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cotton alley cafe

208 Main St, Natchez, MS 39120-3460
+1 601-442-7452
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
208 Main St, Natchez, MS 39120-3460
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our last meal in town after many great local spots was at our overall favorite! Our group of 4 all had a hard time picking from a wonderful menu. Each dinner was so delicious! The service was friendly, not the best in town, some room...More

Thank Travelgurl1956
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing not to like. Decent food, good atmosphere, Good service. Prices were reasonable. I had the chicken salad, and it was really good, not too much mayo which I like. And the Bread Pudding was exceptional!

Thank Cia1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every aspect of our Friday night dinner was excellent. Accommodating server and quick service. We ate early. 5:30 ish. Got crowded soon. I would make reservations if it was a weekend. We did not and it was fine though. The food was excellent. I had...More

Thank Janellyn C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in town for a Kiwanis meeting and were looking for a nearby eating place. Friday night we got a 6:30 reservation with little trouble The wait staff was courteous and prompt. We both were ready for Red Meat and ordered the Filet Mignon...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite to eat during our Kiwanis Convention in Natchez. Since we had eaten here on a previous visit we knew we would not be disappointed. We were quickly seated and our order was taken promptly. We didn’t wait long before...More

Thank Cathy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were searching for a place for dinner on a Monday night in Natchez and happened upon this cafe. Service was excellent, the wine was good and reasonably priced and the food was wonderful. We had the fried eggplant for a starter , my husband...More

Thank Stillwater6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and good service. My wife and I had bummarundi - an Australian fish - for the first time and it was delicious. This place has a New Orleans feel, friendly service and nice cocktail selection as well.

Thank kevinwcheryl
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Tthis restaurant was recommended by a local so we thought it would be good. Inside and out decor very attractive. Good choice of food although the salad that accompanied meal was a bit plain and consisted of lettuce 1 small slice tomato and a small...More

Thank rgnlady
Reviewed 29 January 2018

It's a little pricey, but the food is alright and the service was very good. We came right at lunchtime on a weekend but didn't have to wait. The decor is very modern and upbeat. I liked the way each table is separated in a...More

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We had a large group which was handled well with great service, tasty food. Southern cuisine. Good setting and atmosphere. Not too noisy.

Thank Gerald F
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10 September 2016|
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Response from makin-memories | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. It's a very small restaurant and it didn't look like there was room for a band.
Lily H
10 April 2015|
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Response from Mike F | Reviewed this property |
Ye the do. Even though I did not make or need reservations, I recommend them and I have seen many others that also recommend advance reservations... especially if you're interested in a weekend night. We went at about 6 PM... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Main St, Natchez, MS 39120-3460
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Natchez
  • Phone Number: +1 601-442-7452
  • E-mail
Cotton alley is a quaint cafe located across from the Natchez convention center on main st. The owners have been serving the local community for over 35 years in different eating venues. The restaurant seats about 90 people in upstairs and downstairs areas. We serve local cuisine as well as grilled fish,assorted pastas, steaks, salads and sandwiches. We specialize in many homemade desserts , they are considered a local favorite.
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