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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Tapas Restaurant
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“Two dollar Taco Tuesdays are a hit. They have great margaritas and guacamole with a really fun atmosphere!”
  • 13 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“BBQ plates with global influences & a lengthy craft beer list offered in hip, rustic surrounds.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Local restaurant that serves locally sourced products. Manship is one of the best happy hour options in town with half-priced pizza and drinks. Great patio if you want to dine outside. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
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“You will not regret going to this upscale diner which features some of the best food (if not the best) in Jackson.”
  • 12 locals recommend
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“This soda fountain restaurant has been in many iconic films. I'm partial to the egg and olive salad sandwich.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“Sal & Mookies is a New York-themed pizzeria and ice cream scoop shop located in Fondren. They also serve subs and pasta dishes, and have a large deck and bar selection.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Duncan and I went here on our first date. The best fresh oysters. I recommend trying the Gulf Oysters and Murder Point Oysters. They are a must! ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Pub
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“If you're looking for a dive bar that also serves great food, check out Fenian's. They often have local bands playing here. A true local scene with a great mix of generations.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Greek Restaurant
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“Wonderfully casual and open later than most restaurants in the area, Keifer's attracts legions of fans with its wide, breezy, wraparound porch, which is even heated during the winter months! Students, professors, longtime Belhavenites, etc. all enjoy the overstuffed gyros, cottage fries and justifiably famous, house-made feta sauce.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Great steaks, fish, gumbo and large cocktails. There is a piano player most nights in the bar.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“One of the best restaurants in Jackson, fire roasted pizza and some of the best risotto you'll ever eat.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
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“Broad Street is an industrial-style spot for homemade breads & desserts, plus espresso, deli sandwiches, pasta & pizza. Gluten-free options available too!”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“We love Basil's! The Chicken Salad BLT is delicious. They spinach salad and the tomato basil soup are amazing as well. It's in Fondren, so you will find fun stores and an easy to walk around area. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Rooster’s has a southern flair and serves burgers, country fried steaks and red beans & rice. They make everything homemade and fresh. Try the "Stupid Burger"!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Pizza Shack is the best pizza in town. The pizzas are huge and really filling. They also have good salads, wings and sandwiches. However, the best thing on the menu is are the Cheese Sticks. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“DELICIOUS FOOD!!! CAET is great for drinks (they have an extensive wine list) as well as dinner or small plate snacks. Usually pretty hoppin' on the weekends as well as week nights. Has a relaxed/upscale vibe without being stuffy. ***Currently relocating to The Renaissance in Ridgeland :( ”
  • 8 locals recommend