Stella’s

Bakery | Sandwich Shop | Small Town Café
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If you like cinnamon rolls, you need to know about Stella’s, where one roll pretty much fills a normal-size plate and could be breakfast for two or more hungry people. The rolls are made fresh each day, but when you order one, it is warmed in the microwave so a big glob of butter set atop it is melting when the roll arrives at the table. Heating also tends to give the caramel glaze on top a chewy texture that makes it a fork-and-knife pastry. Even bigger than the cinnamon roll is Stella’s giant white caramel roll – 14 ounces of sweet dough served with a small tub of whipped butter.

Everything is large at Stella’s, especially pancakes. “You’ve got to see ‘em to believe ‘em” the menu boasts of the “monster cakes,” created many years ago when Stella had a cook who simply could not pour a normal-size pancake. So rather than change cooks, she changed pancake descriptions and monster pancakes were born. You have your choice of buttermilk or wheat batter; and if you can polish off four of these cakes in a single sitting, you get just what you need after a five thousand calorie breakfast … a free cinnamon roll! We are especially fond of the very small print underneath the pancake listing on the menu: “Diet Smuckers jelly & syrups available upon request.” So these would qualify as diet food??

There are normal-size breakfasts at Stella’s: omelets, hot cereals (oatmeal, 7-grain, and Stella’s homemade grits), and egg sandwiches; and the lunch menu includes such regular-size items as club and sub sandwiches, chili by the bowl, and a French dip as well as hamburgers that range up to the half-pound Ziggyburger, served on an outsized bun to match.

For dessert? Bread pudding made with Stella’s homemade breads, please.

What to Eat
Stella’s, Cinnamon Roll
Cinnamon Roll
Must-Try
Goo City: a big messy breakfast that requires multiple cups of coffee alongside. I had to take this picture fast before the melting butter globe slid completely off the hot roll.
Stella’s, Giant White Cinnamon Roll
Giant White Cinnamon Roll
Must-Try
This mesa of pastry is twelve giant white cinnamon rolls. One person needs to be a monomaniac to finish a single one.
Directions and Hours
closed now
Sunday7am - 1pm
Monday5:30am - 5pm
Tuesday5:30am - 5pm
Wednesday5:30am - 5pm
Thursday5:30am - 5pm
Friday5:30am - 5pm
Saturday5:30am - 5pm
Roadtrips
This restaurant is featured in the following eating tours.
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Information
Price
$$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
Yes

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