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Hal & Mal's Restraurant

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200 S. Commerce St., Jackson, MS 39201
+1 601-948-0888
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Spot!

Kinda hard to find, but well worth the hunt. Seafood Bisque is by far the BEST I've ever had! Introduced to Comeback sauce for the first time. Had to go buy some at the grocery store to take home. Only disappointment was the Red Beans and Rice. It was very dry and had no seasoning.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
peachdiva74
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Kinda hard to find, but well worth the hunt. Seafood Bisque is by far the BEST I've ever had! Introduced to Comeback sauce for the first time. Had to go buy some at the grocery store to take home. Only disappointment was the Red Beans and Rice. It was very dry and had no seasoning.

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Birmingham
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109 reviews 109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

we enjoyed the blues live music band, but took a lot of time for food to arrive to table after ordering...we are glad we tried this place for dinner, but slow service make us hesitant to return...the food was good, but nothing exceptional...located in an okay part of town, but some people right outside of restaurant door asking for money.

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Toronto, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We had a wonderful time at Hal & Mal's - make sure to visit it when you're in Jackson. We were tipped off by The New York Times's 36 Hours in Jackson. We didn't realize it was Blue Monday when we showed up. It's really an evening for the local blues club. But we were made to feel welcome by... More 

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Thomasville
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

In Jackson for business and stopped in for a few beers and dinner. I thought the place had a lot of character. Lots of photos of cool blues people and famous Mississippians on the walls. Definitely come in for a beer at least. They have a good selection and the service in my opinion left nothing to be desired. Really... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We went to this place because one of our travel companions' names is Mal. The food was just ok. The service was not memorable in a good or bad way. If you'd like to see what this place looks likes: youtu.be/-xjnngywU4M

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London
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Stumbled across Hal & Mal's on a Saturday lunch time whilst we were driving down to New Orleans. And we managed to stumble across their first Brunch session. Lovely staff, fab food (the burger was great!) and nice atmosphere. We sat inside, but there was a little outside terrace which looked very cute. Got some great recommendations for New Orleans... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Cute place kind of out of sight behind another bar. People were friendly and staff was helpful. Good tamales! We were only in Jackson for one night and this was our first stop and I would go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We stopped here one night on a trip down to the Gulf, and the dinner was delicious! It was a Friday night, so we were able to sample the seafood bisque which was delish and the shrimp po'boys. All highly recommended. Two thumbs up!

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indianapolis
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was a high point on trip to Jackson. A real place, real history and a friendly feeling. A place I would go to on a regular basis if I lived there. Great chocolate pie ! Pay attention to the hours, tried to go back for Sat lunch but was not open

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Reno, Nevada, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This local treasure has been around for at least 25 years and it is a gem. Ecclectic, a great place to hear live music, nice bar and very laid back. The food is the star however and come just for that. Made from scratch pies (we are starting with dessert because even though we were too full to order any,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 200 S. Commerce St., Jackson, MS 39201
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 601-948-0888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Soups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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