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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
Good for:
Bar scene

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  • 5
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice Place

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
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Salt Lake City, UT
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Dinner
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Salt Lake City, UT
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91 reviews 91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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106 reviews 106 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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73 reviews 73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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68 reviews 68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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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
8 helpful votes 8 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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Alberta
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We've dined at the Starlight on a couple of occasions on the way to/from Seattle. We discovered it by chance one Saturday whilst attending the local farmers market. This restaurant is located in a historic old building, with a bar and restaurant section within. Having had both lunch and dinner there, I can say that the food was very good... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Went here for Karaoke with friends. My husband had never been in a casino before. He had some potato skins that he really liked. I had the steak salad and it was good but the meat was cold when it arrived. I also had some corn chowder that was too thick but ok. The service was good but the girl... More 

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Ellensburg, Washington
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63 reviews 63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

When the starlight first opened it was actually really good and reasonably priced along with great staff....now? Not impressed at all. The service sucks, the food is average, nothing over the top but the price was outrageous. I really think the starlight needs to acknowledge they are more a bar and cater to the college kids and just serve apps.... 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?