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McEwen's Oxford

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1110 Van Buren, Oxford, MS (South Lamar)
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Manager: Lee.
Good for:
Casual Elegant

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Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
McEwen's for interesting and well prepared dishes

McEwen's continues to offer a variety of dishes having a European influence - with a touch of the South. On this visit, I started with steamed mussels in red wine sauce, which were very good, but not the best I ever had. Next came pork osso bucco, which was very, very good. Traditionally, osso... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
Walt A
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Oxford, Mississippi
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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59 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Oxford, Mississippi
Top Contributor
162 reviews 162 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

McEwen's continues to offer a variety of dishes having a European influence - with a touch of the South. On this visit, I started with steamed mussels in red wine sauce, which were very good, but not the best I ever had. Next came pork osso bucco, which was very, very good. Traditionally, osso bucco is made with a veal... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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154 reviews 154 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My wife and I came for dinner on a Tuesday evening; only a few of the many tables were full. My wife ordered pan fried catfish breaded with corn meal, served over with white cheddar grits and topped with a ham/crawfish/tomato ragou. It was very tasty, but she had one small complaint - the breading was on the thick and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Oxford does not lack for very good restaurants, and quite frankly, we have not had a bad meal during our visits at many of the local restaurants. McEwens though has become one of our favorites and a must visit when in town. The interior doesn't stand out from some of the other nicer restaurants, but the vibe just feels more... More 

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Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Varied menu with some good seafood options. Service was prompt and the atmosphere is nice. Be sure to have a reservation on the weekend and be prepared to have to search for parking on the square and possibly walk a bit to get there.

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Oxford, Mississippi
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This is one of the best places to eat in Oxford, Mississippi. The tea is good, the hamburger is delicious, the homemade salad dressing is worth the visit! We will be back. The Lowreys

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Benton, Arkansas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

My coworker and I ate dinner at McEwen's Oxford on Feb. 3, 2015. The restaurant had a few tables filled when we arrived. Met at the door with, "do you have reservations?". There were several more tables filled when we left. I ordered BBQ duck enchiladas (appetizer) and wild mushroom salad. The salad was WonderfuL. However, the enchiladas were a... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

nicely decorated restaurant with three tables filled when we arrived. Ordered appetizers and salads. Took almost an hour to get the appetizer. It was Good tasting but COLD. Took dessert to go (banana pie) that I took one bite of and then threw the $7 piece of pie in the trash.

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Oxford, Mississippi
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This is touted to be in the group of the "better and pricier" restaurants in Oxford. It is both of those and provides the town with some variety, though each play on a local style of Southern Gourmet cooking. Figure $40-$50 a plate with drinks. If you are not too hungry try a couple of appetizers.We had the oysters, a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is my second review for this restaurant. The staff has gotten better, food is great, but is about time they make a few changes to their menu, particularly their appetizers section, which needs more variety and selections. We were a party of eight people and we all had a hard time liking/picking anything from the appetizers section. Great atmosphere!

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Oxford, Mississippi
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is just my favorite restaurant in Oxford. Food is always innovative and delicious. Service is attentive

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1110 Van Buren, Oxford, MS
    (South Lamar)
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Oxford

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Manager: Lee.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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