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Starlight Cafe

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104 West Fifth Street, Greenville, NC 27858
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Greenville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is really good, relaxed atmosphere and you never feel rushed. The food is very good and a wide variety for all tastes! Give them a try!

Thank lmaddog64
Level Contributor
16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

I want to remark at the atmosphere of the starlight cafe. I was at the cusp of a wonderful day of adventure and I sought out this cafe for a quick brunch. As I was flying solo I was seated at a side table by the great glass window in the front. I had a view of the bar tucked... More 

Thank Demian W
Charlotte, NC
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

I took my family to eat here last night. While the service was good, the food was so-so and over priced. There is no kids menu so you need to make suggestions of what typical kids eat and hope for the best. My child wanted a grilled cheese which arrived burned on both sides. He didn't eat much because he... More 

Thank kjthacker
Eastern NC
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Girls night out, went here for the first time on the regular menu and I've got to tell you I was not impressed. I had been looking forward to their 'Charleston Shrimp and Grits' and I've never been so underwhelmed in my life! The shrimp was so tough I had to cut it with my fork and those were definitely... More 

Thank Jacquelyn K
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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107 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

We enjoyed the Farm-to-table concept. Great Shrimp&Grits, Oysters Rockefeller. The piano music added a romantic flair. Great location downtown.

Thank Katie S
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

This is our local special occasion destination. Shrimp & Grits is awesome. Wish they would put their Jumbalya back on the menu!

Thank Mike H
Greenville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Starlight Cafe, which normally does not do a Sunday diner, was open until 10pm for the Valentines Day. It being one of only a few fine dining spots in downtown Greenville, I thought the reservations may fill up quick; but surprisingly we reserved a table for two at 9pm easy enough. We were about 10 minutes late but the staff... More 

Thank barberb12
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194 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

This is a restaurant that you would return to the next night if possible. The menu is varied and changing, so I won't bore you with details of my meal. The important thing is everything is fresh and well prepared. Hope you like vegetables. Simply wonderful. All meats and seafood were also very fresh and prepared well. This is the... More 

Thank Wineho
North Carolina
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

Starlight has fast become my go to restaurant in Greenville since moving her 6 months ago. Friends in from out of town? Starlight. Lunch with the boss and his wife? Starlight. The menu is ever changing, but keeps stalwarts like the Steak and Frites and Oyster Shooters in their pocket to keep the regulars coming back. The Burger of the... More 

Thank rhweatherly
Safety Harbor, Florida
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

As a first timer I was not sure what to expect. The 'Seating Crew' asked if I had been before. When I answered no, they recommended that for a first timer and solo, as I was, to sit at the bar. What a great recommendation! I was happy to look at the cocktail menu and try a Manhattan. The barman... More 

Thank kiwijohn2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 West Fifth Street, Greenville, NC 27858
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: (252)707-9033

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