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Ye Ole Drug Store Deli & Restaurant

509 W Main St, Philadelphia, MS 39350-2546
+1 601-656-7719
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible16%
10 Jul 2016
“Needs a really good cleaning!”
30 Jun 2014
“It needs to GROW.......”
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509 W Main St, Philadelphia, MS 39350-2546
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The building is old and the owner relies on local business. The place needs a good, old-fashioned cleaning! The staff wipes the tables with rags that have "God knows what" on them and the menus are nasty enough that you don't want to touch them....

Thank Travelerfrank79
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This establishment was a good "start" to something that has just never happened. It IS a place of "historic" significance but I am NOT SURE a segregated hospital is the great framework in which to place an eatery....... How about let's have a COMMERCIAL KITCHEN...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2014

We were leaving the nearby casino last month and decided to try this place, based on Trip Advisor reviews. We were glad we did. We drove by it twice before we realized it was there, so know in advance that the outside entrance doesn't really...More

Thank bama78
Reviewed 18 April 2013

You can't beat the burgers and fries. The twice baked potato which is available on Thursdays is awesome. They have some really tasty soups as well. The wait staff is not very friendly. Overall, it is a good place to eat.

Thank nic1743
Reviewed 9 June 2012

This place takes you back to the Good Ol days of the drug stores with malt shakes and sandwiches as it restored ol time drug store with Wood floors. Great atmosphere and friendly staff. My visit says July 2011, but I didn't visit then this...More

Thank crazyrob79
Reviewed 4 March 2011

My higher rating of this, mainly lunch, local restaurant is largely because of the atmosphere. The food is just a basic lunch counter type from what I can tell. It's good and good for your money and time, but what's to write home about is...More

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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 W Main St, Philadelphia, MS 39350-2546
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 601-656-7719
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Description
The deli is on the first floor of an old segregated hospital of the 1920's to 1950's that the owner is slowly restoring for historical significance. The deli itself is the old Yates Pharmacy, now owned by descendant George Yates and is furnished with the original drugstore cabinets, paraphernalia and working soda fountain of the 1920's. It is on Main Street directly across from the Count Courthouse. Alot of history, good and bad, and some of national importance has passed by this place.
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