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Starlight Theatre

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££ - £££
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
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631 Ivey Road, (In the historic Ghost Town), Terlingua, TX 79852
+1 432-371-3400
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Today
17:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Sun - Fri 17:00 - 00:00
Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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Bloomington IL
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145 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nobody will mistake the Starlight for a fine restaurant but this far off the beaten path in a far corner of Texas it is a nice place to eat and a fun place to eat. The food is a cut above Applebees with a couple menu items that you won't find from a national chain. But you don't go to... More 

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Thank nrstycz
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A little dessert oasis with fabulous steaks and Prickly Pear Margaritas in an authentically rustic setting that offers live music on the weekends....What's not to love?!?! ?? (FYI: The weekend we were there two talented Austin musicians were performing in separate locations at the "Ghost Town". )

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed in Terlingua en route to Big Bend. The Starlight is the highlight of Ghost Town Terlingua. We had cocktails and dinner on the patio where the menu is geared to pub food. Listened to a singer-guitar player, good food, good drinks. Very local, laid back vibe interspersed with colorful friendly, residents.

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Thank nancy k
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun venue with great food and friendly service! Had steak, brisket and cheeseburger. Fun musical entertainment. Am going back again tonight!!!!!

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Thank WildMeridian
Memphis, Tennessee
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a scene to sit on the porch at the starlight and wait for a table - music , hoola hoops - just fun - plus a fabulous general store next door . Good surprisingly good as was the music and service . You can take your food and sit on patio to eat . Enormous excellent salads - with... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Starlight Theatre is a great venue for an excellent meal after a day visit g Big Bend. We have eaten there twice on two different trips. On both occasions the food has been very good and the atmosphere is good ol' South Texas hospitality. Good live music in the evening to go with your mean and a cold one... More 

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Thank Chris R
Austin, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a lot of eating out while visiting Big Bend and this place was BY FAR the best food. Sure there was a long wait (we visited during spring break) but boy was it worth it. Plus, there is plenty to do around the restaurant while you wait!

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Thank Paradise T
Houston, Texas
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had always wanted to eat here, and it certainly was everything I had read and heard. The service was good and the food was too. Was going to order a steak, but instead opted for the chicken fried wild boar because how often do you see that on a menu? Doors open at 5 p.m. and capacity is about... More 

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Houston, Texas
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very much enjoyed our recent trip to the Starlight Theater. We went in the thick of Spring Break, so we had quite the wait for a table. It was a bit long (2.5h) for our kids, but I can't think of a better place to wait on a table. We sat on the porch with drinks and watched the sunset... More 

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Thank TRP1836
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They always come through for me. Took a group of 22 during spring break. Food and service was fantastic!!! I had reservations for our hiking club and the tables were ready on time. Looking forward to our next visit!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 631 Ivey Road, (In the historic Ghost Town), Terlingua, TX 79852
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Terlingua
  • Phone Number: +1 432-371-3400

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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?