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Starlight Cafe

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104 W 5th St, Greenville, NC 27858-1822
+1 252-707-9033
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Our favorite place in Greenville!! Great staff and wonderful drinks and a varied menu with lots of delicious choices. Anytime we go out, this is where we want to go and haven't found better food and atmosphere anywhere. I wish we still lived in Greenville so we could go more often.

Thank Ann-Marie H
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

The reviews of Starlight cafe were good ones, and my close friend is in med school near there. I ordered a gift card as a birthday gift and was told it would be delivered in 3 days. I am now 10 days out, no card, manager isn't taking phone calls and I am probably going to have to seek a... More 

Thank Mamasnotcooking
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The service was good. Menu selection was a bit limited but varied and interesting. Drinks were very good. Beer and wine selection was good. What sets this restaurant apart on this visit was the Steak Frites. Three of us ordered this dish. All of us declared this to be the best steak that we've ever eaten! Taste, texture, and degree... More 

Thank Gary2hs
Newbury UK
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Family from U.K. ranging in ages from 21 to 76 and needing vegan food as well. The chef rose to the challenge and showed us the fresh special mushrooms that had come in that day . He prepared the best vegan meal my daughter had ever had and prepared a vegan pudding from ingredients he had rather than something on... More 

Thank Karen1961
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Very good food. Staff was very friendly. Food service was a little slow. The shrimp and grits were wonderful. Burgers big and juicy. Decent wine list. Good ambiance.

1 Thank Marniecrna
Marvin, NC
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Our waiter ( I think his name was Thayer?) was spot on. Great food and service. We will look forward to coming back. Also fries are great and I'm not really a fry person.

1 Thank SueBrock
Greenville, North Carolina
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44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

A very nice variaty of exceptionally prepared food. Knowledgeable wait staff and very attentive. This restaurant choice made for a very pleasant evening. You need to put this on your list.

Thank TomKucera
Manasquan, NJ
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

The food was unique and fresh. They had a variety of dishes to please any pallet, but fresh fish specials, and vegetarian as well. Nice win list!

Thank marygreg1235
Greenville, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic local Resturant / Bar 🙂 My wife and I enjoy this Resturant numerous times each year. ( great place for adults. Don't see many children there ) Shrimp & Grits extremely good. Vegetarian option is always great. The atmosphere is laid back with live music on Friday and Saturday nights.

Thank B1113MVjeffw
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This place hands down is the best BBQ in NC that I've eaten. The put little pieces of crackling on your plate. Good corn bread and slaw. BBQ beans have great taste. I have been several times.

Thank Lisadibley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 W 5th St, Greenville, NC 27858-1822
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: +1 252-707-9033

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?