thumb_cheese2Stella is the embodiment of serious Italian cuisine - original recipes and techniques alongside the freshest products, homemade cheeses and carefully selected Italian flavors.

Stella reflects the intermingling of Neapolitan - High Italian style while embracing the warm and inviting comforts of home. Stella, means Star in Italian, and Stella’s is just that. Incandescent and radiant are the interior, lounge and New York Style bar, wrapped with dark stained floors and European fabrics. You'll intstantly feel at home with the mouthwatering aromas from the open style kitchen and wood burning brick-oven. You can also enjoy our heated patto that overlooks the ocean by day and the twinkling lights of the St. Regis and Ritz Carlton hotels by night, when Stella’s features music and late night entertainment.

Stella’s is the perfect place for friends and family to gather - be it at the bar with a chilled martini, an appetizer in the lounge or dinning alfresco while tasting your way through the wine list and menu, whatever your pleasure or your mood, Stella’s can make it happen!


Margherita PizzaStella's Serious Italian - One could start a meal here with bruschetta, a garlic-forward tomato topping over fat slices of golden brown toast, or Rapini Portabella, a savory combination of mushroom and bitter broccoli rabe. But it's the pizzas I return for. The mammoth oven is just begging you to try the individual-size pies. Pizza Bianca is a combination of cheeses over a heat-scorched crust. Pastas are also hearty choices. Penne con Pollo e Dragoncello is infused with tarragon, and the Penne Melanzane is a homey, grandmotherly dish. End the meal with the hard-chocolate coverd tartufo.

From the Orange County Register

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT   while you dine

Mr. King has been part of Stella’s family since its inception in 2007, and performs nightly (except Mondays) for your listening pleasure.   Come in and choose your favorites from his repertoire of over 250 songs.


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Happy Hour

Monday 4:30 - 6:30pm
Tuesday - Friday from 2:30pm - 6:30pm
Saturday 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Sunday all night in the lounge
House Wine $5.00    ½ Price Appetizers   Drink Specials

Lounge is open late   Patio Fireplace
Live entertainment 6 nights a week

Open For Lunch
Tuesday - Friday from 11:30am - 2:30pm
Delicious Daily Specials   Ocean View

Open For Dinner
Sunday - Saturday from 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Curbside Take-Out
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in one of our special easy take-out spaces

*To Go orders until 9:30pm

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