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721 N. Lamar, Oxford, MS (Douglas Street)
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of Oxford's best

The chef paid his dues and makes reference to his heritage in his offering. The menu changes regularly and The Snack Bar offers interesting specials as well so one wonders what to try. Even the catfish and macaroni and cheese have a different twist. Their seafood comes the coast and is my usual. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2015
Hale F
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Oxford, Mississippi
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Arab, Alabama
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45 reviews 45 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Alex the head bartender does a great job; nicely made classics and some insightful creations. Nice to find craft cocktails in this area.

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Oxford, Mississippi
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is not your "meat and potatoes" kind of place. It has a very unusual menu, with small plates that are wonderful appetizers, to larger plates that are very unusual but always seasoned to perfection. They have an oyster bar with fresh oysters flown in from all over the country. For many people that frequent all of Oxford's restaurants, this... More 

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Perugia, Italy
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

At a wine tasting in Oxford I asked for a suggestion for the best restaurant in the area. Snackbar was the immediate response and my friends were right. What a good find and certainly a reason to return to Oxford. While the food was excellent, the Margarita, made by Alex, the barkeep, was by far the best one we've ever... More 

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Oxford, Mississippi
Top Contributor
185 reviews 185 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Appetizers, sides and their French Onion Soup make for a delightful meal. Their terrines and pates, which are on the small plate portion of the menu are tasty and creatively presented. The soup portion may have shrunk, but is still great. I had Country Style Pork Terrine, Fried Chicken Thighs, and a turnover for desert. My wife had the soup,... More 

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Chattanooga
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This was not out first meal at Snackbar but it was definitely one of best! Over the last 3 years coming to Oxford to see our boys we try to eat here 1 night of each trip. We love this restaurant for a lot of reasons; consistently good food, nice people, etc. but as we all take on the new... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The only raw bar in Oxford. Great oyster choices. Diverse menu. Fabulous chef. Gulf shrimp dishes, steak and frites. Best hamburger. Menu changes seasonally

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Oxford, Mississippi
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The chef paid his dues and makes reference to his heritage in his offering. The menu changes regularly and The Snack Bar offers interesting specials as well so one wonders what to try. Even the catfish and macaroni and cheese have a different twist. Their seafood comes the coast and is my usual. I had their duck stew the other... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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64 reviews 64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We are in Oxford a lot, and the Snackbar has become our favorite. Owned by the famous chef John Courance (along with several other great spots in Oxford), it is not a "snack" place for sure. Not priced as high as his City Grocery on the Square, this spot is tucked at the end of a regular old strip mall.... More 

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Oxford, Mississippi
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I think the title of my review says it all. If you have poor night vision, bring a flashlight as this place is very, very dark inside. Reading the menu can be a challenge as well as actually seeing your food. Perhaps their way of discouraging old people from dining there.

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Oxford, Mississippi
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The head chef prepares some great items. The food is really good. The ambiance is nice and the bartenders are great. Some of the servers appear to be inexperienced and could use some additional training.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 721 N. Lamar, Oxford, MS
    (Douglas Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Oxford

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?