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Hal & Mal's Restraurant

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200 S. Commerce St., Jackson, MS 39201
+1 601-948-0888
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open now
All 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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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

Thank Mheneg
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank traveler4444661
Jalisco, Mexico
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151 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

Thank solara13
Jackson, Mississippi
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 

Thank H Michael B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We found this place on trip advisor. We were driving through on our way to Myrtle Beach and wanted to eat at a local place. Luckily it was Friday so we got to have the Seafood Bisque! So glad! Hershey was our server and she was the sweetest thing! Would definitely go again.

Thank Tammy B
Brookhaven, Mississippi, United States
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

I eat lunch here once or twice a week. The lunch specials are reasonably priced (and comes with tea), good portions, fairly healthy and tasty!!

Thank Jason C
Fort Worth, Texas
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238 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We usually figure that a bar's drinks won't be as expensive as a restaurant's. That didn't hold true here. Our service left something to be desired, too. But the seafood chowder was delicious. My husband had the hot roast beef which was good but got to be a little much as he ate.

Thank kglen1
Jackson, Mississippi
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442 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Interesting atmosphere for lunch and I was not impressed by the hostess or bar staff, but my server was very attentive. The food was also very good.

Thank David S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

We arrived in Jackson and booked into our hotel. We were looking for something to eat around 7pm but our hotel couldn't even offer a bar snack as they had sent their chef home as it was quiet!! Nothing around the hotel seemed open but we stumbled upon this place and it was just perfect! Food was excellent and music... More 

Thank Cairolass_12
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

A good choice for lunch or dinner, and equally as a watering hole at happy hour or for some live music. Always fun, casual, and friendly.

Thank BBmyself

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $20
American, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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?