Our Story

Welcome to Stella Burlingame, a culinary gem nestled in the heart of the Burlingame, where the essence of the Alps comes alive through every dish. Under the expert guidance of Chef Matteo since 2005, our menu showcases the rich and diverse flavors of the region, inviting guests on a gastronomic journey they won’t soon forget.
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Indulge in the artistry of braised meats, velvety risottos, tantalizing pastas, and soul-warming ragus, all carefully crafted to perfection. Among the stars of our culinary ensemble are Chef Matteo’s signature creations: the mouthwatering Veal Osso Buco over Mascarpone Polenta and the nostalgic delight of Nonna’s Housemade Potato Gnocchi.

Our dedication to authenticity goes beyond the Alps, as we also pay homage to the time-honored pasta traditions of Northern Italy and incorporate the rustic flavors of mountainous regions. Each plate captures the essence of Italian cuisine, embracing both tradition and innovation.

To complement your dining experience, we offer an extensive selection from our Full Bar, complete with expertly crafted cocktails and a curated collection of Italian and California Wines. Our attentive staff is eager to guide you through the perfect pairing to elevate your meal to new heights.

Whether you’re savoring a romantic dinner for two, celebrating a special occasion, or simply seeking a delectable culinary adventure, Stella warmly welcomes you with open arms. Immerse yourself in the comforting ambiance of delicious food and great company create unforgettable moments.

Come and discover the soul of the Alps at Stella Burlingame – where passion, tradition, and the finest ingredients unite to create an extraordinary dining experience.

At Stella, we invite you to savor more than just a meal; we invite you to savor a journey—a journey that traverses the peaks of taste, tradition, and hospitality. Join us and discover the remarkable tapestry of Alpine-inspired cuisine, where every dish tells a story and every bite creates a memory.


Buon Appetito,

Alisa and Matteo Ferrari


Stella Burlingame

Stella Burlingame

1448 Burlingame Avenue
Burlingame, CA 94010


Open for Take-Out & Delivery