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Starfish Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Starfish Cafe is a job/life skills training program serving fresh and local foods in an experiential learning environment. Located in Old Town Bay Saint Louis, our eclectic surroundings match our creative menu. Join us today where your meal makes a difference in a persons' life and is a healthy flavor-full experience! We are a Pay What You Want non-profit, your food donation covers the cost of food and supports the training program.
$15 - $45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, Greek, American, Cafe, Healthy
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not only was the food amazing.. the whole concept of the restaurant, helping people to learn a marketable skill and pay by donation is unbelievable.. I had Ahi tacos that were so delicious..a bit spicy with a great coleslaw.. I took home a chocolate truffle...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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pinklady215, Owner at Starfish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you:).

Reviewed December 12, 2018

My husband and I stopped here for lunch during a road trip from Savannah to New Orleans. We chose the Starfish because it was rated #1 for the town, Bay Saint Luis, on the site I searched. I was a bit curious walking in along...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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pinklady215, Owner at Starfish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2018

Thank you for the review. I apologise the meal felt rushed. I am the Executive Director of the program and we have volunteers and staff who are a bit eager to please at times. We appreciate your opportunity for improvement:). We are grateful for you...More

Reviewed December 11, 2018

excellent choices - a diverse menu and the food was delicious! highly recommend if you are in the area - - just go!

Date of visit: October 2018
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pinklady215, Owner at Starfish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you!!!

Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

The Starfish Cafe does an amazing job fulfilling it’s mission of sharing love and education. The diverse menu offers fresh vegetables grown in the front yard and tended by volunteers. The staff and food are so wonderful that it is very easy to leave a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Di F, Owner at Starfish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2018

Thank you for these words of affirmation! We appreciate your support!

Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

The quaint atmosphere was a close second to the superior service! It felt as if I were at home but then I realized I was in a restaurant/art gallery! The service was exceptional and the food was superior to anything I've encountered in my travels...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Di F, Owner at Starfish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Thank you for the beautiful words of affirmation . We are grateful!

Reviewed September 3, 2018

Food was excellent as always. I suggest offering more types of beverages--esp. ones w/o sugar (teas maybe). Service was a little quirky.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Di F, Owner at Starfish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Thank you for your review. Sorry about the quirky service. We have unsweetened icetea, hot tea and coffee. Please feel free to bring a beverage with you :) if you like. Hope that helps. Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed August 27, 2018

You won't be sorry you stopped in for a bite.. fresh garden vegetables. Don't forget to order a spring roll and the deserts are fantabulous.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Di F, Owner at Starfish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you!!

Reviewed August 27, 2018

While visiting Bay Saint Louis with family friends last spring, we happened upon Starfish Cafe. Having never been to this part of the Gulf of Mexico before we did not know where to eat and took a chance on this restaurant. 4 adults and 6...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Di F, Owner at Starfish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

THANK YOU :) We hope you make it back for lots of reasons :)

Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Best lunch I have had in Mississippi. Also, we love the cause they are supporting. They are very accommodating to everyone’s needs (vegan, gluten, etc). Love this place.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Di F, Owner at Starfish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Thank you:)

Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Imagine every fresh summer vegetable chopped lovingly with sliced zucchini as the noodles... to make the world’s best lasagna! Nothing put pure health but as delicious as anything that is not. I’m so sorry that the only photo I took was of what remained. If...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Di F, Owner at Starfish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Thank you! This is summer fun food!!

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March 29, 2017|
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Response from pinklady215 | Property representative |
yes sir :)
October 23, 2015|
Response from pinklady215 | Property representative |
Hi :), we have two Greek Salads, Greek Pasta and Greek Zucchini Noodles. The Greek Zucchini has noodles made of zucchini, artichokes, romas, feta, kalamata olives and Greek seasoning. Hope this helps. Have a great day.
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