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Brandon, MS
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

At 11:50AM, We walked in and there were no other customers. Not one. While we ate, only 2 other customers came in (to pick up a togo order). Two dine in customers came in as we were leaving at 12:20PM. The decor is very old and outdated. Dark wood panelling and brown booths and chairs. Weird miscellaneous artwork scattered around.... More 

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City of Dreams
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Do yourself a favor and stay away from Lamar's. They have the worst food and even worse service. I took my family here and we all got sick. The place is nasty and the kitchen needs a visit by the board of health. I would NOT recommend this place to my worst enemy.

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Pearl, Mississippi, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013 via mobile

My little girl was treated so well. The owner was there and he showed my daughter the talking deer head. So funny. He gave her some mardi gras beads too, which she loves. We just got gyros which were good as well. Keep in mind that this space is in historic district and it is old, but our experience was... More 

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

On Friday, April 20, 2012, myself and one of my friends visited the restaurant for lunch. This was our very first time and last time. The manager Chris Grillis spoke to us like we were not paying customers. We both ordered a gyro and fries, our fries were the last of the bag and very crispy. We asked the waitress... More 

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Tupelo, Mississippi, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

Best Fried Chicken Ever! A local, family owned business, passed through the generations. Breakfast is great, and the Greek food is good too. You can't beat the fun atmosphere.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011 via mobile

We loved the food here and the service was fantastic. If youre in jackson you absolutely need to eat at lamars. Really great lunch spot and excellent value for money.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2008

Food okay but service not so friendly

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Jackson, Miss.
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281 reviews 281 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
282 helpful votes 282 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2005

The proximity of this restaurant to the Mississippi Museum of Art makes it a natural choice for lunch. And the food - what can I say? The fried trout is delish! Also try the Greek plate - kind of like a disassembled gyro, smothered in a feta dressing. If you are really nice and ask in advance, sometimes they will... More 

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Additional Information about Lamar Restaurant

Address: 209 S Lamar St, Jackson, MS 39201-4002
Phone Number: 601-354-9300
Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 8
Cuisine: American

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