HEAD CHEF

LUPE SOLIS

​Redesigned to be a neighborhood gathering spot, our open dining room and garden patios burst with energy and connectedness. With a conceptual nod to Mexican, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines, Chef Lupe Solis reimagines favorite dishes that are innovative, soulful and locally sourced.

STELLA AT CEDAR HOUSE

CONNECTION

From the moment you walk in,  you will sense the warmth and energy of our open kitchen and garden patios. With a conceptual nod to Mexican, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines, Chef Lupe Solis reimagines favorite dishes that are innovative, soulful and locally sourced.  At Stella, our goal is to provide a special place to share not only a meal, but life with friends and family. We showcase new approaches to traditional flavors offered in conjunction with what defines Truckee and North Lake Tahoe best .… its people.

SEASONAL MENU

We acknowledge the deep impact that food sourcing has on our health, our planet and our society. We are committed to sourcing only the highest quality produce and products regionally, prioritizing producers within a 100 mile radius of Truckee and North Lake Tahoe.

SMALL PLATES

Seasoned French Fries – 4 GF/ V
house made fermented ketchup

Sopa Del Dia – 8 GF

Falafel – 8 GF/ V
herb falafel, tahini sauce, herb salad, pickled red onions

Chicken Wings – 12 GF

SHAREABLES

Lebanese Hummus – 12 GF/ V
tahini sauce, crispy garbanzos, parsley, olive oil, sumac with side of pita bread or blue corn tortilla chips

Baba Ganoush -12 GF/ V
fried chilis, lime, cilantro, olive oil, spiced sunflower seeds with side of pita bread or blue corn tortilla chips

Cauliflower Shawarma – 12 GF/ V
wood fired cauliflower, pomegranate molasses, tahini sauce, herbs, rose, shawarma spices

Local Farm Feature – 12 GF

MAINS

Seasonal Salad – 12 GF
option to add – falafel (3pc) – 6 halibut – 14

Salmon Tartare – 18 GF
wild king salmon, lemon, jalapeno, cilantro, soy sauce, chipotle aioli, tostadas 

Smoked Pork Tacos GF
smoked pork shoulder, handmade yellow corn tortilla, black chili oil, salsa cruda, cilantro, white onion

4 Tacos – 14 6 Tacos – 18

Sweet Potato Tacos GF/ V
organic sweet potato, handmade yellow corn tortilla, black chili oil, salsa cruda, cilantro, white onion

4 Tacos – 12 6 Tacos – 16

Chicken Tinga – 22 GF
chipotle adobo braised chicken, lentils, lemon labneh, herb salad, pickled onion, radish, house made tostadas

Pan-seared Halibut – 28 GF
alaskan halibut, warm kale, salsa verde, farro salad

Beef Shawarma – 28 GF
niman ranch butcher steak, marble potatoes, chanterelle mushrooms, cipollini onions, pickled red onions, tahini sauce, zhug sauce

DESSERT

Chocolate Tart – 10
chocolate ganache, shortbread crust, mango, vanilla chantilly, chile

Cheesecake – 10
labneh, graham cracker crust, spiced pineapple

Sorbet – 8
house spun small batch, seasonal fruit

Arroz Con Leche – 8
cinnamon rice pudding, rum raisins

STELLA HOURS

OPEN 5-9pm THURSDAY – SUNDAY

No Reservation for groups up to 8

VIEW EVENT CALENDAR

Please check out our event calendar to see what dates Stella will be open. 

​LOCAL

FARM FRESH

We acknowledge the deep impact that food sourcing has on our health, our planet and our society. We are committed to sourcing only the highest quality produce and products regionally, prioritizing producers within a 100 mile radius of Truckee and North Lake Tahoe. We believe in supporting local farmers who have a passion for sustainable food practices.  They believe, as do we, that the hard work of farming is an investment into the wellbeing of both our local and global communities.

OPEN 5-9PM, THURS-SUN

JOIN US

There are three ways you can delight in Chef Lupe’s creative take on California’s regional favorites and classic heritage dishes.  Join us anytime Thursday thru Sunday from 5PM to 9PM.  Reservations are not taken for parties 8 and under.  Note: There is an exception with a party of 8 – you do have the option of either coming in or making one of our Group Table Reservations. Please note that we accept private restaurant buyouts, so please check the calendar to be sure we are open to the public on the evening you wish to dine.

Group Table Reservation. For parties 8 to a maximum of 12, Stella offers two group table reservations. You can choose between a 5:30PM or an 8PM table reservation.  You must make this reservation 24 hours in advance. This is a Prefix menu family style Stella experience. More details

Lastly – Stella does offer full group buyout options for special events or occasions. Please contact us for more information regarding reserving Stella for a private party buyout. (insert popup email capture here, to come)