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1525 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2016
+1 617-247-7747
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“seafood risotto” (17 reviews)
“orecchiette” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1525 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2016
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am certain the service suffered due to Marathon weekend but this was extremely poor. Our waitress Molly seemed irritated from the beginning when we didn’t immediately know what we wanted to drink. She never returned to our table after the food arrived. Luckily the...More

Thank runandtravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a family of 4 and each of our dishes has way too much salt in all of our dishes. I had the shrimp scampi with tagatielle and we also had swordfish with asparagus risotto and both had way TOO much salt. Very disappointing...More

Thank Cbueti
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Dinner at Stella was delicious. The drinks were outstanding and the bartender and waiter were wonderful. For this "senior citizen," the room was too crowded and the noise level bordered on unbearable. It was Saturday night and the joint was jumping! I'll try brunch next...More

Thank sheilap37
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We had a group of 4 people and everyone was happy they ordered what they did. I got Short ribs - delicious. Others got veal parmigiana, spaghetti and meatballs, and Salmon. Everyone thought that they had the best meal. It was all so good!

Thank DBG8474
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Very pleasant ambience, convenient location to bus lines, BU medical center. Safe area. Prices on the high side [for me], but the food is definitely worth it. Quiet for conversation. Extensive menu and wine list. Italian basic style, but eclectic menu.

Thank Charles L
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

The food is great and service is awesome. Highly recommend. The seafood risotto is incredible. Several staff asked us how the food and service is. Very friendly atmosphere.

Thank 69LAI
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Pretty place, but VERY NOISY. If you want to talk to your dinner companions, go early. The food was fine, and the manager did move us to a slightly quieter area, but still, we won't go back.

1  Thank Benny207
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We recently moved to the south end and wanted to try this restaurant. Seemed to be an off night. Not for the food, we had swordfish and salmon which was great. It was very loud, they sat us by the window which was cold inside,...More

Thank buzzy-10
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Always good. Always consistent. We have been going here since the year it opened. Since it's local I probably always forget about reviewing. But we've always had a great experience here whether sitting at the bar or at a table. Just a perfect neighborhood place...More

Thank Ed L
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We are staying on Union Park, in Boston, so the question of where to eat tonight came up right away. We walked the streets a lot, looking over the neighbourhood’s offerings. An early look at Trip Advisor and Google, brought up a few places not...More

1  Thank Ron_Koyich
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Jean C
23 May 2017|
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Response from egb67 | Reviewed this property |
God, I loved the place. It was very quiet, given the number of people who were at the bar and my friend and I had a very nice, very productive and fun conversation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1525 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2016
    (Boston's South End)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-247-7747
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