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Starlight Theatre

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar
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631 Ivey Road, (In the historic Ghost Town), Terlingua, TX 79852
+1 432-371-3400
17:00 - 01:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Sun - Fri 17:00 - 00:00
Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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Columbus, Ohio
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This spot epitomizes Old Texas charm with excellent food to boot! Great views from the boardwalk in front, as it sits above and 5 miles from the town of Terlingua.

Thank Ron S
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great little stop for food and drinks. Cool bartenders, great prices and very good food. Spend some time on the porch or patio to soak up the views of the sunset.

Thank Rodney B
Cedar Creek, Texas
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Opens at five PM. Fun and interesting atmosphere and good food. There was live music when we were there on a Saturday night. Go early, as it's very popular.

Thank Gayle W
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Usually go 1 time during our trips, but only because of the atmosphere there. Definitely Not because the food is so good, Food is OK, but nothing to write home about. Prices are way to expensive for what you get. But even with that said, Everyone needs to go at least once if they are in the area.

Thank CindyGary F
Austin, Texas
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175 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The other dishes are probably very good too, but the filet mignon is excellent. 5 of us all had filets one evening and each was done to perfection, melt-in-your mouth and served hot.

Thank Tom L
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We came on the busiest weekend of the year and had to wait almost two hours for a party of 12. Once we got a table the service and food were great.

Thank Robert B
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The Starlight is one of two dining spots in Terlingua. You'll get a decent meal, but nothing to rave about. There's entertainment that begins at 6 pm several nights a week. Locals hang out as well. Atmosphere is interesting, with a large gift shop next door. Take the walk through Ghost Town, while you wait for your table as there... More 

Thank 424jocelync
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place had such a great vibe! There was a local performer performing the night we were there. My husband and I both had the award winning chili, which we both thought was very tasty. It had no beans in it and I actually thought it would be great chili for hot dogs. We also had the brisket, which I... More 

Thank Travelhound0317
Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose to dive into some Chili Cheeseburgers for dinner after a long day of hiking! What a good call. We enjoyed the food and watching the hustle and bustle of the place. Expect to wait for a table. We waited 45 minutes on a Sunday night, which was much better than those people who arrived after 6p. They had... More 

Thank Meredith C
El Paso, Texas
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is great. Everyone is very friendly and the service is amazing as well. The staff does anything to make you feel welcome.

Thank jsol2393

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 01:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?