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Ajax Diner

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American, Diner
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118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Oxford, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The burger stands out on an excellent menu. The daily specials along with the meat and veggie combos make for a very filling meal.

Thank mch38655
Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You can not go wrong with Ajax. This place has something for everyone. I have been eating there since they opened. Great place for the family or a lunch date with your sweetheart. Try the Big Easy or the Deuce for whatever ails you. Poboys or meatloaf with all the fixins. This place is a true Oxford tradition.

Thank 73SouthernGent
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'd heard about Ajax from friends so during a July trip to Oxford I stopped in for lunch. It quickly became a go-to place during my week-long stay. The smoked catfish salad (with peas, no less) is fantastic. The sides are just as good as my Mississippi born-and-raised grandmother used to make, especially the squash casserole. Service was friendly as... More 

Thank Erin O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

And good eats indeed. Their sandwiches, from the fried oysters to the honey baked ham are some of the best i have had. Good bar serving exquisite drinks and local brews. You can tell by the number of people waiting for it to open at 11:30 AM that the place is very popular given it's offerings and service.

Thank chichenuxmal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was in Oxford for a tour of Ole Miss, took the kids by for lunch. It can be a little crowded at times, but our wait was not too long. Families were mingled with businessmen and students. The menu has a nice range of items and everyone at the table found something of interest. The food is very good and... More 

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Jasper, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really good fried catfish. My turnip greens were not cooked enough for MY Southern heritage, though. A good meal with co-workers, cool atmosphere. I would eat here again, maybe try a burger? Oh, the lemonade margarita was awesome--- homemade lemonade!

Thank Toomanycats67
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the place to go when you want some home cooking. They have a large assortment of choices for plate lunches including pot roast, chicken fried steak, fried chicken, and lots of vegetables. They also have burgers and po boys and red beans and rice. They have wonderful homemade deserts including chocolate chess pie. I will definitely be back!!... More 

Thank tsm24
Canton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a fun place to eat dinner and the food was very good and the value even better. My one suggestion would be that if someone is ordering a meal listed on your menu as Gluten Free, please don't put the jalapeño corn bread on the dish as this causes a contamination issue for people with Celiac Disease. Since... More 

Thank Jana B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very good, service excellent, one of the best restaurants in Oxford and very reasonable, a definite stop!! Located on historical Oxford square, come when they open to get a table!

Thank Robert P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband ordered the BBQ sandwich with fries and mac and cheese - he said it was okay. My daughter ordered the chicken and dumplings with broccoli and rice casserole - she devoured the casserole. Said she would've eaten it as a whole meal and the chicken and dumplings were good. I had the Ajax salad with spinach instead of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: 662-232-8880

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