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Petra Cafe - CLOSED

1101 Jackson Ave E, Oxford, MS 38655-3907
+1 662-234-1110
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  • Excellent88%
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  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
Jan 4, 2015
“pretend Greek”
Oct 8, 2014
“Excellent Greek food!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek
1101 Jackson Ave E, Oxford, MS 38655-3907
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Reviewed January 4, 2015

Nothing about this place is authentic, except the owner and the prices. The food is bland and poorly prepared. It's no surprise the place was empty.

Thank RichH60
Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

My son introduced us to this place while he was at Ole Miss, as it was one of his favorites. Having a Greek heritage, we're somewhat picky when it comes to Greek food, so it's saving a LOT when we say we LOVE this place!...More

Thank Reni B
Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is the place to escape the students because Petra doesn't serve alcohol (but they do have a brown bag license). The Petra wrap and the Petra platter (small tastings of several Middle Eastern favorites) are especially good. Michael, the owner, or a member of...More

Thank manfrommaine
Reviewed June 15, 2014

Some restaurants start off great but then dwindle in their food quality or service. Not so with Petra Cafe, on Oxford Square. Now open till 2 am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday to sober up the students from Ole Miss [a community service?]. Having an...More

Thank Walt A
Reviewed March 4, 2014

Friendly family-run small restaurant on the Square. The Petra wrap (chicken shwarma and gyro meat) is wonderful and popular. A quiet place to eat anytime since it doesn't have a bar--a rarity in Oxford!

Thank manfrommaine
Reviewed October 14, 2013

Petra consistently serves fresh, delicious food which is out of the ordinary. During this meal started with kibbeh, a ground beef wrapped in crushed grains and deep fried. Also, shared a salad and fallafel. The main dish was chicken shawarma, which we shared, since all...More

Thank Walt A
Reviewed August 19, 2013

Petra is an excellent Mediterranean restaurant off the downtown square in Oxford. I went for the first time tonight and was greeted warmly by the proprietor, who was interesting and nice to talk to. Normally, I like to keep to myself, but I really liked...More

Thank Casimir60
Reviewed August 7, 2013

Petra restaurant has moved to a new location. It's right off the Oxford Square, in a much larger space. The remodeled space features brick, stucco, and interesting minimalist lighting. The menu includes starters like humus, falafel and stuffed grape leaves. The main courses are large...More

Thank Walt A
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 Jackson Ave E, Oxford, MS 38655-3907
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +1 662-234-1110
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