As a student, there are few things more exciting than an awesome meal at a great price. The University of Mississippi campus and the surrounding neighborhoods have a wide variety of restaurants, from Italian to Thai-Hawaiian fusion. So we put together the top five restaurants Ole Miss students should try.


Get your sushi fix just a short trip from campus. They’ve taken the favorites of college students to heart in creating their menu. With anything from sushi pizza to a crispy sushi taco and all the way back to traditional curries, Kabuki has something for everyone. Get your fix here.

Huddle House Oxford

Since mom isn’t at college to cook that comforting meal for you, Huddle House can fill the gap. Hearty breakfasts and classic southern dishes have fed The University of Mississippi community for years. There’s a reason Huddle House is a UM classic. Learn why here.


While the intersection of Thai and Hawaiian cuisine is unexpected, it’s definitely an exciting addition to the Oxford food scene. Get your fix of curry or Hawaiian BBQ at Aloha. Learn more here.


You can hardly talk about fried chicken without mentioning Zaxby’s. While locations are scattered across the South, the food is beyond chain restaurants. And nothing beats the studying blues like spicy wings and fried cheddar bites. Find your perfect treat here.

Casa Mexicana Bar and Grill

There’s no better way to spend an afternoon watching the ballgame than over a few margaritas. Take advantage of this UM campus classic with Taco Tuesdays, where tacos are 99 cents all day. Find more specials and treats here.