Where to Dine In + Near Downtown After the MHSAA Championships

Hey high school basketball fans: whether your team wins or loses, there's always something to celebrate with a delicious meal in Jackson.

From juicy burgers to gourmet pizza, the City With Soul has something to satisfy every appetite and keep the fun going all night long!

Gulf Coast Centric Menu, Classic Jxn Bar

Hal and Mal’s

A breezily Gulf Coast-centric menu and a busy bar that keeps the spirits in action, Hal & Mal’s is a colorful, funky glimpse at the Capital City’s lunch-time, after-hours and weekend life…

Tex-Mex Inspired With Live Music

The Iron Horse Grill

The smell of charcoal greets you ... the music carries you inside. Built as the Armour Smokehouse in 1906 this legendary Jackson landmark is a true icon of Mississippi's rich heritage. The…

Wings. Fries. Sides.

Wingstop (State Street)

Wingstop is the destination when you crave fresh never faked wings, hand-cut seasoned fries and any of our famous sides.

Since 1980, Jxn’s First Taste of Greek-Inspired Food

Keifer’s Restaurant-Poplar

Open Mon-Sun for lunch and dinner. Open after 9 p.m. Mon-Sun. Closed New Years Day, Easter, July 4, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. No checks accepted and groups of 40 or more by reservation.

Eat + Drink + Play Entertainment Destination

Highball Lanes

With 10 bowling lanes, a high end restaurant and bar, and neighboring theatre and tiki bar, there are limitless good times at this entertainment destination in Fondren.

The Pig & Pint
Credit: Ben Hon

Memphis in May Award-Winning BBQ and Craft Beer

The Pig & Pint

Experience chef-driven award-winning competition barbecue and local craft beers, whether it’s nachos, a salad, tacos, delicious sides, or ‘que plates.

Crawfish + Shrimp + Large Outdoor Patio

Crawdad Hole

This Cajun and creole-style shack serves up in-season crawfish priced by the pound depending on market price. The Crawdad Hole has fresh seafood options like crab and shrimp.

New York-Style Pizza, Sandwiches, Wings, Ice Cream & More

Sal & Mookie’s New York Pizza & Ice Cream Joint

Intriguing pizza combinations and a commitment to their New York-style make this 15-year-old Jackson restaurant a local treasure, red-checkered tablecloths, welcoming patio, and dough made from scratch daily - and more.

Simple Mediterranean, Greek & Italian


Lebanese, Greek and Italian cuisines flavor the menu. Hummus and stuffed grape leaves, wraps and Greek salad, plus a half dozen pizza selections cruise past those influences with a tasty nod and…

Cafeteria-Style Comfort Food

Piccadilly (I‑55 North)

Homestyle comfort food, with guest favorites like Fried Chicken, Carrot Soufflé and our famous desserts.

Fajitas + Burgers + Ribs

Chili’s Grill & Bar

Causal family dining featuring American food, Tex-Mex cuisine and dishes influenced by Mexican cuisine, such as spicy shrimp tacos, quesadillas, fajitas.

Bringing a group?

Reservations are highly recommended at each of the establishments listed here.

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