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Starlight Theatre

$$ - $$$American, ,
631 Ivey Road, (In the historic Ghost Town), Terlingua, TX 79852
+1 432-371-3400
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 14 min
All hours
American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
631 Ivey Road, (In the historic Ghost Town), Terlingua, TX 79852
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11 - 20 of 821 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Starlight Theater was one of the highlights of our stay. Crazy crowded because of Thanksgiving and yet the entire staff treated us as though we were the only table in the establishment. We will most certainly be back.

Thank Gretchen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for dinner because we’d heard about it. Didn’t know what to expect from the food and were very pleasantly surprised. Our server was great. She was very friendly and helpful in advising us on what to order. My husband had the...More

Thank Michele L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've eaten at the Starlight several times and have never had a bad meal. The quality of the menu and ingredients surprises me every time. It isn't something you expect outside of a big city. Throw in the live music and the dogs on the...More

Thank mabel_leen
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there late night for some dinner and I guess I was feeling slightly bold and ordered a salad from here. Normally I would be nervous to get a salad from a random bar but wow it was so fresh and tasty. My boyfriends...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The history of this place is worth a stop in. After two nights on the river I was looking forward to some good food and live music. The live music was cool and the vibe was awesome but the food was OK. I had a...More

Thank Jeff F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went on "half price burger" night - a Monday night. So, it seems, did everyone else in the area. My wife ordered the chili cheeseburger, I go the cheeseburger. She got onion rings, I got French fries. The burgers were not...More

Thank greghansen2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having looked at menus at just about all the local restaurants, this seemed the best choice. Food and drinks were good and prices pretty reasonable. Service was a bit sketchy - people cared but they were crazy disorganized. We did a mixed grill plate -...More

Thank swop
Reviewed November 5, 2017

My husband and I frequent the Starlight Theatre quite often. If you want great food, atmosphere, and people you can't choose a better place to be! I personally recommend the tequila marinated quail!!

Thank BGage
Reviewed November 4, 2017

We had high expectations for the Starlight. Unfortunately, it's the first restaurant I've ever felt compelled to walk out of. After a long discussion of appetizers, we chose the boar strips based on the fact that our waitress said they were the absolute best. There...More

Thank zeeto
Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

We found this to be the best restaurant in the area. We arrived when it opened about 5 pm & we’re glad we did as a bus tour came in about 20 minuets later. The service was good & both our meals were great. The...More

Thank Dan C
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Darrell O
October 26, 2017|
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Response from Texmt | Reviewed this property |
Outside, sure!
August 8, 2017|
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Response from George H | Reviewed this property |
they generally don't take reservations, but you can call and try.
January 26, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $32
American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 631 Ivey Road, (In the historic Ghost Town), Terlingua, TX 79852
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Terlingua
  • Phone Number: +1 432-371-3400
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