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Brent's Drugs

American, Diner
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655 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS 39216-4008
+1 601-366-3427
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 07:00 - 17:00
Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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76 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I stopped into this restaurant, I asked the waiter what his favorite item on the menu was to eat, and he recommended the Philly cheese steak sandwich. He didn't steer me wrong. The sandwich was delicious, and the seasoned fries were the perfect side dish! Take the time to stop into this old fashioned diner. The service was friendly... More 

Thank MekaMeka
Spring Lake, Michigan
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114 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old time 50's diner. Noon Saturday. Busy place but they hustle. We had grilled pimento cheese sandwich, tuna melt, fries, & potato salad. All were good with the exception of the bland salad. Shon was our waiter with a engaging personality and a quick smile. Fun spot for cheap lunch. Highly recommended.

Thank 2ndAmendment1776
Lisarow, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Were taken there by our Jackson welcoming committee at lunchtime and the experience was great. The food was really good and the staff were so friendly and customer orientated (Thank you Miss Shannon).

Thank Julian S
Madison, Mississippi
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I had family visiting from out of town, so I thought it would be fun to give Brent's a try. It was everything I expected and more. It's located in a fun, bustling area of Fondren. The waiter was very friendly, and the food was great. I STRONGLY recommend a Cookie Monster Sundae, and be sure to split it!! Mmmmm!!!

Thank Virginia G
Greenville, Mississippi
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

What a fun place to get a grilled cheese sandwich and a milkshake! And…now there is a speakeasy in the back at night, giving it a new mystique. Brent's has reliably good food, especially their shakes and burgers. If you want to step back in time, have a delicious sandwich and shake and enjoy the ambiance of another time, Brent's... More 

Thank Martha W
Macungie, PA
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We found ourselves in the area and neeeded a quick bite to eat. I had the Club and a shake. Tasty! It is the kind of place that takes you back to your childhood! A must see and experience!

Thank MountianeerAtHeart
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

A classic American diner with a short menu that includes tuna melt, burger and milkshakes. It's a great place to stop if you're on the road and need a bite!

Thank Maria C
Jackson, Mississippi
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

VERY neat place to grab a malt and feel like you're stepping back in time. This gem has been in Jackson forever and it's still going strong.

Thank Alana R
Snellville, Georgia
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We ate here because of The Help movie. The food was tasty! I had a Cobb Salad and my son had a burger, fries and a shake. He didn't love the fried. The servers were so attentive and wonderful!

Thank Velva B
Victoria, Canada
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144 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I admit - we went to this place because it was a location in "the Help' movie and I was curious. We weren't eating a meal but went in for a treat. Our waitress was amazing. We sat at the counter and I had a maltdown - which is basically a milkshake with crush Whoppers in it. So good! Very... More 

Thank TinaLouise_13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS 39216-4008
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 601-366-3427
Brent's Drugs opened as a neighborhood drugstore and soda fountain in 1946. Today, its retains the original charm operates as a pharmacy-free diner. The soda fountain and classic bar stools remain in the original 1946 location and are still a gathering place for friends and neighbors alike. Over 68 years after its opening, Brent's Drugs continues to prescribe soda fountain favorites, unique gifts and Southern hospitality. Breakfast is served at 6:30 AM Monday-Friday and 8:00 AM on Saturday, while lunch is served 10:00-5:00 Monday through Saturday, staying open until 8:00 PM for dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. Open from 10:00-2:00 on Sundays.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?