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McEwen's Oxford

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1110 Van Buren Ave, Oxford, MS 38655-3912
+1 662-234-7003
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“sea bass” (11 reviews)
“duck gumbo” (8 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1110 Van Buren Ave, Oxford, MS 38655-3912
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice wine list, great salads and seafood dishes. Get there early to enjoy a handcrafted cocktail at the bar (our favorite in Oxford.)

Thank daisygirl2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chilean Sea bass with risotto and miso orange sauce is out of this world. Not a fancy place, but food quality and service levels are excellent. We will be back.

Thank solotravelers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful, varied menu, plenty of options for those who want minimal carbs. lunch plates (farm plates, I think they call them) are always interesting and filling, and food quality is good. I've never had a bad meal here, but have ALWAYS loved whatever the duck...More

Thank alison602
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came on a Saturday night. Both the outside seating area and inside were busy. We went inside to wait for our table. The bartender, Mr Snow, was the best. He promptly took our order, was very friendly, and made fantastic drinks. We were seated inside...More

Thank M7147QBlindaw
Reviewed July 5, 2017

We love McEwens in downtown Memphis, so when we planned a day trip to Oxford we hoped to enjoy a lovely evening meal at their second location. The food was equally wonderful as Memphis, but the venue and service were most disappointing. To start, the...More

Thank lenexakstraveler
Reviewed June 22, 2017

We did not have reservations but restaurant was not busy. Hostess had to make a phone call to find out if it was OK to seat us in bar area. Server was delayed. Talked very fast so it was hard to catch what he was...More

Thank loomjam
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Have been there several times for lunch and dinner over the last 6 months and this place comes out on top every time. The snacks - Lobster Rolls (2), Steak & Toast, Duck Enchiladas all amazing! Entrees - Shrimp & Grits, NY Strip, Chicken &...More

Thank 538keitht
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

We loved the food here - highly recommend their Spring Salad and the No Cake Crab Cake! I would have given it 5 stars except the dessert we wanted wasn't ready yet - and it was at least 7 pm by the time we wanted...More

Thank GolfCartFun
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

I felt sure I had eaten McEwen's shrimp and grits before and had a visual in my mind of how they would look when I ordered that dish today. When the plate arrived, I saw a very dark roux type sauce completely covering any sign...More

2  Thank MarianMississippi
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Four of us went here earlier in the week. All four of us had different entrees from the menu, and all four of us rated the food very good. The biscuits, which are served with the salad and entrees, are quite remarkable. We would have...More

1  Thank southerntravelerms
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1110 Van Buren Ave, Oxford, MS 38655-3912
    (South Lamar)
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +1 662-234-7003
  • E-mail
Manager: Lee.
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