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City Grocery

152 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-3914
+1 662-232-8080
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
152 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-3914
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to City Grocery at least every couple of weeks. It is John Currence's flagship restaurant in Oxford featuring New Orleans-style inventions of an ever-changing range of creative dishes. Aside from being open for lunch and dinner, they do Sunday brunch. Reserve a table...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fav place to sip a cocktail in Oxford .... the balcony is the perfect spot watch a sunset and all the action on the square

Thank Allyson D
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

The service was superb and the restaurant was nice. The shrimp and grits were excellent and best thing I had there. The cornbread was also amazing. With that said, the entree was was disappointing as was the dessert.

Thank UFMike
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I just completed a company dinner here with 76 of my colleagues. No small task when that many people arrive at once. It was prearranged so there was a limited menu and the restaurant staff performed remarkably. Cocktails were well prepared and timely. Shrimp and...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Enjoyed City Grocery over the holidays. Food was excellent as always. A couple of our group are vegetarians and they always arrange to prepare something good even though they don't usually have options on the menu. I had the shrimp and grits. Everything was fresh...More

Thank mart38655
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

It IS that good! Great variety on the menu, from wonderful salads to the quirky like fried bologna sandwiches (on the lunch menu). Upscale dining with some down-home options too.

Thank Traveler1959-123
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the shrimp and grits. Restaurant wasn't too busy at 6, but picked up by 7. Staff did a really good job - all in all a great place for a nicer meal.

Thank Katie F
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Nice experience. Clams were fantastic as was the trout and catfish ! Upgrade options for Pinot Noirs as for a restaurant of this caliber , there should be a stronger selection Shredded salad was too spicy. Server perhaps could have explained

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We were smart enough to make reservations at City Grocery before our trip to Oxford on football weekend. We were not disappointed! The place is really cool, right on the historic courthouse square. the food is top notch and there is a wide variety of...More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We came to grab dinner after work, we had heard so much about the “World Famous Shrimp and Grits” we had to try. We waited a very long time for a server but once she was asked by the hostess to come see us she...More

1  Thank Kate D
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31 January 2018|
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Response from Bob L | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall seeing one. As was stated, this is not kids-type of restaurant, although there were some kids there when we ate.
Myrna M
9 December 2017|
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Response from UPwrite | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't help either. The best reliable answer would come from them. I'd give them a call.
philip k
25 July 2017|
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Response from UPwrite | Reviewed this property |
This post will not allow me to post their website, but yes, the phone number they list is 662-232-8080. city grocery online (all one word, and add com on the end)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-3914
    (Van Buren)
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +1 662-232-8080
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