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Starlight Theatre

Closed Now: 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Quirky Gem

Visited this evening with my wife. Great atmosphere with good live music and good food. We had a... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
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Good food and Cowboy Music

There aren’t many choices for dinner in Terlingua, Texas but the historic Starlight Theater in... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Visited this evening with my wife. Great atmosphere with good live music and good food. We had a couple of flights of big bend ales which were also nice. If you’re staying in the big bend vicinity this unique place is definitely worth a visit!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JG_Evans10
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

There aren’t many choices for dinner in Terlingua, Texas but the historic Starlight Theater in Terlingua’s Ghost Town district was among the best. Their food ranged from above average to very good but the menu was somewhat limited (unless you count all the burger variations...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank MutantMiscreant
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

A Fantastic find in Terlingua. Great restaurant, live music, great service, great food, lovely glass of wine. All totally unexpected in this part of the world. Met a few locals. Will be a highlight of our trip to this great US State.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank MrSydders15
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Ambiance was great, waitress really friendly and food was fast and great! A bit pricey, but my favorite restaurant visit in all of Terlingua.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jenferdiego
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

If you want a tasty dinner in a local environment this is the place to come. We had no wait time, excellent live music and the food was great. My husband had their speciality chili which is a true bean free Texas chili. I had...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kathryn H
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

On a busy spring break weeknight, we hind out on the outside patio bat until our table was ready. Great food and drink. Live entertainment. Highly recommended. When in Terlingua you must visit the Starlight.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DarinDavis
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the Big Ben Holiday Hotel just a few steps away so this is the obvious choice for dinner. Luckily we gor the last available table so did not have to wait. They are very efficient here. Scarcely had the top notch...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Lambo48
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Old dance hall / theatre. Lots of charm and ambiance. Cold beer here as well. Go check it out when your in the area.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Upnorthtransplant1
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We were only in town two nights and had dinner here on both. Decor is fitting for this eclectic town, cute, artsy and fun. Staff was very friendly and knowedgable. Wife had the quail and raved about it. We had chicken fried boar for an...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank TennesseeTony
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

A fun place to grab a drink and listen to live music while staying in Terlingua. Pricing is a bit high on certain selections but good beer and margarita selection! Food is ok. We had the famous chili which was just okay. The second night...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Response from Steve1362 | Reviewed this property |
They open everyday at 5pm but only except reservations for groups of 10 or more so get there near opening and get your name on the list. While waiting, you can look through the Trading Company next door, have a drink on the... More