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Ajax Diner

118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
+1 662-232-8880
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatloaf” (102 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
118 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-4008
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been advised by two different people to come to this restaurant so had to give it a try, and we were certainly not disappointed. This was packed full of locals, always a good advertisement, the staff were super friendly and helpful and gave...More

Thank Ginny T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of great eats in Oxford, but certainly Ajax is a restaurant often mentioned as "the place that you need to try!" Pot roast, meatloaf, chicken fried steak, hamburgers... you get the drift. Don't forget to launch your toothpick into the ceiling with a...More

Thank Food_Junkie911
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is very good and not very expensive! I enjoy the atmosphere there. If you ever in Oxford, I would suggest that you stop by.

Thank Donna I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite place for lunch in town! Always great food. The best vegetables and catfish in Oxford! I think it's the best place for visitors and tourists to come for lunch or super!

Thank JennOxford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must stop when visiting Oxford. The lunch specials are a must with a cold glass If Southern sweet tea.

Thank rkr1166
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a pleasure to run into good ole downhome food during your travels. The chief destination for same in Oxford is Ajax Diner located right on the Square. We were in town on a weekend so we figured the diner might be crowded. We...More

Thank jrsmith8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in Oxford at lunch time so I checked Trip Advisor for a good place to eat. Ajax Diner was #1 so that's where we headed. We weren't sorry, it was very good. I had the catfish plate lunch and my wife had a...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town visiting our son who goes to Ole Miss and this was the #1 Rated option in Oxford. He had been here before and was very complimentary of it. The atmosphere was solid. It was a Friday night and at 5:30 it...More

Thank 516willg
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Our family loves eating at Ajax Diner. Great atmosphere, service and food. You must try their broccoli casserole, turkey and dressing, and jalepeno cornbread. Catfish, pork chops and country fried steak are delicious too. They have healthier options too!

Thank Anita D
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Always good food. It's like sitting down at mom's table and grabbing a bite to eat. If it looks like a line, there can sometimes be an open chair at the bar, grab it.

Thank Susan C
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28 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
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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