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Movie Star Restaurant & Catering

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5213 Old Hwy 11, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
(601) 264-0606
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Buffet

I'm a little leary of buffets, but this is absolutely worth the stop. Food was very tasty and there were a lot of choices to choose from. Service was good even though the place was packed in a Sunday after Church. Definitely going again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I'm a little leary of buffets, but this is absolutely worth the stop. Food was very tasty and there were a lot of choices to choose from. Service was good even though the place was packed in a Sunday after Church. Definitely going again.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This popular lunch buffet has all the Southern food one could ask for. While some of the main items change daily, the fried chicken is there daily and is excellent. We enjoyed the vegetables, but some of them could have been hotter. The green beans were great as was the broccoli, cheese and rice casserole. While the choice of deserts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Movie Star is delicious! The only downfall is how crazy busy this place has been everyone I have went...Which is of course a great sign!

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My husband and I eat here about once a week. As a rule, I don't like buffets - the choices can be overwhelming and I usually leave feeling miserable. This place is different. Because each day has it's own menu, you learn which foods are your favorite and what day to go to get them. Everything for each given day... More 

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

They have a good salad bar. The food bare varies daily. Every day the have great fried chicken and real mashed potatoes. Ther have a good variety of vegetables. Some days they have additional meats like fried pork chops, ribs, Mexican casserole and much more. They have ice cream, cobbler,, and cake for desserts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My family and I went there immediately after church. We wanted to beat the crowds! It was already hopping at 11:15am. There was a large assortment of vegetables, fried and grilled chicken, and meatloaf. There was also a salad bar with green salad and lots of choices of toppings. There was also potato salad, corn salad, etc. There was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Wonderful Sunday buffet...excellent Southern style fried chicken....great vegs... Salad bar...too many items to name. Also open some nights and lunches. My husband and I eat here at least twice a month. Excellent service. If you arrive and see a lot of people waiting outside, don't leave...the turnover is pretty quick.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Great buffet with chicken and home cooked food. Always good, but the buffet is over at 2:00pm. I live near this restaurant and eat there somewhat often. The price is good also it's about $11.00 drink included.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

From the time we walked in the door we felt at home. The service was great. We never had to ask for anything they were constantly checking to see if we needed anything. The food was great and the buffet was constantly replenished with fresh food. Again this is southern home cooking so do not expect anything else. Also great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Down home cooking. Food is actually seasoned unlike most buffets who forgo seasonings for cost I imagine. Wish the salad bar was a little more expansive.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5213 Old Hwy 11, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Hattiesburg
  • Phone Number: (601) 264-0606

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?