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1908 Provisions
1908 Provisions

1908 Provisions Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.fairviewinn.com/1908provisions.htm
  • Email: events@fairviewinn.com
  • Phone: (601) 948-3429 x305
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Dinner: Monday- Friday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
    Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Californian, Southern
  • Executive Chef: Gary Hawkins
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Catering: We do not offer off site catering, but we do have ample amounts of space to host banquets and private events.
  • Entertainment: Piano Jazz featuring Knight Bruce for Sunday Buffet Brunch.
  • Special Events & Promotions: The Mississippi meeting facilities at the Fairview Inn offer a variety of event venue options for groups of 8 to 800.

    From the intimate settings of the Rose's Room or the Carriage Room to the grand setting of the Garden Room & Patio; or utilizing the entire house and gardens, our professional staff is ready to make your event a memorable occasion.

    Allow our Catering Events Coordinator to help you through every step of the planning process to make your event a success. Whether you are planning a corporate retreat, a family anniversary celebration or a social fundraiser, the Fairview Inn staff will strive to exceed your expectations.

    The Fairview Inn offers complete business facilities and wireless Internet in all areas of the Inn.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: North State Street
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Complimentary on-site parking in adjacent Baptist 1600 Medical Building Lot.
A word from 1908 Provisions
"California Inspired. Southern Rooted."

1908 Provisions provides a casual and exciting dining experience where guests can enjoy seasonal dishes prepared by Executive Chef Gary Hawkins. Nestled in the heart of Jackson’s Belhaven neighborhood, 1908 Provisions, is the perfect place to sit and enjoy unique cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere. Our dishes are inspired by the innovative flavors of California and rooted with classic Southern tradition. Celebrating fresh, local, and seasonal products, our menus change regularly, sourcing what is available at its best.

