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Mayflower Cafe

123 W Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201-3095
+1 601-355-4122
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (49 reviews)
“redfish” (34 reviews)
“fresh fish” (15 reviews)
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123 W Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201-3095
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We've lived near Jackson for several decades and had never been to Mayflower Café until today! This is a legendary Jackson eatery that is worth every bit of the praise that it gets. My Wife chose the Broiled Catfish Lunch Special with a beautiful Green...More

Thank H Michael B
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This diner-type restaurant is a total surprise! They offer beer and wine for drinks, and lots of fresh seafood choices. The onion rings appetizer is totally great, and the scallops, founder, and shrimp we had for entrees were delicious! You can't go wrong here!

Thank harphaulingdad
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Always a great choice. In years past, you waited on line outside for a table or booth, and once in were rushed so they could seat others. No longer. Downtown is nearly dead. The good news is it's easy to get in the Mayflower now...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Their food is average but the atmosphere is wonderful. They are not located in the best area of town especially after dark.

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by randomly on our way through town and really enjoyed the great service good food and low prices this place had to offer. Fresh and delicious seafood and it even introduced me to a new sauce for salads! Would def recommend this pace to...More

Thank InASenseLost0909
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of the oldest restaurants in Jackson. Great family running it. FRESH seafood daily. Our all time favorite is the grilled Redfish. Never order anything else and have never been disappointed!!!

Thank Larrydpatt
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This restaurant is a great stop in Jackson and we really enjoyed the experience. The staff was excellent, very friendly. The food was very good, and included a salad, bread, and a side. The restaurant is kid friendly.

Thank Ben J
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

If you haven't tried this place, you must go. Best fish in town. Brings back good memories of when downtown is in full swing. Still great food.

Reviewed 9 August 2017

best seafood in jackson. Fun atmosphere, but use the restroom before you go as there's is nasty. We eat here at least once a month. Bring your own wine.

Thank William M
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Jerry's restaurant always has awesome food and great servers. Kara was peerless as a server. The redfish is tremendous. And LG is great to talk to.

1  Thank Tim G
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Nearby Attractions
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.78 km away
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.87 km away
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.52 km away
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.56 km away
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31 July 2017|
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Response from rgb1150 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is kinda limited to the back of the restaurant but a bank parking lot is in the same block due south
27 September 2015|
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Response from Joseph M | Reviewed this property |
Don't remember exactly, but typical diner hours morning to late night
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 W Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201-3095
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 601-355-4122
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