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Stella Barra Pizzeria

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Santa Monica
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2000 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1010 (Formerly Stella Rossa Pizza Bar) (Bicknell)
+1 310-396-9145
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Today
17:00 - 01:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 12:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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Houston, Texas, United States
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

It's been 3 years since out last visit to Santa Monica and Stella Barra. Pizza is still excellent Had both the thin crust and regular crust pizzas. Both were well done and crispy. The mushroom pizza still perfect and the margarita and pepperoni pizzas were very good as well. We ordered a lot of pizza with plans to bring some... More 

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Thank Joyce S
Essex
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We fancied a casual dinner with the kids and the concierge recommended Stella Barra. If you arrive before 7pm it's happy hour and some appetizers and drinks are very good value. The pizzas are very nicely made and one is perfect for two to share. The atmosphere is very chilled - all in all a good place and worth a... More 

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Thank Paul B
Columbus, Georgia
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124 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

It is not a very big place and a large section is filled up by the bar but the pizza is fantastic. It does take a little bit to make (and get) but the dough is made fresh daily and you can watch them being made. The service was a little bit slow but the bartender was great while we... More 

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Thank Douglas P
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We were jet lagged and stumbled on this place round the corner from the hotel. Bit nervous of ordering a gluten free pizza but when it came so thin and so tasty and not like card board The "normal" pizza apparently was done to perfection too! Good service and good value for money

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Thank Kirsty B
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The pizza was good, however the starter was burnt, they did offer a replacement but we were put off. Service was a little poor like most reviews.

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Thank John B
Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Ohhh my gosh this is the best pizza I have ever had! My boyfriend & I visited there first in 2013 & then again at the start of this year & the food was just as amazing the second time around as it was the first. The pizza & entrées are just to die for I have seriously never had... More 

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Thank Jasmine565
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

This. Place. Is. Amazing. We started with the burratta with grilled grapes. It's like mozzarella but creamy and amazing. Then we had the butternut squash pizza. It sounds strange but the combination of flavors were awesome, especially with a glass of red. The service was great. It is a smaller place with a cool atmosphere which I love. Great place!

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Thank Jennifer C
Perth, Australia
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130 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We tried Stella Barra on recommendation from our concierge at Viceroy Santa Monica where we were staying as it was our last night. It was very busy for a Monday night and could only get seats at the bar for four of us including two kids. While we waited for our pizzas we had some drinks at the bar and... More 

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Thank QikantFamily
Charlotte, North Carolina
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

This place is a little treat! Our family of 4 walked to this randomly one night and had the best pizza ever! The crust is cracker thin and the pizza was just delicious. Some of the best I have ever had. It is crowded but comfortable so you might have to wait for a table, but we were sure glad... More 

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Florence, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Nice pizza in Venice. Atmosphere is quite nice and taste of pizza si good. There is not a wide choice of flavour but you can add toppings. I was at the counter and service has been OK even if a bit slowly considering that was not full

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 12:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 12:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 12:00
Thursday
17:00 - 12:00
Friday
17:00 - 01:00
Saturday
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1010 (Formerly Stella Rossa Pizza Bar)
    (Bicknell)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-396-9145

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

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