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Stars Cafe

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17 Grand Ave, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2000
+1 631-749-5345
06:00 - 15:00
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New York City, New York
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice place for sandwiches and lunch before going into the rest of Shelter Island. Can become a little cramped inside, and a little warm, but the selection will not disappoint.

Thank Brian K
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172 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Stars Cafe is a great place to go for a coffee or tea but also wonderful for their lunch selection. The burritos are fantastic as are the quesadillas. The owners Pepe and Lydia are friendly and hospitable, this is a real Shelter Island Heights gem

1 Thank PAM_from_LINY
New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Both the staff and the food are excellent at this little coffee shop. Very attentive and neat. A gathering spot for locals every morning, solving the world's problems! Reliable, friendly and efficient service!

Thank playamando
Norwalk, Connecticut
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288 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

A fine, cute spot along Shelter Island's main street, Stars Cafe serves fine breakfast and lunch sandwiches, good French Toast, solid baked goods and salads and a surprisingly wide range of homemade soups. They may also have the best coffee on the island. We have not tried dinner there, which they serve in season, but for breakfast, lunch, brunch or... More 

1 Thank Hawk470
Redding, Connecticut
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95 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Tried this place for late lunch and then for breakfast in the morning the next day. A gem of a cafe with many locals in attendance. Locals are a great recommendation. Excellent service, very friendly staff and a wonderful selection of items for lunch or breakfast. We had a huge bowl of chicken vegetable soup (excellent flavor and very plentiful)... More 

Thank William B
Shelter Island, New York
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Coffee starts the day...add bakery or hot items. Can't be beat! Sit awhile. Enjoy the experience and comraderie of this special place.

Thank islandwhine
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent pies and amazing coffee and owner was very friendly the menu was extremely varied and had something for everyone will be back

Thank Mia M
Reading, United Kingdom
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201 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a coffee and the menu looked great, much Mexican influence but we only had coffee and brought some cakes to go. I was a bit disappointed that the coffees (a choice of around 5) were in serve yourself thermos flasks, you never know how long it's been sitting there. We sat in to drink it so paying... More 

Thank Fiona H
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The shop is very cute; I really liked the vibe. The girl at the counter was very friendly. I got an iced latte, which was just "okay."

Thank Jessica B
Punta del Este, Uruguay
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Nothing fancy, but quick service, friendly, and well located. The huevos con chorizo were very tasty.

Thank Margarita P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Grand Ave, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2000
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  Shelter Island
  • Phone Number: +1 631-749-5345

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?