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Stefano's Italian Cafe

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2200 Central Ave, Middletown, OH 45044-4604 (Monroe)
+1 513-422-9922
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Maineville, Ohio
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65 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Came on at 6:30 Thursday night early Feb with my parents. Place was not crowded at all. Help was very friendly and kind. Atmosphere somewhat overly dark. 70's crummy rock playing a little too loudly. Not sure why classic lite rock was playing as it did not fit the mood. I got a large pepperoni, sausage and sun-dried tomato calzone... More 

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Thank Tom Y
Middletown, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Stefano's is an outstanding local restaurant. They have original home made recipes which are excellent . Love eating there.

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Thank Peggy M
Cincinnati, Ohio
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

On the way to our daughter's away game we passed an intriguing restaurant - Stephano's - in the middle of this older town and when we arrived at the opposing team's school, we asked about it. We were told it is the best restaurant in the area and decided to check it out. It did not disappoint! My husband ordered... More 

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Darien, Connecticut
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164 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

A friend of mine from the town invited me to this local Italian restaurant. What a great place. Nothing gorgeous, nothing luxurious. Just nice, just comfortable. Great foods at warm and friendly ambient. Really enjoyed it.

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Thank 3millionmiletraveler
Centerville, Ohio
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We were looking for a place to eat and saw the sign for Stefano's advertising wood-fired pizza. It was a blustery night and Italian food sounded like a good idea. Walking in the ambience was perfect. Beautiful back bar with patrons in each stool greeted us. We were given a choice to sit in the main dining room which was... More 

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Seattle
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Before attending a concert on the Miami U campus in Middletown we wanted a meal a step above the national chain restaurants and found it at Stefano's. Their menu had the usual array of pizzas and pastas but they also had daily specials not on the menu but just for that day. I got the fruitti di mare which was... More 

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Thank BallardSimone
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Give it one try and i bet you love it! Try the "strongIsland iced tee"!!! If dinner time you might try a secret offering called the "Steve special". Just don't go on Monday! (closed)

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Thank Craig M
Monroe, Ohio
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Loved the wood fired pizza. Nice variety of menu items. Good selection of drinks and service was great.

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Thank nivins32
Greater Cincinnati
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Stopped on a whim for an early dinner and was not disappointed in any way. Food excellent and service by Chris was absolutely outstanding. Wife had Meat Lasagne while I had Seafood Special on Linguini. Pasta was firm and not the normal soggy seen in most restaurants. Sauce was just spicy enough to remind me of east coast Sicilian sauce.

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Thank Steve K
Summerville, SC
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

If you want great food, prepared correctly, this is the place. Many restaurants have come and gone, but this one has always delivered! The food is great and the company is just as good. Take you time, eat slowly, and enjoy!

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Thank John C

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 Central Ave, Middletown, OH 45044-4604
    (Monroe)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Butler County  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 513-422-9922
Description
Stefano's is THE place to go for authentic Italian in historic Middletown.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?