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“Very friendly atmosphere and fantastic fish”
Review of Ristorante Stella

Ristorante Stella
Ranked #23 of 131 Restaurants in Bordighera
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We felt welcome from the first minut. Very friendly staff, Not the best in english, but we managed to order.
First time we got a fantastic grilled Dorado - grilled and prepared to perfection. Second visit we got mixed fish as shoen on picture - fresh and delicate.
Restaurant situated not far from the beach, but in relatively quiet area.

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Reviewed 12 October 2014

I had done some research into vegetarian dining options in Bordighera, and Stella had come up. So went there one rainy Tuesday in October for lunch, found the place very nice and charming (had walked past it the year before but couldn't get a table). The owner speaks many languages and understood my request but when I mentioned tripadvisor and vegetarian he could only offer a spinach tart (which he served as a snack before the meal) or spaghetti with tomato sauce. Well, pasta was ok, sauce from the can and nothing special done to it. Bit of a shame.
The seafood option for my travel companion was delicious, a massive portion.
We had some delicious crisp white wine for which we were only charged half the price (price per glass not per 1/4 liter).

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Reviewed 16 June 2013

About four times a year we drive from our village in France and go to Bordighera. While my wife shops I stock up on Italian wines and buy excellent local olive oil. On a whim a couple of years ago we ducked into Stella at noon on a particularly nasty cold drizzling morning. We asked for a table and within minutes the owner was turning people away. That first meal was a huge plate of fritomisto. It was light and crunchy. We ordered a carafe of house white, a simple vino frizzante with huge fruit. Since that first meal we've eaten excellent ravioli, tagliatelli, lasagna, veal in lemon sauce. In short, we order the daily menu. Bruno runs the dining area and his wife is in the kitchen. There are other family members involved but I can't keep them straight. Stella is an immaculate restaurant with consistent value for money. On market days and in the summer be sure to reserve. The last time we spoke with a French customer whose reflection we share: "This is Italian cooking the way it used to be. It's honest and good." Whitebeard83

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Reviewed 22 August 2012

Have eaten here within the last month and very satisfied with food and more. Being within walking distance of the beach and on the main road through the town, this restaurant was a real find, and perhaps one you might dismiss.Mainly frequented by locals, some of whom eat here every day.There is also limited outside seating. Plenty of choice for vegetarians, and not just the usual pasta or pizza! I had a wonderful parmesan risotto and the best stuffed tomatoes ever. My companions had fish and seafood which was also great.With antipasti, wine, water, three courses and coffee my bill was just under 30 euros. You can also choose food from the chilled cabinet to eat at home, which many locals were doing.The bathroom facilities were also excellent and spotlessly clean.

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