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Bright's Restaurant

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1025 S State St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2356
+1 717-738-1177
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good52%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“roasted chicken” (13 reviews)
“coleslaw” (3 reviews)
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5:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
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1025 S State St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2356
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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
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Best chicken ever! This is our go to place for chicken. Love their family meal deals with fries and coleslaw. Highly recommend!

Thank Walkinlove
Reviewed 11 December 2014

If you like chicken, in a variety of ways, Bright's is a place to visit when you're in the area. As a local, I don't frequent Bright's very often, but usually out-of-towners enjoy this cute, old fashioned diner-type restaurant. Their breakfast is simple, but I...More

Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 9 December 2014

If you are driving past and are a hungry traveler, stop. This is not a place to go out of your way for. Breakfast selection is really limited...nothing more than pancakes, eggs, bacon,really. But it's quick, decent,and well priced. Locals love the place and it...More

Thank Lakedale1
Reviewed 5 August 2014

BRIGHT"S is one of those non pretend places where you can go as you are for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Known county wide for their famous chicken, (which beats ANY CHAIN !) the menu is brief but always accompanied by several daily specials, which is...More

2  Thank Barry H
Reviewed 19 July 2014

We go here at least once a week. The food is good. And yes, the broasted chicken, macaroni salad, coleslaw,are some of the highlights. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all available. The soups are really good too. There are many nights when we are tired...More

1  Thank janice f
Reviewed 15 September 2013 via mobile

I can't imagine this dump having more than 2 stars! The atmosphere is just grumpy wait service in a filthy restaurant space. The food, even for being out of a can, is sub-par. During a recent visit to Lancaster County, we didn't have time to...More

2  Thank trvlerz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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