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Ajax Diner

118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
+1 662-232-8880
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatloaf” (106 reviews)
“butter beans” (32 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I am from Fl visiting my bf in Oxford and he took us here. I got the meatloaf with Mac n chs and the squash casserole. AMAZING. I won’t get the squash again, but was still pretty good. Too mushy for me. Best meatloaf I’ve...More

Thank Brittainy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were walking around the courthouse square and happened upon a line forming at the door to this diner. Being well trained, we got in line and googled the place. Well when it opened at 11:30 we rushed in in front of a line that...More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Ajax for dinner last night. I had the meatloaf, mashed potato with gravy and greens. All I can say is I have had better. It wasn’t bad, but I don’t know why this dingy place with toothpicks stuck in the ceiling has such...More

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommend place to eat. Guess everyone else got the same word because we had a 15 minute wait for seating and considered that lucky on football game day. Typical football gameday atmosphere. I had the ham plate with sweet potato and broccoli and wife had...More

Thank billsstore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting Oxford for the Aggie game. We walked to the square and this seemed like the place to eat! The line was long but it didn't take more than 15 mins to get in. There is a smaller lunch menu to help move...More

Thank Kelli T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting place! Lots of tables! Great service and hospitality. Very good menu , something for every one if you are looking for very good southern food. For appetizer we had the catfish cakes - fabulous. A turnip/ cheese dip- excellent! The chicken fried steak...More

Thank joselito1959
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thought it would be better after reading other reviews. The big plus is that it's not a chain restaurant and it's downtown location is nice for a stroll after dinner. This is why I'm giving it an "average." Based on food alone I'd say poor....More

Thank frantica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vegetables, though often frozen or canned, always suit my taste. Lunch-time catfish is the best in town. Restrooms need attention.

Thank lookup762017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ajax is located on The Square in Oxford which is a destination of itself. Parking on The Square is hit and miss but if you have to park "off-square", walking there is pleasant because of all the charming shops and restaurants in the area. The...More

Thank memecoleman
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Our family stopped by Oxford on our way to Little Rock and was looking for a unique place to eat. When we arrived, we noticed how crowded they were which was a great sign. The food was so awesome. We tried the meatloaf, chicken and...More

Thank Jamie N
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Questions & Answers
27 November 2017|
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Response from Susan C | Reviewed this property |
First come, first serve.
27 January 2017|
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2 March 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, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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