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City Grocery

152 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-3914
+1 662-232-8080
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“corn muffins” (6 reviews)
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American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
152 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-3914
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having dinner at the City Grocery is absolutely a must for all who appreciate excellent food and service second to none. As a business person who travels extensively, my job includes taking customers to dinner , and I travel all over , and try to...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great bar and great atmosphere. Both the patrons and the staff are polite and gregarious. I loved the place. If this was in my hometown, I would practically live there. This is a writer's hangout.

Thank JohnRoaneAuthor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow!!! What a wonderful experience! The food was fabulous and our sever Clair was the most wonderful we have ever had. Her knowledge of all on menu and the enthusiastic way she told it was simple great. Throughly enjoyed Clair! Wife had Red Snapper and...More

Thank rhgranddad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attentive service, great food, nice wine list. Shrimp n grits was amazing. My wife really enjoyed her salad w grilled chicken breast also. Ice cream with brownie bits dessert was the bomb.

Thank MemphisBuckeye
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We had heard about this restaurant from a business acquaintance, who described it in very positive terms. Staff attitude did not deliver on that description. The food was ok but overall, I can't justify a rating anywhere above average.

Thank Curly_W706
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Easter Sunday brunch was good but nothing noteworthy was offered as a special meal for the day. Spicy chicken sandwich was OK, eggs with country ham and red eye gravy was better. Waitress was excellent as was my Bloody Mary. Prices were very reasonable. I...More

Thank bruce b
Reviewed 28 March 2018

This was the first restaurant we tried upon arrival in Oxford. The atmosphere is nice but that turned out to be the last nice thing about this place. Two tables seated after us got their food first and we waited so long we ended up...More

1  Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch on a weekday. No hostess. Had to wait for her to run from back of house to front in order to be seated. Ordered a staple dish, shrimp and grits, which is on the lunch and dinner menu. It was a tragedy....More

1  Thank Ksuzann
Reviewed 19 March 2018

John Currence has earned his reputation as a culinary giant. City Grocery helped change the food landscape in the south. But that was a long time ago. I wanted to visit City Grocery because it felt like a huge miss to be in Oxford and...More

1  Thank MarshallManson
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We go to City Grocery at least every couple of weeks. It is John Currence's flagship restaurant in Oxford featuring New Orleans-style inventions of an ever-changing range of creative dishes. Aside from being open for lunch and dinner, they do Sunday brunch. Reserve a table...More

1  Thank Andrew S
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Response from tne1025 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I remember
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9 December 2017|
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Response from UPwrite | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't help either. The best reliable answer would come from them. I'd give them a call.
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25 July 2017|
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Response from UPwrite | Reviewed this property |
This post will not allow me to post their website, but yes, the phone number they list is 662-232-8080. city grocery online (all one word, and add com on the end)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 Courthouse Sq, Oxford, MS 38655-3914
    (Van Buren)
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +1 662-232-8080
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