Of all the flightless birds, chickens remain America’s favorite kind to eat, narrowly beating out penguins, kiwis, and Larry Bird. Make bird the word with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $25 worth of Southern fare at Julep, located in Highland Village.
Named one of the country’s best spots for fried chicken by USA Today and one of the country's top 50 wine experiences by Food & Wine magazine, Julep dishes up Southern-style fare with a distinctive upscale twist. Julep’s signature fried chicken—available as a breast or half chicken—arrives seasoned in honey and rosemary, skillet fried ’til crunchy, and sidekicked with red-skin mashed potatoes and blackened green beans ($12.95/$17.95). March your tooth troops toward the fried-green-tomato Napoleon, which consists of fried green tomatoes layered with crabmeat and Ryals goat cheese, then topped with lemon butter ($11.95). Down-home favorites such as crawfish etouffee ($12.95), blackened tuna filet ($14.95), and gulf shrimp and grits ($13.95) fill out the mélange of entrees. Finish your Southern-inspired meal with a drink from Julep's wide-ranging wine list, featuring wines for dinner, dessert, and for filling up the post-dessert piñata.
USA Today named Julep one of the best places for fried chicken. Yelpers give it a 3.5-star average, TripAdvisors give it an average of 3.5 owl eyes, and OpenTable reviewers offer an average of 3.9 stars. Eighty percent of more than 440 Urbanspooners recommend Julep.
- Here's a nice surprise: Fried chicken gets the respect it deserves at Patrick Kelley's tony restaurant. Chef Derek Emerson and crew "start with field-raised birds, drag them through a seasoned flour mix, and skillet-fry them to a hard crunch. A drizzle of rosemary-infused honey cuts through the grease." – USA Today
- My experience for two years running was delightful! We tried Julep last year from a recommendation of a local. We had a fabulous meal and was entertained by a awonderful [sic] atmosphere. The same held true this year. – OpenTable user who dined on 11/4/2010
4500 I-55 N
Jackson, Mississippi 39211Get Directions