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“Nicely decorated, well-prepared food, good ambiance”
Review of Stefano's

Ranked #13 of 304 Restaurants in Morgantown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$30
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Description: Merlot and metallic blue colors set the mood for this upscale dining experience. Specializing in Old World Italian and American cuisine with recipes that have been handed down through generations. Our menu is highlighted with Crabmeat Hoelzel and our original Mozzarella Stuffed Meatball. Popular entrées include Veal Romano, Linguini with Clams, and our Handcut Filet of Beef. Be sure to compliment your dining experience with our fine selection of American and Italian wines.
Reviewed 10 November 2013

Three of us ate dinner here last night, prior to attending the Texas/WVU football game. Because we had to eat early (5 pm), the restaurant was almost deserted. We loved the dim lighting (but there was task lighting so that reading the menu was very easy), the Murano glass bowls affixed to the walls, the eclectic ceiling lighting, the black tablecloths and napkins. Our waitress was friendly and efficient, but had to be asked to give us the price of the specials she recited. After our wine arrived, the waitress appeared with an amuse bouche from the chef -- a nice tomato/herb bruschetta. We each had house salad, which was excellent, and we really liked the tiny pepperoncini and the excellent salad dressing. One of us had the meatball, and the other two had the penne with vodka sauce (one with good smoky grilled chicken). Very good! Also, the rolls (crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, perfect!) were presented with olive oil with herbs, butter, and a nice tapenade. A good choice for dinner, but prices were a tad high, especially for this part of the country.

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Reviewed 9 November 2013

The atmosphere is very dark, but nice. The server was attentive, but read the specials. I was quite surprised that the porterhouse special was $55 so I opted for the osso bucco which was good. As we dined, the place filled up and made the sounds from the bowling alley less obvious.

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Reviewed 10 October 2013

One of two better known Italian restaurants by WVU campus (the other is Oliverio's Ristorante), Stefano's looks more elegant an expensive, is warm and cozy, has great service, and offers some fine dishes. But Stefano's is actually also on the expensive side.
We ordered a home made soup, in smaller portion, with cream and crab meat, an Orecchiette pasta and a Linguine with claims and garlic sauce, and a St. Peligrino soda for drink. Just as with the soup, these two dishes are also small, particularly when it costs $56 before tips for a dinner with no alcohol. However, the nice and elegant decor, the great service from a waitress, and two fine Italian pasta dishes were just enough to make us happy!

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Reviewed 2 September 2013

Excellent food. A bit on the pricier side but never disappoints. Definitly try the Meatball appetizer

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Reviewed 29 August 2013

OK, this is the fanciest restaurant in the basement of a bowling alley that you will ever encounter. The building is in a small strip mall and the restaurant has its own entrance and is quite elegant inside (and no, you can't hear the bowling). It's definitely the place to be on a Saturday night - many patrons were quite dressed up. I hadn't made a reservation so I ate at the bar, which worked out fine - the bartender was very nice, efficient and knowledgeable. I guess they had a wine list but I just asked for chardonnay so that's what I got. Caesar salad was great and interesting - kind of deconstructed: whole romaine leaves with dressing piled on each other; a parmesan tuile; one big crouton that I busted up; and a little parmesan flan with an anchovy fillet on top. I had an appetizer as main course, which was also great - squares of polenta, crispy fried; a couple of huge shrimp; a piece of yummy Italian sausage; and a delicious sort of Romanesco type sauce.

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