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Ajax Diner

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118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
662-232-8880
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Doing business
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 145
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  • 113
    Very good
  • 21
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  • 10
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  • 3
    Terrible
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 Diner for lunch: A treat in a packed house

Have been to dinner at Ajax Diner, many times, but this is our first lunch there. Could not get away from fried catfish, however, because it is so good. Had the cats with french fries, greens, and jalapeno cornbread. Janice had grilled pork chops, mashed potatoes and greens - with cornbread... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
Walt A
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Oxford, Mississippi
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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292 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Oxford, Mississippi
Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Have been to dinner at Ajax Diner, many times, but this is our first lunch there. Could not get away from fried catfish, however, because it is so good. Had the cats with french fries, greens, and jalapeno cornbread. Janice had grilled pork chops, mashed potatoes and greens - with cornbread. Although it was a full house, service was prompt... More 

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Biloxi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We ordered some food to go. Everything tasted very good. It took a while for me to get our order. I had a feeling they waited until I showed up to actually start making my order. I imagine in a college town they get a lot of people who don't show up and pay however if that is the case... More 

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Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Great atmosphere, casual and colorful, and the food was delicious. BBQ nachos were delicious, and my son raved about the country - fried steak.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

After walking the entire square I decided (based on just the number of people coming in and out) this is where I should eat. Staff was very friendly, food was very good. Everywhere you look there is something new to see. Decent price and sweet tea was top notch.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Very good food, service, reasonable prices-and just a fun place. We loved it! The restaurant was very busy, however the staff never made us feel rushed or in a hurry. Very relaxed atmosphere. Great for couples, families or business dinner.

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Eastern Shore, Maryland
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192 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

If you go here for lunch... plan a light dinner. If you go for dinner... allow some time to walk off the food. You get your money's worth and more here. We went here for a Thursday lunch when Ole Miss was on Spring break after visiting Rowan Oak and arrived right at noon... and it looked like were going... More 

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jackson MS
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58 reviews 58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

My wife & I stopped into this place for lunch and sat at the small bar at the front. We loved the folk art decor and received outstanding service from Megan. We split "The Duce", a large bacon cheeseburger that was cooked perfectly. We enjoyed the lunch so much we came back that evening for dinner and sat Ina booth... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Country fried area was good along with the squash casserole and mashed potatoes. Dill pickle soup was different, but good. Good sweet tea as well.

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Hartselle, Alabama
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

Someone suggested that we try this place and it was great. I got chicken and dressing and veggies and it was awesome my wife also loved what she got and the price was good also.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This ones a diamond in the rough, local favorite. Family style dining. All the way from a quick sandwich to full meal, when visiting Oxford don't miss it

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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, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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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Oxford, Mississippi
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?