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Starry Nites Cafe

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696 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1233
+1 585-271-2630
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07:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 22:00
Fri 07:30 - 00:00
Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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Rochester, New York
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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!!!

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Thank mike_brookshire
Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 a small spot with only two people working they were super quick and when one... More 

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Thank RedCycle
Rochester, New York
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 a nice selection of wine and beer, and a mouth-watering dessert case. A couple of... More 

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Thank cissychik
Rochester, New York
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2,826 reviews
1,851 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 845 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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" inside. The clientele are mostly younger, kids gathering to collaborate on projects, etc., and everyone... More 

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Thank Larry W
Rochester,New York
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105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Thank MJLRochester_NewYork
Penfield, New York
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30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

The espresso based drinks and coffee here is great. Featured are espresso based drinks with locally named themes. The sandwiches are generous with thoughtful l combinations not commonly found.

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Thank Jackie777777
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great coffee and light lunch fare, can be busy, we are regular visitors and staff always friendly, can get busy at times.

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Thank Paul D
Lyons, New York
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We were able to take am early lunch and have our choice of seating. The chicken salad croissant was tasty. The chocolate chip cookies are fabulous. This is definitely a place where a person can sit and relax with a pastry and favorite beverage for a bit.

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Thank Melanie S
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I loved this place! I visited thid place with my boyfriend while pokemon hunting one Saturday afternoon. Neither one of use tried their baked goods, but my boyfriend had an Americano and I had a blueberry-pomegranate tea smoothie. Very delicious, and the barista gave great suggestions and was very pleasent! The place is decorated very well, and would be a... More 

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Thank Winry526
Rochester, New York
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Great location, walking distance to various venues. Tables outside are great to enjoy a great tasting coffee and sweets. Service is wonderful! Baristas are ready to server, some great snacks too, like wraps made to order. Always enjoy great coffee and tea with music (not all the times, but when I was there)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Cafe, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?