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Stella Barra Pizzeria

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Santa Monica
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2000 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1010 (Formerly Stella Rossa Pizza Bar) (Bicknell)
+1 310-396-9145
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Today
17:00 - 01:00
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 12:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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Hampshire, England
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583 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a most enjoyable meal at this great pizza restaurant The ambience is lively and relaxed but more or less full. We were lucky to get a table sat at the bar facing the chefs. It was fun watching them prepare the food We shared a pizza and salad and it was more than enough for us. Prices are... More 

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Thank Mike48
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pizzas here are fab!!! You can watch them being made and they specialise in 'white' pizzas - no tomato sauce, which are really great. You can't book unless the party size is 6+ but you can just walk in and ask for a table. However, it is recommended that you do this before 6.30pm (opens at 5.00pm). Great atmosphere... More 

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Thank PROBERTSON2014
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 8 went on a Sunday night so it was packed; best to have a reservation when going there. We were seated 20 mins after we arrived which was not a problem. The ambience is great--casual, relaxed atmosphere. Ordered burrata (excellent), brussel sprouts, meatballs, and kale salad and chopped salad, both which were excellent starters. For the pizzas,... More 

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Thank kiloechoren
Preston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Very busy Pizzeria, good food with a choice of thin or regular base pizza. Also great salads Staff were very helpful and friendly

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Thank Margaret J
Windsor, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I stumbled across this pizza place with my friend in Santa Monica and was bowled over! Luckily, we were seated at the bar next to the kitchen so could chat with the chefs. I didn't even look at the menu and asked the charming and talented Benjamin to choose for each of us. He chose for me a white pizza... More 

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Thank WynM
Canberra, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Having just one night in Santa Monica I wanted to make the most of it. Stella Barra was just what I wanted - busy, easy going but good quality. A seat at the bar had me engaging in conversation with locals and with the staff. The service was great, the food excellent and the experience - plus one.

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Thank Tim M
Sainte-Adele, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

As we arrived my grand daughter 4 years old and me over sixty. There was a baseball game on screens and the ambiance was like a resto bar kind. Excellent service and the food was simply great, Good choice of wine by the glass. I strongly recommend this restaurant for "pizza amateur ".

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Thank Michel M
Los Angeles, California
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is cute place with wide variety of pizza, with choice of thin or regular crust, everything is very fresh and made to order. They forgot to put cheese on our first order and waitress noticed apologized and had them retire a whole new pizza. We will be back when in the area.

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Thank crodgers34
Melbourne, Australia
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351 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

An early Sunday evening saw us here for pizza and a beverage, and this place hit the spot. The pizzas were full of flavour and the beer variety available on tap was awesome. We sat at the bar and interacted with the staff when they weren't too busy. The atmosphere was great and the location in Santa Monica cannot be... More 

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Thank Rohan E
Buxton, England, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I'm told 'ambience' matters! Well this place has plenty of it. A huge rectangular bar with high tables and booths, big screens and music. A great choice of beers, the salads are big enough for two and the pizzas are thin, crispy and well loaded. Great value for money. If I'm ever back in Santa Monica I'll definitely be stopping... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 12:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 12:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 12:00
Thursday
17:00 - 12:00
Friday
17:00 - 01:00
Saturday
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1010 (Formerly Stella Rossa Pizza Bar)
    (Bicknell)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-396-9145

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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