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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Tapas Restaurant
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“Two dollar Taco Tuesdays are a hit. They have great margaritas and guacamole with a really fun atmosphere!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Local restaurant that serves locally sourced products. Manship is one of the best happy hour options in town with half-priced pizza and drinks. Great patio if you want to dine outside. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Cool place to go if you're trying to study or meet people from the Jackson area or with a friend. Kind of a hipster hangout, so if you're an artist or just enjoy that kind of vibe definitely check this spot out.”
  • 12 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“BBQ plates with global influences & a lengthy craft beer list offered in hip, rustic surrounds.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“If you are into bar games, check this fun bar out in the heart of Fondren! They have great employees, giant jenga, cornhole, and more.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“You will not regret going to this upscale diner which features some of the best food (if not the best) in Jackson.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This soda fountain restaurant has been in many iconic films. I'm partial to the egg and olive salad sandwich.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Pub
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“If you're looking for a dive bar that also serves great food, check out Fenian's. They often have local bands playing here. A true local scene with a great mix of generations.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
“oOur favorite pastry shop oAlso have a full-service coffee bar oGreat for breakfast or an afternoon treat ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Duncan and I went here on our first date. The best fresh oysters. I recommend trying the Gulf Oysters and Murder Point Oysters. They are a must! ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Kids love walking around this place, my nephew loves it even more that the childrens museum”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“Sal & Mookies is a New York-themed pizzeria and ice cream scoop shop located in Fondren. They also serve subs and pasta dishes, and have a large deck and bar selection.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Speakeasy
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“Apothecary centers around the idea of the pre-Prohibition craft cocktail movement”
  • 15 locals recommend
Museum
“Eudora Weltys house is a great place to visit in Jackson. The highly esteemed author lived in the historic Belhaven area and her house has been kept up for tourist to come and visit.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“One of the best restaurants in Jackson, fire roasted pizza and some of the best risotto you'll ever eat.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Greek Restaurant
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“Wonderfully casual and open later than most restaurants in the area, Keifer's attracts legions of fans with its wide, breezy, wraparound porch, which is even heated during the winter months! Students, professors, longtime Belhavenites, etc. all enjoy the overstuffed gyros, cottage fries and justifiably famous, house-made feta sauce.”
  • 12 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Tapas Restaurant
“Two dollar Taco Tuesdays are a hit. They have great margaritas and guacamole with a really fun atmosphere!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Local restaurant that serves locally sourced products. Manship is one of the best happy hour options in town with half-priced pizza and drinks. Great patio if you want to dine outside. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“BBQ plates with global influences & a lengthy craft beer list offered in hip, rustic surrounds.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“You will not regret going to this upscale diner which features some of the best food (if not the best) in Jackson.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This soda fountain restaurant has been in many iconic films. I'm partial to the egg and olive salad sandwich.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Pub
“If you're looking for a dive bar that also serves great food, check out Fenian's. They often have local bands playing here. A true local scene with a great mix of generations.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Duncan and I went here on our first date. The best fresh oysters. I recommend trying the Gulf Oysters and Murder Point Oysters. They are a must! ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Sal & Mookies is a New York-themed pizzeria and ice cream scoop shop located in Fondren. They also serve subs and pasta dishes, and have a large deck and bar selection.”
  • 5 locals recommend

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