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Starry Nites Cafe

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696 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1233
585-271-2630
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Today
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • 11
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 1
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
New Crustless Quiche

I've often stopped in to Starry Nites (despite the misspelling of their name) for a breakfast sandwich (on Rochester's best bagels: Brownstein's) or soup, a salad, or a wrap on occasion. The other day, I was there for brunch (not having had breakfast and not having time for lunch), so I ordered my... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
KenMaher
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Rochester, New York
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Rochester, New York
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53 reviews 53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I've often stopped in to Starry Nites (despite the misspelling of their name) for a breakfast sandwich (on Rochester's best bagels: Brownstein's) or soup, a salad, or a wrap on occasion. The other day, I was there for brunch (not having had breakfast and not having time for lunch), so I ordered my favorite breakfast sandwich along with the day's... More 

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Rochester, New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I love Starry Nites Cafe! It's cozy and the employees are friendly. Great coffee (Finger Lakes Roasters) and tea. They sell beer and wine too! Gluten free cupcakes rock!! Interesting local art work displayed on the walls along with a big mural of Van Gogh's Starry Night. In the nicer months they have a great patio to sit at and... More 

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Rochester, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This place could be awesome. They have arguably the coolest space in Rochester, right at the tip of the Flatiron building in the Neighborhood of the Arts with great outdoor seating, exposed brick and huge windows. Where they fail is with their coffee and food, often snotty service, and obnoxious signs that say if you arent buying something and using... More 

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Rochester, NY
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69 reviews 69 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Nice location in the Flat Iron Building. Good service, good coffee and pastries. Be sure to stop in!

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Washington, Iowa
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

First, we were just going to get a cold drink. We enjoyed sitting on the stools by the window. Then we ended up taking home sandwiches for supper. All the ingredients were fresh and quite tasty.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

My husband and I stopped here on one of our afternoons out. I love the location and artsy ambiance. It would be a great place to go with friends or by yourself with a book. I had a cup of Polish Farmhouse Soup and a side salad. The soup tasted very European which was great. The salad was good too.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Rochester in December is cold. Starry Nites is really comfortable place to get a cup of coffee and slow down with friends. Starry Nights is in an Architecturally significant build in the middle of Rochester's NOTA "neighborhood of the arts".

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Buffalo, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

nice and cozy coffee shop with a really cool theme- starry nights. the menu isn't too big but they have a great selection of pastries! worth going to! awesome outdoor seats!!

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Rochester, New York
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12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Great place for an afternoon coffee pick me up. A small lunch menu with many good selections. Pastries can be hit or miss

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syracuse, ny USA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

i go to starry nites cafe every time i'm in rochester. i love the neighborhood, and the people that work there are awesome. they helped me find some very fun things to do while in town. i had an early breakfast with them - tea and an excellent biscuit with ham and cheese - before heading off to the public... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 696 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1233
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 585-271-2630

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am

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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?