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Starlight Cafe

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Bistro
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104 West Fifth Street, Greenville, NC 27858
(252)707-9033
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 48
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Starlight a Great Choice in Greenville

I know it only for lunch, but this "farm to fork" eatery is super good. Convenient in uptown Greenville, they always have a good lunch crowd. Word is that the dinner service is great. The menu looks yummy, that's for sure!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
Lawrence B
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Greenville, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The hotel recommend this restaurant as their favorite choice. We had salad and an entree. The Caesar salad was high and the garlic in the dressing was a little strong but good. We both had the shrimp and grits, best I've had! Fresh food and great atmosphere!

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Greenville, North Carolina
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I have been to Starlight THREE TIMES for brunch. The first time, despite many empty tables, I was turned away. There was no, "Sorry, we're a bit tight, would you care to wait by the ...?", just "No, we're full". The second time, I was finally seated and my server was DELIGHTFUL, but the Eggs Benedict came out on a... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Our "special place" for brunch or dinner. Great food and atmospher-great serviceGreat staff. Food is outstanding at reasonable placece

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Greenville, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Have eaten multiple times over the past few years. They have great atmosphere; great food and great bar/bartenders.

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Princeton
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Shrimp and grits were to die for! Nice selection of interesting meals-farm to table concept. Also interesting cocktails and nice selection of wine as well.

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Greenville, North Carolina
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I know it only for lunch, but this "farm to fork" eatery is super good. Convenient in uptown Greenville, they always have a good lunch crowd. Word is that the dinner service is great. The menu looks yummy, that's for sure!

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Greenville, North Carolina, United States
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I love Starlight! Chef Toby knows his business and does a fantastic job creating colorful farm-to-table items that are unique. His wife works there, too, and is absolutely charming. This is my first choice when entertaining VIP's and guests, and, it's also my first choice when I am simply hungry for good food.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Limited menu and somewhat pricey. Nice bar area and the service is good. Gourmet menu items, shrimp and grits is good. We eat there occasionally nicely location downtown near university campus

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Greenville, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Everything you dislike about a chain restaurant will not be found here. The food is fantastic. The bartenders and chefs actually care about the food they are serving you, right down to where it came from and who unearthed it. One of the best places you will eat in Greenville, NC.

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Washington, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We have dined at the Starlight many times and it's always terrific. Great service, wonderful cocktails and innovative locavore cuisine. The menu changes seasonally and there are fresh and interesting specials. This is a family-owned restaurant with their own farm, and many or the restaurant's ingredients are truly farm-to-table. Great spot for a casual lunch, Sunday brunch or a white-tablecloth... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 104 West Fifth Street, Greenville, NC 27858
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: (252)707-9033

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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