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Starlight Lounge

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American, Bar, Bistro, Wine Bar
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402 N Pearl St, Ellensburg, Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 962-6100
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11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner

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Visitor rating
  • 7
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Back, and It's Gotten Worse.

I've been going to Starlight for years, and it's been steadily declining. The food has gone from fantastic to okay, the service from great to mediocre, and the ambiance has gotten completely out of hand. It's pretty much impossible to go there after 7pm without being surrounded by loud obnoxious... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
BrandonDeLeo
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Medford, Oregon
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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English first
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

It was our first visit to this little restaurant and we found it delightful the service was amazing and the food was outstanding we had the fish and chips and the meatloaf dinner and the portabello mushroom flatbread and it was very very good

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Washington
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44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I've been visiting this restaurant during my business travels and then recently moved to the area and am frequenting it that much more. The dining is great, the after-hours appeal is equally great. The old brick structure has wonderful aesthetic appeal. The atmosphere is perfect for catching up with friends, and the beer/martini selection is perfect. Prices are fair too... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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87 reviews 87 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I've been going to Starlight for years, and it's been steadily declining. The food has gone from fantastic to okay, the service from great to mediocre, and the ambiance has gotten completely out of hand. It's pretty much impossible to go there after 7pm without being surrounded by loud obnoxious college students, and it didn't used to be that way.... More 

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Salt Lake City, UT
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93 reviews 93 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

A great place to hang out with friends and just have drinks. I didn't try any of the food, but I hear it's good from the locals. It was a bustling place with a steady flow of people, especially college students. Great service, fun atmosphere.

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Ellensburg, Washington
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130 reviews 130 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

OK prices, decent food, nothing to write home about in my opinion. I ate there in the last week and it took me several minutes to remember what I had - aha - the fish and chips. There was an icky chunk of fish in there (tough/skin or something). The waitress did not tell us her name/introduce herself (or wear... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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87 reviews 87 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I've been going to Starlight for years for dinner, but I had never visited during bar hours. I was very surprised by the half-priced liquor Tuesday and the friendly service at the bar, but I was a little disappointed by the obnoxious college stupidity everywhere. That's the nature of the beast in Ellensburg, I suppose, being a college town. The... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

everything is a challenge hear getting the right order, getting your drinks and so on. The salad was sloppy the nachos lacked personality and the service was weak

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Issaquah, Washington
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69 reviews 69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Starlight is good for burgers at a good price! We attended on a Saturday night @ around six. The place was empty but proceeded to get busy a little later. Our server was, surely, new as she could barely describe the special as a burger with pork and bleu cheese (and who knows what that meant?). For the establishment being... More 

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Ellensburg, WA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I love writing reviews about places that I have enjoyed - a good hotel, a fine meal, an excellent entertainment value. I also will give any support I can to an establishment from my town. Unfortunately, I can't do this for The Starlight Lounge. Had a dinner for 4 the other night with an appetizer. We had five dishes that... More 

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Selah, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We were up for Jazz in the Valley and having had a drink there earlier, thought we'd stop back in for a bite. What a surprise!! My husband had meatloaf, and we're talking "gourmet meatloaf" like you'd find in a fine dining restaurant in the big cities. Likewise, I had a bourbon steak that was to die for. By the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 402 N Pearl St, Ellensburg, Ellensburg, WA 98926
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ellensburg
  • Phone Number: (509) 962-6100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Bistro, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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