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Mayflower Cafe

) #14 of 312 Restaurants in Jackson ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood
123 W Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201-3095
+1 601-355-4122
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (47 reviews)
“redfish” (47 reviews)
“fresh fish” (14 reviews)
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American, Seafood
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123 W Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201-3095
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Reviews (263)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw this historic restaurant on TripAdvisor and trusted the reviews...and we were NOT disappointed...the crab cakes as an appetizer were exceptional...the house dressing was really good...the fish entrees were fresh and well done...I had a slice of HOMEMADE PIE and my wife had the...More

Thank Chad W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to dinner here because I wanted to eat in the restaurant features in the movie "THE Help" MY salad was overprices and not very good. My husband's shrimp was just so so. Go for the experience, not the food.

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Daily lunch plates are a great choice. Plenty of good, Southern home cooking served up with good Southern hospitality!

Thank Leslie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently started working downtown and tried The Mayflower Cafe last week. The food was delicious and the wait staff very friendly and helpful. They have a lot of return customers and know them personally. They take time to talk with you and find out...More

Thank Melanie A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The plate lunch is the way to go! It was great and the cornbread was delicious! It came with a salad topped with their signature come back sauce.

Thank yfarm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fried catfish was so light it floated up off the plate! And if you've never had come-back salad dressing this is the place to get it.

Thank ImGoneTraveling
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

An old Jackson standard, the Mayflower is a favorite of old and young alike. Always full on event nights and weekends. Always has several fish specials which are delicious. A must if you've never been or are visiting and want a taste of something special.

Thank 933vickih
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Is the food good? I don't know. Is the service good? I don't know. Were the people rude? That I do know. We were turned away at the door and told they were closed 35 minutes before closing time while the place had people sitting...More

Thank Tina W
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Best mouth watering fresh seafood in Jackson. Usually have fresh snapper, redfish, lemon fish, and soft shell crabs. Onion rings and crab claws are delicious. Homemade comeback dressing. Yummy coconut cream, lemon, and chocolate pies. Be prepared knowing the restroom facilities are outside and upstairs--very...More

Thank Codamag
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Just down from the Elite, another hidden gem in downtown Jackson. Step back in time and relax, everything on the menu is great!

Thank Susan C
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Nearby Attractions
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What are the hours?
27 September 2015|
Answer Show all 4 answers
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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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