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Star-lite Dining & Lounge

2600 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220 (Formerly Star-Lite)
8042542667
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Ranked #268 of 1,275 restaurants in Richmond
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: It‘s Star-lite now, and hopefully forever. But this location was originally home to Soble‘s and his famous burgers from 1987 to 2000. Devil‘s Kitchen was next (but only for a little while) and then we took over in late 2001. Ever since, 2600 West Main Street has been Star-lite . . . just the way we like it. As a tribute, we still offer the famous "Soble‘s burger" and of course — if it ain‘t broke, don‘t fix it — we‘ve kept the neighborhood bar atmosphere that‘s kept this place so popular in the Fan for decades.
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English first
Chesterfield, Virginia, USA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

With fried jalapeño slices, spicy aioli & pepper Jack cheese, this burger might have turned some fans of RVA Burger Week 2014 away. I'm SO glad I made a stop here to enjoy this creative burger; it was my favorite! H.O.T. = Hopefully On The... menu for good!

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Kingsville, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The menu is overwhelming with all of the wonderful comfort and global food offered. You can eat inside the historical pub-like atmosphere or the breezy outside café-style area. I had their Cuban sandwich which I asked if it could be in a wrap and was accommodated. The sandwich was WONDERFUL, but huge so I could only eat half. Knowing that... More

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Leesburg, Virginia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

My husband and I were in town for Arts in the Park and came across Starlight on our way. We stopped in for a quick bite and ended up with a great breakfast. My husband had the "I can't make up my mind" plate which had a bit of all his favorite breakfast foods. He said it was all good... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

When traveling I always try to check out the local spots and this is definitely a popular one for those in this area (called "The Fan"). It's fun just to go grab a drink, meet new people, and hang out. Besides that, I wouldn't expect much more. It looks a little outdated, the food is nothing to brag about... all... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Star-Lite was a star when it first opened, but over the years, it has suffered fatigue. The servers and bar tenders are great, but the restaurant, especially the food, needs an update and the building needs an overhaul. It's a fine place to go to for drinks and sandwiches and noshes, but don't expect anything remarkable. I go occasionally for... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

Always a popular brunch spot, I've eaten dinner here a couple of times and it was tasty. Also a fun bar at night!

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Greenville, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

The lovely tattooed ladies of the Star-Lite feed us delicious food - French Dip with coleslaw (tasty, not too much mayo) and Reuben. The service was very good and the staff was great. But the best part of the cake pop delivered to us when the check came. They were AMAZING! YUMMY!!

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Richmond, Virginia
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011

Decent bar food, great laid back bar in The Fan....with relaxes atmosphere!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2010

Too crowded at night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2008

GOOD FOOD, OUTSIDE SEATING IS NICE, GOOD MARGARITAS.

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