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Ole' Tavern on George Street

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Bar, American, Pub
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416 George St, Jackson, MS 39202-3011
17:00 - 02:00
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Sun 17:00 - 02:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 16:00 - 02:00
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15 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped off to get a cold beer on a hot day and had some great service and great beer. Would definitely recommend

Thank Jack D
Memphis TN
Level Contributor
46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

My former boss invited me to a late lunch October 13, 2016. She has visited many times and ordered a burger with 'comeback' sauce on it and raved about how good it was. This was my first time. I wasn't hungry but, always feeling uncomfortable watching others eat, I ordered a serving (4) of fried pimento cheese balls. They were... More 

Thank ReneeMemphisTN
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103 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is a local's hangout. And it kind of has everything you need. They have solid bar food, not the best, but consistently good. They have a full bar, not a cheap bar, but a good one with decent beer selection. They do charge a cover sometimes and it can get very college-ey. We would go early at 8 or... More 

Thank traveler4444661
Jackson, Mississippi
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155 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

In the days before retirement, my Wife and I were frequent visitors to George Street. Looking for something different than the same ol' same ol', we "rediscovered" a gem in the Downtown offerings. The surroundings were pleasantly familiar, the food reassuringly excellent, and the overall experience extremely pleasant. George Street is repeat visit worthy and we will do this again... More 

Thank H Michael B
El Paso, Texas
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291 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

It is located close to the Greenwood Cemetery..I was hungry and this was the first restaurant I saw. When I came in, I read the back of the menu and learned that this little place had a bit of history. It had been a hotel or boarding house at one time. One brother shot the other on the stairs and... More 

Thank Marta E
Brownsville, Texas
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218 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This place looks dark & mid-evil (we mean that in the best way possible!)!The building itself is a beautiful 100+ year building and it show cases its age and beauty via exposed brick and mortar walls and rich wood décor! Located right next to "Two Sisters Kitchen", we ate there and walked right on over to ye "Ole Tavern". It... More 

Thank Tony_T3000
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

The restaurant was a OK atmosphere yet very old characteristic. The restaurant had a bad smell of smoke and they didn't have a great selection of non-alcoholic drinks that wasn't soda. The service was nice but not very inattentive nor speedy. It took us 7 minutes to even get a menu. It also took them a while to come and... More 

Thank Carson C
Jackson, Mississippi
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Love the atmosphere and food here. Great place to have lunch or dinner. This restaurant also features great music from time to time.

1 Thank lhc2266
Montgomery, Alabama
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2015

I visited this establishment and ordered a cup of gumbo and a hamburger. The gumbo was a chicken and sausage gumbo which was excellent. The bartender told me it was an old family recipe. Killer gumbo!!! The burger and fries were very good. The place has an old neighborhood pub feel like you'd knock back a few, throw some darts,... More 

Thank mhope3244
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

Went here on a week night & sat at the bar, it was full of locals and lively conversation. I had a cup of the seafood gumbo and then the alligator po-boy & portobello fries.. All the food was AMAZING! Had local beers to go with the food & it made for a great dining experience!

1 Thank photochick502

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 George St, Jackson, MS 39202-3011
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: 6019602700
This used to be George Street Grocery.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?