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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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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (47 reviews)
“redfish” (47 reviews)
“fresh fish” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
123 W Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201-3095
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Reviewed February 9, 2017

On January 13th, my husband & I were in town visiting friends on our yearly Southern Trip. We asked that they take us to The Mayflower & were eager to have another extraordinary dinner rivalling that of 2016. The restaurant was full & after a...More

Thank mikeANDchrisNJ
Reviewed January 29, 2017

I know this is coming a bit late but in February of 2016 I went with my significant other to the Mayflower cafe while on a road trip from New Orleans, LA. The restaurant came from TripAdvisor and the hotel employee's recommendation. We went in...More

1  Thank ThirstyTraveller_19
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Passing thru on our drive up 55. Found it by accident and it's a classic family owned place that is obviously popular with young office types. It being Friday we had gulf redfish and fries which we thought was the daily fish and chip special....More

Thank GreatLakesroadster
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner and I was pleasantly surprised! Unassuming from the outside, the Mayflower retains its old-school .... (cough) charm (cough) with its decor, and seriously delivers on its food! I agree heartily with other reviewers here - have the broiled redfish (served in...More

Thank JohnMax66
Reviewed January 19, 2017

The Mayflower Café is know for it delicious fresh seafood. My family has been dining here for many, many years. They have excellent broiled and fried seafood. Be sure to try their homemade onion rings and save room for their delicious homemade lemon pie.

Thank robbywhyte
Reviewed January 19, 2017

The Mayflower is a downtown Jackson institution. I took some clients by who had heard of it and never been there. We were looking for somewhere to get a good meal downtown and wanted to avoid stopping at a chain restaurant on the way home....More

Thank Hale F
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

All I can say on this review is average. The redfish was not what I expected or had received in the past. Don't know how to describe except maybe "soggy." Everything else at the table was acceptable and the rolls as always were excellent. Service...More

Thank CPARebel
Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

The food is what you expected in a traditional southern restaurant. We love how the restaurant maintains the old decor. The service is also good. The seafood gumbo and fried liver and onion were both good (don't think you can get fried liver in many...More

Thank SWandJC
Reviewed December 17, 2016

You will need to be hungry to enjoy the Greek menu here at Mayflower. You can eat a salad and soup, but then you would miss out on meals that taste like those made by "Momma."

Thank Phala M W
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Great food, we love the greek salads with the crab and the come back dressing. Also love the broiled seafood platters! Yummy

Thank SHerry W
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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, 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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