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The Palette Cafe

$$ - $$$
Contemporary, Pub
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Mississippi Museum of Art, 380 South Lamar Street, Jackson, MS 39201-4101
+1 601-960-1515
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Jackson, MS
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85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Have had lunch twice recently at the Palette. Food is outstanding, service is good, nice quiet atmosphere and outdoor dining too. Everything I've had is wonderful so don't forget about it...it's a real gem.

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Thank JacksonTraveler59
Jackson, Mississippi
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136 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I've eaten at The Palette Cafe on various occasions and have always been pleased with the food, the service, and the setting. Although the menu is fairly limited, I have never failed to find something good on it.

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Thank NM43
Jackson, Mississippi
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This place has great lunch and the menu changes every couple of months. A Little bit pricey, but totally worth it. I wish they would bring back their cobb salad!

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Thank iluvdatiger
Georgetown, Kentucky
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178 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

the staff was very friendly. the food was good, not too overpriced though the menu might be considered a bit slim. could be due to ongoing renovations because they did let us know that some drink items were not currently available. the dining area off the main galleries is very interesting and comfortable. the small round tables did make it... More 

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Thank ranger505
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Outstanding service and Caesar salad. Welcome diversion from outside heat. Views of garden. Other tempting menu items warrant return visit.

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Thank Ginger M
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2013

I looked at the reviews for this place and checked out the menu before dining, however when i arrived the two menu items that I really wanted were no longer being served (chicken salad sandwich, and grilled chicken ceasar salad). I was sort of disappointed but I ordered a burger anyway. The burger was excellent but I was not able... More 

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Thank Pdallas81
Peoria, Arizona
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181 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2013

We went to the museum cafe because we were visiting the Art Museum. The cafe had wonderful menu. But we ordered, and then waited, and then waited. My croque monsier was overloaded with swiss cheese and the ham had considerable fatty rind sections included. The salad was strange: dried tomato, wilted lettuce, dressing as thick as mayo.

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Thank LDarS
Madison, Mississippi
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117 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Fresh local ingredients combined with international cuisine. Soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, and homemade desserts. Be sure to try the Croque Monsieur or the French Onion Burger.

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Thank CassidyBayou
Alberta, Canada
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881 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 385 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2013

This is part of the Mississippi Museum of Art. The food is excellent, but be prepared for a longish wait, because everything is prepared from scratch. I ordered a grilled veggie sandwich, and the huge pile of delicious vegetables (beauifully fresh) were all grilled as I waited, and waited. There were almost no other customers ahead of me, so I... More 

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Ruston, Louisiana
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2012

All of the guys and the girls on this trip loved this place! The guys were obsessed with the burger!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Contemporary, Pub
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mississippi Museum of Art, 380 South Lamar Street, Jackson, MS 39201-4101
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 601-960-1515

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