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Brent's Drugs

) #18 of 312 Restaurants in Jackson American,
655 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS 39216-4008
+1 601-366-3427
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (29 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 17:00All hours
American, Diner
655 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS 39216-4008
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Reviews (137)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, great milkshakes and even better burgers! Had a group of 10 and very fast! Would recommend!!

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 12 May 2017

My husband and I wandered in and were pleasantly surprised! The vintage furnishings drew us in. We couldn't resist a chocolate malt. The food was delicious as well!

Thank yfarm
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Located in the hip retro neighbourhood of Fondren, this drugstore is a Jackson must-see! This was my second time here andI sat at the counter and I ordered the fabulous banana split. My vegan friend was offered a free banana as nothing there met with...More

Thank ThePackedBag
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Great pancakes on a lazy Saturday morning. Quick service. Good food. Toy corner for entertaining the little one.

Thank kccrawford
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Brent's can be a flashback experience for many! I can't help but remember many similar experiences in many Cities and Towns growing up in the 50s and 60s. The Lunch Counter experience was very common back in the day, and going with Mom and Granny...More

Thank H Michael B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Tried the all day breakfast on Saturday. Rather disappointing. Left out one of my picked 3 ingredients in omelet. No frills.

Thank jwright112
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Always loved the breakfast at Brent's. Crispy bacon and REAL grits.(not instant like other places) You have to belly up to the counter and enjoy a real old fashion milk shake.

Thank VisitJacksonMS
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I had to visit knowing the movie The Help was filmed there. They are known for their burger but the friendly waiter suggested the chicken sandwich. It was the best chicken sandwich I've had in my life! Fries were crispy and seasoned. I will come...More

Thank patton1224
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Our granddaughter who is a college freshman picked this spot for lunch. It was great. The place was packed, but service was prompt. We were 200 miles from home, but ran into people we know. Back home I talked to friends who went to Brents...More

Thank Patrick V
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Had breakfast there on a Saturday morning mainly because the location was featured in the movie "The Help". They were short-handed, but not super packed, and the staff was wonderful, friendly and efficient. Traditional diner food. We had pancakes, bacon, eggs, and grits, and there...More

Thank MrAndMrsC_2005
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Cherie H
Hi, do you all cater?
4 May 2017|
Response from JXNnative | Property representative |
Yes, we can cater events
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS 39216-4008
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 601-366-3427
  • E-mail
Brent's Drugs opened as a neighborhood drugstore and soda fountain in 1946. Today, its retains the original charm operates as a pharmacy-free diner. The soda fountain and classic bar stools remain in the original 1946 location and are still a gathering place for friends and neighbors alike. Over 68 years after its opening, Brent's Drugs continues to prescribe soda fountain favorites, unique gifts and Southern hospitality. Breakfast is served at 6:30 AM Monday-Friday and 8:00 AM on Saturday, while lunch is served 10:00-5:00 Monday through Saturday, staying open until 8:00 PM for dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. Open from 10:00-2:00 on Sundays.
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