A cheeseburger with onion rings in a red basket

Brent’s Drugs – Jackson, MS

Brent’s Drugs is a neighborhood diner in Fondren that goes all the way back to 1946, serving burgers, rings and hand-spun shakes and malts. The eatery’s original egg and olive […]

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A variety of southern foods spread out on a table

Bully’s Restaurant – Jackson, MS

Specializing in soul food and barbecue, diners fill up on entrees like beef tips, pigs’ feet, ham hocks, smothered oxtails, barbecued ribs, southern fried catfish and chitterlings. Daily specials rotate […]

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a steak

Char Restaurant – Jackson, MS

Offering only the highest quality USDA beef, Char serves guests delicious steaks and other classic dishes, including short ribs, fried Simmons catfish, no-filler crab cakes, crab claws and a variety […]

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a breakfast spread

Elvie’s – Jackson, MS

At this all-day cafe, the menu skews European with seasonal fare made using fresh ingredients and a thoughtful attitude toward sourcing. From fresh breads and egg dishes at breakfast and […]

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a seafood poboy sandwich

Hal & Mal’s – Jackson, MS

One of Jackson’s premier live entertainment venues for blues, jazz and roots music, Hal & Mal’s is known as a family-friendly destination for diners seeking soulful comfort food served in […]

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Keifer’s Restaurant – Jackson, MS

Keifer’s is a longtime fixture in the Belhaven neighborhood. Opened in 1980, the restaurant introduced hummus, gyros, falafel and cottage fries to the city. Keifer’s was also one of the […]

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A plate of seafood pasta

Mayflower Café – Jackson, MS

As the oldest continuously-operating restaurant in the city, this downtown landmark has been serving Greek-inspired seafood and steak dishes since the FDR Administration. From their famous Comeback Sauce house salad […]

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Plate full of food, fish at the center

Pulito Osteria – Jackson, MS

Pulito Osteria is an Italian-inspired restaurant with handmade pasta, wood-fired pizza and seasonal Italian cooking curated by Jackson, MS native Chef Chaz Lindsay, and Jonathan Webb. From pasta to wood-fired […]

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A plate lunch with chicken tenders, coleslaw and a roll

Rooster’s – Jackson, MS

Since 1984, Rooster’s has been serving “fresh never frozen” burgers (with house made buns), country fried steaks, red beans & rice and other Southern favorites. You could opt for any […]

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a platter of oysters

Saltine – Jackson, MS

Seafood-centered meals include catfish and chips, shrimp and grits, Cajun seafood pasta, wood-fired Biloxi snapper, a low-country shrimp boil, lobster roll sandwich, fried calamari, shrimp and lobster spring rolls and […]

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a plate of Gambian food

Sambou’s African Kitchen – Jackson, MS

Taking cues from traditional Gambian cuisine, Sambou’s menu recently got nods from The New York Times’ ’25 Restaurants We Couldn’t Stop Thinking About in 2022′ and a James Beard Award […]

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a pasta dish with bread

The Iron Horse Grill – Jackson, MS

The downtown restaurant’s menu of charcoal-grilled meats, seafood, fajitas and burgers is legendary. In addition to all that smoky goodness, The Iron Horse Grill also hosts live music performances featuring […]

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a plate of seafood

The Manship – Jackson, MS

Focusing on wood-fired meats, seafood and pizzas and boasting the largest whiskey collection in town, the restaurant’s menu transforms the essence of Mediterranean food and Southern classics by capturing the […]

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a platter of barbecue and sides

The Pig & Pint – Jackson, MS

From nachos to salads, tacos, and plates, The Pig & Pint has something for all the BBQ lovers to enjoy. Pork Belly Corn Dogs, Fried Boudin Balls, Pork Rinds and […]

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soft shell crabs

Walker’s Drive In – Jackson, MS

Walker’s offers an upscale experience in a casual atmosphere, featuring local ingredients from the region, sustainable seafood, and only the finest quality aged beef. Signature dishes include redfish Anna, steaks, […]

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