Before or after dinner relax with a small plate and craft cocktail at the Library Lounge. The Library Lounge offers small plates, micro brews, wine flights, and craft cocktails in a relaxing environment themed around Mississippi's literary legends.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGood for Groups
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Diner Reviews
  • "This location just north of downtown in a historic neighborhood is highly desire able. The atmosphere, quality of food and service make an addition to our regular unique restaurant your in Jackson. Job well done"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Our service was good when we arrived, but as the restaurant filled up, the service suffered. Our food was very good, but the end of the meal was disappointing. We ordered dessert and never received. I ordered an expresso with baileys and the coffee was cold. I asked for a refill of coffee just to finish my baileys and that was perfect. No apologies for the dessert not being served and then our ticket did not even include our after dinner drinks. We mentioned it to the waiter and it was then added. Waiter could have been more knowledgeable about the menu. This is too nice of a location not to perfect the service segment of the dining experience. We will go back one more time and if we have the same experience, we won't go back."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "My First Monday lunch group loved Sophia's and we enjoyed our lunch at 1908. The service and the food were wonderful. We will be back!"
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "Recently had a birthday brunch at 1908 Provisions for my mother. All guests were pleased with their meals, especially desserts. The corn casserole, fresh fruit, meat loaf, and gumbo were also hits. We had been concerned about the transition from Sophia's, which we had enjoyed on many occasions. Food and service were just as good, if not better."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "Our 2nd time to go to 1908; were excited b/c 1st visit was incredible! 5 stars across! this time husband got dozen oysters, which he LOVED; duck confit, (he gave 5 stars) and the creme brulee (5 stars from BOTH of us). i got (AGAIN) arugula salad, which was good, but not quite as good as 1st time--a little mashed together & slightly overdressed, but would STILL give it 3 1/2 stars. Was feeling less than adventurous & ordered vegetarian dish. 1st problem for me was that i am NOT a vegetarian, but a total carnivore, rarer the better. 2nd problem was there are not ANY "spring vegetables" out yet, so was given TWO quinoa cakes, great wilted spinach&great heirloom cherry tomatoes. unless you cannot tolerate meat, bland choice."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Loved the creative mixture of flavors in the dishes from Entrees to appetizers down to the butter served with the bread."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "We walked out because no one helped us and the restaurant had changed so much--it was awful. Rap/techno type music and ultra mod decor in what was once a classy place. Very sad they ruined a good thing."
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "Each of us had the Red Fish, which was prepared to perfection. The salads were fresh. For desserts, we had the house made sorbet trio and the apple fritters, both of which were also outstanding. The restaurant has undergone renovation and redesign into a contemporary design that is pleasing and comfortable. I highly recommend 1908 Provisions for casual dining, groups and special occasions."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Great food and great ambience. Will go for dinner next. Love Fairview and happy restaurant has been updated."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "We went for Sunday lunch/brunch and it was amazing. The food selection was great and the food tasted even better. Definitely must try!"
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "I was not familiar with the restaurant but had it recommended as an excellent place for a family birthday celebration. We all loved the ambience, the menu and the service. It was a great choice, and we'll be back to this beautiful place again as well as sing its praises to friends. One of my favorite things was being able to make reservations online and get an immediate confirmation. Too cool!"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "The food is very good, the service is great. But it is difficult to find the restaurant. The is no prominent sign on the main road. This needs to be addressed. Would dine again. Reservation through OpenTable worked great."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "An anniversary dinner date to 1908 was superb! The place was packed and the food was delicious!"
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "A small group of us recently gathered at 1908 Provisions for a double birthday party. About ten of us get together to celebrate birthdays at a different restaurant each time. This was the best place we have been in a while. The food was second to none, the service and atmosphere were outstanding as well. Looking forward to returning soon...as a matter of fact, I'll be there with a different group for brunch in less than two weeks."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "It was way too cold in the restaurant! If you go, do not sit under the vents! Otherwise your food will get cold before you finish eating...ice cold! The food was delicious but I'm not sure if I will go back because of the temp of the restaurant."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "our dinner was perfect! we enjoyed the quail, excellent steak, wonderful dessert. the tables were a little close together for private conversation, but the ambience was otherwise excellent..."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Wonderful to see the Fairview Inn get this update! Would gladly go back to try more of the menu. It a great spot to start the night, come for dessert and drinks or do a whole meal. The pork belly and kale were my favorites!"
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "I will return to 1908 Provision. The food was excellent and exceeded my expectation. The service was off. It was Valentines evening and the restaurant is fairly new. I plan to return in a month or so and get a feel for how things really are."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We had a wonderful meal. The building is beautiful and the service was good. We had a dozen oysters to start. Then we had the tuna and the venison, which was the special of the evening. Both were excellent. The only drawback to our visit was that the room was very small and it seemed that the waiters had to squeeze between the tables. I had to wait for a waitress to move before I could pull out my chair. But that was the ONLY drawback. We had a wonderful time!"
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "We prefer the décor of the dining room before renovations, and would preferred the bar not to be located in the dining area. .Miss the white table clothes. However, the food and presentation is just as delightful and enjoyable as past. And the new waiting staff were excellent. We wish much success and will consider the kitchen to be the best in the Jackson area. See you soon"
    Dined on 2/6/2014
  • "Newly renovated. New menu. Great design, even better food, friendly service. 1908 is terrific. Definitely will frequent this restaurant - certainly among the very best around, not just in Jackson but anywhere."
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "I like the new theme of the restaurant. California!"
    Dined on 1/27/2014
  • "I have eaten their Sunday brunch at least 6 times in the last several years and thoroughly enjoyed it. Had their Chicken & Dumplings for the first time this Sunday and they were excellent."
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "Awesome renovation with a brand new menu. This one is a must do."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "And the creme brulee. This is a beautiful space and the food was really good and reasonably priced. Service was also very good. I will definately be back."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "The service and food was the best. I travel weekly and am on the road more than I am home. This woould be rated the best."
    Dined on 1/21/2014
  • "Sophia's Restaurant at Fairview is uniformly excellent is all ways: food, service, ambience, etc."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Very nice experience except the hostess never came to the bar area to get us when our table was ready for our 8:00 reservation. We went to her after waiting 30 minutes."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Enjoyed the special menu for New Years Eve. The service was outstanding, as usual. The meal was delicious, particularly the Scottish Smoked Salmon. Dining at Sophia's was a great ending to 2013, and I would recommend it to anyone."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Sophia's threw a wonderful New Year's Eve dinner - excellent service and drinks in the library before dinner really set the tone. Sophia's does not disappoint. They are excellent on every occasion. Best brunch in town, beautiful al fresco dining on their many patios or under the giant Magnolia tree - they are at their best for large groups or special occasions."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Prix fixe dinner New Year's eve was outstanding. Courses elegantly prepared and delicious."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "My wife and I had a memorable dinner on New Year's Eve. The fixed price menu was an excellent value and delicious."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "I love the quiet feel of place. I definitely return for more dishes. The apple was excellent. Celebrating a birthday with a friend was excellent time for an hour lunch."
    Dined on 12/30/2013
  • "Sunday brunch is wonderful! Service is always special, and the food is great. From the omelets (best in the South) to the creamed corn (best in the World), everything is delicious!"
    Dined on 12/29/2013
  • "We like to eat at Sophia's before mid-night mass at st andrew's episcopal church. Your staff was very professional."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "As we were early for our reservation we had a drink in the Library Bar. The staff was very friendly and the atmosphere is unique and relaxing. The atmosphere of the restaurant is in keeping with the bed and breakfast theme. While they did not have music this night they do have a piano with music selective evenings. The menu is limited but does have a variety. I had the filet and it was cooked perfectly and the sides quite tasty. My husband had redfish and while good he said it was just a touch "fishy". My son had the seafood special which was scallops. While they were very good, the portion was 3 scallops which was a bit stingy for the price. As this was Christmas Eve the restaurant was full but the service was still very good."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "The occasion was my birthday. I particularly enjoyed the quiet atmosphere and the food was superb. If you are looking for an intimate place to take someone special in your life Sophia's will not disappoint! There menu has variety and their wIt staff is awesome. They have the best bread pudding in Jackson."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "My wife and I have traditionally dined at Sophia's for anniversaries. So it's a perfect special occasion venue especially during the holiday season. We always appreciate the ambience, fine food and excellent service from Cathy and the attention to detail given the entire beautiful inn by Peter Sharp and his staff. The Fairview Inn is a very special place for Jacksonians and is highly recommended for locals and travelers alike. Jean/Lamar Nesbit, Jackson, MS"
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "There is nothing like eating at a restaurant with tablecloths on the table. An excellent restaurant with impeccable food, service and atmosphere. The steaks were cooked to perfection. My first time to eat here but definitely will come again."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "We had a great experience!!!! We would highly recommend this place - it was awesome and everyone loved it!!!!"
    Dined on 12/15/2013