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Trattoria Stella

1200 W 11th St, Unit One, Suite One, Traverse City, MI 49684-3287
+1 231-929-8989
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (128 reviews)
“wild boar” (33 reviews)
“octopus” (36 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
1200 W 11th St, Unit One, Suite One, Traverse City, MI 49684-3287
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Overpriced. Over prepped food. Not a ton of drink options even though there's a huge beverage book (turns out the owner writes a novel about each wine). Ravioli (goat cheese w basil pesto and farro) was pretty decent but wasn't even hot when served. Scallops...More

Thank moosemaybite
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great service, great food. Highly recommended. The atmosphere is wonderful and historic too. Only thing I would recommended is making a reservation the morning of because wait times can be long.

Thank Kirsten_Par
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Stella for our anniversary. We were surprised that the menu is somewhat limited and does not have many dishes that could be recognized as of Italian origin. We both ordered the whitefish thinking that it would be local and fresh. We were mistaken,...More

Thank sleeping_bear
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrating our anniversary my wife and I decided to try here. The servers are extremely attentive and knowledgeable about the ever changing menu and wine list. We opted for grilled octopus as a starter which was phenomenal. I chose the bone-in pork chop and my...More

1  Thank drewgrig
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This meal was probably the best I have ever had. The service was fantastic and the food was delicious!

3  Thank Meghan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food at reasonable prices. Great happy hour menu. Been a few times and have never been disappointed.

Thank BenJames19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stella is an excellent restaurant. Nice ambience, great food, abundant wine list in particular Italian. Staff friendly and knowledgeable. My wife and I did some sharing and the way they handled that was showing the plate and the presentation and then split table side. Great...More

1  Thank Kurt B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant on a recommendation and i enjoyed it very much. It's located in the basement of an old building, looks like offices with shops in the first floor and the restaurant in the basement. Beautiful building, great service. Make reservations! The decor was...More

1  Thank jredmom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stella’s always has a varied menu depending on the time of year with great options. They seem to follow the local and sustainable idea with a Mediterranean flair, but I would not categorize them as Italian. I have eaten there everytime I visit TC and...More

Thank Suzannasva
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Top notch cuisine in lovely restaurant. Cozy nooks for tables. I had scallops and husband had osso buco. Ingredients top notch, all farm to table. Staff were very attentive. A nice special dinner for our Fall trip up north. Art work on walls very pretty...More

Thank Ann w
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Questions & Answers
Gary D
4 April 2017|
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Response from Amanda D | Property representative |
We change our menu frequently. We do not currently have meat filled ravioli or meat filled lasagna. Our menu is posted on line daily and you are always welcome to contact the restaurant directly for the day's pasta... More
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Gary D
4 April 2017|
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Response from D6371 | Reviewed this property |
The true is I do not know what I ordered, but what I had I did not like, I was looking at different things at the menu and asking questions, I just got mixed up, totally my fault
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Alicia W
9 October 2016|
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Response from namro2000 | Reviewed this property |
I would call them. I visited and reviewed but live in Florida and don't know their Thanksgiving hours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 W 11th St, Unit One, Suite One, Traverse City, MI 49684-3287
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-929-8989
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