Stella's - Richmond

4.9
1429 reviews
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$30 and under
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Greek
Stella’s honors rustic & modern Greek cuisine, bringing the freshest ingredients & Mediterranean fare table side.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Greek
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday thru Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday, Saturday: 5:00pm- 10:30pm, Sunday Brunch: 10am - 3pm
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(804) 358-2011
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Dress code
Business Casual
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4.7
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4.7
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TP
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place was just amazing. The food is top shelf

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PP
Richmond
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food, and great service! I would highly recommend!

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a
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

6 of us had early dinner there in the back booth, which is perfect for that size party. we ordered 4 appetizers, which we shared family style and 4 entrees, also shared family style. 3 bottles of wine. as always, the sizes were ample and we were satiated when we left. for the main courses, we selected a fish, a meat platter, a Greek pasta dish and spanakopita. everything was delicious. the service was attentive and other servers helped with clearing table and delivering courses. as always, i was impressed with the quality and originality of the food. they never disappoint. you do need to make reservations well ahead of time. have been across the street to their store but have not brought home a meal from there.

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PC
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and great ambiance. Table and bar seating. Still feels intimate since it's not too large. Super friendly staff who give excellent recommendations.

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OT
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We did Sunday brunch. Great find!!! Delicious food in fun setting!!!

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TB
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic experience! The food was absolutely amazing and did not disappoint. I had the filet, cooked perfectly. My wife had the crab cakes. They were delicious. We ordered the Cretan to drink. Great drinks, food and atmosphere!

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B
Richmond
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Stella’s has never let me down. I cannot express how delicious their food is! I highly recommend the Stella’s calamari which is grilled calamari. Be sure to make a reservation if you don’t want to eat at the bar or the family table!

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JM
Richmond
7 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and service!

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OT
Richmond
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was because we live love each other!

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience! The food, energy, and good drinks set the tone for a great dinner.

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RM
Richmond
4 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were seated in a cute window seat area. Delicious fried cheese appetizer and their house calamari appetizer. Very large portions!! We also had a sampler and another dish that had a rich Beschamel sauce. Can’t remember the name. Went home with lots of leftovers and happy tummies!

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NJ
Richmond
7 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Late lunch Birthdsy celabration. Hsd great service since this eas after lunch rush. Noise was lower thsn normal so it was good to be able to chat & catch up with friends withiiut yelling.. Wine /food hit the spot! Will do late lunch again to avoid noise level !

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MC
Louisville
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great ambiance and perfect place for a date. I found it to be reasonably priced for AMAZING food. The server was extremely friendly. I will definitely be back.

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s
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our second time traveling to Richmond with a mind to eat at Stella's. They don't do anything particularly complex, but what they make is never a disappointment. The cocktails are perhaps the more unusual of the options, vegetarian options are plentiful, and if you were thinking about leaving hungry you shouldn't ever have to worry. The space can get a little loud at times, but it makes up for the conversation challenge by being such an inviting place.

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SI
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Stella's has consistently impressed me with great service, food and ambiance. Their dishes are vibrant with seasoning (not just salt!)- but they leave salt available on the table, and would cheerfully honor the request for ketchup if desired. Some of my favorites are the lemon roasted chicken, lima bean salad, any of their classic baked dishes, and the octopus. Their specials have also been home runs as well (I wish they would automatically provide the price along with the description, that is the only change I would prefer with service.)

They used to be a neighborhood spot for me before I moved to a different part of town....but I still keep coming back. It's a place that feels both familiar and exciting, and I'm glad we have such a gem in Richmond.

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LB
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Not many places have roast leg of lamb and they do!

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OT
Richmond
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

My first experience at Stellas My lamb was tough and flavorless Everyone else was very satisfied with their food. Our waiter seemed a bit condescending. One person in the group was insulted. Even after this, I would try it again and order something traditional.

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PT
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We really enjoyed the evening. It was a combined birthday gathering for 3 out of 4 in our group. The food was really authentic and made you feel it was a special occasion with the specials and the varied menu. What I remember about the evening was the truly unique and fresh taste and creativity of our meals. It was a little loud but somehow you felt secular and it was a bright evening - good energy in the place. Looking forward to coming back.
Pam Titley
August 29, 2018

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S
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The food is always great. It is rather loud and splitting the bill is always a challenge.

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GP
Western NC
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food,a little pricey,but worth every dollar.Good service.Only negative thing,hard to get a reservation.

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C
Richmond
5 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Stella's never disappoints at any level! I have gone here for dinners with friends and business lunches. Always a treat!

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JM
Richmond
8 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere, excellent food...great overall scene. Love the place.

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VM
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this restaurant, go there at least every other month. If it wasn’t so hard to get reservations, I would probably go more.

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AM
Richmond
26 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I took a fencing friend from Houston here for dinner when she was in town on business and she was bowled over! I was thrilled that she was so enthusiastic and she was thrilled to have had the experience! Hooray for Stella’s!

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EB
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always amazing food and amazing staff!! Wish they’d change their bar seating policy where you have to be on a waitlist to sit at the bar. With the popularity of Stella’s it’s so hard to get a reservation at a decent time. You used to always be able to walk in, grab a drink & wait for a table. Now that’s gone. You have to be on a list. That defeats the purpose of having a bar where you can eat.

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Stella was a great place for dinner. Awesome variety of food, atmosphere and great staff.

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OT
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Once again, we had a great meal and dining experience. Our server was "Ben." He has served us before ....a real professional: knowledgeable, efficient, courteous, and welcoming!

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MP
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice family owned place which is so popular it’s very hard to get into but they have a community table

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TW
Richmond
6 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such wonderful food! Staff is amazing.

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DD
Richmond
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was fantastic and our waiter, Ben, was professional, funny and attentive. Will definitely go back and take friends.

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VR
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Get ready to make Stella's your favorite restaurant! But plan ahead if you want to eat at this popular place! I recommend that you make reservations a few days ahead, or else you might be waiting a while for a table. Bar seating is often a faster option when the restaurant is busy, and some people prefer it. The entire vibe at Stella's is family friendly, from the hostess to the servers to the other patrons. Most important, the food is amazing -- delicious and creative!

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HA
Columbus
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Went with 3 friends, the 4 of us shared 5 mezes having them served in rounds. Truly a lot of fun. And great drinks!!

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PK
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Stella's was recommended by a friend some time ago but it is hard to get a reservation. This time we planned a few weeks in advance and we are glad we did.
The food was great as was the service.
We are looking forward to visiting again soon (and will plan ahead).

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AM
Richmond
25 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I took my 91-year old mother and my brother (who lives in Paris) with his two daughters when they were back in Richmond for a visit and it was a smash hit for everyone! We were even seated at one end of the communal table which didn’t hold any appeal for me but it worked out just fine! Who doesn’t LOVE Stella’s?

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EP
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

LOVE LOVE LOVE STELLAS! 15/10 would recommend! Great service, incredible food!

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SH
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great dinner & enjoyable time at Stella’s. The service was just right as was our meal!

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OT
Richmond
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing, as always

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SJ
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a lovely attentive server and delicious food! Great venue to celebrate our 30 th wedding anniversary!

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and great ambiance! Tables were close together but it was just loud enough where you couldn’t hear the conversations next to you. Can’t wait to go back!

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OT
Richmond
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a wonderful experience! Food is incredible.

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