If you are new to Mississippi, or have ever just wanted to try a new place to, here are 5 restaurants in Jackson, MS that have been enjoyed by local residents:
This five star buffet is loaded with first-class comfort food. Right from the start are salad fixings, such as dried cranberries, edamame, kale and other great toppings. Then you will hit the steaming fresh vegetables and meats. Then there are a variety of breads and desserts; that include, but are certainly not limited to fabulous peach cobbler and banana pudding. This not to be missed restaurant is located at: 408 Magnolia Street, Madison, MS 39910-8733. Visit their website at: www.hamils.com
Patrons are greeted and served by a staff that is kind, friendly, and helpful. The food is unique and always delicious. For instance, start your meal with Grits Balls, and follow them up with a fried green tomato sandwich with praline bacon. Check out their website (georgiablue.net) for a full menu and catering options.
111 Colony Crossing
Madison, MS 39110
Tell the staff of your dietary restrictions, such as gluten-free, and the kitchen staff will do their best to prepare delicious meals, to meet your preference.
Local 463 Urban Kitchen
Located at 121 Colony Crossing Way in Madison, MS, this eatery is a must for visitors to Madison, and an all-time favorite of residents. The ingredients are always fresh, and the shakes are unique combinations (such as chocolate brownie and pound cake flavors). This is a perfect place for a first date or to enjoy with your long-time sweetie. For more information, call 601-707-7684.
Established in 1987, this café was named because Madison was the largest producer of strawberries in the area. The current owner, who purchased the café in 2005, made some interior changes, but kept the name as part of retaining the history and memory of the area. Located at 107 Depot Drive, this café is in the center of Madison, in the historical railroad depot.
For an extensive menu and information regarding specials and catering options, please visit their website at: www.strawberrycafemadison.com. They are open between: 11:00 am and 9:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Enjoy Sunday brunch at the Strawberry Café, between the hours of 10:30 am and 2:30 pm. Due to limited space, a reservation for a large party is encouraged, and can be made by calling 601-856-3822.
Soulshine Pizza Factory
This eatery offers more than delicious pizza, such as homemade meatball sandwiches, cream of crawfish soup, and grilled chicken salad. Local patrons enjoy a quick lunch from Soulshine Pizza Factory on a weekly basis. Stop by 111 Highland Colony Parkway in Madison, MS, to enjoy great food and live music every Thursday through Saturday. For more information, call 601-856-8646.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
Travis Dickey, a veteran of WWI, opened the first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in 1941, and they still slow smoke all of their meats on site, just as they did back in 1941. The meats include pork, ribs, brisket, sausage, turkey and chicken. Sides are homemade, and include macaroni and cheese, as well as jalapeno beans (just to name a couple). Rolls, as well as, ice cream are served free with every meal. Remember, kids eat free on Sundays, so stop by 175 Grandview Boulevard in Madison, MS for some spectacular Barbecue.
These recommendations have been brought to you by local residents of Jackson, MS.