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721 N Lamar Blvd, Oxford, MS 38655-3210 (Douglas Street)
+1 662-236-6363
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17:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Central Hungary, Hungary
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132 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 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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Windermere, Florida
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147 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 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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7 restaurant reviews
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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367 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 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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83 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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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Thank RustonTraveller
Oxford, Mississippi
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Perfect place for a fancy date night. Very romantic, elegant setting. Food is a french fusion. Very delicious! Cocktails are amazing, and the bar menu is always changing. Worth the visit just for a drink.

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Thank Rander229
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Had a dinner here for my son's birthday with a few of his friends. We had a party of 7 and were seated and served promptly. Cocktails and oysters on the half shell were great! Appetizers were very good also. But note, none of the portions are large so I do recommend getting a couple of courses. I'm told the... More 

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Thank Nyati818
Oxford, Mississippi
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

First, let me say that our server was very friendly and very knowledgeable about the food. That is where the positives end. I ordered the pate small plate and my partner ordered the steak frites. The "frites" were cold and soggy and the steak was decent, but not worth $25. The pate was not tasty whatsoever and overpriced as well.... More 

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Thank rbramle1
Oxford, MS
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70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

The restautant has a cozy, romantic atmosphere. We were there when it was busy, but there was no problem with the noise level. The food was delicious, service was efficient, and the price was good for the quality of food served.

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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
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?