Ajax Diner

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118 Courthouse Sq (btwn Van Buren & Jackson Ave.)
Oxford, MS 38655
(662) 232-8880
Southern / Soul
$ $
Mon–Sat: 11:30 AM–10:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • One and a half words: meatloaf!!!
  • Ajax Diner was voted Oxfords Favorite in three categories: Favorite Burger, Favorite Soul Food, and Favorite Local Restaurant, Ajax Diner is a great place to eat and so much more.
  • Ajax Salad: This one-of-a-kind salad is a must-try for those who love smoked fish. Mixed greens, catfish, pecans, black-eyed peas, corn, blue cheese. Try it with homemade Creole Mustard Vinaigrette.
  • Best hamburger in Oxford, hands down. I get mine with pimento cheese and a 32 ounce bottled Budweiser.
  • Ajax Diner's lunch menu features a selection of salads, sandwiches, and po-boys, including Pops Shrimp Salad and a Fried Oyster Po-Boy.
  • Just dont tell your mama you like Mattys Moms Meatloaf more than hers. After all, its filled with cheese. Lawd have mercy!
  • At Ajax Diner, theres more down-home soul on the menu than at a Southern Baptist tent revival on a Mississippi Sunday in the dead of July. Sure, thats a mouthful, but thats what you get at Ajax!
  • One of my favorite food places on the square cant wait till dec when I can grab some food there chicken n dumplings :)
  • Stop in after dinner for a full bar and occasional live music, never a cover!
  • Ajax's dinner menu features a 16 oz. house-cut Ribeye Steak & a 14 oz. Buffalo Porterhouse Porkchop that is char grilled & served topped with a spicy molasses BBQ sauce & bleu cheese compound butter.
  • Whether its a mountain of chicken & dumplings or a bowl of mac & cheese, youll have a tough time believing it aint mama back there in the kitchen!
  • Cornbread dressing is the best!!
  • They only serve their fried Okra at lunch, so plan accordingly, and be sure to order fried pickles!
  • The mashed potatoes may be the best EVER
  • Food would be sooooo good if they didn't kill the flavor with pepper.
  • Fried catfish. Fried okra. Hail Satan.
  • Veggie platter and BBQ
  • Amazing fried pickles! Thin, crispy & yummy!
  • Great authentic southern food. But order only one plate per person because it comes in huge!
  • Red beans and rice, squash casserole, jalapeo cornbread, fried okra! What's not to love.