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Starry Nites Cafe

696 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1233
+1 585-271-2630
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
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696 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1233
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere located in the Neighborhood of The Arts with both indoor and outdoor seating. Features all types of coffee and a variety of salads, panini and cold sandwiches and wraps. Vegetarian and Carnivores will all find great selection. Great place to meet!

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is a great little coffee spot for after a play at Geva Theatre. Brings me back to the Hippie days of old.

Thank Tony T
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Rochester has many nice coffee shop options in East Rochester. Starry Nites is my favorite. Located in the NOTA (Neighborhood Of The Arts) area, this spot is always buzzing, so make sure you allow wait time for busy times in the am or at lunch....More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

What a great place to sit outside or inside. The coffee is wonderful, the staff is friendly and the venue is eclectic. LOVE!

Thank Moondanced
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent! The white hot chocolate that another reviewer mentioned was AMAZING. Definitely try! The pastries were fresh. The sandwiches were excellent. The Tuna sandwich was perfect. The salad and the artichoke dip were filling and easily shared. The staff was very friendly...More

Thank argentine57
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Great place to get a cup of coffee and sit and talk. We go on Saturday evenings and listen to local live music. Great time. Food is real good. On the lite side. Coffee is awesome. Atmosphere is perfect!!!

Thank mike_brookshire
Reviewed 5 February 2017

My wife and I split the turkey avocado wrap and turkey artichoke wrap. The avocado one was good, but not that exciting. The artichoke one on the other hand was AH-Mazing! Delicious grilled perfection. I also got a biscotti which was scrumptious. And despite being...More

Thank RedCycle
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Starry Nites offers wonderful food and drinks, and is one of my favorite places for lunch or a light dinner! I've never been disappointed in the food, and can never decide what coffee concoction to try because they all sound so good! They also have...More

1  Thank cissychik
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I had never visited this cafe before, but was asked to come to a meeting inside the back room/dining room. I was very impressed as soon as I walked in the door. It is much bigger than it looks from the street, and very "artsy"...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 25 January 2017

A great place to sit outside when it is warm enough to feel the vibe of the NOTA neighborhood. The Neighborhood Of The Arts is where its happening in Rochester.

Thank MJLRochester_NewYork
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 696 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1233
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-271-2630
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