We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Starry Nites Cafe

696 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1233
+1 585-271-2630
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
“great coffee” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Cafe
696 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1233
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (51)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 50 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place to sit outside or inside. The coffee is wonderful, the staff is friendly and the venue is eclectic. LOVE!

Thank Moondanced
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent! The white hot chocolate that another reviewer mentioned was AMAZING. Definitely try! The pastries were fresh. The sandwiches were excellent. The Tuna sandwich was perfect. The salad and the artichoke dip were filling and easily shared. The staff was very friendly...More

Thank argentine57
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Great place to get a cup of coffee and sit and talk. We go on Saturday evenings and listen to local live music. Great time. Food is real good. On the lite side. Coffee is awesome. Atmosphere is perfect!!!

Thank mike_brookshire
Reviewed 6 February 2017

My wife and I split the turkey avocado wrap and turkey artichoke wrap. The avocado one was good, but not that exciting. The artichoke one on the other hand was AH-Mazing! Delicious grilled perfection. I also got a biscotti which was scrumptious. And despite being...More

Thank RedCycle
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Starry Nites offers wonderful food and drinks, and is one of my favorite places for lunch or a light dinner! I've never been disappointed in the food, and can never decide what coffee concoction to try because they all sound so good! They also have...More

Thank cissychik
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I had never visited this cafe before, but was asked to come to a meeting inside the back room/dining room. I was very impressed as soon as I walked in the door. It is much bigger than it looks from the street, and very "artsy"...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 26 January 2017

A great place to sit outside when it is warm enough to feel the vibe of the NOTA neighborhood. The Neighborhood Of The Arts is where its happening in Rochester.

Thank MJLRochester_NewYork
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The espresso based drinks and coffee here is great. Featured are espresso based drinks with locally named themes. The sandwiches are generous with thoughtful l combinations not commonly found.

Thank Jackie777777
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great coffee and light lunch fare, can be busy, we are regular visitors and staff always friendly, can get busy at times.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We were able to take am early lunch and have our choice of seating. The chicken salad croissant was tasty. The chocolate chip cookies are fabulous. This is definitely a place where a person can sit and relax with a pastry and favorite beverage for...More

Thank Melanie S
Nearby Restaurants
167 reviews
.45 km away
The Red Fern
92 reviews
.70 km away
65 reviews
.44 km away
The Gate House Cafe
227 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby Attractions
George Eastman Museum
781 reviews
.49 km away
Rochester Museum & Science Center
257 reviews
.46 km away
Memorial Art Gallery
191 reviews
.39 km away
Black Button Distilling
61 reviews
.87 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Starry Nites Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 696 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1233
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-271-2630
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing