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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
Website
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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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
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great fine dining

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Burke B
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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91 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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

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
30 helpful votes 30 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
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

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
96 reviews 96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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
47 helpful votes 47 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
7 helpful votes 7 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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Greenvliie, NC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I have eaten at this restaurant several times, and have been impressed with the quality of the service and the food. And with a free parking lot across the street, how could you go wrong. Easy to locate in downtown (pardon - uptown (?) ) Greenville in what appears to be an old storefront. Lots of light,... More 

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Defiance, Missouri
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438 reviews 438 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

A lovely locaiton in downtown just off campus, its locovore, its flavor, its variety its enjoyable! A great opportunity to enjoy some of the best of the tidelands, its good!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
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?