Here at Eat Jackson, we are all about a cause for celebration. While we believe every day is a great day for good celebratory fare, what better reason to indulge than reaching a milestone like graduation? We’re saying congratulations to the Class of 2017 with a guide to Jackson’s favorite places to celebrate with (what else?) great food and drinks!
So in honor of one of your biggest of days, load up family and friends and head over to one of our selections. We’ve compiled a list of private dining availability, reservation policies and other graduation meal recommendations to make your big day even bigger and better.
BRAVO! Italian Restaurant and Bar. Even though BRAVO! does not take guaranteed reservations, their friendly staff will be more than happy to accommodate your party. On Monday nights, you can even reserve the entire restaurant. Call ahead at (601) 982.8111.
Brent’s Drugs. Although Brent’s motto is “If you made reservations, you’ve come to the wrong place,” you can book the whole drugstore for a nighttime gathering. Call ahead to book the place for a retro graduation experience, including malts, shakes, and one of the best classic hamburgers around. Call (601) 366-3427.
County Seat. Let County Seat serve you delicious farm-to-table fare against the beautiful, rustic backdrop of their dining room. Call ahead for large party. The entire restaurant can also be reserved for really large gatherings. Call (601) 906-6864 for more information.
Ely’s Restaurant & Bar. For a quiet and relaxing atmosphere overlooking Ridgeland’s Jackson Street, call on Ely’s for your party of up to 20 in one of their private dining rooms. Call early to reserve (deposit required): (601) 605-6359.
The Gathering at Livingston Mercantile. What could be more fun than hosting family and friends against the backdrop of a retro-style general store? Call ahead for a large group. Private dining option are available. Call (601) 667.4282 for more information.
Johnny T’s Bistro and Blues. Add a little excitement to your celebration by checking out Johnny T’s in the Historical Farish Street District. Ask about reserving their swanky 540 Ultra Lounge for private dining options. Call (601) 954.1323 for more information.
The Manship Wood Fired Kitchen. The Manship has several unique rooms in their newly constructed banquet facility, The Rickhouse. You can reserve a room through their website for call (601) 398-4562.
Parlor Market. Dining in the restaurant can be accommodated for parties of up to 14, with reservations made at least a week in advance. For larger parties, the private dining space next door is the way to go. The elegant space seats parties of up to 70 people. Call for availability and reservations: (601) 360-0090.
Sal & Mookie’s New York Pizza & Ice Cream Joint. Who doesn’t love pizza? Celebrate your day at Sal & Mookie’s in their private side room which seats up to 45 people, their deck which seats up to 100 people, or their Pi(e) Lounge. Sal & Mookie’s will customize a buffet option or you can order straight off the menu. Plus, you can bring in your own decorations or cakes to make your party one to remember. Call (601) 368-1919 in advance for reservations.
Table 100. At Table 100, two private dining rooms are available, as is a 3,500 square foot banquet hall (which has benefit of being divided to fit the size you need). For an upscale and delicious meal, call Table 100 for reservations and customizable menu options: (601) 420-4202.
Did we overlook a great spot for a graduation meal or graduation party in the Jackson metro? Message us, and we’ll be happy to update our list!