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Bright Star Restaurant

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304 19th St N, Bessemer, AL 35020-4925
+1 205-426-1861
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our experience at The Bright Star is always memorable. We have been loyal patrons for many years and will continue to be. The food was excellent and the service always makes us feel special.

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Gardendale, Alabama, United States
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For over 30 years my wife and I have had the fun and pleasure to dine at the restaurant on the 31st of December. This year '16 was slightly different since being Alabama football fans, the semifinal CFP against the University of Washington was scheduled for mid-afternoon. So, we decided to keep with tradition and watch the game in the... More 

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Thank Benny R
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything was delish! Crab appetizers, red snapper, and cannoli stuffed with cheesecake! Awesome waitress and the 1907 building is indescribable . We are going back tomorrow!!

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Thank Melissaaaaaaaa
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Chris and I have enjoyed Bright Star more than 10 years, both lunch and dinner, continuing to be impressed with the very good service and great food! Steaks, seafood, vegetables, salads, desserts .... all so good! Bright Star is our 'go to' restaurant to really enjoy an exceptional dining experience!

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Thank 242daviddc
Northport, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and excellent service as we visited the Bright Star with a rather large group from our church. The chocolate almond pie was excellent and will be worth going back just for the pie!

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Thank Sally D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bright Star offers an excellent dining experience in a historic building. The Bright Stars has been providing their guests a memorable dining opportunity since 1910.

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Thank raseales
Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I met my Aunt here for lunch. I had chicken and dumplings and she had spaghetti. The portions were very large. I was able to eat all of mine and took a slice of coconut pie home. My Aunt wound up taking the rest of hers home along with a piece of lemon pie.The food and service was outstanding as... More 

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Thank midbaylighthouse
Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bright Star has been a landmark restaurant in the Birmingham area for many years. The food is always delicious and the atmosphere dress casual to dressy, what ever suits you. Steak or seafood lovers will love it!

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Thank kmoul
Weogufka, Alabama
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Bright Star. I always get the Snapper Throats! So good. Okra, mac and cheese and shredded slaw. There food is delicious!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were seated in the same place that we were last year on our Anniversary and had the same waiter, Ricky, which we loved. He even remembered us from last year. We are not that close to The Bright Star so we only go on special occasions. We have never had a bad experience and the food is always delicious!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
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?