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Stella's Cafe and Catering

100 N Main St, Stockton, IL 61085
+1 815-947-2080
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“breakfast” (20 reviews)
“hash browns” (4 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
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100 N Main St, Stockton, IL 61085
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food at a great price. Five of us had breakfast and the total bill was $41. I thought it was an error because it was so low. We could not eat everything because of the large servings. The French Toast was outstanding as was...More

Thank jimwarren2017
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Breakfast at Stella's was tasty and fresh, but the wait after ordering was 40 minutes. The hash plate was an interesting mix of hash browns and corned beef hash with eggs. I'm not sure if I would order it again. The omelets were fluffy and...More

Thank rosieChicago2
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Had a lovely lunch with a local resident. The reuben sandwich I ordered was excellent. Very tasty & easy to eat. The meat was very tender, which isn't always the case when you order that sandwich. The building was a men's clothing store. Still has...More

Thank RASBERRY1947
Stellas_Stockton, Owner at Stella's Cafe and Catering, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Love the description of our building. Its unique flavor coupled with our dishes we hope to bring an excellent dining experience to our visitors and you captured that. Thank you for visiting us and thank you for your kind words on the rueben. Andy McGovern

Reviewed 28 August 2017

a stop every visit. great food and staff. the cafe is housed in athe historical downtown area. very nice location. great prices. highly recommend "Stellas".

Thank tkeeffer
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Skip the food in Galena if you're coming from Chicago. Stella's is just a minute off of Route 20. The food is great and the prices reasonable. Had the BLT ... again ... Ok, I love it. The tomato basil soup is great as well....More

Thank Jeff C
Stellas_Stockton, Owner at Stella's Cafe and Catering, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

We appreciate your kind words and are thrilled your experience was good with us as we work hard to make sure all experiences dining at Stella's are. The tomato basil soup has become a staple here after so many requests so it is served every...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

I had bacon, sausage links, scrambled eggs and a biscuit with gravy. All were delicious. The building is an interesting one on the East side of the downtown area of Stockton (on Route 20).More

1  Thank Robert W
Stellas_Stockton, Owner at Stella's Cafe and Catering, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

hi Robert, We are glad you found Stella's and were able to enjoy a meal with us. This building is incredibly beautiful with its original tin ceiling, bookcase, wainscotting and floors. We discovered the building six years ago and still are in awe of this...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Attended a fund-raising dinner which was absolutely delicious and went back the next day for the breakfast buffet. Can't leave hungry! Oh so good.

Thank Deb B
Stellas_Stockton, Owner at Stella's Cafe and Catering, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you Deb for your kind words. We want your experience with us to be the best that it can be no matter which venue you dine with us at. Thank you. Andy McGovern

Reviewed 8 July 2017

Who would expect such a nice little eatery in tiny Stockton, IL? The place is very attractive in a period building. The food is great. I had some of the best chicken tortilla soup I've had anywhere (and I'm from the Southwest). Prices are reasonable...More

Thank Yanni_Pannimayoo
Stellas_Stockton, Owner at Stella's Cafe and Catering, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Yanni, thank you for your kind words. We make our soups from scratch and appreciate customers noticing. I hope you come back to visit us again. Thank you, Andy McGovern

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Now I see why Stella's is ranked number one in Stockton. Breakfast was very tasty, the homemade toast was so delicious and the service was very friendly and attentive. Oh and my husband says it's the BEST coffee he has had. Definitely a place to...More

1  Thank Tina G
Stellas_Stockton, Owner at Stella's Cafe and Catering, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

We are so thankful you enjoyed your breakfast at Stella's. We appreciate your kind words and are proud of our waitresses. I have to have a coffee too to start the day right. Thank you, Andy McGovern

Reviewed 2 May 2017

We went for lunch on a Sunday when they close early for the day (3 PM), not arriving until almost 2 PM. But the service was good and we never felt rushed to finish and leave. The food was good, but nothing spectacular, and the...More

Thank David H
Stellas_Stockton, Owner at Stella's Cafe and Catering, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for stopping by Stella's and we appreciate your kind words. We welcome the challenge to impress you your next trip so please stop by and see us again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 N Main St, Stockton, IL 61085
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Stockton
  • Phone Number: +1 815-947-2080
This restaurant has a new owner & new name. (and AWESOME food!)......restaurant under the old owner was called Karen's Kitchen & Catering
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