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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
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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Redding, Connecticut
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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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197 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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
3 of 5 bubbles 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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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

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

Thank Margarita P
Nassau, New York
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I called ahead to see what they had to meet our food allergies. I got a call back from the owner herself offering to bake special for us. Lydia, it was delicious and so appreciated. Unbelievable customer service.

Thank Karen E
Sydney, Australia
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116 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We popped in here at the end of one of the weekend days & the staff were busy packing up & were really not that interested in serving us (even though it wasn't meant to close for another hour). We managed to get a drink though & wandered off. Next morning we tried again as my travelling companion wanted breakfast.... More 

Thank peegeeSydney
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Wandered in, off of our bicycles, for a much-needed ice coffee and it did not disappoint. The signs all say the coffee is organic and whatever they were brewing today, was high quality and brewed just right for iced coffee -- which not all places "get right". The food and bakery also looked to be high quality but we didn't... More 

Thank AldoCT
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Have visited this cafe several times for ice coffee as brewed ice coffee seems hard to find on this island. Have also tried the pastries which have also been very good. Basically a small, no frills coffee house that serves breakfast and lunch sandwiches.

Thank William L

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
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?