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Stella Pastry and Cafe

446 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3902
+1 415-986-2914
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cannoli” (60 reviews)
“pastry” (34 reviews)
“cake” (24 reviews)
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446 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3902
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! We always come by when we’re in North Beach. Sometimes we go a little out of the way just to get some tiramisu. Everything is delicious here but I have yet to find better tiramisu anywhere else!

Thank wanderwm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, the two girls who help us are Rebecca and Jessica. They work really hard to make sure that we get what we want quickly, even though there are generally a lot of people at this cafe. They also have a great sense...More

Thank UptownGirl805
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

The cannoli at Stella's was very good: the shell was light and crisp and not too thick, the creamy filling was airy and there was enough of it. I hate to say it, but in my opinion the creamy could have been a little sweeter....More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We stopped by twice because we stayed at the Hotel Boheme just above it. There is a great selection of Italian cookies and desserts. We had several types of cake and cookies which were quite good. There are a few tables but it's mostly a...More

Thank Remgirl1
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We stopped by there for a snack after shopping the north beach district. The pastries were awesome and were a good portion size. Excellent place for breakfast!

Thank traveler2151
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

It had been 15 yrs since eating this, and we weren't disappointed. Omg! How good does it get? Coffee and sacripantina!

Thank dianediana
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

A neighborhood favorite. Unbelievable quality and varied pastry. Always packed, counter services. A few small tables available.

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I grew up with fresh baked, Italian pastries and Stella's is just like I remember. All of the baked goods are super-fresh, full of taste, and just like the old world. I've never had a bad bite to eat here and the staff is always...More

Thank andrew_branham
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We got lucky - one of us got the very last cannoli on display. The other one of us "settled" for a cream puff. We dined inside the cafe at one of the small tables and supplemented our snack with espresso. This cafe has the...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

I am always on the hunt for a good cannoli. So, I just had to try the west coast version. And, I was pleasantly surprised. Nothing fancy, no chocolate dipped varieties or other creative endeavors. Just a straight forward cannoli (with a proper ricotta filling!!)...More

Thank luv4phood
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 446 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3902
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-986-2914
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