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Stars Cafe

17 Grand Ave, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2000
+1 631-749-5345
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (18 reviews)
“wraps” (6 reviews)
“scones” (3 reviews)
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06:00 - 15:00All hours
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17 Grand Ave, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had breakfast and my coffee here for the both mornings I was in town. I cannot tell you how happy I am to stumble across this place while doing a internet search!!! O-M-G! Everything was to die for....Peanut Butter Iced Coffee? Are you kidding...More

Thank kristenc981
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice place to stop for a snack or a simple lunch. We stopped for a late breakfast/early lunch and had a fine if unremarkable meal. I can't say it was particularly speedy, and the staff wasn't particularly knowledgeable about the area. But everyone was...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stars cafe is definitely a must go if you're ever in shelter island. The breakfasts are amazing and the lunches look amazing - I think we're going to come back tomorrow for lunch! The is a huge menu with some really creative foods. They also...More

Thank Shayna E
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We only had coffee, which was good, and the staff was friendly efficient, but the place can get as jam packed as a nyc subway car with a mix of locals and weekenders, so I'm going to infer that the rest of the food is...More

Thank ohr999
lydia m, Owner at Stars Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you, your review made us smile because we imagine when you are on a vacation, NYC congestion is the last thing you are looking for. (Un)fortunately with the large influx of vacationers, most of the places here on Shelter Island get quite busy. We...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This small cafe, ideal for people-watching in Shelter Island Heights (especially from the sidewalk tables), or just hanging out with friends, has a big heart. This is in large part due to the personalities of proprietors Pepe and Lydia. Their Mexican/Slovakian/American combination is reflected in...More

Thank Frank E
Reviewed 23 April 2017

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
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
Reviewed 1 February 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
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...More

1  Thank Hawk470
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...More

Thank William B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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