Where tradition and modernity collide. The authentic Italian Restaurant opened in 2014 in the Myers Park neighborhood and features classics with a fresh, modern twist. Since opening their first restaurant 15 years ago, the Moffett's know from experience that life's greatest memories unfold around the dinner table and created Stagioni to bring friends and family together.
As seasons change, so do our appetites and food habits. Stagioni, which means "Seasons" in Italian, sets the stage for what the restaurant is about. Chef Andrew Dodd utilizes fresh, locally sources ingredients to create a seasonal menu filled with hand-made pastas, wood-fired Pizzas and slow-roasted meats.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:30pm - Close
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Small parking lot in front additional parking in the rear of the restaurant, enter on Fenton Place and watch for signage on the right to enter parking lot.
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Stagioni Ratings and Reviews
First of all, our server was fantastic. ...
First of all, our server was fantastic. Though he was busy tending bar and serving other tables, he was very thorough and attentive to us.
Secondly, the food was incredible. Our server, and the table next to us, suggested the squash blossom appetizer.. which was great. We ordered the special, Striped bass with cauliflower risotto and the veal chop. Both dishes were amazing.. the braised kale that came on the side of the veal chop was a standout. So good!
We couldn't be happier with our experience at Stagioni. We will be back!
We waited for 7 minutes after being seat ...
We waited for 7 minutes after being seated for someone to approach us (w/reservation). Server then said there were new people she was training. Prefer not to eat my bread (so-so) out of a brown bag. Caesar salad was underwhelming, but main pasta dish was very tasty. Never were asked after food was delivered how everything was. My husband asked for more bread but it never arrived. Quick to refill wine though. Serving staff seemed discombobulated. Overall, disappointing and not good value.
Stagioni was wonderful! The hummus and f ...
Stagioni was wonderful! The hummus and fried squash blossoms were outstanding. Great location and nice decor. Our server was attentive. We split the gianuja tart for dessert and while it was very good, you couldn't taste the hazelnut flavor at all. All in all would highly recommend.
The cocktail menu was nice, featured a n ...
The cocktail menu was nice, featured a negroni cocktail, not usually found. The bread was hot and tasty not needing butter or olive oil dipping. The fried squash blossoms were flavorful and not greasy. The wood fried mushroom selection was varied from the usual white button side. Scallop carbonara with butoni pasta was perfectly prepared. Zeppoli were hot, light and plentiful, enough to take home. Frank Sinatra serenaded in the background was just the right mood.
The food! I've been to Italy many times ...
The food! I've been to Italy many times and struggle when it comes to going to an Italian restaurant here in the States now. However, this is a fantastic restaurant with super fresh ingredients and true Italian flavors. The burrata with tomatoes and peaches?! OMG. The fried squash blossoms?! absolutely. No.words. It was just so good! I cannot wait to go back!
Always rotating through things to try. T ...
Always rotating through things to try. This entire restaurant group has it down. I'm convinced there is nothing bad in the menu. Waiters and staff are attentive. Some portions seem small, but depends on what menu item/app you choose. Definitely recommend.
Even on a random Wednesday night, Stagio ...
Even on a random Wednesday night, Stagioni doesn't disappoint. We were well cared for by Mike our waiter while we put together our own "Queen's Feast" of shared plates. Everything was so incredibly good and fresh, I couldn't pick a favorite. But from their summer menu, the country pate, the duck confit, the burrata salad, and the fresh scallops with pasta made for a great summer meal. We'll be back.
Tried it 18 months ago, wasn't great. Tr ...
Tried it 18 months ago, wasn't great. Tried this Spring to give them another try, and it was great. But just tried this weekend, and it fell short again (the food). My gnocchi actually had a sear on it! It was a little too lcrisp.
Pizza my husband had, wasn't cooked enough on bottom.
Cheese crisps served with dips weren't sturdy enough.
Not enough bread. Was not abondanza with any portions either, and I'm a size 4.
We came for an early dinner prior to an ...
We came for an early dinner prior to an evening out so our experience may not be the same for diners who come during busy times. The food was very good and the service was attentive but easy going and our waiter made excellent recommendations for the food and wine. We both had the fresh fish of the day and it was well prepared. The squash blossoms appetizer had a light creamy filling and the octopus appetizer was flavorful and had good texture. The zeppoli dessert was enough to share and was YUM! It became louder as the night progressed but was not too loud. I will say that I have to sit in the chairs because the seat backs dig into men's shoulders and the chairs should be replaced.
Went for a birthday celebration!. We ha ...
Went for a birthday celebration!. We had a drink at the bar and then were seated at the Pizza Bar. This area is more like a chef's table! We are right in the action and the chef runs an efficient kitchen with solid support.
Try anything you want because it is all good. We had squash blossoms and charred octopus apps...so good. Spaghetti de pepe...sublime. NC trout cooked so well.
Definitely will dine again. Thank you Chef and Staff. #pigsfly
Everything about the meal was great. We ...
Everything about the meal was great. We shared a charcuterie board which was beautifully presented with several delicious cheeses. One in our group does not like pate, but loved their 'country pate' and may now be a convert. The cavatelli was delicious, and so were the mussels. The wine selection was good and the server provided great recommendations. We can't wait to go back and try some of the other yummy sounding dishes.
We went to this restaurant because someo ...
We went to this restaurant because someone at a Farmer's Market told us that they purchased locally. Specifically, we were told that they purchased Zucchini Flowers and severed Fried Zucchini Flowers. We were not disappointed.
Overall, we were very impressed with the restaurant. Atmosphere was great. Service was great. Food was great. Price was a little higher than normal, but I am happy to pay a slightly higher price when I know that much of the food is being purchased locally.
We will definitely go back.
We were a party of 5 on a Saturday night ...
We were a party of 5 on a Saturday night pretty much in the middle of the main dining room. It was so noisy that we couldn't communicate well at our table.
Service was fine, and food was very good. Loved the sauvignon blanc we had.
Raspberry napoleon that we had was absolutely outstanding.
Bread is served in a little brown bag, which might be quaint at two top or four top but not so convenient for a larger party. Just put the bread in a basket or on a plate. Similarly, serving the yummy Zeppoli (little doughnut type dessert) in the same little brown bags was not the best presentation. Price are too high for little brown bags for bread and dessert!
Disappointed. I was charged a insane am ...
Disappointed. I was charged a insane amount of 309.89 ( on my account which was inaccurate) plus the another amount that was accurate for my meal 35.00. I attempted to contact management with the phone number listed leaving a message since an email does not exist for this company. Now I'm disputing the transaction with my bank wow!!!! So disappointed.
Another enjoyable dining experience at S ...
Another enjoyable dining experience at Stagioni, except for the fact that we had to give up on our dessert after waiting twenty minutes because our server , Chelsey, apparently felt a table of eight would generate a much bigger gratuity than the two of us. Chelsey is a very good server but on this occasion was dissappointingly inattentive. We'll try one more time.
We waited 30 minutes for an appetizer an ...
We waited 30 minutes for an appetizer and then 40 minutes for our entrees, one of which (grouper) was raw on the inside and had to be sent back. 15 minutes later we still didn't have the (cooked) grouper. Our server was nice but hardly checked in on us to explain the situation or check on our food. The manager offered to get us a dessert which we didn't feel like waiting another hour for. We were there a total of nearly 3 hours throughout this ordeal and couldn't wait to leave. We went for our anniversary after hearing great reviews but were extremely disappointed. We will not be back.
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