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Hal & Mal's Restraurant

200 Commerce St, Jackson, MS 39201-4420
+1 601-948-0888
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“catfish” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Pub
££ - £££
200 Commerce St, Jackson, MS 39201-4420
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On Monday nights, Hal and Mal's doesn't serve food (though their food is pretty darned good), but they REALLY serve up some blues, thanks to the Central Mississippi Blues Society, which holds a weekly Monday night jam. It is an amazing Monday night and not...More

Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My kids absolutely loved the burgers. The french fries were a bit soggy, though. I ordered a catfish po-boy. The bread was fresh and the catfish was perfectly cooked. The potato salad is VERY good with bits of bacon in it! My husband ordered the...More

Thank D F
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The Monday night blues performance/jam is perhaps the best anywhere in the world now. Don't believe your phone if it tells you the place is closed Mondays. The Central Mississippi Blues Society opens it up for this weekly event, open to the public and with...More

Thank bluesbread
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Have heard about this place for years. It certainly didn't measure up to the hype. Poor service and overpriced drinks.

Thank Janis P
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Visited this for lunch mid-week. It was obviously a popular meeting place for business lunches, several men in suits and women in work attire. But we were casual shorts and slacks and welcomed. Our waitress was attentive and our food prompt. It was tasty, filling...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

we met a large group there to eat before the DMI Bands performed for a larger group. Food was great and waitress was precious! My daughter left her debit card there and, of course, Alyssa helped me pick it up the following Monday. We love...More

Thank Becky P
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Attended a concert and dinner here recently. Nice place, friendly staff; John - Bar and others. As noted somewhere their gumbo is tasty. There is another venue nearby too, so if you play your cards right, you can see a few shows in this one...More

Thank tripdbl
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This was my first time at Hal and Mal's The hamburger steak was small, bland and tough AKA "the trifecta of terrible" Server offered no apologies or recompense as if to say, "That's your problem" Very disappointed in Restaurant food and service I would not...More

Thank Pastor H
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We grabbed a bite to eat before a concert and truly dumbfounded at how people spend money here. I was appalled at the way they ran the stations, seated, waited and cleaned. The food was not worth the price!! I had the shrimp po boy...More

Thank MississippiMomof2boys
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Traveled to Jackson on business, and my host decided to take us to a "spot where the locals go." The decor in the restaurant was neat - Elvis- & boogie-themed paraphernalia adorned the walls, and the service was fine. The food, or more specifically the...More

Thank Jamey H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Commerce St, Jackson, MS 39201-4420
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 601-948-0888
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