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Brent's Drugs

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American, Diner
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655 Duling Ave., Jackson, MS 39216
+1 601-366-3427
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6:30 am - 5:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:30 am - 5:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 am
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Mississippi
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100 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Brent's both before and after the remodel. Before the remodel, the food was ok (except at breakfast, was good at breakfast) but the service was terrible. Like an hour and a half for lunch because they have one miserable server for 20 tables terrible. Just mismanaged. After the remodel it was supposed to be better. Went to... More 

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Flowood, Mississippi
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63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a little pricey, but the food and atmosphere more than makes up for it. The movie "The Help" was filmed in part here, because of its ambiance.

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Thank John Y
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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244 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great lunch and dessert at Brent's. The atmosphere is amazing. It is like going back in time. It looks like it has not changed much since it opened about 70 years ago. Our lunch was great. The waitress was very friendly. The desserts were fantastic. If you like history and good food, this is the place to... More 

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Thank JulesFromLC
Jackson, Mississippi
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442 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I love the historical setting! The service is great! The food is tasty! However, you don't get a lot for your money and the place is very, very loud!

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Thank David S
Atlanta, Georgia
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108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

We met at Brent's for lunch, and it did not disappoint. Of course, it helps if you are in the mood for an old time corner drugstore lunch counter experience. Sassy service and a fast kitchen. A diverse-enough menu allows for everyone to get what they want.

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Thank BBmyself
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

This place is a gem!!! Very cool looking old school with great music playing. Great sodas and floats! Burgers and chicken sandwiches are outstanding!

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Thank ws007
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Brents, a staple of Jackson for many years, never disappoints. The fries are perhaps the best in the state. The fountain sodas harken back to a simpler time and the atmosphere bubbles with fun. A classy cool place that will leave you wondering if you have stumbled back into the 1950s.

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1 Thank Tc K
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Well worth the stopover in Jackson to discover this real American diner. The waitress was very friendly and recommended the Patty Melt as it is one of their specialties. When it arrived I was a little disappointed as it didn't look that appetizing. But once I tasted it I really understood what she was talking about. One of the best... More 

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Oakland, MI
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

I'm sure we would have loved this place, and traveling from Michigan, it was a 'must see' for us in Jackson. BUT...the hours are wrong on the website and everywhere else online, so we got there and it was closed. Really disappointed. Please fix your hours so others won't drive there for nothing.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

We visited this beautiful diner for breakfast after storms in the area.Unfortunately due to water supply they did not have ice or "hot tea"(for the hubby".)They did have good coffee for me.The lovely waitress who had only worked there for one week popped out to buy a bag of ice for a soda for us. The breakfast was good, I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 5:00 am
Tuesday
6:30 am - 5:00 am
Wednesday
6:30 am - 5:00 am
Thursday
6:30 am - 5:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Duling Ave., Jackson, MS 39216
  • 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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