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Snackbar

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721 N Lamar Blvd, Oxford, MS 38655-3210 (Douglas Street)
+1 662-236-6363
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17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never had a bad meal at Snackbar! Always excellent oysters and great service; great cocktails and fun atmosphere too! Love this place!

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Thank Leigh B
Central Hungary, Hungary
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140 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant never disappoints. The cocktails are excellent and there is a good selection of bourbons. The oysters are nice and fresh. The appetizers are varied and some quite spicy. The entrees are mostly fish and seafood based.

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Thank Progenitor
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't let the shopping strip exterior deter you. This Bistro style restaurant is well worth coming inside. We have older children and it's everyone's favorite. We like croque monsieur, bouillabaisse, steak frites, Head Chef Vish's Indian dishes never disappoint. Best restaurant in Oxford.

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Thank Virgina T
Corvallis, Oregon
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101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Fronted by a vast parking lot and a strip of stores, you won't believe the "gentleman's club" environment inside. Tasteful, relaxing ambience. We had a dinner that was so good guests were comparing their dinners from one table to the next. Order, taste, share - all is delicious.

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Thank coco091
Central Hungary, Hungary
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140 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Snackbar is known for the fresh oysters, which are delicious, and the fancy cocktails. The food is very unusual because it combines the best of southern cooking with spicing from the Indian subcontinent. Every dish we had was fantastic. For example, I had fried catfish. It looked like classical southern fried catfish, but when one bites in, it has wonderful... More 

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Thank Progenitor
Windermere, Florida
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164 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Perhaps we just ordered the wrong thing - this restaurant has everything (almost) to get a 5-star rating: gorgeous decor, very cool decor - the bar area is great - and fantastic oyster selections! The only problem we had were our entrees. They were not bad, just okay - we had higher hopes. I ordered the Crab Carbonara special and... More 

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Thank Lorraine B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

menu to please all. Great food. Great onion rings. Children friendly..two bars, upstairs and outside baloncy

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Thank effieb2016
Oxford, Mississippi
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Vish Bhatt is the chef at Snackbar. He's been recognized as one of the best chefs in the south and in the country, for good reason. Ingredients are top notch. The menu is strong. (It changes regularly.) The food is beautifully prepared. Most of the dishes are ostensibly familiar. That said, the seasonings often reflect, subtly, Vish's Indian heritage. He... More 

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Thank charlesjwilliams
Oxford, Mississippi
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398 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Recently, the Snackbar, a restaurant owned and operated by John Currence, started serving Indian food on Mondays. The meal is called Thali and is composed of three or four vegetarian dishes, three dipping sauces, and some Naan [Indian bread]. Delicious and nicely presented as pictured in the photos. On days other than Mondays, their regular, interesting, menu is served.

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Thank Walt A
Ruston, LA
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97 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Went for graduation. This is one of the top-tier trendy restaurants in Oxford. Had the lobster mac. The lobster was a bit sparse. It was tasty but not the best in town. If you plan on going to celebrate a graduation, Book early. For spring graduation they start taking reservations in January. We called in April or put on a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 N Lamar Blvd, Oxford, MS 38655-3210
    (Douglas Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +1 662-236-6363

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