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Stella's

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Thu, 1/24
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

MEZE‎
Meze is the greek equivalent to tapas, these plates are shared by friends & family & provide the backdrop for social gathering
Tria
Taramosalata, melitzanosalata & tzatziki dips, extra virgin olive oil, grilled pita
Tiropita
Four triangles of heaven, a blend of feta wrapped in phylo
Spanakopita
A blend of feta and spinach, wrapped in phylo
Kreatopita
Spiced ground beef, a blend of grated cheese & bechamel, wrapped in phylo
Lamb Frites
Fried potatoes, sliced leg of lamb, onion, baked with feta & manouri cheese
Hummus & Tabouli
Stella’s famous hummus and tabouli served with grilled pita
Grilled Halloumi
cypriot mild goat cheese, grilled with raki, golden raisins & pine nuts - GF*
Saganaki
flaming kefalograviera cheese - GF*
Mushroom Saganaki
marinated & grilled portobello, plaki sauce, topped with kefalograviera cheese, served flamed with grilled pita - GF*
SOUPES‎
Avgolemono
Traditional, greek egg lemon soup with chicken & rice
Daily Soup
Chef stella’s selection
SALATES‎
Village
Tomato, yellow pepper, onion, cucumber, kalamata olive, olive oil croutons, feta & vinaigrette
Classic
a greek salad with tender romaine lettuces, tomato, cucumber, onion, kalamata olive, pepperoncini, feta & vinaigrette - GF
Maroulosalata
tender lettuces, dill, scallion, feta, extra virgin olive oil & fresh lemon - GF
Cypriot
arugula, shaved fennel, halloumi, pistachio, fresh mint, grilled grapes, & pistachio vinaigrette - GF
Black Kale
organic‎ black tuscan kale, kasseri cheese, almond, fresh lemon, champagne dijon, dusted with kefalograviera, a sheep’s milk cheese - GF
COMFORT‎
The comfort foods of greece, traditionally served in every greek home
Pastichio
Spiced aromatic ground beef, fat noodles, baked with bechamel & topped with grated cheese
Moussaka
Layers of sauteed eggplant, spiced aromatic ground beef, baked with bechamel & topped with grated cheese
Artichoke Moussaka
Layers of artichoke heart, potato, fennel, caramelized onion & sautéed zucchini, baked with bechamel, topped with grated cheese
Hilopites
Egg noodles, giant beans, pine nuts, cherry tomato, kalamata olive, feta, fresh mint & extra virgin olive oil
Pastichiatho
No. 5 pasta noodles, spiced meat sauce with clove & nutmeg, topped with grated kasseri cheese
No. 5 Pasta
Stella’s famous, baked with feta, marinara or meat sauce
MEAT‎
Pikelia *
A tasting. Pork souvlaki, tiropita, spanakopita, kreatopita, dolmades, served with tzatziki
Leg of Lamb *
with‎ roasted potatoes - GF
Braised Lamb Shank *
Served over no. 5 noodles with brown butter shank sauce
Kotopoulo *
Traditional, oven baked chicken, herbs & lemon, served with roasted potatoes
Souvlaki *
Chicken or pork, with fried potatoes
Brizola Me Patates *
12 Ounce prime bone-in New York strip, roasted red pepper compound butter, fried potatoes dusted with kefalograviera, a sheep’s milk cheese & oregano
Stella's Filet Mignon
grilled, jumbo lump crab, sherry dijon cream, daily side - GF
FISH‎
Grilled Psari *
whole fish of the day, topped with ladolemono, a traditional blended extra virgin olive oil & fresh lemon dressing, daily side - GF
Pan Seared Salmon *
with spanakorizo - GF
Shrimp Santorini *
sauteed over plaki & baked with feta, daily side - GF
Stella's Crabcakes *
Jumbo lump crab, handcrafted by stella, daily side
SIDES‎
Yahni
slow cooked green beans with tomato & onion - GF
Fried Potatoes
Hand cut
Yia Yia's Fried Potatoes
Hand cut, fried, dusted with kefalotiri & oregano
Roasted Potatoes
lemon, oregano, garlic & extra virgin olive oil - GF
Horta
green of the day - GF
Gigantes
giant greek lima beans, tomato, wild anise, extra virgin olive oil - GF
Roasted Beets
lemon & feta creme fraiche or fresh garlic, extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar - GF
Spanakorizo
braised spinach & rice, extra virgin olive oil & lemon - GF
Hummus
stella’s famous - GF*
Melitzanosalata
smashed‎ grilled eggplant dip, garlic, onion, lemon & extra virgin olive oil - GF*
PRICE RANGE
US$15 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews brunch moussaka grilled octopus greek salad filet soup fries sandwich community table great greek food residential neighborhood portions are large richmond restaurant an entree fun atmosphere the noise level small restaurant
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stella's is a must must must for all adults. I particularly love the folks that frequent the restaurant, tables are close so it makes for getting to know your neighbor. Do not despair, it is a awesome crowd. The food is top rate, I love...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 25 November 2018

Had reservation for 8:15 PM get there 7:30 and get seated in 10 minutes. We order lamb and moussaka, the lamb wasn’t tender but tasty the moussaka over seasoned, make you remember it all night long. The service is great and reservartion for dinner before...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank andreo124
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Me and my wife decide to try a new restaurant and ended up in Richmond and heard great thing so we decided to try them out. The service was amazing and the servers knew there menu inside and out. Food was great. If you haven't...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 7 November 2018

After visiting our daughter in Charlottesville, we were flying home via Richmond. She said that her favorite restaurant in all of Virginia was there - Stella's. The food was amazing - we actually ordered multiple appetizers to share which were definitely enough for all of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AliceRumphius
Reviewed 4 November 2018

I have been going here since before it reopened, back when it was on Main Street. It has only gotten better with time. This is the best Greek food in Richmond, no contest, and I dare say the best restaurant in Richmond, period. The only...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank James K
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We ordered a Classic Greek Salad and fried calamari as mezes and shared a Shrimp Santorini dinner. Everything was sooo tasty with the added benefit of great service. It is s very busy place and has a noisy vibe. We enjoyed this evenings dinner and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank paulnichols18
Reviewed 19 October 2018

My daughter made reservations for my wife and I and several of their friends. Stella's is a quaint Greek restaurant with a delicious brunch. The food was absolutely delicious! The restaurant is on the smaller side which is great for couples or a party of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Michael H
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely a great place with great food. So hard to get into. I try to get there early Nd wat at the community table

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank exptrave101
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We ate at the bar (Tony was our bartender/server). The service was excellent, even though the restaurant was very crowded. The food was outstanding. This is now our favorite restaurant in Richmond, VA.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank L F
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

The food is really good and you can find really good fish (with bones:) ) there. On a Friday night might be a little bit noisy and reservation is suggested. Good choice of wine and a great menu

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RicAraujo
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I would consider it an ideal spot for a birthday lunch!
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Yes, they have a full bar - at least the one in Charleston does. My niece and I ate at the bar that night.
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Sorry, there were only 2 people in our party. Just give them a call....
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