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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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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (117 reviews)
“wild boar” (33 reviews)
“octopus” (33 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1200 W 11th St, Unit One, Suite One, Traverse City, MI 49684-3287
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Reviewed yesterday

Traverse Michigan is a mother lode of superb dining. Stellas is at the very top. We have always had inventive cuisine prepared with thoughtfulness. Staff have always been top notch. And the ambience of the Commons adds to the adventure. Try it!

Thank troytjaden
Reviewed 2 days ago

Charred octopus, tripe, sweet bread, oysters, homemade pasta, housemade charcuterie, and imported Cheese; this restaurant has high quality ingredients, really attentive service, a great wine list, and a unique ambience. They have there own butcher which is why they have hard to find cuts and...More

Thank oishifoodie
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great meal and great service for lunch. A wonderful family meal before some flew off from Traverse City -- a delicious wine, great anitpasti and pasta. Our family left full and very happy and our waiter was great.

Thank DTAsia
Reviewed 4 days ago

What an amazing experience we had here. I've never had such a lovely high end dining experience. The menu changes daily to offer unique and fresh cuisine. The wine selection was phenomenal as well.

Thank kkuyke01
Reviewed 4 days ago

House in a former mental institution this basement restaurant provides a diverse menu. The proportion are huge so be careful! This a great place to have a up scale dinner in Traverse City.

Thank KerwinN
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is top notch. The ambience and presentation was on point. We started with the homemade burrata appetizer which was amazing & had the scallops & duck as our entrees, both were delicious. Expect cost to be high, but the quality of the food...More

Thank laurenlovesdaniel
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our party (all from out of town, visiting on business) heard this restaurant was highly recommended. I was eager to try dishes that I don't normally see in the US or Italy. I was not too impressed with either the starter nor the main dish...More

1  Thank threestartraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was very impressed with the menu and choices of fresh cuisine. Great wine selection and full bar. Excellent meal and fantastic desert. Highly recommend.

Thank Jamie V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fine restaurant with fine menu and atmosphere. Good wine selection and service. Second time I had dinner at this restuarnt, 10 months apart. The menu and food prearaion was awesome. had Octopus for appetizer and seafood pasta for dinner. A restaurant to continue to go...More

Thank Federico J R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh the food.... so wonderful and fresh. Different menus of specials all the time. Located in an old insane asylum which has boutiques throughout it. A wonderful find!

Thank Gayle E
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Questions & Answers
Gary D
4 April 2017|
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
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
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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