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Ajax Diner

118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
+1 662-232-8880
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Eaten here several times and never been disappointed. Highly recommended by the locals. Their catfish is wonderful and the turkey/dressing plate can't be beat.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Connie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While in Oxford for the day Ajax was recommended by a store employee. Nothing fancy on the inside by any means but the food did not disappoint. The meatloaf and hashbrown casserole were delicious. My husband said that it was the best he had ever...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank P9669BAkatiec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't order the BBQ. The restaurant was too dark to eat food in. They only had one toilet per gender. I had to wait long periods of time in a restroom line. The floor was sloping and too rustic. The piped in music got too...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hazel007_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our granddaughter, her roommate and the girl across the hall to dinner. The girls enjoyed what they had. Neither I or my wife did...it could have be generational...

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wrpupkis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What's not to love about Ajax??? It's a family staple on day trips to Oxford. Delicious burgers, ice cold drinks from the bar, a fun and funky atmosphere - everyone always has a blast!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Prior to our visit to Oxford, we were given a list of “must dos” from an Ole Miss grad, and the Ajax Diner topped the list. We stopped for dinner after the football game, and were treated to quick service, a healthy pour from the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gamecocks457
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Food was great. Servers were friendly, but get there early on game days. 2 hour wait. But had drinks in the friendly bar, therefore all was good

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Louis F F
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

We were I town for the SC/Ole Miss game and decided to try out the top rated restaurant in the Square. We were in line before they opened and were able to get a seat once they opened up. Considering everyone filling up the place...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MikesTikibar
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

My husband rated the pulled pork sandwich as the best he had ever had. I had the Ajax salad with smoked catfish, it was excellent and huge (couldn't finish it). This is the perfect place for a Southern lunch, but you can find some lighter...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank veroniquee408
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

The place for comfort food in a cool funky backdrop! Loved the squash and eggplant.....food from grandmas!!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Suzy F
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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