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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 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by the Cotton Alley Cafe for dinner while we were in Natchez. Beautiful funky decoration and a laid back friendly atmosphere. Our waiter, Matt, was phenomenal, so sweet and funny. My husband had the pork belly appetizer which was great. We both had...More

Thank canuhead
Reviewed 1 week ago

This café was recommended by Hal at the Monmouth Historic Inn. On arrival the café was very busy with locals even at early evening. There is a varied menu including daily specials. My husband had the blackened red fish which was one of the specials....More

Thank Vivacat12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food in eclectic setting. Boom boom shrimp was incredible. Server was awesome and overall experience was awesome.

Thank deerslayer36
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called to order lunch on a Tuesday. I ordered a sandwich without tomato, and was told that the kitchen ”might get that right”. I then asked if the sweet potato fries could be packaged separately as we were doing a carry out lunch. I was...More

Thank D C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is amazing. There were four of us dining and we each had a different seafood dish. The fish melted in my mouth and sauce complimented the fish perfectly. Everyone at our table raved about their food. Eat here, you will not be...More

Thank Jana M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We selected this restaurant because sign in window said gumbo. I had gumbo which was full,of fish, chicken and sausage. It was rather bland but I loved it. I also had boom boom Shrimp which were good, my husband had fried catfish and bake potato....More

Thank labguides
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a delicious lunch in this beautiful restaurant. The inviting atmosphere added to our enjoyment. The service was good and the food was beautifully presented.

Thank Shirley B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this cafe from our hotel, I think in the UK the name (cafe) would not do this justice, this is a restaurant no less both food and service. Filet Mignon served to perfection only exists in a class establishment and this fits...More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First of all, I had to send my “clean” fork back with food stuck on it, not once but two times. Then I was never given another fork. My husband requested a meal with angel hair pasta, but it was delivered with fettuccine. My gumbo...More

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Guy B, General Manager at cotton alley cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

we hope you find somewhere that can accommodate you. It was such a pleasure meeting you and trying to make your terrible night a little better.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Six members of my family had a free night on our escorted tour and landed at the Cotton Alley Cafe. What a find!! It was the best food, best service and a local atmosphere we will not forget. The Server, Cain, was delightful & the...More

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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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