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Ajax Diner

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118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
662-232-8880
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch

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  • 171
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  • 122
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 13
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  • 4
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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
Ajax is excellent!

The country fried steak is excellent. Get it with the mashed potatoes and the Mac and cheese. Very good!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
Stratguy76
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Oxford, Mississippi
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Oxford, Mississippi
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The country fried steak is excellent. Get it with the mashed potatoes and the Mac and cheese. Very good!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

If you could only do one Oxford restaurant, Ajax is it! Best value--incredible value--in Oxford. Cheeseburger, catfish dinner, veggie plate are all good. Would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Went in for dinner While visiting my brother at Ole Miss! was not disappointed! Food is great Southern cooking! Taste like your grandma's homecooking! The cornbread dressing and chicken and dumplings were to die for!! Definitely save room for the Chess Pie!! Everything was delish!

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Eustis, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

All of the food at Ajax is wonderful. A must see while in Oxford. Great Home cooking and very efficient wait staff. I try to go there every time I am in Oxford. The best way to describe Ajax is home cooking with a full bar.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We visit Ajax at least once per week for a southern cooked lunch or dinner. The plate lunch offered each week day is excellent, yet a bit salty. I expecially enjoy their Ajax salad, which has smoked catfish, black eyed peas, pecans, and a delicious dressing!! Portions are HUGE!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I like this place the first time I came. Food was really good, since I love southern food. I've been back a couple times and order the same item and it's not consistent. I've also tried different things on the menu too. They do have good food and service though.

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Oxford, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Ajax Diner has been in Oxford for more than 20 years and continues to thrive while surrounding restaurants change hands or close for lack of business. Oxford is a tough town to run a restaurant because unless you are very good to excellent you can not afford the rent. Ajax is excellent and it shows. It is usually packed by... More 

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Oxford, Mississippi
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Ajax number one ingredient is pepper...most vegetables taste the same because black pepper is used too freely with almost everything they serve...the burger is ok...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Great home cooked southern food at a great price! You cannot go wrong, there is something for everyone. Lunch or dinner, it is all excellent.

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Oxford, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great southern cookin. Best plate lunch in town. Always busy during lunch hour. Don't forget the change for the parking meter.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: 662-232-8880

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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