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Star Hotel

246 Silver St, Elko, NV 89801-3655
+1 775-738-9925
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, American, Steakhouse
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246 Silver St, Elko, NV 89801-3655
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Basque and American food. Fun authentic atmosphere, with local flavor. Had a great dinner here. All the food was delicious. Pricey but worth the experience.

Thank RonLeiken
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luckily, the waitress warned us about the size of the rib eye steak we were about to order. We got one rib eye, and one order of the side dishes. Couldn't even eat half of what they brought, and all good. Cabbage soup was outstanding;...More

Thank chazkat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere - ok, family style so noisy and tables are close together so definitely not an intimate setting in any respects. Food- I was told this place had the best steaks around and as good as KC; my rib eye was more like a 'fat'...More

Thank Chuck M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

tried their contact form twice for more info and have not received a reply may have to contact another hotel in Ely

Thank SinCityBob
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We had dinner there during the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko Jan 31. The place is jam-packed with happy people enjoying themselves in an historic venue. The fare is excellent and well-priced--a 12 oz. filet mignon for about $32. The family style-served soup and...More

Thank happytraveler868
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We have come to Elko for the Cowboy gathering now for about 10 years and we eat at the Star ! it is truly an experience, we have met some great people waiting or our table. The food is so good and plenty of it...More

Thank Annabella W
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

If you ever pass through Elko on the way to Sun Valley, Salt Lake, or Boise and need a good dinner, this is the place! Star Hotel restaurant and bar serves up a big family style dinner and drinks that take you back to the...More

Thank SkipHobart
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We were at the Cowboy Poetry Gathering and decided to go to the Star Hotel for dinner. We got there at 4:00 and waited in the bar until the restaurant started seating at 4:30. By 4:30 the line for dinner was packed. We were seated...More

Thank Rose469
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This bar, restaurant and hotel has passed from Basque family-to-family for over one hundred years. Basques ate here, drank here and lived here after their sheep herding days were over. It is to this day a hangout for seasoned Basque gentlemen living out their days....More

Thank kumtux
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

This definitely is THE restaurant to experience when visiting Elko. You can only make reservations for 8 or more, so for most it will mean wait patiently until some seats become available. Having said that, the wait, for us during the annual cowboy poetry festival...More

Thank C-Z-1982
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Ray T
12 August 2016|
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Response from Irene D | Reviewed this property |
We recommend reservations on the weekend. But if you don't have a reservation, there's an interesting big lobby and a great bar! Try their special Basque drink.
Byron C
24 May 2016|
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Response from pihlstrom | Reviewed this property |
They are not open Sundays at all.
Steve G
21 April 2015|
Response from Donna H | Reviewed this property |
There is a room in the but not large enough for 60 people
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 Silver St, Elko, NV 89801-3655
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Elko
  • Phone Number: +1 775-738-9925
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