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Star Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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1700 Novato Blvd, Novato, CA 94947-3049
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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208 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

Very nice place to eat for a quick meal that offers great food, service and fair prices. They are busy but know how to handle a crowd. Our food came fast and tasted great. Even as busy as they were the wait staff was very friendly. I will return on my next visit.

Thank papamikeinaz
Novato, California
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87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

Nice menu, good service, nice surroundings, what's not to like? Good place to take kids. Their steak sandwich has to be seen to be believed (my favorite).

Thank Michael H
Novato, California
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89 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

It was after 9 pm on a Tuesday night and I didn't want fast food so I stopped in to see if there was something light on the menu. There were several choices that would have worked, and I chose soup. It really hit the spot and tasted home made. This is a diner that offers decent reasonably priced meals.... More 

Thank CliffJacobs99atgmail
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

We ate a late breakfast and it was an american choice. It is often busy, with parking lot quite full. I believe they have a full menu, we had breakfast.

Thank tripper45
Tucson, Arizona
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2015

I went to visit a relative of mine in Novato, and the last nite there, I ordered ahead for takeout. Although the prices were a bit on the high side for steak and fish, the food nevertheless was excellent, they packaged it to go just right, and the hostess at the counter was so nice to me and my service... More 

Thank VP M
San Rafael, California
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103 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

Reminded of the diners I used to visit growing up in the southeast . Nothing spectacular, but everything good. Waitstaff very good, and know many diners by name. That in itself tells something about the place... Had breakfast several times, and dinner twice. Never had a bad meal. Bonus; they're open late

Thank david a
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Good breakfast at reasonable prices. My favorite is the chicken fried steak and eggs with grilled biscuits. Coffee always fresh and delicious. Service is friendly, but not always as prompt as would be desired.

1 Thank MarinCountyJohn
Novato, California
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102 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

There aren't many diner-style restaurants in Novato where you can order a variety of food (IHOP is the only other one). Star Restaurant has been around for many years. The food is good (I mostly order the sandwiches) and service is hit or miss depending on when you go. The last time I was there was on Friday evening and... More 

1 Thank MomLovesDisney
Prague, Czech Republic
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

I enjoyed this restaurant when visiting my brothers house nearby. Had some burger with fries. Both done well - higher standard. Service was nice and caring, Not disturbing. It was very different for me as european, but it fitted in the image of American resturant.

1 Thank Filip K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2013

I went here on a Saturday evening and was seated right away. It wasn't busy at all. Even the small dog seated a few booths away seemed to be enjoying itself. (Definitely wasn't a service dog.) The menu is very extensive with selections that seem to cover many different cuisines. The prices weren't cheap but maybe average for the area.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 Novato Blvd, Novato, CA 94947-3049
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Novato
  • Phone Number: 415-897-1970

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?