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Big Apple Inn

509 N Farish St, Jackson, MS 39202-3202
+1 601-354-4549
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“pig ear” (12 reviews)
“tamales” (9 reviews)
“sandwich” (10 reviews)
509 N Farish St, Jackson, MS 39202-3202
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

These are amazing. I liked both very much. If your not southern keep an open mind. We live differently down here. To Les F from Massachusetts you're right you do not belong here.

1  Thank Richard E
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The historic Big Apple Inn has been around since 1935 and is known for its pig ears. Having heard that TV food experts Boudrain, Zimmern and Fieri visited here, I decided to take it in also. Big mistake. The restaurant is located in a shabby...More

Thank Les F
Reviewed 18 May 2017

While in Jackson I had to stop by the Big Apple Inn for a Pig Ear Sandwich as seen on a show that featured Mississippi cuisine. Once I located the restaurant on the edge of downtown, it was about to go down! Entering the Big...More

Thank B G
Reviewed 8 May 2017

During my search for a good hot tamale in Jackson, I stumbled across the Red Apple Inn. I was able to satisfy my craving for hot tamales AND cross off pig ears from my bucket list. The flavor of these snacks alone will bring me...More

1  Thank waxandgold
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I really enjoyed this restaurant in historic downtown Jackson, MS. I ordered the pig ear sandwich and tamales both of these dishes were prepared well. The culture in the restaurant is extremely unique and would recommend anyone to try it once.

1  Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stopped in for lunch. I think there is only 3 things on the menu. Sausage sandwich, which I ordered. Cost. $1.50. Pigs ear sandwich, which we passed on and there were tamales, which came in 6's or 12's. There small and 6 was enough,...More

2  Thank jonbarb
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Even though this might not be the best food in the world. It's worth eating there. It's good, it's cheap, it's a whole in the wall BUT it's a landmark and part of historic Farish St. in Jackson. Unfortunately all the chains are taking over...More

2  Thank Ron I
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We all like for our food to be cared for and handled by the food regulation standards set forth. Therefore, staff should not have their children and grandchildren behind the counter where and while your patron's food is being prepared. The workplace is not always...More

4  Thank snickerdoodle2016
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We dropped by for lunch a week ago. It's truly a local haunt and had a line of people waiting on to-go orders. You order at the counter and wait for your name to be called. Drinks are dispensed, self serve, from a machine. Be...More

1  Thank Robert A
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Am a true Mississippian and grew up in Jackson, spent many trips downtown to the Alamo Theater and to the Big Apple Inn and it was always worth going back for...so finger licking good! However, I was home last month and looked forward to stopping...More

2  Thank Lois L
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16 October 2017|
Response from Les F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I do not know.
1 June 2017|
Response from B G | Reviewed this property |
I would think pork sausages. Call them 601-354-4549.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 N Farish St, Jackson, MS 39202-3202
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 601-354-4549
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