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Bright Star Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
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304 19th St N, Bessemer, AL 35020-4925
+1 205-426-1861
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Alabaster, Alabama
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent service along with great food. Nice Valentine's dinner. We asked to be moved to another table as we were seated in a main aisle with a dish bucket close by. Were moved with no problem.

Thank dhicks8
bessemer, alabama
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can always count on a good meal and good service. The atmosphere is very pleasant. Although it is somewhat over priced!

Thank grannydivs2
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good food. You can have a conversation with other people in your party without having to holler unlike the chain restaurants. Nice folks.

Thank Donald C
Birmingham, Alabama
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been going to the Bright Start since I was little. They have never disspointed. They have some of the best chefs around and some of the best Greek food you will ever eat.

Thank Bernadette M
Davenport, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The historical significance of this restaurant is exceeded by its food...excellent. Never had anything below a high quality standard. The owners are true restaurateurs.

Thank Von G
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The bright star has been in Bessemer for years. The food is the same every time. The snapper throats is the best! The salad is always fresh and cold. The vegetables and meat and three are worth going for lunch. The best food always!

Thank 1pug
Ashville, Alabama
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Bright Star is the place we always go to celebrate special occasions! Service is fantastic and food is delicious!

Thank Regina1535
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Consistent quality of food and service. Great menu selections and well managed by the servers and owners

Thank Deborah I
Russellville, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When my husband and I lived in that area we frequented The Bright star almost daily for lunch. This is our absolute favorite restaurant and we have covered lots of territories. Jimmy takes care of you the moment you walk in the door. We compare every place we eat to the Bright Star and there is no comparing. From the... More 

Thank sandiweiler
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, wonderful atmosphere. My favorites are the tenderloin steak, best gumbo bar none, the fresh seafood dishes and of course the peanut butter pie.

Thank marcusp3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $25
American, Seafood, Greek
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 19th St N, Bessemer, AL 35020-4925
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Bessemer
  • Phone Number: +1 205-426-1861

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?