Guide to Oxford, MS

College football season is in full swing, so whether you are headed down to Mississippi to take on the Ole Miss or just to enjoy the beautiful city of Oxford- take a look at this guide to see where you should grab a bite to eat, spend some time or even catch a football game!

City Grocery

City Grocery opened its doors in 1992. Over the last few decades, the restaurant has expanded and grown to be a staple in the Oxford square. Today they serve up some of the most delicious dishes in the south.

    • Monday-Saturday 11:30 AM-2:30 PM
    • Monday-Thursday 6 PM-10 PM
    • Friday & Saturday 6 PM-10:30 PM
    • Sunday 11 AM-2:30 PM



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Big Bad Breakfast

“Lard have mercy”

In 2008, Big Bad Breakfast opened its doors. “The brainchild of James Beard award-winning chef John Currence, Big Bad Breakfast gives the proper respect to ‘the most important meal of the day’. Currence gives the forgotten meal its due just North of the Square in Oxford, MS, and continues to spread the Big Bad love with locations opening throughout the Southeast.”

Learn all about the history of Big Bad Breakfast here!

  • Monday-Friday 7 am-1:30 pm
  • Saturday-Sunday 8 am-3 pm
  • no reservations, walk-ins only


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Volta Taverna

Serving Greek cuisine with a southern twist since 2005!

Volta was opened up by two Ole Miss grads and locals, Brooke Krizbai and Randy Yates back in 2005.

  • Monday- Wednesday: 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM
  • Thursday- Saturday: 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM

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The Lily Pad

Gifts and Accessories

An Ole Miss Alum opened the Lily Pad in 2002, 19 years ago in Clarksdale, MS. In 2002, they made the move to Oxford and now call the city home.

Today, they sell clothing, all types of gifts, luggage, candles, jewelry and have the largest Greek selection in town.

  • Monday- Saturday 9:30 am- 5:30 pm

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Ya Ya's Frozen Yogurt

A healthy twist on the square!

Head over to YaYa’s for some delicious frozen yogurt! They have yummy froyo and sorbet with over 25 toppings that rotate weekly!!

“But at Ya Ya’s it’s not only our flavors and toppings that have customers raving—it’s the fun, upbeat, and unforgettable atmosphere that has everyone coming back for more.”

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Pizza, pub and a night club!

“Funkys is known for its delicious New York style pizza and full bar including eight rotating flavors of New Orleans original Fat Tuesday’s daiquiris. After over a decade on the Oxford square, Funkys is an integral part of the Ole Miss and Oxford experience. Whether you want to hang out and grab a bite during the day or dance the night away on the weekends, there is something for everyone’s taste here.”

  • Monday- Wednesday 3:30 pm- 12 am
  • Thursday 3:30 pm- 1 am
  • Friday 12 pm- 1 am
  • Saturday 11 am- 1 am
  • Sunday 11 am- 9 pm


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The Coop

Rooftop Cocktail Roost

“The Coop was designed to pay homage to our quaint southern city and emulate a swanky “chicken coop”. You’ll notice the rooster sculptures, chicken art and the subtle foxes drawn in the details depicting “there is a fox in the hen house” phrase. We take pride in the quirky, fun and relaxing atmosphere both at Graduate Oxford and The Coop!”

  • Sunday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Monday – Wednesday 4:00 pm – 12:00 am
  • Thursday – Friday 4:00 pm – 1:00 am
  • Saturday 11:00 am – 12:00 am


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