Best Places to Eat in Oxford, MS

Restaurants in Oxford, MS feature fine dining establishments, casual spots and dessert shops.

On Friday, January 18, 2013 - 18:21
Oxford MS Bottletree Bakery

Restaurants in Oxford, MS, serve both casual Southern-style plates and upscale gourmet dishes, as well as sweet treats perfect for dessert. The city also has three farmers markets.

Homestyle Restaurants

Ajax Diner is voted the city’s best lunch every year due to its popular lunch plates. The kitschy diner quickly becomes a meat-n-three heaven once you try the chicken ‘n dumplings, fried catfish and Matty’s Mom’s Meatloaf. Other notable homestyle restaurants in the area include Bouré, Snack Bar and Big Bad Breakfast.

More Notable Restaurants

Have a hankering for some sushi or Thai food? Hibachi chefs will steal the show on the grills at Kabuki. Don’t hesitate to try something raw, too, as the sushi gets rave reviews. More Asian restaurants include Noodle Bowl Asian Bistro, Toyo, and Rice & Spice.

For another great local meal, visit Handy Andy Grocery, which is the hometown hamburger haven. Just make sure you bring cash for their bargain burgers. Pizza Den, home to Oxford’s best pizza, is also known for its Stromboli and muff dishes.

Sweet Treats

Cinnamon rolls, croissants and hot coffee grace the breakfast bar at Bottletree Bakery. Some even say that Bottletree’s cinnamon rolls are the best they’ve ever tasted. Make like a kid in a candy store at Holli’s Sweet Tooth where you’ll find milkshakes, candy, pies and more. Lusa Pastry Cafe, Uptown Coffee and High Point Coffee are other sweet spots.

Farmers Markets

Located in the parking lot of the Midtown Shopping Center, Midtown Farmers Market opens each Saturday morning with farm fresh produce and live local music. Need another option? Olivia’s Corner Market is also a great choice.

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