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Bright's Restaurant

1025 S State St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2356
+1 717-738-1177
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good57%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“roasted chicken” (10 reviews)
“pot pie” (2 reviews)
Closes in 9 min
5:30 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
1025 S State St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2356
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's time to update my last review (5+ years ago). It's the same family staff in the same building for 55 years. If it ain't broke. don't fix it. Don't expect gourmet at a family restaurant. Some PA Dutch meals and many "English" foods. All...More

Thank cranstonsnord
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Yummy country style food! Delicious meatloaf! Daily specials. Nice servers. Comfortable setting. Convenient.

Thank Joni G
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This is a good local dinner. A little worn on the outside, but nice and neat on the inside. Weekly specials and fast, friendly service. I will go back!

Thank motherocean3
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Brights provides good breakfasts at a reasonable price. Good place to meet local people. Wait staff is friendly and courteous. Good creamed beef (daily) and sausage gravy (Fridays) for breakfast. Ask if they have baked oatmeal when you visit. Bev does a good job w/...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Ok when I order Pot Pie I kind of expect it to have a crust, some chicken and some veggies. I guess the version here is a lot of dumpling noodles and some chicken in a bowl. Very disappointing considering the plethora of vegetables around....More

Thank baglady1234
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Stopped for dinner. Found the food to be outstanding but the physical appearance of the restaurant was worn out and in need of upgrading. The rest rooms are outside so you feel as if your at a gas station. No alcoholic beverages which we missed....More

1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Here's a place that's been in Ephrata for quite a few years -- at least 25 years. Service is s-l-o-w but always worth it, especially if you order the broasted chicken. It's crispy and very flavorful and is always very tender and juicy. This is...More

Thank GoldieRN
Reviewed 20 March 2016

My husband and I had dinner here and food is home made and enjoyable. Our Server was friendly and made recommendations, and glad she did, Meat Loaf was delicious and hubby enjoyed his Fish, sides are good too. Unlimited coffee, nice! Will come back when...More

Thank Gloria R
Reviewed 3 March 2016

I discovered Bright's several years ago thanks to relatives from Ephrata. Now I will often drive from Reading to Ephrata just to eat here. I so love the chicken corn noodle soup and the chicken cordon bleu sandwich - it's all I ever get! The...More

Thank RandyHick
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This is a great place to enjoy a lot of locals talk and listen to stories of the area. Food is very good and wait staff is very efficient and friendly.

Thank enjoyingretirement65
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
5:30 AM - 8:00 PM
5:30 AM - 8:00 PM
5:30 AM - 8:00 PM
5:30 AM - 8:00 PM
5:30 AM - 8:00 PM
5:30 AM - 8:00 PM
5:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1025 S State St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2356
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Ephrata
  • Phone Number: +1 717-738-1177
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