Stella's Restaurant & Bar (Provided photo)

ITHACA, N.Y. — Sunday is the last day of business for Stella’s restaurant, bar and cafe in Collegetown, an employee said.


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The restaurant and bar has been open since 1997, and its adjoined cafe has been open since 1992, according to Stella’s website. 

Sam Pelts, a barista working today, confirmed the closing.

A manager was not available by phone Sunday afternoon to discuss why Stella’s is shutting its doors.

This is a developing story. Check back later for more information.  

Stella’s Restaurant & Bar (Provided photo)
Stella’s Restaurant & Bar (Provided photo)

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