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Bright Star Restaurant

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304 19th St N, Bessemer, AL 35020-4925
+1 205-426-1861
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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103 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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!!

Thank Melissaaaaaaaa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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!

Thank 242daviddc
Northport, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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!

Thank Sally D
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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.

Thank raseales
Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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 

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!

Thank kmoul
Weogufka, Alabama
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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!

Thank Cteddebare4
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 

Thank Carole S
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had The best Greek Snapper I have ever had. My veggies where also wonderful. Top it off with the best slice of pie chocolate almond.

Thank DebbieP3
Hoover, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always so wonderful! Food is always consistent great quality! Always such attentive service!!! The bread pudding is better than what's served in New Orleans!!

Thank whifam

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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
US$25 - US$25
American, Seafood, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
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?