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Beacon Restaurant

1200 N Lamar Blvd, Oxford, MS 38655-2812
+1 662-234-5041
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“biscuits” (7 reviews)
“bacon” (8 reviews)
“country ham” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Diner
PRICE
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LOCATION
1200 N Lamar Blvd, Oxford, MS 38655-2812
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 22 May 2017

Inexpensive and delicious breakfast. All home cooking with great service at very modest prices. Cheese grits, pancakes, eggs, and biscuits. I was packed when I left and for far less than you'd spend anywhere else in town.

Thank Jay H
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Was here when I was in college! Always busy! Had a great breakfast ! I had 2 scrambled eggs, bacon, cheese grits, & biscuits. My husband had 2 eggs, fried over medium ( he will ask for overhard fried eggs next time), city ham, cheese...More

Thank chgreen
Reviewed 24 March 2017

After spending a bundle on drinks and dinner (and more drinks) on the Square the night before, this was the perfect breakfast spot before saying goodbye to Oxford for a bit. Plenty of cheap breakfast choices and a good tasting, bottomless cup of coffee. I...More

Thank stilliwonder
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

If you're in Oxford got yo gave breakfast at the Beacon. Tony and his staff will feed you well. Fresh biscuits, eggs, grits. True southern style!

Thank marybsellers
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

It is Oxford(both now and then) and great breakfast --get the country ham..good memories-good now---- Hotty Toddy

Thank olereble
Reviewed 26 January 2017

So I got here when it wasn't breakfast any more and I really wanted breakfast. The server was nice but let me know I was out of luck. Before I selected something from the lunch menu she came back and said - never mind, I...More

Thank TheHayser
Reviewed 20 January 2017

What a spectacular Southern breakfast. The biscuits and gravy are terrific and the coffee is just good old fashioned coffee. There's nothing fancy about this, and the breakfast chow harkens back to a different time when hard physical work countered the effects of cholesterol-laded farm...More

1  Thank Knot_my_reel_name
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Good place to get old fashioned breakfast! Always welcome. Good for families, meetings, couples or just by yourself.

Thank marybsellers
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The Beacon is our go to place when attending Ole Miss games 4-5 Saturdays each fall. This past weekend, an 11:00 a.m. kickoff gave us the chance to eat breakfast there. It made having to get up and leave home at 4:30 worth it. As...More

Thank tntands
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I ate here when I was in college many years ago! Hasn't changed too much! I had 1 scrambled egg, bacon, & biscuit & coffee! Very good!

Thank chgreen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 N Lamar Blvd, Oxford, MS 38655-2812
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +1 662-234-5041
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