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Stellina Restaurant

47 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4404
+1 617-924-9475
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
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47 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4404
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrific cocktail of lemoncello and prosecco. Seafood ananchini were incredible and I loved being able to get a half portion of pasta -- the lemon pasta is the best-- what refreshing lemon flavor.More

Thank mrh16
marc b, Owner at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words. We have been very pleased with all of our home made pastas and the lemon pasta is my favorite as well. I'm so glad you liked it! (A cocktail never hurts either!) Again, we really appreciate your...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

I just don't seem to get it. People rave, I try it and just don;t think twice about going again. No idea what I ate, nothing stood out. I wish I loved it.More

Thank mjacobs
marc b, Owner at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

I heartily apologize that you have had less-than-stellar experiences with us. The only aspect of your review that I find surprising is that you have "no idea what [you] ate." Due to the lack of specificity, it is difficult for us to address the issue...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

2nd time for family meal. Great service. Real home made everything. Carbonara like silk. Keeps getting better and better.More

Thank manup47
marc b, Owner at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you so much for updating your review. We are very excited about the new pasta dishes we have been making, and I will make sure your kind words get back to our chef. We hope to see you and your family again soon! Thanks...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

I have started to go to this restaurant for lunch. They are open for lunch only Tuesdays through Fridays, which is unfortunate as I would go on weekends as well. I sat at the bar which is small but cozy. They have dirty martinis to...More

Thank Rene P
marc b, Owner at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you so much for this fabulous review! The Bolognese is a big favorite, so we are always excited to hear positive feedback on it. I want to thank you as well for the compliments on the patio, pricing, and the martinis (the bartender will...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Six of us went to Stellina before showtime on Saturday night. The restaurant gives you the feeling like you are in the North End. The menus was incredible. So many great choices. Four of us got the chicken parm and it was incredible!!! The ceasar...More

1  Thank Arthur G
marc b, Owner at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Arthur, Thank you so much for the shout out! We are very excited about our new pasta machine and it's ability to make bucatini, fusilli... I call it The Terminator of pasta machines. It's quite impressive, though we still love to roll it out in...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

I eat at Stellina at least 1-2 times per month. Sometimes with my husband for a couples night out and sometimes with a girlfriend. This place never fails to delight! I highly recommend their cocktails--their Manhattan is a particular favorite--and their wine specials are always...More

Thank MelissaHE
marc b, Owner at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Hi Melissa, Thank you so much for the great review! We have just started making our own pasta (well, it's been a couple of years now) but I think that ups the spaghetti and meatballs into a great place. So glad you enjoyed it. I'm...More

Reviewed 6 February 2017

My kids asked me to try this place again. Reluctantly I agreed. Big mistake! Service was okay but again had another bad meal. wouldn't go back again

Thank Warren A
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Two of my siblings and I took our Dad out to dinner here. My father and brother had Chicken Parmesan which they raved about. My sister and I had been there the week before for lunch and had grilled shrimp scampi on pasta. It wasn't...More

Thank Marleysmom2
marc b, Owner at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Thank you so much for the kind review. It's funny, we put the chicken parmesan on the menu just to see how it went and the response has been overwhelming. It looks like it will be one of our standards. Also, I'm glad you asked...More

Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I ordered the chicken parmesan with fusilli and extra red sauce and thoroughly enjoyed it. My friend ordered the Smoki Fusilli and it was exquisite. We were particularly impressed with the housemaid fusilli and our server Myles. We dined here for lunch and are planning...More

Thank Luv W
marc b, Owner at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Thanks so much for the kind words! We are working hard on our new homemade pastas and having a blast making them and coming up with new recipes. And yes, Miles is a pro - very easy going and approachable while remaining extremely professional at...More

Reviewed 22 January 2017

This is our go to place for just the 2 of us to celebrate milestones, without kids. Cozy, comfort food, always fantastic meals and good service. Love that the menu changes frequently.More

Thank bfords880
marc b, Owner at Stellina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are so happy to hear from couples who have had special meals/milestones celebrated at Stellina. It is so flattering to see a couple, for example, who tell us they had their first date here and are...More

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Response from Coul1 | Reviewed this property |
The wine list is not on the website, like many restaurant. They do have a wine list. You can call them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4404
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-924-9475
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For over 25 years Stellina has been serving regional Italian food in an informal setting in Watertown Center. Our menu offers a complete range of seasonal specials, in addition to an extensive selection of specialty drinks and wines.Stellina also offers outdoor dining in the warmer months. Every Tuesday in our bar The Noteworthy Jazz Quartet plays jazz standards and originals, along with selections from The Great American Songbook. There is no cover charge.Private dining for parties from 15 to 70 are available, with full and cocktail food and drink menus offered in a variety of price ranges.
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