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Southern Lights Bistro

€€ - €€€American, , Vegetarian Friendly
2415A Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27408-4814
+1 336-379-9414
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“soups” (10 reviews)
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11:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2415A Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27408-4814
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say that the menu looks fabulous but my eggs Benedict was cold my moms omelette was not cooked to order. Now they did make it right and made it so we didn’t have to pay the bill but I’m not sure if...More

Thank O9671QVchrism
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Southern Lights always delivers on quality dishes. Food is always fresh and tasty. All salads are wonderful / plentiful. Tribeca sandwich with pesto pasta salad is my favorite lunch. Pasta dishes are good as well. Service is consistently good.

Thank DarleneandWalter
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

I have been to Southern Lights many times, love the meatloaf and the dinner steaks. Last night my friends ordered "make you own salad" and the daily special sandwich. Both were happy with their meals. I ordered " sweet and spicy shrimp scampi" including "Jasmine...More

Thank Parisnow
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Southern lights for a quick lunch and got delicious turkey, bacon and havarti sandwiches with beautifully plated fresh fruit sides. My out of town guest said it was the best turkey sandwich she had ever eaten. Only negative, no one to greet...More

Thank gggyspy
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Let me start off by saying that my husband and I have been long time fans of Southern Lights. We had our first date there at the original location. So, it's been a regular go-to spot for us throughout the years....but, sadly, we've decided to...More

Thank Tiffany J
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Soups are always good. Chicken salad changes daily today was Apple Walnut.pesta salad is also a favorite.

Thank Wallypm
Reviewed 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018

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 13 June 2018

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
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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