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125 E Main St, Ackerman, MS 39735
662 285-6352
Today
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
home style buffet

You don't have many choices in this small town, but Pap's is a good choice if you don't want a Subway sandwich or fast food from Bumpers. The day I was there they had very good lasagna as well as fried chicken and several veggies including fried okra candied carrots and mashed potatoes. Dessert... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2014
Rick T
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Mobile, Alabama
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Mobile, Alabama
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

You don't have many choices in this small town, but Pap's is a good choice if you don't want a Subway sandwich or fast food from Bumpers. The day I was there they had very good lasagna as well as fried chicken and several veggies including fried okra candied carrots and mashed potatoes. Dessert & drink is included for $7.... More 

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Oakland Park
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

When French Camp folks told us about Pap's Place we figured we'd give it a try. Wow, what a find. It's bare bones decor, but who cares. The food is amazing! The buffet is beyond fresh and scrumptious (and I really don't care for buffets at all), and everything is home cookin', finger lickin' yummy. Salad bar, fried catfish, shrimp,... More 

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Imagination
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you are looking for the true southern experience without a lot of tourists and the "extras", this is the place to come. Pros: The food tastes WONDERFUL as if everything is homemade by your grandmother and aunts. The sweet tea is fabulous (a necessity in the Southern States). The owners have a great southern accent which come naturally. No... More 

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mississippi or maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

this is a classic catfish-house in Mississippi. the staff is down home country at it's finest maybe the best part and all buffets in Miss are judged on it's banana pudding this place has it. a one of a kind place. it's in the center of Ackerman off the hwy 12

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Louisville, Mississippi
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We love going to Pap's. The food is always good, the waitresses are always friendly, and did I mention the food is good?

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The Villages, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

If you like catfish, this is the place to go. There are both filet and whole catfish on the buffet. We love the corn salad, string beans, and turnip greens. They have a large selection and staff keeps the buffet filled up. You have a choice of water, unsweeten and sweet tea. The choices are kept on the table. The... More 

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Edwards, Mississippi
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

You look around to see if Elvis is sitting in the corner due to all of the memorabilia then you gravitate to the buffet line and understand why he is still in the building. Good friendly staff and good choice of food available for your eyes and fulfillment, thank you vey much.

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Eupora
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The food is good and the service is amazing. Their sweet tea is top of the line. You can tell they are an Elvis Fan with all the Elvis Memorabilia. Very homely place, the perfect combination!!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012 via mobile

I love Pap's Place! They have a great buffet...kind of on the pricey side....I usually just get the 3pc fish plate. Ms. Cherry fixes it and brings it back. She's a real sweetie! I guess if you're a big eater the buffet is the way to go. I just don't get my money's worth. If you get a chance, go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

My mother and step dad, Sarah & Bill Tatum, of Starkville, Ms. have been eating here for over 25 years every week. When I come from Dothan, Al. to visit they take me to the best catfish place in the country. "PAP'S" You just got to eat here. It's habit forming. Lee Phillips

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 125 E Main St, Ackerman, MS 39735
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Ackerman
  • Phone Number: 662 285-6352
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 1:30 pm

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