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Southern Lights Bistro and Bar

(336) 379-9414
2415 A Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27403 | MAP
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Contemporary, French, Casual/Family, Banquet/Party Room, Bar, Kids Friendly, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Seating, Romantic, TV/Satellite, Wi-Fi/Internet Access, Dinner, Lunch


Restaurant Description

Chef John Drees reopened Southern Lights Bistro on Tuesday, June 15, 2010, at its new location: 2415-A Lawndale Drive, in Greensboro. The award-winning four-star restaurant, and one of Greensboro's most popular eating establishments for more than two decades, Southern Lights Bistro is delighted to welcome you back.

When you come inside you will find many aspects you fondly remember about the original location, from popular menu offerings such as the famous Cream of Tomato Basil Soup, Tribecca Sandwich, Reference Burger, Grilled Salmon with Cucumber Dill Sauce, Chocolate Walnut Pie, seasonal items, house-made desserts, fresh daily seafood and chalkboard specials, to the ever-changing collection of eclectic artwork featuring local artists, tables that easily pull together for friends and family, and staff members whose faces you will recognize, even a few veterans from when we originally opened 25 years ago!

Patrons will also discover some new additions, including a fresh, modern, and more spacious seating arrangement, a private dining area able to accommodate small to medium-sized groups (meetings, weddings, parties), a patio dining area, John's dream kitchen, plenty of parking, and larger washrooms!Southern Lights Bistro is located in the southeast corner of The Shops at Kirkwood Shopping Center where Roosters Gourmet was previously located. Access to the restaurant is located off Lawndale Drive or Battleground Avenue via Markland Drive.

Recent Southern Lights Bistro and Bar Reviews

A diner from Greensboro, NC gave an overall rating of 5  out of 5 stars on September 25, 2008 @ 2:14 PM

 I love this restaurant! The food is excellent, unusual and flavorful. The "house" red wine was disappointing - spend a little more to get something better. Restaurant is small (cozy) but not too loud (though it seems always full) and the service was superb. A bit pricey but worth it for the treat of gourmet food. Don't let the drab outside fool you. Try it!
A diner from Greensboro NC gave an overall rating of 4  out of 5 stars on May 14, 2008 @ 3:42 PM

 The food is the star of this very cozy establishment. We went with friends so everyone was tasting everyone elses food and ooohhhhing and ahhhing. Everything was exceptional. The ambience is very casual and from the exterior if could just be another diner. But the food keeps us coming back. I recommend going with friends who will share!!!

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