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Brightstar Drive In Grill

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205 Madora St, Mount Holly, NC 28120
(704) 827-0212
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout

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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
An institution

This place has been around for years and did just remodel but it's still the quaint place it always has been

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
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Vidalia, Georgia
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Old school burger joint serving up average food at a reasonable price. My burger was tasty with a nice grill toasted bun. The onion rings while tasty were over fried...making the batter too hard and imparting a hint of old grease flavor. This place is one of those local places that has been around forever. One of the coolest things... More 

Thank PMMarion
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place. It's real home cooking just not at home. The burgers are amazing so much so might even make a vegetarian eat one. Overall great food and fun atmosphere I go whenever I'm down that way.

Thank Jeramy A
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This place has been around for years and did just remodel but it's still the quaint place it always has been

Thank skykop
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130 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

First - love the food here, the Lottaburger is one of my favorite sandwiches anywhere. The only thing food wise I don't really care for is their pizza, so I just don't get pizza here. Been eating at the Brightstar when it was in Stanley, then in Mt Holly before they remodeled - What's starting to bother me about the... More 

Thank Eswau
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Try it you'll like it. Small restaurant, good service, good prices, good food. Hamburgers are the bomb. This place has been in business since I was a young boy, high school hang out at one time.

Thank 79calvinw
Charlotte, North Carolina
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I so wanted to like this place, it was a cute throw-back to the hip restaurants of old, but the food our group had was so poor for the most part, I don't think I'll ever go back. On the good side of the menu... my wife's did love her Texas Chicken sandwich and my son had the bacon cheeseburger,... More 

Thank Screamscape
Belmont, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

BrightStar is a great place to get a good meal or sandwich. Salad Bar is great. Pizza is always hot. Ice cream in a Cone anytime. Hot dogs are the BOMB, none better;. Service is quick nice and friendly. I love the call in line and the food is always ready when you get there. They always remember your birthday.... More 

1 Thank Phales2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great place for a burger, fries and a cherry lemon sundrop or a couple chilli dogs and onion rings. One place you have to experince at least once

Thank John M
Charlotte, NC
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

A little pricey but great for locals. Very off the beaten path which is what makes it cool. Lots of heart here. Consider the chicken sandwich

Thank JackBrad
Charlotte, North Carolina
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The lottaburger can not be beat. They have crinkle cut fries too, which are a favorite in our house. This is not a fancy place, but when we want a burger and are not feeling up to doing it ourselves, this is our first thought.

Thank catelynbf

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 205 Madora St, Mount Holly, NC 28120
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Mount Holly
  • Phone Number: (704) 827-0212

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American


Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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