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Mayflower Cafe

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123 W Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201-3095
+1 601-355-4122
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“redfish” (35 reviews)
“seafood” (48 reviews)
“fresh fish” (14 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
123 W Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201-3095
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11 - 20 of 282 reviews

Reviewed August 28, 2017

Their food is average but the atmosphere is wonderful. They are not located in the best area of town especially after dark.

Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by randomly on our way through town and really enjoyed the great service good food and low prices this place had to offer. Fresh and delicious seafood and it even introduced me to a new sauce for salads! Would def recommend this pace to...More

1  Thank InASenseLost0909
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

This is one of the oldest restaurants in Jackson. Great family running it. FRESH seafood daily. Our all time favorite is the grilled Redfish. Never order anything else and have never been disappointed!!!

Thank Larrydpatt
Reviewed August 10, 2017

This restaurant is a great stop in Jackson and we really enjoyed the experience. The staff was excellent, very friendly. The food was very good, and included a salad, bread, and a side. The restaurant is kid friendly.

Thank Ben J
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

If you haven't tried this place, you must go. Best fish in town. Brings back good memories of when downtown is in full swing. Still great food.

Reviewed August 8, 2017

best seafood in jackson. Fun atmosphere, but use the restroom before you go as there's is nasty. We eat here at least once a month. Bring your own wine.

Thank William M
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Jerry's restaurant always has awesome food and great servers. Kara was peerless as a server. The redfish is tremendous. And LG is great to talk to.

1  Thank Tim G
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner when we were in town! A friend recommended it and I'm so glad we took her up in it!!! I had snapper and my husband had red fish. They were both delish... Skip the dessert... it wasn't worth it. Definitely...More

Thank smoore36
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

We stopped by the Mayflower Cafe on our way from Beebe, AR to New Orleans for the Antiques Roadshow and once again trip advisor reviews didn't let us down. It was a step back in time but the food was fantabulous! Good home cooking with...More

1  Thank Morgan and Kath... H
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Im giving u a thumbs up on how freaking cute this diner is! It literally made my dreams come true just driving past here. It was exactly what I would expect to see in jackson Mississippi and it brought me to a time long ago....More

1  Thank Jillannefromnj
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March 1, 2018|
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Response from H Michael B | Reviewed this property |
Per Food Network: As the oldest operating restaurant in the capital city, the classic, Greek-inspired seafood and steak menu has been passed down through the Kountouris family from generation to generation.
July 30, 2017|
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Response from rgb1150 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is kinda limited to the back of the restaurant but a bank parking lot is in the same block due south
September 27, 2015|
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Response from Joseph M | Reviewed this property |
Don't remember exactly, but typical diner hours morning to late night
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 W Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201-3095
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 601-355-4122
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