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Brent's Drugs

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American, Diner
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655 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS 39216-4008
+1 601-366-3427
Today
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Lisarow, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Were taken there by our Jackson welcoming committee at lunchtime and the experience was great. The food was really good and the staff were so friendly and customer orientated (Thank you Miss Shannon).

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Thank Julian S
Madison, Mississippi
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

I had family visiting from out of town, so I thought it would be fun to give Brent's a try. It was everything I expected and more. It's located in a fun, bustling area of Fondren. The waiter was very friendly, and the food was great. I STRONGLY recommend a Cookie Monster Sundae, and be sure to split it!! Mmmmm!!!

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Thank Virginia G
Greenville, Mississippi
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38 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

What a fun place to get a grilled cheese sandwich and a milkshake! And…now there is a speakeasy in the back at night, giving it a new mystique. Brent's has reliably good food, especially their shakes and burgers. If you want to step back in time, have a delicious sandwich and shake and enjoy the ambiance of another time, Brent's... More 

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Thank Martha W
Macungie, PA
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We found ourselves in the area and neeeded a quick bite to eat. I had the Club and a shake. Tasty! It is the kind of place that takes you back to your childhood! A must see and experience!

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Thank MountianeerAtHeart
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

A classic American diner with a short menu that includes tuna melt, burger and milkshakes. It's a great place to stop if you're on the road and need a bite!

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Thank Maria C
Jackson, Mississippi
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

VERY neat place to grab a malt and feel like you're stepping back in time. This gem has been in Jackson forever and it's still going strong.

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Thank Alana R
Snellville, Georgia
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We ate here because of The Help movie. The food was tasty! I had a Cobb Salad and my son had a burger, fries and a shake. He didn't love the fried. The servers were so attentive and wonderful!

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Thank Velva B
Victoria, Canada
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

I admit - we went to this place because it was a location in "the Help' movie and I was curious. We weren't eating a meal but went in for a treat. Our waitress was amazing. We sat at the counter and I had a maltdown - which is basically a milkshake with crush Whoppers in it. So good! Very... More 

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Thank TinaLouise_13
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We are in town fleeing the floods in south Louisiana. We decided to try this place out! Really neat old diner feel. Food was good. People were nice.. of course we got milkshakes and desserts as well and they were great!

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Thank Jesse N
Lexington, Kentucky
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Do you want excellent service and food in an environment like the '60's? Brent's Drugs is the place. I kept looking for Fonzie to walk in. The hamburgers are great, the tuna salad sandwich is like mother used to make it, and the floats and shakes are outstanding. I highly recommend this restaurant in the heart of Fondren Station in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS 39216-4008
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 601-366-3427
Description
Brent's Drugs opened as a neighborhood drugstore and soda fountain in 1946. Today, its retains the original charm operates as a pharmacy-free diner. The soda fountain and classic bar stools remain in the original 1946 location and are still a gathering place for friends and neighbors alike. Over 68 years after its opening, Brent's Drugs continues to prescribe soda fountain favorites, unique gifts and Southern hospitality. Breakfast is served at 6:30 AM Monday-Friday and 8:00 AM on Saturday, while lunch is served 10:00-5:00 Monday through Saturday, staying open until 8:00 PM for dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. Open from 10:00-2:00 on Sundays.

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