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2217 Honolulu Ave, Montrose, CA 91020-1616
818-957-7827
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Ranked #19 of 54 Restaurants in Montrose
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian
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English first
Warren, New Hampshire
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Two weeks ago I met friends here for dinner. This is a small restaurant, not at all fancy and so I expected ordinary food. I was so pleasantly surprised by the delicious food that I returned this week with work colleagues. Once again, the food was wonderful--delicious bread and Italian dishes, but they need to improve their wine list to... More 

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Pasadena, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I've been going here for over 20 years, and always loved it. But my last three visits did not meet expectations. The little rolls they serve before the meal used to be divine. Now they are undercooked, almost tasteless balls of dough. The lunch combination used to offer half a sandwich, salad and a bowl of soup. Now it's only... More 

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Glendale, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Small and busy place, but great food and service. On nice evenings sit at one of the sidewalk tables and watch the people parade go by.

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Los Angeles
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65 reviews 65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Service was outstanding. Unfortunately, the food was completely forgettable. Won't return. We had BBQ chicken pizza & shrimp penne. Both TOTALLY BLAND. Gazpacho was good, but that's not enough! The rolls they bring out are also pretty much flavor-free. What's up with this place?!

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walla walla
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Closely guarded secret: The Star Cafe offers guests that dine on New Year's Day a gift certificate for the amount that they purchased (excluding liquor). The locals know this special offer and the place is mobbed shortly after the Rose Bowl Game concludes. I concur with the other reviewers - fabulous food!

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City of Angels
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117 reviews 117 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I eat here about every 6 months. Although the menu changes the quality of the food doesn't. The freshly baked rosemary rolls are to die for... I usually take an order to go. Only once did I have a bad meal, I ordered the Calzone, and it was more Mexican than Italian... so I'll stick w/ the pizzas. There is... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This well established restaurant has been around a long time and it is reliably good. My husband just loves the "day old sphagetti" and I always enjoy the portabellow sandwich. It also has great soups and the most delicious biscuits in town which are served automatically as you arrive.

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Pasadena, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The Star Cafe has been a favorite since it opened. They always have a wonderful soup, a great lunch menu, and old favorites like the day old spaghetti. People fight over the tasty little buns they serve.

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Genoa, Nevada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

We,ve been coming here for family dinners, office lunches and other occaisions since it opened over 15 years ago. Try to catch it before you have to wait a long time for a table. Everything on the menu is good. Enjoy the rolls and the strawberry lemonade. I like the pasta with artichokes

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Panama City, Panama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

Went there on a tuesday night, wasn't very busy. The waitress was very nice, and friendly. We sat in a terrace they have on the back that is really pretty. The food was OK, we had a BBQ Chicken pizza that was very average, lacking sauce and some Fettuccini Alfredo type of dish that was ok, but I have had... More 

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Additional Information about Star Cafe

Address: 2217 Honolulu Ave, Montrose, CA 91020-1616
Phone Number: 818-957-7827
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Montrose
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Italian

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