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Trace Grill

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574 Highway 51, Ridgeland, MS 39157-2607
+1 601-853-1014
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11:00 - 20:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 20:30
Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the food is consistently great and the wait staff are friendly and attentive. the place is a bit crowded at lunch. get there early!

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Thank Denise F
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here based on the recommendation of a client. I had the 1/2 rack of wet BBQ ribs, baked BBQ beans and the fries. The ribs were cooked to perfection. They were moist, meaty not fatty and just fell off the bone. The BBQ sauce was in the correct amount with just the correct zip to it. The beans... More 

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Thank Weeklycorptraveler
Jackson, Mississippi
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Love this classic southern food and good location. This girl s a must stop for lunch. One of my favorites

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Thank Brad S
Ridgeland, Mississippi
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We have been going to Trace Grill since moving to the area in 2000. Love the sandwiches. Try the Minnesota Fats Chicken or the catfish you wont go wrong. Something on the menu for everyone in the family.

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Thank Forrest C
Madison, MS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I'd never been to the Trace Grill, but my wife brought home a couple of their platters and I enjoyed mine. Eating there is a whole different experience. It's so relaxing. And the food is very affordable. The blue plate specials have so many meats to choose from. The burgers are huge. Catfish, shrimp, oysters, all terrific. Yummy sides, too.... More 

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Thank JCVanhelsing
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The Trace is a local place with good southern style cooking plus burgers and sandwiches. I had a catfish platter and it was fresh and delicious. More than I could eat! It is very casual, you order at a counter and it is brought to you. The price is reasonable. My husband had the chicken fried steak with 2 vegetables... More 

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Thank Hattie P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Wonderful atmosphere. Friendly folks. Outstanding home cooking at its best. You will leave full and not disappointed.

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Thank conradb739
Madison, Mississippi
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

They have a good southern menu. I had country fried steak which was small but good. Turnip greens had a lot of stems and had sugar in it which I do not care for. Black eyed peas were undercooked. One of us had hamburger steak, Mac and cheese & fried okra which were good. The red beans and rice was... More 

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Thank AllOver1
Ridgeland, Mississippi
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

From burgers, or chicken to blue plates and BBQ there are a lot of options on the menu. Good southern fare, done nicely at reasonable prices.

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Thank Factech1
Madison, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Some iconic establishments lose their focus on what made them iconic in the first place. Not Trace Grill. Yes, it's a relaxing, easy place to eat. Yes, the people treat you wonderfully. But Trace Grill has...soul-satisfying food...and the most impressive chalk board menu I've ever seen. You want home cooking-meats, vegetables, cornbread, desserts, and perfect iced tea? 'They've got it-fresh.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 574 Highway 51, Ridgeland, MS 39157-2607
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Ridgeland
  • Phone Number: +1 601-853-1014

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?