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1025 S State St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2356
+1 717-738-1177
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05:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 05:30 - 20:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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. I didn't care for it and they were good enough not to charge me. The... More 

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Thank baglady1234
RALEIGH, NC
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211 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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. Employees come to work in dirty attire, it doesn't help the image.We'll probably return if... More 

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Thank Michael G
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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 a great watering hold for the locals -- good portions of comfort foods we like... More 

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Thank GoldieRN
Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

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 in Ephrata.

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Thank Gloria R
Reading, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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 soup is like PA Dutch pot pie with corn added - delicious. And the chicken... More 

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Thank RandyHick
Denver, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank enjoyingretirement65
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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!

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Thank Walkinlove
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 find myself there for breakfast more often than not. Just get the chicken!

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Thank Samantha H
York, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

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 does a nice business. Lunch is good here with the broasted chicken worth the trip.

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Thank Lakedale1
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 what is to be expected from a family run restaurant. Always fresh homemade deserts... Waitress's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
05:30 - 20:00
Monday
05:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
05:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
05:30 - 20:00
Thursday
05:30 - 20:00
Friday
05:30 - 20:00
Saturday
05:30 - 20:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?