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Starlight Cafe

104 West Fifth Street, Greenville, NC 27858
(252)707-9033
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Ranked #13 of 237 restaurants in Greenville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Bistro
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Greenville, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Starlight has always been one of the best restaurants in Greenville; every new visit exceeds my past experiences. Great food and ambiance!

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Bronx, New York
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87 reviews 87 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

I went here with friends my first night in Greenville. What a great dinner! The service was great, food even better. One of us had the shrimp and grits which was very tasty, but the rest of us had the crabcake special which was to die for. Portions are not enormous but I was full after dinner. We also had... More

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Wilmington, NC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

Stopped in with the wife on a spur of the moment trip into Downtown Greenville. The atmosphere was decent for what is a very old repurposed space (this was the Perculator when I was in school during the late 90's) and I was surprised to even see a white table cloth establishment in downtown. The service was great. The food... More

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Chapel Hill, NC
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73 reviews 73 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We found the Star Light several years ago by pure luck when we had no idea what might be available in the area. This visit was to refresh our memories and see if the food was still as good as we remembered. We were not disappointed!! This was one of the best lunches I've had in a long time. Rather... More

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Greenville, North Carolina
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Best restaurant in Greenville, classy, wonderful food, soups, bread, salads, shrimp and grits. best bartender in Eastern NC, all sorts of awesome drinks!

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Greenville, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I had very high expectations of this place since it has such great reviews. The restaurant itself is very quaint and cute; I really liked the atmosphere. However, the food was very mediocre. From the appetizer (Cheese plate), to our entrees (Shrimp and Grits, and the Chef's Special) the food was very bland and unimpressive. At $100 a check for... More

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Greenville, North Carolina
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9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Went for lunch and had the Shrimp stuffed Avocado salad, and it was very fresh, and very filling. The service was great! Lots of great choices - will definitely be back!

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Greenville, NC
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145 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We eat lunch here often, and the service today was "off". We were seated promptly and our drink orders were taken, but it was a very long time before we were served our drinks. The place was not overly crowded but the wait staff seemed very slow and was not attentive to our needs (i.e. refilling water and coke). Also... More

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Greenville, North Carolina
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24 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My wife and I were on campus and wanted to try something new (we haven’t been in Greenville that long). After parking in the big downtown lot, this place is right in front of you. The restaurant itself is large and open, not as narrow as many of the other restaurants downtown. They also have a small alley where you... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Greenville NC, with the exception of a now-gone yuster bar (Cliff's) and some BBQ joints of a half century ago, has never been a dining destination. Now lots of chains, a steak house or two, standard Italian fare. My recent dinner at Plum Tree, which was described as an upscale eatery of good local reputation, was disappointing. So I was... More

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