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Movie Star Restaurant & Catering

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5213 Old Highway 11, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-8859
+1 601-264-0606
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Today
17:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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134 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the best places to eat any time they are open. Lunch is great, but the steak on Friday and Saturday are outstanding. You won't beat the quality of the steak at their prices any where in Hattiesburg.

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Thank Marvin C
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Based off of family recipes, the food is great Southern comfort food--fried or grilled chicken, meatloaf, beans, grits, and on an on. If you can't find something good to eat, you've come to the wrong place. Down home food, friendly service, and great desserts, too...

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Thank Jason G
Mississippi
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597 reviews
466 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I came here for lunch on a Friday and it was busy. I got a table immediately. The waitress quickly took my drink order. I wanted lots of veggies and baked or grilled chicken. They had plenty of each. It all was very good. I love the vintage decor all over the walls.

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Thank Gary C
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

A wonderful home cooked buffet in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Fast, friendly service. Delicious food with a large variety. Seafood and ribeye steaks on Friday and Saturday night. All for a very reasonable price.

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Thank Nathan W
Purvis, Mississippi
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Lots of antiques on display-some for sale, great atmosphere, buffet is good, lots of choices. Good value. If passing through town, you will remember this stop.

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Thank yellowjacket62
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Home cooking served buffet style. DELICIOUS! The owner is extremely kind. The staff are sweet & so helpful. Definitely always recommend this eatery to everyone that asks for a good place to eat.

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Thank Brianne L
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

A classic southern buffet. Just about everything you would want to eat is available. Definitly not diet friendly, but very good food. The fried chicken is awesome and the banana pudding is a real treat. Go and experience, you will enjoy.

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Thank jimmac16
ft. walton beach
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

My only experience has been the lunch buffet during week days, and I've been quite a few times because my dad loves this place. It is always packed full of lunch diners, and staffed accordingly, so service has never been an issue, and the buffet is kept well stocked. They have a huge, open dining area, noisy and full of... More 

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Thank maggiemaeT
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant always has fresh, hot food. I have never been disappointed here. The owner is always there talking to guest to make sure they are satisfied. One of.my favorites, especially after church in Sunday.

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Thank Chris T
Saint Louis, Missouri
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We were traveling through the south for vacation this summer, and planned to spend a night in Hattiesburg. We wanted to steer clear of chain restaurants that we could visit anytime in the Midwest and wanted some Southern down-home cooking! I searched online for options, and found The Movie Star restaurant. There were a few negative reviews, but overall, it... More 

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Thank Cheryl S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5213 Old Highway 11, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-8859
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Hattiesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 601-264-0606

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?