Stella Restaurant

4.8
365 reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Stella is a BYOB offering chef driven quality ingredients in a relaxed casual atmosphere. The LoBianco family has owned and operated restaurants down the shore for over 15 years and have earned the reputation of personable service ​and excellent food.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 365 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.8based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.7
service
4.7
ambience
4.6
value
Noise · Moderate
92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service!

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cocopud
Atlantic City
9 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Food was OK but nothing special. The Sole and Crab was kind of bland and the paella again was OK but nothing special.

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vipSlotty
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was great! I love the menu. So many great options. The dates were so good and the veal was great. The place is cute too. Really good restaurant! Thanks!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual, not disappointed. Food on point and each dish comes out piping hot. Service was excellent as well. Highly recommended!

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Anonymous
Atlantic City
29 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our first time dining at Stella’s. The menu makes it hard to choose, everything looks delicious! Food was great and our server made our night feel special. We booked another reservation before we left!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Unique menu. Food was delicious.

J
vipJerry
Philadelphia
54 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Continues to provide a nice meal.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Pleasant warm Accepting and fun-July 27

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Anonymous
Atlantic City
30 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible!

HL
vipHeatherL
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on 25 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best meals we have had at Stella or anywhere. Delicious from start to finish. Great service. Lovely outdoor dining. They even brought Ice Cream with a candle at the end for the birthday boy without being asked!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience3

We have eaten at Stella more than 5 times. The service is slow. The servers are rude. We felt as though bread should have been given. The food was average at best. The salmon dish was undercooked and the paella was terrible. The menu is very limited. It is a shame because we have given it multiple tries but never pleased.

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vipCurly
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on 24 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding as usual

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ShoreDad
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on 23 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great visit to Stella. Sat outside on a beautiful night. Attentive service as always. Large portions, served piping hot or ice cold deepening on the item. My wife and daughter shared the dates appetizer and loved it. Accommodating to special dietary needs, several gluten-free options. BYOB and cash only, with on-site ATM. Already booked another reservation for next month !

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JoeS
Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined on 21 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good for anytime dining! Wonderful food. Great atmosphere. Took my friend for his first experience there, who is a chef from Culinary Institute of America, and he loved the experience. BYOB is very nice to offer too!!!

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Alegria
Atlantic City
3 reviews
Dined on 20 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We ordered four entrees, a salad and a mussel appetizer. The entrees (sole with crab, low country shrimp with polenta, egg plant parmigiana and seafood were excellent as was salad. Mussels appetizer was pretty small. Overall, great restaurant experience and we are going back next week.

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vipSammie
Philadelphia
186 reviews
Dined on 20 July 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Let’s frequent this place!! We don’t want to loose this gem. Good food prepared very well. Fabulous meal last night. Have eaten here before and the food was good then. Let’s help the LoBianco family out.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on 20 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic experience with absolutely delicious food!! We will be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 18 July 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food is amazing. Staff is all very friendly but service is just a little slow.

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pata
Atlantic City
11 reviews
Dined on 18 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome dining experience! It was our first time and certainly not our last...the food was amazing and the service excellent. The stuffed dates, mussels and meatball appetizers were outstanding along with our entrees of veal, seafood paella and housemade sausage. This little gem will not disappoint!

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vipluvchocolate
Philadelphia
74 reviews
Dined on 17 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Stella is always consistent in courteous service , delicious dishes and variety of food offered.

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VinR
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 17 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Attentive staff and delicious food at reasonable prices.

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vipBabaluzi
21 reviews
Dined on 14 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a delicious meal. Staff very nice.

CM
ChrisM
1 review
Dined on 11 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All around great food , atmosphere and wait staff , we enjoyed a wonderful meal exceptionally prepared served piping hot . We’ve been here many times and it always remains consistently great.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined on 11 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding all the way around - highly recommend. “Must try” restaurant. Consistently great food & great service.

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vipMahoney
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on 9 July 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Stella is a long time go to for us. It never disappoints. We’re happy to support this family owned restaurant. They did not have their signature scallops due to supply issues but the special squid ink pasta was delicious and the sole was consistent. We always look forward to dining there and will continue to do so when we get a reservation!

JM
JoeM
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on 8 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this little restaurant

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on 7 July 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

One of the most charming places in Downbeach. Food is amazing. Menu is broad but not overwhelming. Excellent and delicious choices. Have been about a dozen times and I am always happy. Highlights are the goat cheese date appetizer, meatball appetizer. I also recently loved a burrata appetizer. My favorite entrees have been a veal eggplant one and the short rib. Dessert last night was an amazing banana chocolate chip bread pudding. Ownership and service is always warm and attentive Love BYOB aspect

JA
vipJennyA
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on 4 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always love our meal at Stella!

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vipDebbc
New York Area
373 reviews
Dined on 3 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Ventnor
Everyone is professional
Friendly and accommodating
The food is amazing
We are returning in two weeks

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AlisonW
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on 2 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is awesome. Cesar salad was fantastic and the short ribs are beyond amazing.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on 1 July 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Food was excellent service was okay staff was young and inexperienced

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
10 reviews
Dined on 1 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service

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Meghanv
1 review
Dined on 30 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best food I’ve had in Ventnor! A must-try for sure.

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vipIslandGirl
9 reviews
Dined on 29 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hands down this little gem serves up the best food on the island.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on 26 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous as always

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vipluvchocolate
Philadelphia
74 reviews
Dined on 26 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent and consistent food and service every time with dine.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on 26 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and very nice service. Their veal dish and eggplant Parmesan are delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 26 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was exceptional. It was our first time at Stella and it exceeded our expectations. We saw outside so noise level was not an issue. We will definitely be going bavk

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ErikL
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on 25 June 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Dined on 6/25/21 we had several staff members come to our table to ask
how we were doing. Fine, but they asked if we wanted our food wrapped
while I still had more than half a plate of food. At one point one of the staff
members picked up my husband's fork to proceed to take his plate. We were
not finished! Seeing that we were there less than 45 minutes, WHAT WAS THE
RUSH? Not a good experience.

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vipdiningdoc
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on 24 June 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We have been eating in this restaurant in one location or another for 20 years. We have watched it evolve from a "hole in the wall" with no ambiance but delicious food into a delightful sophisticated setting still with delicious food. Their Low Country Shrimp is probably one of the best entrees I've ever had.

FAQs

Stella Restaurant offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (609) 350-6493.

Stella Restaurant is rated 4.8 stars by 365 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.