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Ajax Diner

118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
+1 662-232-8880
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatloaf” (104 reviews)
“butter beans” (32 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Recommend place to eat. Guess everyone else got the same word because we had a 15 minute wait for seating and considered that lucky on football game day. Typical football gameday atmosphere. I had the ham plate with sweet potato and broccoli and wife had...More

Thank billsstore
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were visiting Oxford for the Aggie game. We walked to the square and this seemed like the place to eat! The line was long but it didn't take more than 15 mins to get in. There is a smaller lunch menu to help move...More

Thank Kelli T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very interesting place! Lots of tables! Great service and hospitality. Very good menu , something for every one if you are looking for very good southern food. For appetizer we had the catfish cakes - fabulous. A turnip/ cheese dip- excellent! The chicken fried steak...More

Thank joselito1959
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought it would be better after reading other reviews. The big plus is that it's not a chain restaurant and it's downtown location is nice for a stroll after dinner. This is why I'm giving it an "average." Based on food alone I'd say poor....More

Thank frantica
Reviewed 1 week ago

Vegetables, though often frozen or canned, always suit my taste. Lunch-time catfish is the best in town. Restrooms need attention.

Thank lookup762017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ajax is located on The Square in Oxford which is a destination of itself. Parking on The Square is hit and miss but if you have to park "off-square", walking there is pleasant because of all the charming shops and restaurants in the area. The...More

Thank memecoleman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family stopped by Oxford on our way to Little Rock and was looking for a unique place to eat. When we arrived, we noticed how crowded they were which was a great sign. The food was so awesome. We tried the meatloaf, chicken and...More

Thank Jamie N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got the red beans and rice and my wife got the pork chop. Our food was good but the pork chop was a little tough. Enjoyed the experience though. Would go back.

Thank rantuc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch of three vegetables and cornbread. Vegetables were fresh and cooked properly and cornbread was delicious. Nice location and lots of menu choices.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Ajax last night expecting a good home cooked meal. What I got was the worst service I have ever received in my life. A server did not come to our table until 23 minutes after we sat down. I was ready to...More

Thank Morgan W
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Questions & Answers
27 January 2017|
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Response from Progenitor | Reviewed this property |
3 March 2016|
Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
Ajax Diner marks on the menu which items are gluten free. I don't remember how many gf items were on the menu, but it was enough to catch my attention.
27 January 2016|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, call to make reservation several days in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +1 662-232-8880
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