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Brent's Drugs

655 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS 39216-4008
+1 601-366-3427
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (34 reviews)
“nutella shake” (2 reviews)
“fries” (13 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
655 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS 39216-4008
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A 1940s-50s vintage drug store and soda fountain, Brent's is a beautiful encapsulation of history, fitted into a modern socket. While it preserves a terrific nostalgia, its menu boasts both classics and modern elements. I had a cherry limeaid and the chicken and waffles, which...More

Thank RicochetBiscuit
Reviewed July 9, 2018

They shakes are ones like when we were kids. The real cherry coke I shared with my mother here when I was just a kid. Brings back memories every time I go here. I recently took my teenage daughter to share it with her.

Thank Mike E
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We stopped her on our way home and were not disappointed. You think you are in a episode of Mad Men right back to 1960. We both had omelettes which were great. A lot of mushrooms and grilled onions. Only negative is you have to...More

1  Thank Gayle and Dave C
Reviewed June 28, 2018

In an old apothecary, don't be put off by the suspect name of this diner. When you see the diner decor you know you are in for a good time, and this place does not disappoint. Delicious pancakes with fruit or bacon and maple syrup,...More

Thank bristolbob
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Known for its roll in the major film, “The Help,” which I loved and felt should have received the Academy Award for Best Motion Picture, Brent’s Drugs is a nostalgic experience, but that’s the extent of its significance. The menu is reflective of the a...More

Thank danak153
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Recently visited Brent’s. I had the bacon cheeseburger and fries. An American classic perfectly executed. My wife had the chicken and waffles with the honey hot sauce. They were tremendous. Thanks to my wife for letting me finish off her leftovers. 😀

2  Thank N5263BRphiliph
Reviewed May 23, 2018

The vibe is friendly and decor a flashback to drugstore milkshakes. So, yes, you should enjoy the banana nutella shake that is as good as it sounds.

1  Thank Karyatissa
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast after spending one night in Jackson. I had read online somewhere tgat Brents drugs was featured on the movie, The Help, and wanted to check it out. This is the real deal, a great little piece of history, and we...More

1  Thank Elise Adams H
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

So cute. This place is like stepping back in time. My kids loved the paper hats and both devoured their food as well. We enjoyed the food and shared a delicious chocolate milkshake for dessert. Nostalgic and fun.

1  Thank lauraK1228
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in during a break from a long road trip from Missouri. The diner is retro and cute. Staff was great. The club sandwich was delicious, as was the Philly cheesesteak. Generous portions for the kid’s meals and the shakes were great! Would go...More

1  Thank budgetgirl85
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Questions & Answers
Cherie H
May 3, 2017|
Response from JXNnative | Property representative |
Yes, we can cater events
Donald V
October 27, 2016|
Response from JXNnative | Property representative |
There are no shakes that are $50, may have been one of the specialty shakes that is $5.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS 39216-4008
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 601-366-3427
  • E-mail
Brent's Drugs opened as a neighborhood drugstore and soda fountain in 1946. Today, its retains the original charm operates as a pharmacy-free diner. The soda fountain and classic bar stools remain in the original 1946 location and are still a gathering place for friends and neighbors alike. Over 68 years after its opening, Brent's Drugs continues to prescribe soda fountain favorites, unique gifts and Southern hospitality. Breakfast is served at 6:30 AM Monday-Friday and 8:00 AM on Saturday, while lunch is served 10:00-5:00 Monday through Saturday, staying open until 8:00 PM for dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. Open from 10:00-2:00 on Sundays.
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