1142
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: (804) 358 2011

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