Published on May 12th, 2018 | by Newt Rayburn


TLV Daily Dispatch: Saturday, May 12, 2018 – Food & Drink Specials + Entertainment in Oxford


Saturday, May 12, 2018

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Local Entertainment Skinny:
(Scroll all the way down for entertainment across North Mississippi)

 Levee: DJ MAX

Library: MOJILES

Moe’s BBQ: AARON REESE (9:30 pm)

Proud Larry’s: NEIGHBOR LADY with FREND

Swayze Field: Ole Miss vs. Auburn (Baseball, 4 pm)


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RestIconGobletSilverwareTLV_SIZED100Ajax Diner

118 Courthouse Square – 662.232.8880

Kitchen open 11:30 am–10 pm. Bar open 11:30 am–1 am.

RestIconGobletSilverwareTLV_SIZED100Big Bad Breakfast

719 North Lamar Blvd. – 662.236.2666

(view menu)

Open from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

RestIconGobletSilverwareTLV_SIZED100Blind Pig Pub & Deli

105 N. Lamar Blvd. – 662.234.5119

Kitchen open 11 am–10 pm. Bar open 11 am–1 am.

All Day: $4 Mimosas, $6 Bloody Marys

Happy Hour (3–7 pm): 
$1 off mixed drinks, $2 domestics, $1.50 PBR Tallboys


309 North Lamar Blvd. – 662.234.1968

Kitchen open 11 am–10 pm. Bar open 11 am–1 am.

$3 Miller High Life every day

Lunch Special:
Jambalaya with White Rice, Crawfish, Shrimp, Onion, and Bell Pepper

Bread Pudding Special:
Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding

Cheesecake Special:
Snickers Cheesecake

Cobbler Special:
Strawberry & Cream Cheese Cobbler


135 S 10th St. Oxford, Mississippi – 662.513.3223

Open today: 4 pm–midnight 

Happy Hour (6–8 pm):
2-for-1 wells
$2 domestics

RestIconGobletSilverwareTLV_SIZED100Chancellor’s House

152 Courthouse Square – 662.232.8080

Lounge & Patio open: Brunch 11 am–3 pm; Tapas 3 pm–9 pm; Dinner 5 pm–9 pm
Grill open: Breakfast: 6 am–11 am; Brunch 11 am–3 pm; Dinner 5 pm–10 pm
Tea Room open: Noon–4 pm (Reservations required. Restrictions apply on certain weekends)

Brunch served from 11 am–3 pm in the Lobby Lounge, Patio, and Grill

RestIconGobletSilverwareTLV_SIZED100City Grocery

152 Courthouse Square – 662.232.8080

Kitchen open: Lunch: 11:30 am–2:30 pm; Dinner 6 pm–10:30 pm.
Upstairs Bar open: 4 pm–1 am.

Soup Special:
Three-Potato & Bacon Soup with fingerling, russet & new potatoes, topped with crumbled bacon, fresh scallions, and shredded sharp cheddar … $8.50/$10

Sandwich of the Day:
Smoked pork tenderloin on toasted Ciabatta with Provolone cheese, smoky chipotle aioli, creole mustard, lettuce, tomato, and Tequila onion … $13.50

Entree of the Day:
Grilled Golden Tilefish over country ham gravy-stewed black eyed peas, bacon-braised collard greens, and a pickled veggie salad … $21

RestIconGobletSilverwareTLV_SIZED100The Coop (at Graduate Oxford)

400 N Lamar Blvd(662) 234-3031

Open 11 am–1 am.

$5 Bloody Marys and Mimosas from 11 am–1 pm


1012 East Jackson Ave. – 662.259.2881

Drink Specials Change Every Saturday – come by and ask our friendly bartenders


 2 Town Square Lane, Taylor, Mississippi- 662-638-3922

Kitchen and Bar open Lunch: 11 am–2:30 pm; Dinner: 5:30–10 pm. 

RestIconGobletSilverwareTLV_SIZED100The Oxford Growler

265 North Lamar Blvd.

Kitchen and bar open 11 am–10 pm.

Tasty steamed subs, pints, and growler fills from their 30 taps

Click HERE to see what’s on tap, right now. It’s a craft beer wonderland!

RestIconGobletSilverwareTLV_SIZED100The Levee

1008 E. Jackson Ave. – 662.513.3223

Happy Hour (4–7:30 pm) 
2-for-1 wells
$2 domestics

Tonight at The Levee


RestIconGobletSilverwareTLV_SIZED100The Library

120 South 11th St. – 662.234.1411

Kitchen open 3–10 pm. Bar open 11 am–1 am.

