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509 N Farish St, Jackson, MS 39202-3202
+1 601-354-4549
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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153 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this restaurant in historic downtown Jackson, MS. I ordered the pig ear sandwich and tamales both of these dishes were prepared well. The culture in the restaurant is extremely unique and would recommend anyone to try it once.

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The Villages, Florida
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149 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

We stopped in for lunch. I think there is only 3 things on the menu. Sausage sandwich, which I ordered. Cost. $1.50. Pigs ear sandwich, which we passed on and there were tamales, which came in 6's or 12's. There small and 6 was enough, and they were pretty good. While we were there several people came in for take... More 

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1 Thank jonbarb
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Even though this might not be the best food in the world. It's worth eating there. It's good, it's cheap, it's a whole in the wall BUT it's a landmark and part of historic Farish St. in Jackson. Unfortunately all the chains are taking over nowadays and these small businesses can't survive. Try and be glad you went there.

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Thank Ron I
Jackson, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

We all like for our food to be cared for and handled by the food regulation standards set forth. Therefore, staff should not have their children and grandchildren behind the counter where and while your patron's food is being prepared. The workplace is not always the best place for family if family does not respect boundaries. Also, food should not... More 

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3 Thank snickerdoodle2016
Biloxi, Mississippi
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2015

We dropped by for lunch a week ago. It's truly a local haunt and had a line of people waiting on to-go orders. You order at the counter and wait for your name to be called. Drinks are dispensed, self serve, from a machine. Be patient at lunch, it's not fast food! The staff and locals were friendly and courteous.... More 

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1 Thank Robert A
Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2015

Am a true Mississippian and grew up in Jackson, spent many trips downtown to the Alamo Theater and to the Big Apple Inn and it was always worth going back for...so finger licking good! However, I was home last month and looked forward to stopping at the Big Apple Inn, had my Fiancé' with me and had bragged on the... More 

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1 Thank Lois L
Holiday, FL
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2015

My husband and I saw this place on t.v. a couple of years ago and knew we had to make the 12 hour trip sooner or later. I use to eat pigs feet as a child so I had previous experience with the odd parts of a pig. I did a lot of research on line so I knew what... More 

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4 Thank FloridaDetroitgirl
Memphis, Tennessee
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

Watched the Anthony Bourdain show and made a point to try in out Dang I need to get into the food review business - At least I know decent food

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Thank obdundee
Jackson, MS
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91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

If you're in Jackson for a day or several, make time to grab a sandwich at The Big Apple Inn. I'm not talking about a NY deli sandwich but a pig eat or smokie sammich. One of the places the food network folks have been to and recommend. These ears are slow boiled with flavor. Topped with abundant amount of... More 

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6 Thank kaldonia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

I'm a northerner with southern roots. Both parents born and raised in Jackson, MS and many visits to the area during childhood to visit family. I've made previous trips to "Big John's" during childhood. Recently, I've been trying to make an annual trip to MS to see family and every time I visit Big Apple Inn. It continues to get... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 N Farish St, Jackson, MS 39202-3202
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 601-354-4549

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