Are you new to Jackson or looking for some local flavor? Check out these 8 restaurants that are original to Jackson!
Tulum Fresh Mexican Grill: If you combine the lush flavors and tropical feelings of Cancun, Cabo San Lucas, and add a big dose of San Diego, you will find yourself arriving at Tulum Fresh Mexican Grill. Tulum’s menu is constantly evolving with its fresh and imaginative takes on traditional offerings. All of the salsas are homemade daily from SCRATCH!
- Location: 71 Carriage House Drive Jackson, TN 38305
Rock N Dough Pizza & Brew Co.: The Rock’n Dough food philosophy is “fresh and local”, because fresh and local tastes better and is better for you and our community! They make all their dough and sauce daily, and shred their own cheese. They smoke their own meat and prep all their fresh veggies in-house. At some of their locations, they go one step further and grow our own basil and tomatoes!
- Location: 16 Jackson Walk Plaza Jackson, TN 38301
Dumplin’s Restaurant: Dumplin’s, a specialty bake shop, has been a Jackson favorite since 1990! People from all over West Tennessee have come to love their homemade rolls (one of Jada’s favorites), fresh salads, hot casseroles, and the best desserts to be found. From family dinners and business lunches to Sunday brunches, everyone will love Dumplin’s!
- Location: 31C Wiley Parker Road Jackson, TN 38305
Old Town Spaghetti Store (Jada’s #1 Favorite): Home of the Country Italian Grill. Whether you are looking for the best Italian food in town, or just a fun place to hang out and have a good laugh, there is no place like the Old Town Spaghetti Store! This is also Jada’s favorite local restaurant, “They bring you bread as long as you sit there and put it in your mouth…I just love their bread!”
- Location: 550 Carriage House Drive Jackson, TN 38305
Catfish Cabin: Catfish Cabin has provided the Jackson and West Tennessee area with good food for more than 30 years! Locally owned and operated, Catfish Cabin specializes in catfish, hushpuppies, and coleslaw. They also serve a wide variety of fish and seafood, as well as salads, chicken, burgers, and steaks.
- Location: 1290 S Highland Avenue Jackson, TN 38301
Dixie Castle: Located in the heart of downtown, Dixie Castle has been locally owned for over 20 years! They have daily plate lunches along with a lunch menu. At night, the menu includes steaks, chicken, pork chops, and shrimp. I would personally recommend the pork chop…it’s great!
- Location: 215 E Baltimore Street Jackson, TN
Casey Jones Village, the Old Country Store: Voted Jackson’s Best Overall Restaurant and Best Southern Cookin’ in the Jackson Sun Readers’ Choice Awards & Best Local Attraction! This restaurant serves three delicious Southern buffets daily with an authentically recreated 1890’s Ice Cream Parlor & Fudge Shoppe. Visit and get a taste of your Southern favorites such as fried green tomatoes, barbeque, hand battered fried chicken, catfish, and homemade cornbread cooked fresh off the griddle!
- Location: 56 Casey Jones Lane Jackson, TN 38305
Woodstock Bake Shop: This bake shop brings you back to the 60’s and 70’s with the small home town feel when peace and love dominated people’s thoughts. Woodstock specializes in high quality cupcakes, cake balls, delicious homemade breads, and cheesecake. Also, don’t miss the $5 lunch special that includes your choice of sandwich, cupcake, and soft drink!
- Location: 80 Innsdale Cove or 112 E Baltimore Street Jackson, TN