Happy Hour (3–7 pm):
$1 Off All Drinks

Live Music Tonight:



309 N. Lamar Blvd. – 662.234.9594

Kitchen open 4 pm–10 pm. Bar open 4 pm–1 am.

RestIconGobletSilverwareTLV_SIZED100Moe’s Original BBQ

311 S Lamar Blvd. – 662.236.6637

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Penny Bar opens at 11 am!

$5 specialty cocktails (7 pm–till)

Vegetable of the Day:
Smokey Chili
Collard Greens
Creamy Dill Cucumber
Skillet Corn
Mississippi Mud Pie

Live Music Tonight

AARON REESE (9:30 pm)

RestIconGobletSilverwareTLV_SIZED100Proud Larry’s

211 South Lamar Blvd. – 662.236.0050

Kitchen open 11 am–until. Bar open 11 am-until.


Live Music Tonight:



721 North Lamar Blvd. – 662.236.6363

(view menu) (wine menu) (cocktail menu)

Open at 10 am serving Big Bad Breakfast at Snackbar’s main bar

Happy Hour (4–6 pm):

$2 Domestic Beer
$3 Daily Drafts
$4 Daily Wines
$5 Selected Cocktails

Plus Oyster Bar & Small Plate Specials

RestIconGobletSilverwareTLV_SIZED100South Depot Taco Shop

1004 Van Buren Ave. – 662.234.7886

Kitchen and Bar open 11 am–11 pm.


208 S Lamar Blvd. – 662.380.5047

Small Plates. Small Price. Big Flavor. 

RestIconGobletSilverwareTLV_SIZED100Tallahatchie Gourmet

1221 Van Buren Ave. – 662.380.5122

Kitchen and bar open 11 am–9 pm

Happy Hour (4–7 pm): $2 Domestics, $1 Off Wells, and $4 House Wine

RestIconGobletSilverwareTLV_SIZED100Thacker 564

3000 Old Taylor Rd Ste. C, – 662.638.3780

Kitchen open 11 am–10 pm

$6 domestics buckets, $10 craft buckets (3–7 pm)

RestIconGobletSilverwareTLV_SIZED100Volta Taverna

710 North Lamar Blvd. – 662.236.1871

Kitchen and bar open 11:30 am–10 pm

Half-price Margaritas and frozen Mojitos all day today!

Events happening around Oxford and North Mississippi:

SATURDAY 05.12.2018


Levee: DJ MAX

Library: MOJILES

Moe’s BBQ: AARON REESE (9:30 pm)

Proud Larry’s: NEIGHBOR LADY with FREND

Swayze Field: Ole Miss vs. Auburn (Baseball, 4 pm)




12th Clarksdale Caravan Music Festival (free!)

Bluesberry Cafe: Blues Breakfast w/ JESSE COTTON STONE (10 am)

Cat Head: RL SUPERBAD (10:45 am); LUCIOUS SPILLER (11:45 am); ANTHONY “BIG A” SHERROD (12:45 pm)


Cleveland, Miss.: Keep Cleveland Boring presents Pour Mississippi Beer & Music Festival (2 pm till)

Ground Zero Blues Club: PINETOP BOOGIE (Benefits Pinetop Perkins Foundation, 8 pm)

Hambone Gallery: JOHNNY RAWLS (8 pm)

Levon’s Bar & Grill: HARPDOG BROWN (8 pm)

Hopson Commissary: SLOW KIDS AT PLAY (9 pm)


Rock & Blues Museum: LALA CRAIG (11:30 am); WATERMELON SLIM(2:30 pm); THEO “BOOGIEMAN” D. & ICEMAN (3:30 pm)

Shack Up Inn: JOHN PAUL KEITH (7 pm)

for more Memphis Events visit TheMemphisFlyer.com

for more Jackson area events visit TheJacksonFreePress.com

Disclaimer: We check our daily specials for correctness to the best of our ability, and they come directly from the owners, chefs, managers, and workers of Oxford’s local restaurants. Prices are subject to change without notice. Please consult your server before ordering.

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About the Author

Newt Rayburn founded THE LOCAL VOICE in March of 2006. Previously, Newt was Editor of PROFANE EXISTENCE in Minneapolis, and Art Director for Ole Miss' LIVING BLUES magazine. Newt won a National Magazine Award in 1999 for his SOUTHERN MUSIC ISSUE with THE OXFORD AMERICAN. A seventh-generation Lafayette County, Mississippian, Newt Rayburn's alter ego—Neuter Cooter—lead the Mississippi band THE COOTERS to Rocknoll Glory across the USA from 1993-2018. Newt is a family man who also is a publisher, photographer, writer, musician, landlord, and Civil War enthusiast.

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