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Ajax Diner

118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
+1 662-232-8880
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited for Alabama/Ole Miss game. I had the big easy which was great. My friend had the catfish po boy which looked incredible. He loved it as well. Great service. Loved Oxford!

Thank SWVafamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for lunch. The place is always packed, and for good reason. The food and service was good. I had the catfish, and eggplant.

Thank MrsRRP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the most friendly food restaurant in Oxford; occasionally people visiting from out of town stop by Safari Wine & Spirits asking the best place for a taste of "Southern Cooking" and my response has always been Ajax Diner! Great staff and relaxed atmosphere,...More

Thank 969bernard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food so good you'll want to slap your mamma. The perfect place for hardy food at fair prices. An oxford tradition.

Thank geeeeneeee2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A unique, southern eating joint. Great and unique choices on the menu and the food is great. Very much enjoyed!

Thank 64JFT64
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I made a day trip down to Oxford and stopped here at the Ajax for lunch. Got there when it opened and was already a line to get in. Once in we were seated quickly. Service was awesome and the food was...More

Thank BellaPennyOdie
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Visited Oxford recently when the University was not in session. Seemed like most of the eating establishments were enduring the down time. Not this place. At least 50 people in line to get a table when the doors opened for lunch on a weekday. I...More

Thank mel1223
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We got into Oxford late on Saturday night. School wasn’t in session yet so the square was pretty quiet. We strolled into Ajax not knowing what to expect. Our server was fantastic and attentive and our family was beyond happy with the menu options. The...More

Thank Allison H
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Not many very good choices here I’m fairly sure they don’t even season their meat so I don’t know why so many people think this is the best restaurant in Oxford. It’s not bad but it could be a lot better. Also kind of small.

Thank Wade S
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Breaks my heart to write this, but the issues need to be addressed. I am an Ole Miss alumnus, so I get very excited to come to the square when I have the chance and eat at Ajax, however today’s visit was awful! We got...More

2  Thank HottyToddy78
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Questions & Answers
November 27, 2017|
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Response from Susan C | Reviewed this property |
First come, first serve.
January 27, 2017|
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March 2, 2016|
Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
Ajax Diner marks on the menu which items are gluten free. I don't remember how many gf items were on the menu, but it was enough to catch my attention.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +1 662-232-8880
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