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Brent's Drugs

655 Duling Ave., Jackson, MS 39216
(601) 366-3427
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Ranked #30 of 339 Restaurants in Jackson
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Ice Cream, Family Fare
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Brent's Drugs opened as a neighborhood drugstore and soda fountain in 1946. Today, its retains the original harm operates as a pharmacy-free diner and gift shop. The soda fountain and classic bar stools remain in the original 1946 location and are still a gathering place for friends and neighbors alike. Over 65 years after its opening, Brent's Drugs continues to prescribe soda fountain favorites, unique gifts and Southern hospitality. Breakfast is served at 6:30 AM Tues-Friday and 8:00 AM on Saturday, while lunch is served 10:00-4:30 Monday through Saturday. Open from 11:00-2:00 on Sundays.
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Ridgeland, Mississippi
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144 reviews 144 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Mid 20th century southern charm with a few updates to the standard drug store counter menu. The atmosphere is far more appealing than the food.

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Walking through a closed diner to a speakeasy in the back? Totally awesome. But that is where it ended.... The drinks are all specialty and sound awesome but were just terrible. They were so strong and the in house tonic was swill. Place was packed and people seemed to be enjoying themselves so it couldn't have been all bad, just... More

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Sydney
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I loved this place, it is like stepping back in time with the decor and the memorabilia. The food was great too, so glad we visited!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Was visiting Jackson this past weekend and had seen Brent's many times in the past. Got to stop in for a late breakfast. The decor has not changed in probably 50 years at least and is just absolutely CLASSIC DINER style. Loved it!!! Waiter was great and the food was good! If you like diners, this is a can't miss!!!... More

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Jackson, Mississippi
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The restaurant was scheduled to be open until 3:00pm and when we showed up at 2:15pm they basically gave us the "we're closed" look. Once we informed them of the time they let us sit -- we should have left. Ordered the chicken and waffles - the waitress returned and said they were out. It was pretty obvious they just... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Good burger, good pimento cheese sandwich too...can get it grilled too. Lots of old items with a great atmosphere

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Brandon, Mississippi
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40 reviews 40 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The first time I visited Brent's was as a newcomer to Jackson about 18 months ago. It was highly recommended for their burger and shake. The burger was very simple, but tasty and worth the few bucks that they charged at the time. The shake was excellent and would bring me back again. I returned just this week and brought... More

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Byram
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This place is great. I have been here about five times. The food is delicious. They no longer serve the frozen burgers. Fresh tasty food. Don't leave without getting a milkshake. They are the best around. They recently updated and have more seating. This place is one of a kind. A jewel for Jackson!

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McComb, MS
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I've heard so much about this place, especially since the very recent 'remodel.' Um, if this place is remodeled, I'd have hate to see it before. I appreciate the history of the place and the use of original fixtures, which is why I won't be harsh. The food was good, but it IS NOT American diner food. There is a... More

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Cordova, Tennessee, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I grew up in Jackson and remember when Brent's had the pharmacy and soda fountain. I must say I was very impressed when my wife and I visited Brent's on 8/9/2014. The change is amazing along with the offerings. Kudos to the owner and what has been changed to make Brent's a fine establishment with the traditional burgers PLUS a... More

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Additional Information about Brent's Drugs

Address: 655 Duling Ave., Jackson, MS 39216
Phone Number: (601) 366-3427
Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Ice Cream, Family Fare

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