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Beacon Restaurant

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1200 North Lamar Boulevard, Oxford, MS 38655
(662) 234-5041
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Dining options: Breakfast

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Breakfast

I'm not sure why it took so long to try this place. Having visited Oxford at least 4-5 times a year to see kids at Ole Miss. Went today for breakfast, and it was wonderful. Old fashioned diner atmosphere, full of locals. Biscuits and cream gravy were the best I have had in years. Service was great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Colleyville, Texas
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Colleyville, Texas
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

I'm not sure why it took so long to try this place. Having visited Oxford at least 4-5 times a year to see kids at Ole Miss. Went today for breakfast, and it was wonderful. Old fashioned diner atmosphere, full of locals. Biscuits and cream gravy were the best I have had in years. Service was great and there wasn't... More 

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Oxford, Mississippi, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This morning was a relaxing breakfast with fast service and the best breakfast food we have had in months at Beacon. my husband ordered the omelet and I had an egg with side of bacon which was cooked perfectly

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Oxford, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Has a great plate lunch everyday that is pretty darn close to grandma's. Plenty of options to choose from each day. One of the best breakfast places in Oxford

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memphis,tn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Can you really visit Oxford without a trip to the Beacon? The Beacon is the gold standard. Long live the Beacon !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This place is great for breakfast! Tastes like home made cooking. Just good down home cooking. And very very cheap! A must visit.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

A trip back in time to the sixties where one could get a home cooked meal or burger with onion rings fresh cooked. As a student at Ole Miss. back then, the Beacon was just that. With or without the cash, one could eat. The charge was sent home to grateful patents (no hungry kids)😉 Little dated, yes, but the... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

While traveling with family in Oxford, we dropped in at the Beacon for breakfast with our group of 7 family members. We were offered a large table in their back room which proved to be quieter than the busy front of house. Hmmn, maybe because of the two LSU Fans in the group? Good home style cooking, great County Ham,... More 

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Mt. Vernon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Clearly, this is not a trendy eatery. It has the appearance of a Mom and Pop operation that locals prefer to places like BBB. Our eggs were perfectly cooked and the country ham (a much better option than the bacon) was excellent. Be sure and order the flaky-tasty-buttery biscuits instead of toast. The hash browns were disappointing...limp and greasy.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Awesome breakfast, sausage and eggs. It's an old school style eatery. Great service, and fantastic diner style food. Well priced, if you are in Oxford MS, you must have a breakfast here.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I had breakfast at Beacon the morning of March 26, 2014. I had just a traditional breakfast of eggs, sausage, and hash browns. The hash browns were interesting. They were cubed potatoes with onion cooked with them. The were really done just right. The eggs were sunny side up, and perfect. The sausage was patty sausage, and they weren't skimpy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1200 North Lamar Boulevard, Oxford, MS 38655
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: (662) 234-5041

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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