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Romie's Grocery

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804 W Jackson St, Frnt, Tupelo, MS 38804-1961
662-842-8986
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Unique Dining Experience

Very unusual concept, but good food. Romie sauce is a unique cream sauce with crawdad's, onions, and other ingredients. Prices are a bit high,and menu could use some options below 10 to12 dollars.Decor in a slightly gutted grocery store is unique and a bit dark. However, outside covered dining area... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
David M
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Danville, Georgia
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  • Families with children
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English first
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I called ahead because I was very worried that they would be overly busy and that it would take too long to get food. The person on the phone assured me they would get us taken care of quickly. Went ahead although hesitant. She was right. We were seated immediately and had a great server. Our server was working a... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This is by far my favorite go to restaurant in for lunch. South cooking, friendly staff, fast service. I always eat here at least two or three times when I am in Tupelo. Its consistently good. Love, love, love the lemon crunch dessert also.

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Best fried green tomatoes anywhere. Dressy casual atmosphere and reasonable prices. Your meal always surprises with a gourmet twist.

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Danville, Georgia
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Very unusual concept, but good food. Romie sauce is a unique cream sauce with crawdad's, onions, and other ingredients. Prices are a bit high,and menu could use some options below 10 to12 dollars.Decor in a slightly gutted grocery store is unique and a bit dark. However, outside covered dining area is great, they had a local band playing, and they... More 

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Amory, Mississippi
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35 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I sat at the bar and had the Redfish special and it was ok but I thought it was a little expensive for what we ate.

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My wife and I tried Romeys Sunday after church....very disappointed. We had heard good things and was looking forward to the experience. Meal was strictly OK ..small portions, school cafeterias taste, the server was not rude but definitely uninterested in our being there... I hear it is still popular....I don't get it

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Standard southern fare, uninspired cooking. Service is adequate but atmosphere is straight from the mid 20th century. Popular with locals for reasons unknown.

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Amory, Mississippi
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I've eaten at Romies Grocery twice. The first time I was underwhelmed by the service, but last night I tried it a second time and it was horrible. Th staff was friendly and our waitress kept the glasses full, however our food took over 45 mins to get to us, probably a full hour. I had to ask our waitress... More 

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Shannon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is one hidden treasure that it will pay you to find. The best food available in north Mississippi. Their main course is always excellent and the desserts are unbelievable. If you ever make it to Tupelo, MS you have to try Romie's. The owners are wonderful people and they really do treat you like family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

had lunch at romie's (party of four) seated as soon as we arrived. server was at the table almost as soon as we were seated. friendly hello and nice smile. we told her that this was our first visit as we were from out of town. she walked us thru the menu very professional. the special for this day (Tuesday)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 804 W Jackson St, Frnt, Tupelo, MS 38804-1961
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Tupelo
  • Phone Number: 662-842-8986

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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