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Local Dining in Jackson

In addition to the restaurants listed below, numerous food options are located in the Fondren neighborhood, on State Street, High Street, and Lakeland Drive.

Aladdin Mediterranean
730 Lakeland, 601-366-6033
Aladdin Mediterranean Grill, is a distinctly charismatic and casual elegant dining destination. For a taste of the Mediterranean, head to this small but kitschy restaurant and see what the fuss is all about. This restaurant brings together delicious authentic dishes, made from scratch, and a fusion of culture and cuisine that is a feast for your eyes, as well as your palate.

2906 N. State St, 601-982-2100
Reasonable pricing for excellent food! They serve Italian food, salads, seafood, and more! Do not forget to get a cup of their famous Tomato Soup and end the night with their homemade desserts.

BRAVO! Italian Restaurant & Bar: Website
I-55 N. & Northside Drive, Highland Village Shopping Center, 601-982-8111
Traditional regional Italian cuisine mixed with the flavors & cooking techniques of the new world. Popular cocktail lounge. BRAVO! has been consistently voted one of Jackson's best restaurants and has received the WineSpectator Award of Excellence every year since 1997. Brunch served Sat. & Sun. from 11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Broad Street Baking Company & Café: Website
I-55 N., Banner Hall, 601-362-2900
Breakfast, lunch & dinner, seven days a week. Artisan breads, European pastries, gourmet sandwiches, creative salads, quiche, soups, pasta, and pizzas. Self-service; affordable prices.

La Cazuela
1401 E. Fortification St., 601-353-3014
Mexican dishes, margaritas, and more. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner.

Char: Website
4500 I-55 North, Highland Village Shopping Center, 601-956-9562
Upscale restaurant serving delicious steaks, chops, and seafood. Jazz brunch is offered on Sundays.

Cherokee Inn
1410 Old Square Road, 601-362-6388
Burgers, plate lunches, cold beer, and a game room. A Jackson staple.

The Elite
141 East Capitol Street, 601-352-5606
Homestyle cooking; standard dinner fare includes fresh fish, Greek favorites, and Mexican dishes.

Julep: Website
I-55 North at Northside Drive, Highland Village Shopping Center, 601-362-1411
Eclectic Southern fusion cuisine. One of Jackson's hippest fine dining locations.

Poplar Boulevard, 601-355-6825
Greek cuisine in a charming casual setting. Gyros, wrap sandwiches, salads, plus traditional Greek fare.

Mayflower Restaurant
123 West Capitol Street, 601-355-4122
Fresh seafood, steaks, and pasta dishes; bring your own bottle of wine. Oldest family restaurant in Jackson.

Surin of Thailand:
3000 Old Canton Road, Ste 105, 601-981-8017
The experience of Authentic Thai Cuisine is coupled with a full Sushi Bar, a knowledgeable and professional wait staff, a full Martini Menu, varied wine list, and professional bartenders. Many of our Chefs are trained by professional Sushi Chefs from Japan and find an easy transition from our fresh, select, and “made to order” Thai Cuisine to our fresh, select, and “made to order” Sushi and Sashimi.

Pan Asia: Website
720 Harbour Pointe Crossing, Ridgeland, MS, 601-832-0108
Pan-Asia features Asian inspired cuisine and sushi in a unique atmosphere featuring our Gong Bar, huge water wall and outdoor patio. Private banquet space also available for events and parties.
Part of Jackies International, Inc. a Mississippi-based and family-owned hospitality company with corporate headquarters in Canton, MS. Comprised of seven different divisions including Bumpers Drive-In, Western Sizzlin, Certified Hospitality Hotel division, Pan-Asia, Super Saver Systems, Fresh Market Cafe and Certified Construction Company.

Pizza Shack
925 E. Fortification St.
Between Kat's Wine Cellar and Fenian's Irish Pub, 601-352-2001
Choose one of the specialty pizzas or build your own. Other options include salads, deli sandwiches, and subs. Italian sodas and imported and domestic beers are also available.

Que Sera Sera: Website
2801 N. State St., 601-981-2520
Jackson's choice for Creole cuisine. Live music on heated patio. Extensive martini menu. French Quarter Brunch served Sat-Sun 11-4.

2906 N. State St., 601-982-2001
Diner in Fondren that has great burgers, fries, fried chicken, and more! Bring an appetite!

Sal & Mookie's New York Pizza & Ice Cream Joint: Website
565 Taylor St., 601-368-1919
Opened in spring 2007, this family-friendly New York-style pizzeria serves pizza by-the-slice during lunch and features a full bar and "scoop shop" with gourmet but inexpensive ice cream. An open kitchen with ledge and handles lets kids watch the pizza-making process! Jackson's newest hangout for the whole family.

Thai House
2665 I-55 South, 601-373-8154
Jackson's only Thai restaurant serving delicious specialties including pad thai, curries, paprika shrimp, pom kha, and cashew chicken. The new, central location features traditional woodwork furniture and beautiful artwork. Speciality and Asian beers. Bring your own wine.

Tico's Steak House1536 E County Line Road, 601-956-1030
This restaurant has been serving mouthwatering steaks and varied seafood for the past two decades. Tico's provides a get-away-from-it-all feel as you walk in the doors. Relax at the full bar and enjoy.

Underground 119
119 S. President St., 601-352-2322
Jackson's after-hours bar with appetizers to satisfy anyone's hunger. Let the subterranean fun begin.

Walker's Drive-In: Website
3016 North State St., 601-982-2633
One of Jackson's coolest dining locations, this vintage 1950s diner serves eclectic new Southern cuisine. Menus change seasonally, but the Redfish Anna with lump crab meat is a popular staple. Large wine list.