103 Johnston Place
Clinton, MS 39056
Phone: (601) 924-0064
Fax: (601) 924-7141
Bars & Cafes
Casual atmosphere serving fresh tossed salads, oven baked sandwiches, California-style gourmet pizzas, delicious soups and homemade cakes. They also offer a selection of wines by the glass and imported & domestic beers. Come in and enjoy yourself, or grab one of many ready-made items to go.
The Penguin is a bar and new American restaurant located on the Jackson State University campus. The atmosphere is chic without being too pricey, with a saxophone player providing background music for your meal. There is a menu of lunch specials throughout the week, including delicious Southern cuisine and drinks.
Jackson may not be very well known for its club scene, but Club Total sure is well known in Jackson for its club vibe and cool ambiance. Total is sure to take you to a new high and give you a great experience you aren't likely to forget in a hurry. The club is great for its open mic nights and other events that encourage the locals to mix and mingle and be.
When you dine at the The Iron Horse Grill, music is always in the air. Mississippi is home to many legends from the music industry, and in an eclectic manner this restaurant pays homage to names like Elvis Presley, Jimmie Rodgers and many more. Having burned down twice under mysterious circumstances, the exterior of this building has an old-school charm. Inside, the restaurant is warm and welcoming with just the right combination of contemporary decor and traditional seating. Illuminated with lamps and surrounded with music paraphernalia, the ambiance sets a perfect mood. Classic dishes like Hot Tamales, Nachos, Grilled Chiptole Shrimp in addition to specialties like Stuffed Catfish and Certified Angus Ribeye come highly recommended here. Wash down these South American delights with something from their impressive beer selection. A meal at The Iron Horse Grill is a pleasant experience for all your senses.
Freelon's Bar and Groove is Jackson's number one party and event venue. It consists of an 11,000 square foot lounge area, VIP seating, awesome table settings, bars and dance floors. Freelon's is home to many events, and exclusive bashes. Parties like those for homecoming, labor day and other occasions are also held here.
F. Jones Corner sits in a big, blue brick building only a few blocks from the Mississippi State Capitol. This restaurant, bar and jazz club is open well into the night, always providing a place for Jackson residents and visitors alike to party. Favorite bar bites include sweet potato fries and onion rings.
You will love this restaurant for its famous Inez Burger with chili cheese fries. The Inez is a massive, heart-stopping hamburger-and-fries combo that will meet your cholesterol quota for the entire week. If that does not suit, try the plate lunch special with all the usual Southern side items. Located across from Millsaps College, this diner is a staple for college students and downtown businesspeople alike. Like its preferred customers, this place is long on character and short on fanciness. No credit cards accepted.
World-renowned professional pool player Reed Pierce's upscale restaurant and sports bar features great food and great atmosphere. Foodies, sports fans, and music lovers will all feel at home here. Enjoy the bar area complete with high-defintion TV, play some pool in the 9-Ball Lounge, or savor the area's best rib-eye steaks, Fried Shrimp, Po-Boys, Catfish, fried chicken and burgers while dining on the 3000 square-foot outdoor patio complete with bar area. Music lovers will appreciate the weekend's nightly live music choices, while the ladies will delight in each Thursday's Ladies' night. Don't miss Happy Hour from 4p-7p M-F! Reed Pierce's truly has it all. -Cindy Leggett
A hip and happening joint, Underground 119 is your haunt if you like to indulge in a night full of music as you nurse an exotic drink in your hand. Head here if you seek the ultimate in music and entertainment to lift your spirits up. Patrons swear by the mouthwatering tapas on offer as they dig into delectable snacks that make them swoon in delight. Jive to exciting jazz tunes or shake a leg to some blues tune and enjoy a lively night out. Live performances are lined up by the dozen and promise to keep you enthralled and coming back for more! Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
Casual atmosphere serving delicious, fresh tossed salads, oven-baked sandwiches, California-style gourmet pizzas, hearty soups and homemade cakes. They also offer a selection of wines by the glass and imported & domestic beers. Come in and enjoy yourself, or grab one of many ready-made items to go.
Martin's, a Mississippi original since 1953, offers perhaps the largest selection of beers (both domestic and imports) wine, and spirits in the state. It also boasts an affordable lunch buffet featuring classic Southern cuisine such as red beans, rice, and shrimp creole. Their dinner menu has enough appetizers, entrees, and sides to please any palate. There is also a short order menu. During late nights, Martin's offers live music, karaoke, and open mics. Hospitality reigns here, with the friendliest bar staff in all of Jackson, an attentive and courteous wait staff, and a local crowd from all walks of life.
Fire Club in Jackson, Mississippi clearly leads the pack of nightclubs in Jackson. It hosts the 'Battle of the Bands' contest to bring out the best musical talent this side of the Mississippi. Fire is also known for its hip nightlife, great rock music and the cool air-conditioning system. The crowds line up daily to rock the night and party for as long as the law will let them. Don't get left behind, don't fight the fire.