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Hal & Mal's Restraurant

200 S. Commerce St., Jackson, MS 39201
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Ranked #32 of 335 restaurants in Jackson
Price range: $6 - $20
Cuisines: American, Cajun & Creole, Soups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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37 reviews from our community

70% Recommend
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Richland, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great place with lots for the mind to do. The woman calling Trivia was funny. The food was okay, I had the fried mushrooms. The drinks were outstanding. Bravo Bartender. ;) You made it a great night. Margarita on the rocks....yum

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utica, mi
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

Traveling on business and looking for dinner with a local flavor. Good selection of Mississippi craft beers and a nice variety on the menu. Food was delicious and the service was great.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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210 reviews 210 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I stopped in for lunch while staying in downtown Jackson. Although not my first visit here it is always a pleasure to spend some time. It is a little out of the main stream of things and appears to be in a renovated warehouse, so you may have to look for it if you do not know someone local to... More

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Jackson, Mississippi
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Gumbo is great and so are hot tamales and onion rings. Daily fish sandwich specials vary from tuna to mahi, but all are delicious.

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Thorsby, Alabama, United States
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68 reviews 68 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We had such a wonderful time at Hal & Mal's restraurant. I had the red beans and rice which was delish.

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New orleans
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126 reviews 126 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Off the beaten track in the downtown area of Jackson, this venue offers much for a pleasant Saturday night. The dishes from gumbo to catfish were nicely prepared. The bluegrass music was entertaining--conversation was possible as well. And the waitress even left the dining room to secure a particular mixed drink next door.

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Clinton, Mississippi
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I have been to Hal and Mal's many times for music. Always great. Good bar and not expensive. Hal and Mal White are community icons. But their restaurant has always been mediocre. I think it has slipped further. We came in about 8:45 before the music. There were few people in the restaurant, while other places in town were packed.... More

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Forest, Mississippi
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69 reviews 69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

A Very eclectic and fun restaurant! Very Clean, Great Atmosphere for Lunch or a Night out! Menu has a wide variety to choose from so it's sure to please everyone! I've not gotten a menu item I didn't love!

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Tampa, FL
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

More of a lunch place than a dinner destination, I think. Po' Boys, chili, gumbo, that sort of thing. My andouille sausage po' boy and my wife's shrimp po' boy were good. My Black Kat chili was kind of bland, which I didn't expect here. Don't go in with high expectations and you won't be disappointed.

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Crystal Springs, Mississippi
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58 reviews 58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

The restaurant was very busy. We were doing a late business lunch. We both had red beans and rice. There was some confusion and the cheese and onions never arrived. Server was a pleasant young man. They have excellent tea in a large glass with a slice of lemon ... I didn't know you could slice a lemon so thin... More

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