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Southern Lights Bistro

€€ - €€€American, , Gluten Free Options
2415A Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27408-4814
+1 336-379-9414
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“soups” (9 reviews)
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11:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
2415A Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27408-4814
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A longtime Greensboro favorite, Southern Lights moved a few years ago to its current upscale location. Whether you find indoors or out, you get the same excellent service and first-year food. All day you can select from an array of excellent sandwiches available nowhere else,...More

Thank orsoncard
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went here for lunch for the first time. We were greeted and seated quickly, and our server was very nice, helpful, and answered all our questions about the menu. The ambiance was very cool; lots of artwork on the walls, and outdoor seating was also...More

Thank theokitty916
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our anniversary on this Sunday and so we had picked this place. We have a local attractions book that gives a discount for a meal with the purchase of a meal. The book page even shows the brunch included. However, when we were...More

Thank Rickydee48
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Nice room for large groups, so that other diners are not disturbed by raucous patrons. Food was quite good, and I particularly appreciated the dessert shooters for the bite-sized, tantalizing treats.

Thank foodieg982
Reviewed 8 March 2018

The food is good, even delicious at times. The prices are fair, even undervalued at times. The ambience is OK, but nothing more than that. What is not good, almost consistently, is the service. Over the past 8 years, which encompasses my experience with this...More

Thank Al W
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Located in the larger plaza on Lawndale that offers familiar national chain choices, one might not notice this one, located to the left of the Mattress Store. Inside, there is a lot of visual stimulus in the way of different types of art mediums. Tables...More

Thank Alice M
Reviewed 21 February 2018

If you look at my posts, you will see I rarely give anyplace an Excellent rating, but this place is all 5 stars. A small place located right on Lawndale hidden behind the mattress place. Plenty of parking, you will miss it if you are...More

1  Thank Ginny B
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place and decided to try it for dinner. It seems from the response, they prefer for you to make reservations. The table service was outstanding - our waitress was friendly, fast, and accurate. The appetizer and soups were outstanding. The specials explained...More

Thank 276hoss
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

The food was amazing, the atmosphere pleasant, and the mini desserts were perfect. Could not have been happier with our meal.

1  Thank Robert G
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We have dined here about 5 times. This time the food and service was off . One person seemed a bit overwhelmed. The food took a very long time and come out cold so I know it sat in the window s while. It wasn't...More

Thank katee8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2415A Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27408-4814
    (Markland Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Greensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 336-379-9414
  • E-mail
Southern Lights is a neighborhood bistro specializing in fresh, innovative, seasonal cuisine as well as the classics. A gathering place for foodies for over three decades, the bistro is an award-winning, four-star restaurant that gives a pan-cultural nod to the modern American menu with a focus on local ingredients. Today’s Southern Lights has expanded to include a patio, a private dining room, a spacious and modern seating arrangement, a bar with classic and modern cocktails, craft beers and wines both unique and familiar. John’s dream kitchen welcomes custom orders and all dietary requests are welcome (gluten free bread, soup, entree and dessert options are available every day). Additional parking, catering and special event accommodation and The Gallery at Southern Lights – featuring local artists and artisans – round out the added amenities at the 2415-A Lawndale Drive location.
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