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Stellina

3342 Watson Road St. Louis, MO 63139 | St. Louis - South City | 314-256-1600

Location Description:

Freshly made pasta is a revelation in this red-sauce, white-sauce town, and Jamey and Lisa Tochtrop's charming neighborhood café offers an oft-changing menu of fresh lasagna, long-cut and stuffed pasta dishes. You can also get the husband-and-wife team's pasta to go, and cook it yourself - though once you've had one of the restaurant's flavorful preparations, you'll wonder whether the extra step is necessary. Jamey Tochtrop's kitchen also turns out an array of fantastic sandwiches, including the "South Side Smoke," a plump, fleetingly sweet pulled-pork gem, and Lisa Tochtrop's desserts include carrot cake and tiramisu.


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  • Cuisine(s): American, Cafe, Coffeehouse, Deli, Italian
  • Hours: Tue-Thu 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm
  • Price: $, $$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch, Snack Food
  • Reservations: Accepted
  • Parking: Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Attire: Casual attire
  • Features: Catering, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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