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Bright Star Restaurant

304 19th St N, Bessemer, AL 35020-4925
205-426-1861
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Ranked #1 of 80 Restaurants in Bessemer
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Greek, Seafood, Steakhouse
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Hoover, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

For nearly forty years, our family has celebrated special occasions at the Bright Star. It is more than a tradition. We enjoy the welcoming atmosphere, the excellent service, and the "to die for" food. We only hope we can keep coming for forty more years!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Get off the ribbon of highway and find your way to The Bright Star Restaurant. You may be tempted to hit the fast food drive thru at the nearest interchange... to keep moving.... but more than likely that fast food place is waiting for you in your hometown. How often are you told its about the journey, not the destination?... More

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We have eaten at many restaurants but The Bright Star Restaurant is the very best!!! I always get the Texas Special and it is great!!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I was doing my research and needed a spot to eat on a Sunday and I found The Bright Start. Some old some new but lots of history and good food. Support this place and keep it going!

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Bessemer, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Excellant place to eat...wonderful atmosphere and food...the service is great...the owners are amazing folks.....love this restaurant!

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Vestavia Hills, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We took some out-of-town guests to the Bright Star who had heard us rave so much about our favorite restaurant. They were not disappointed and hope their next visit with us will include another visit to the "Star". Food and service were great as always!

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Birmingham, AL
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is an old well established business. The owners know how to take care of customers. The food is excellent. They are famous for snapper and steak but they have other entrees as well. If I had one negative it would be the glasses are small so the waitress has to keep coming back. But then, that's why the glasses... More

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Gardendale, Alabama, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We attended this event on 23 August '14. It was without doubt a full evening of fun, food, service and pleasure for me and my guest. Treat yourself if close to this wonderful and magnificent restaurant with friends and family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Embarrassed to say that all these years I've lived in Bham had never been. Couldn't have picked a better time. Tory McPhail exec chef of Commanders Palace, was guest chef the night we went. Although this was an exceptional night, you could tell the atmosphere, service and quality of food were standard any time you'd go. Can't wait to go... More

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Mountain Brook, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We live in the Birmingham area, but are located more than 45 minutes from the Bright Star. Inspite of the drive, we make a point to dine there at least once or twice a month. Consistent great meals, fresh seafood, wonderful service, and employees that make you feel "right at home". I highly recommend Bright Star. " You've gotta eat... More

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