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Starlite
Starlite

Starlite

9.132 reviews
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American, Bar
Ranked #23 in San Diego restaurants
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3175 India St, San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 358-9766
http://www.starlitesandiego.com
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Starlite is a 21 & up establishment. Craft Cocktials and local food from local farms. Starlite is all about quality drinks, food, and atmosphere .

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Fort Collins, Colorado

Stylish eatery offers craft cocktails & elevated American eats in a swanky setting or on the patio. Conveniently located 400 feet away!

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Local from San Diego, California

A super chill bar/restaurant (over 21) where all the older cool folks hang out.

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Local from Oceanside, California, USA

Fantastic hangout in Mission Hills with killer retro modern decor, cocktails and small plates.

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Local from San Diego, California

Nice restaurant and bar with classy indoor and outdoor spaces. Food and drink on the pricier side. Good, but I'm not 100% sold. Street parking or valet. I recommend the lamb and the Starlight Mule is large. The ice cream sandwich is ok.

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Local from San Diego

My wife and I came here for the Valentine's Dinner prix fix menu. I had oysters, filet mignon, and lemon tart, with a coffee stout. All were exceptional. My wife had a fantastic Moscow Mule as well.

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Local from San Diego

Make reservations ahead of time. This placed gets packed on the weekend. Also parking is tricky so just valet if you can.

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Greater Los Angeles, California, USA
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What a gem of a bar in this neighborhood. I was in town visiting and a local friend brought me here for a chill night to grab a drink and bite. This spot is the great to bring someone on the date, it's low key and the decor is really nice inside. They even serve some really good food. I tried the grilled cheese and it was quite filling and delicious with the white sauce. It remind me a bit of the grilled cheese at this speakeasy bar in LA called Blind Barber.

Also a must drink is the moscow mule!! For only $8 you get a huge copper cup of this refreshing cocktail. Best bang for the buck for the quality of the mule and the amount.

Most definitely coming back here.

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Local from San Diego, California

A hidden gem. Step back into the feel of a dimly lit '60's nightclub. Just have a drink or make a reservation for dinner. If you prefer something with more light and energy, then go to the back patio and sit in their outdoor bar.

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Dallas, Texas, USA

I would say this place is a stylish eatery that offers great craft cocktails & elevated American eats in a swanky setting. I had the Kale Cesar and The Burger. Great combo. They are known for their Moscow Mules.

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Local from San Diego, California, USA

Whether coming for dinner or cocktails, Starlite is a hidden gem and amazing choice for an intimate experience.

They have a "slow" food philosophy, buying a majority of their ingredients from local, sustainable, farmers. Their craft cocktails are amazing, and I would especially recommend the Starlite Mule. Composed of Rain Vodka and served in a copper mug, it is my favorite cocktail in the entire city.

The ambiance of Starlite is a feat of taste. They manage to feel classy, upscale, and intimate with their low lighting and chandelier, without going overboard and being pretentious. The back covered patio changes somewhat from intimate to communal with the large open space and group seating, and they can easily accommodate groups.

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Local from San Diego, California, USA

I had never been here for dinner before and was definitely impressed. Love the decor of this place and the Mediterranean burger tonight was very tasty!

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Very hip, late night eatery & bar along just north of the airport on India in Uptown San Diego. Great burgers + good drinks + cool atmosphere.

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Local from San Diego, California, USA

Fun place to check out. Parking maybe a bit tricky, but the ambiance of the place is nice along with the food and drinks.

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Redwood City, California, USA

This bar feels someone hidden, right on the side of the 5! Dim lighting, you'll have to wait for a table, but it's worth it! The moscow mules are made to perfection and everything I ordered on the menu was delicious and had great flavor!

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Local from San Diego, California

It's a tradition. After a long day of flying, a quick late night bite at Starlite.

I always get the steak, medium rare, and a few dozen Crown rocks.

The food is always on point, and the sunken bar and 1980s decor takes me back to when my parents would play tennis at the local club and leave my sister and in the lounge with an unlimited tab of New York Seltzers and quarters for the Moon Patrol game.

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Local from San Diego, California

Small menu, dinner till' midnight score! Quality drinks at reasonable prices. Oh yes, and night stars. Liking this spot.

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San Diego, California

Late nights eats, 10pm-Midnight, when everything else is closed. Trust me, I drove to Luche Libre, El Camino, etc.

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Emeryville, California, USA

The mules are a must-drink, but they also offer really great, unique cocktails. For those of you wondering, it's a restaurant/bar, not really a lounge. If you come late and all the seats are taken, standing along the walls is awkward because of the layout of the place. You can hang out in the back patio, but sometimes it gets chilly.

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Expect fun decor, local farm food, unique drinks, and slow cooked food (plan to wait a bit). Don;t leave without trying their Mules in the Copper Mugs. SOOOO yummy!

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Local from San Diego, California

Right on the cusp of Downtown & Little Italy this place is AWESOME! Great food and you have to try a 'Mule' served in a signature tin can it's a mix of ginger beer, vodka & who knows what else but I never tasted anything so delightful. Get there early on Fri & Sat or you'll be posted up on the wall

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