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Hal & Mal's Restraurant

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200 S. Commerce St., Jackson, MS 39201
+1 601-948-0888
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Today
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveled to Jackson on business, and my host decided to take us to a "spot where the locals go." The decor in the restaurant was neat - Elvis- & boogie-themed paraphernalia adorned the walls, and the service was fine. The food, or more specifically the burger, was way overpriced for what is was. $9 for a smallish 1/4-lb patty, and... More 

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Brandon, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not quit a 5, but better than a 4 star rating. The atmosphere is top notch. The good was fantastic. Our server was very polite but just missed a few things like asking if you wanted chips or fries when you order a burger. It comes with neither so you have to specify, which in my mind the server should... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since it seems that most of the local restaurants close down at about 2 PM, we weren't left with a lot of choices. I went for the Reuben (okay, but nothing outstanding) and my wife went for the beans and rice (spicy, but a much better choice). All in all, it was a bit overpriced for the quality/quantity. Draft beers... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm sad that it has taken me so long to visit this fine establishment! We were able to sit at a cozy table and take in the soothing sounds of a jazz trio while eating comforting food. We had the hamburger steak and roast beef open face sandwiches. The portion size was ample. Our waiter Michael was very knowledgeable about... More 

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Wicklow
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely relaxed bar / restaurant. Called called by on a Wednesday evening without a booking. It was quiet but a few locals in for food and drinks. Good acoustic music from a local man kept us entertained. Food was good (we got chicken Caesar and burger), wished we could have stayed for a few more drinks - such a charming... More 

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Sallisaw, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

I loved my meal, my wife did too. The musical entertainment was excellent. And our waitress was very personable.

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Thank Tim G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

Hal and Mal's is the place to go for music but also for terrific food. Be sure to order the onion rings! And the tamales! Seafood is delicious too. Save room for pie!

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Thank Mheneg
Mississippi
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

The food is actually really good. And the server was pretty good. However, they were pushing us out at 9:30 on a Thursday. The band was way too loud for the small space. And I should point out that the food was good except apparently the kitchen staff was so lazy that they did not peel the fried shrimp prior... More 

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Jalisco, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

From most of the reviews, we were expecting some outstanding food but we were disappointed. I ordered a Caesar salad with blackened redfish. For a cajun/creole restaurant, you would think the place would know the difference between blackened and cajun. My fish was not blackened but had a sprinkle of cajun spices on it. The salad was nothing but romaine... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

It's been a while since we dined at Hal and Mal's, so our memories of past experiences were vague at best. One of us was very pleased, I had the Hot Roast Beef Poboy with Fries topped with Gravy and a local Craft Beer (I would do this again any time). The other one of us, no so much. My... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $20
Cuisine
American, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 S. Commerce St., Jackson, MS 39201
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 601-948-0888

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