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1012 Lafayette St, Richmond, VA 23221-1142
+1 804-358-2011
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Being a theologian and member of a sorority, I naturally know Greek, so I challenged a few of the staff members on some of the Greek terms on the menu. They were astute in the language. I arrived at Happy Hour and it is the rage. Do not miss this Happy Hour! The dishes are $5, the carafe of wine... More 

Thank CityPolitical
Dallas, Texas
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Exceptional service and recommendations, started with the Kreatopita, an appetizer with beef and bechamel in phylo dough, had a fantastic gyro with the best lamb ever, super tender and tasty with excellent tzaziki. Don't miss the Lima bean and feta salad, very good blend of flavors and the texture was perfect. My friend had the souvlaki chicken pita, the chicken... More 

Thank Valerie B
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went based on recommendations from several different sites and absolutely loved everything about it; the food, atmosphere and the staff. Hummus was the best we've EVER had, and grouper special was divine. Chocolate mousse cake outstanding. The restaurant environment is ideal for couples/dates. So glad we made it here!

Thank StorksNest
Glendale, California
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent moussaka, duck confit flat bread and baked oysters. Service was attentive and helpful. Good and interesting wines and cocktails. Was full of people at 6p so be sure to get a reservation! Free parking on the street (neighborhood) was easy.

Thank Gourmang
Burke, Virginia
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312 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked in one evening with no reservations and hoping to get lucky. Our hostess did some calculations and to our delight we had a table for four. After drinks and wine arrived we ordered Stella's Kalamari and the Artichoke. Don't miss it. The the Lamb Shanl, Rockfish and Vegan Skillet. Zing, Pow. Like a palate party going on. Lucky... More 

Thank kganley626
Midlothian, Virginia
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119 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quaint location on quite street in the heart of the city. Decor rustic chic. Staff so friendly, I thought they were putting me on--they were not, just nice. But the food...authentic, innovative, and just good to eat. Comfort classics. The portions were not shy either. oh, right--the cretan was one of the better cocktails i have had in a bit.... More 

Thank John T
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160 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by at 9:30 in a Friday, after a very long work day. The fun, sparkling, flavorful places we get to visit when traveling for work! Stella's in Richmond. It's the gem of an eatery owned and loved on by a 74 year old Greek gal. Her husband has several restaurants but Stella, who bakes for and owns this... More 

Thank phoebendan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great place. Food and service wonderful. Varied menu choices and nice wine list. Communal table and bar area besides regular seating.

2 Thank Vicki E
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I took my daughter to Stella's on a Monday night for an 8 pm reservation. It was packed! We weren't seated on time but people were lingering and the hostess kept us abreast of timing. No complaints there. Once we were seated, Tony (our server) graciously welcomed us and walked us through the menu since it was our first time.... More 

Thank Karin D
New York City, New York
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The food was very good if not exceptional, but the whole experience lovely and I will happily go back often! Noteworthy: the selection of Retsina's and Stella's to go across the street.

Thank CMaineNY

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1012 Lafayette St, Richmond, VA 23221-1142
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-358-2011

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?