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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, Gluten Free Options
152 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-3914
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were looking forward to eating at this renown restaurant for lunch. The sirloin steak sandwich w fries very good and slightly greasy (in a good way). The Thai salad was also very good. The service was timely and accomodating. It was a good meal...More

Thank SymnCwl
Reviewed 3 days ago

Was shocked when everyone told me that reservations were required even for lunch. Restaurant was not busy at all. Maybe because it was a Tuesday? Had the shrimp & grits. Have never had mushrooms in shrimp & grits before. I'm a Louisiana girl so it...More

Thank loomjam
Reviewed 1 week ago

City Grocery was the first cutting edge restaurant in Oxford and brought Oxford into 'gastromania'. City tries a lot of things with food, most are delish. I have eaten here more than 100 times, 98% of the time the food is excellent. I am always...More

1  Thank Ted A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a five star establishment -- maybe that is how or why our first visit was a wee bit disappointing. It was not crowded. Our waiter was engaging. Service was schizoid on this particular day. We received the wrong order at first and it...More

Thank Travelartgolf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere in a charming section of the square. We did not enjoy the food as much as other reviewers. We had a select menu and chose chicken. I would be willing to give it another shot, selecting another entree. The bread pudding for dessert...More

Thank 269lynnp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent lunch there this afternoon. I had the catch of the day, amberjack, which was perfectly prepared on a bed of barley risotto with collard greens. My wife had the barbeque sliders, which were excellent also. The service was very prompt and...More

Thank philip k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been there twice for dinner in the last 3 months and both of our groups have said "Average". Service both times was OK, we had a new waitress's on both visits. This place is extremely Loud....you will be almost screaming across the table...More

Thank 538keitht
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't say enough about this restaurant. It blew us away! The staff was so knowledgeable and helpful. The food and atmosphere are unparalleled by anything else in Oxford. The service was amazing and the restaurant was full of happy people! It is in high...More

Thank Felecia C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very expensive and upscale restaurant. However it is was way to loud. Can't hear anyone to hold a conversation. They were very busy, but everyone was packed in like sardines. My dinner was excellent, however my husbands steak was well done. And he ordered it...More

Thank Marne B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't expect the seared tuna to be perhaps the best I'd ever had, but it was! The server, Terry, almost had me in a virtual food coma just listening to his description of the line caught yellow fin tuna with now long- forgotten scrumptious...More

Thank Marilyn E
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Jennifer T
do you except reservations
30 March 2017|
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Response from Sherry S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
Must we have a reservation for Monday Feb 27 2017?
19 February 2017|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
Always better to be safe than sorry. Monday's should be fairly quiet as long as there is not a big event in town.
Do you have a wine list?
14 January 2015|
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Response from twebb51 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
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
  • E-mail
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