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Ajax Diner

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$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
+1 662-232-8880
11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great hole-in-the-wall restaurant located on the square in historic Oxford. While the service was average, the ambience was authentic and the food was very good. I had the shrimp po-boy with a side of broccoli/rice. My wife and one of my daughters split the chicken dumplings, and it was excellent. I would definitely go back again, but I felt like... More 

Thank staledale
Oxford, Mississippi
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nothing any better than Ajax at lunch. From grilled chicken salads , burgers, sandwiches to amazing plate lunches. Yummy!!

Thank marybsellers
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you want to make sure your student gets excellent home cooked HEALTHY MEALS just give them a gift card to AJAX for Christmas!! They can take a friend for a date night... JUST LOOK AT THE CEILING...you will know why this is a fun hideout!

Thank Jane W
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good selection of southern cooking! Gravy cheese fries awesome, as well as shrimp remoulad salad! Casual atmosphere!

Thank Charles W
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is wonderful. Imagine a southern grandmother's cooking with just enough spice to have you asking for another glass of sweet tea. The Big Easy is a particular favorite of mine (country fried steak, butter beans, mashed potatoes, and gravy all piled in between a hamburger bun). The meatloaf, dumplings, mac & cheese, cornbread... really everything is exceptional.

Thank Amy G
Houston, Texas
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of six included a variety of picky eaters...however, their lunch specials provided ample selection and everyone was very satisfied with their choice. Can't wait to go again!

Thank JohnL123
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used Tripadvisor's reviews to find this place, and I wasn't disappointed. I thought maybe it would be a challenge to get good service since there was a line waiting to get in a half an hour before opening, but the service was great. We got a table right away and had drinks on the table within 10 minutes. Our server... More 

Thank Tim G
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Order the fried pickles here and prepare to enjoy home cooked goodness for your meal. This place is quite popular but worth the wait.

Thank Aliza C
Tampa, Florida
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always satisfying lunch. A good place to take out the co-workers after a long morning. Simple meals, reasonable prices. Timing is everything though because this place is popular. If you show up with a group of 6 at 12:00 noon expect to wait for a seat.

Thank John Wayne C
Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beings it was parents weekend & a football weekend we had to wait a bit for our table but it was oh so worth the wait. The best restaurant quality home cooked food you'll ever taste. The portions are huge so plan on asking for a doggie bag. Our table of 4 each ordered different meals & we ordered cheese... More 

Thank LadyDi H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +1 662-232-8880

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