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1525 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2016
+1 617-247-7747
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“bolognese” (21 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1525 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2016
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Ate here with some work colleagues after work one night. Really, really enjoyed the food and can't wait to go back next time I'm in town. Started with the arugula salad, very fresh and lemony. Had the seafood risotto which was cooked perfectly, every grain...More

Thank vickieDOTcom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met up with my Harvard College roommates with our significant others for a meal. Restaurant selected by our 'local' who has been living in Milton, MA. An excellent choice. My wife and I arrived earlier than the rest of the group and the rest took...More

Thank David Michael S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We split an appetizer of Crispy Fried Artichokes and it was delicious. Hubby had a generous portion of spaghetti bolognese which was pretty ordinary, I had a huge pizza of short rib, fig and gorgonzola and it was wonderful. We originally began our meal alfresco...More

Thank Jean C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hate to leave an average or not so great review and I don't leave many but maybe we had an off night there since people seem to like it. The food was very bland and more like jar ingredients than fresh. I had the...More

Thank lolo c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this restaurant. Casual but classy atmosphere with windows looking out on the park across the street. Friendly and helpful staff, and very good food. I will definitely return.

Thank Raymond R
Reviewed 18 April 2017

My son and I loved the pasta at this fun and delicious Italian restaurant. We definitely recommend a visit here for great Italian food!

Thank mimiwax
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We've eaten here at least 50 times over the last ten years. It's a neighborhood gem. Pasta is made in house and always cooked perfectly. My favorite pasta dishes are the tagliatelle bolognese (best I ever had), the orchiette with sausage, and the gnocchi. The...More

Thank Tragically-hip33
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Stella turned out to be a good choice for an evening meal close to our Boston accommodations. We were warmly greeted at the entrance and taken to our table with special concern for the grand kids. The menu offered something for everyone. I especially enjoyed...More

Thank Aafia
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, service and atmosphere. I had beef carpaccio, seafood risotto, and the best cream brûlée. Prices is fear.

Thank Oscar B
Reviewed 16 March 2017

March 4, 2017 I had never been to Stella's before, but a friend of mine suggested it when I told him that I'd love to find a good Italian place for dinner. I WAS BLOWN AWAY. It's that good. Their focaccia bread is some of...More

Thank egb67
South End
Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets
while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings
from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are
scattered around this neighborhood. There are many
gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and
restaurants. It is also home to art galleries,
interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open
market during the summer months. The South End is a
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Jean C
What is the ambiance here? Quiet or noisy? Thanks
22 May 2017|
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Response from mimiwax | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant was a little bit noisy, however we were seated in the back of the restaurant so the noise level was not too bad.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1525 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2016
    (Boston's South End)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-247-7747
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