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Starlite Restaurant and Pizzeria

993 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052-1801
+1 973-736-9440
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good16%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible21%
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
993 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052-1801
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11 - 20 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 11 June 2016

Service was staggered, old-school Italian with limp pasta and too much sauce. Breading on the eggplant was too heavy and it was lukewarm. In an area that boasts so many really good Italian restaurants, it's just not worth it to eat here. I would not...More

1  Thank njmotherof3
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We wanted this to be a great experience. Family was visiting from out of town, and we all have fond memories of Starlite. Disappointment from the trash in the planters out front, to the cracked front window, to the lack of a greeting upon entering....More

1  Thank Greg S
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Try the new menu at starlight , they are trying hard to please. Be sure to ask Patyy for her recommendation.

2  Thank Max M
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Returned to Starlite after a long absence, the restaurant t was redone and it is a great Improvement. The food is the same...excellent pizza and welcoming waitstaff. The owner is very welcoming and the prices are very reasonable. Good food in a very casual setting

3  Thank nanag1
Reviewed 4 January 2016

My wife & I stopped by with friends for a bite to eat & to visit with each other. The place was empty, we got our drinks & bread & we're just talking, taking our time. Not sure if it was the owner or just...More

2  Thank 556stu
Reviewed 15 October 2015

There was a time when a pizza from Starlite was something special. People I know from all over central NJ wanted to come to West Orange so they could go to Starlite. However, in the last two years I have gotten pizzas that were stretched...More

3  Thank Rob07052
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Have been going to Starlite since they opened over 50 years ago. While the service is fine and the atmosphere a little strange and outdated, they do make good thin crust pizza and good italian hot dogs (with peppers, onions and potatoes). If you want...More

1  Thank hyeykysy
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

I had been here once about a year ago and had bad take out but I thought that I would give it another shot. Ordered one dish of chicken francaise and a large house salad. $29 later, the salad was good and fresh, came with...More

1  Thank Kay R
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Located at the crossroad of Pleasant Valley Way and Mount Pleasant Ave, the STARLITE PIZZERIA has gone through many renovations. From a local pizza 'joint' to the establishment of today, the one thing that is the same..the FOOD.The pizza is a family fav. Thin crispy...More

4  Thank shop4u18
Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

I whole heartedly agree with other reviews that Starlite has gone down hill. I've been going to Starlite for about seven years ago. Whenever I'd go in, it was always packed and had a good vibe. Went in today lunch at about 12:15 and the...More

1  Thank Helen L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 993 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052-1801
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  West Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 973-736-9440
Description
Starlite Restaurant & Pizza serves up a fresh Italian taste. Starlite produces some of the most delicious pizzas & pastas in the state. In recent years, Starlite has received accolades for having one of New Jersey's Best Pizza's by the Star Ledger Munchmobile. Starlite has also enjoyed recognition for its mouth-watering cuisines.
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