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Starlight Theatre

Terlingua, TX
+1 432-371-3400
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Taps into local vibe

I like the atmosphere here better than the food. With that said, the guacamole is very good. Great... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Austin, Texas
via mobile
Great historic theater as a restaurant

The food here is amazing. We ate here twice during our visit and everything, including dessert, was... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Cary W
Seattle, Washington
via mobile
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (13 reviews)
“live music” (23 reviews)
“wild boar” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 17:00 - 00:00
Terlingua, TX
+1 432-371-3400

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I like the atmosphere here better than the food. With that said, the guacamole is very good. Great spot for beer, guac, other appetizers and people watching.

Thank emtempe
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The food here is amazing. We ate here twice during our visit and everything, including dessert, was delicious! The waitstaff is also very friendly and attentive. The one pound burger is quite the feat to conquer, but is it ever good! You will not be...More

Thank Cary W
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This place will be a highlight of any visit to Terlingua. It's in the Terlingua Ghost Town. Amazing menu including vegetarian options, full bar with many local beers and spirits. The decor is "interesting".

Thank Kilraen
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Wow, what a menu for a restaurant truly in the middle of nowhere. Virtual "fine dining." Great staff and ambience. A great place to celebrate our anniversary!

Thank AixTex
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Good food in a fun atmosphere. I had a salad with excellent grilled salmon. Local music and a lively bad crowd.

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 9 May 2017

At the center of the Terlingua Ghost Town is the Starlight Theatre, originally built by the mine owner for miners who lived in the stone cabins that dot the nearby landscape. When it fell into disrepair and was used for parties in the 60s, the...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Good food, friendly service, jazzy live music. This is a happy surprise in Ghost Town Terlingua. I had brisket; very good Hubby had wild boar; excellent Even the basic margarita was excellent. They also do vegetarian well.

Thank MicksterMom
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

A must if you like great food and atmosphere. The service an entertainment were great. A little off the beaten path in a small ghost town.

Thank Kathie K
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This is a must if you ever get to go down here. Its a beautiful building and ofcourse i love the ambiance. Wr had strong maragaritas and we got a taste of some great country music!

Thank matmcann87
Reviewed 28 April 2017

So if this place were in any big city it would be no big deal. But, in Terlingua at the edge of Big Bend National Park and the fringe of civilization, it's a wonderful oasis. Good music, really outstanding drinks (try the prickly pear or...More

Thank darwinmoore
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15 January 2017|
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Response from Steve1362 | Reviewed this property |
They open everyday at 5pm but only except reservations for groups of 10 or more so get there near opening and get your name on the list. While waiting, you can look through the Trading Company next door, have a drink on the... More