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cotton alley cafe

208 Main St, Natchez, MS 39120-3460
+1 601-442-7452
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
208 Main St, Natchez, MS 39120-3460
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped in for lunch today and had the patty melt. It was fresh and delicious. The service was excellent!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank craigp314
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here many times and it never fails to impress! Basic choices, but not basic food. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Compass140573
Reviewed 1 week ago

During our 5 day stay in Natchez we ate here twice. They have great seafood and the atmosphere is quirky and cozy. Lots of goodies on the menu. You can't go wrong.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank louisianaplanner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an excellent dinner there. Menu has a good selection from seafood to steak to pasta. I wish they served more side vegetables though. My blackened redfish with corn maquechoux came with a side of baked potato and a roll of bread. Ouch, 3 starches...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank veroniquee408
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for dinner...had to go to the bar and order my drink. The lady behind the bar brought my drink explaining my waitress was busy... had a "4 top" come in before me. She was sooo busy..she never took my order. The lady at...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited friends in Natchez, who took us to their favorite restaurant, Cotton Alley Cafe’. The atmosphere was wonderful and the food was DELICIOUS!!! No wonder it’s their favorite place!!

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

A lovely spot with excellent cuisine. And, if you saved room, they have lots of cakes including at least one made on the premises every day.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank theatregoer2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were eight of us in our group and were the first customers to arrive when they opened at 5:30. When making the reservation, we expressed that we HAD to be out of there by 7:00 because we had to be at an event. Our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lahjackson
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Out of season but still very busy. We sat downstairs which was fine but upstairs looked nicer. The food was nice and portion sizes smaller than most and in my mind far better as to me a massive plate of food is off putting. Service...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank loobyBucks
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Cotton Alley features a wide assortment of southern cooking dishes in a cosy environment of eclectic artwork and decorations. Service was excellent, pricing moderate

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stankur
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September 9, 2016|
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Response from makin-memories | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. It's a very small restaurant and it didn't look like there was room for a band.
Lily H
April 9, 2015|
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Response from Mike F | Reviewed this property |
Ye the do. Even though I did not make or need reservations, I recommend them and I have seen many others that also recommend advance reservations... especially if you're interested in a weekend night. We went at about 6 PM... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Main St, Natchez, MS 39120-3460
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Natchez
  • Phone Number: +1 601-442-7452
  • E-mail
Cotton Alley Café provides appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, steaks and desserts to the Natchez, MS area.
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