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For 2
Date
Sat, 2/24
Time
11:00 PM
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The Castle at Dunleith

4.6
378 reviews
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$30 and under
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Creole / Cajun / Southern
Top Tags:
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
The Castle is great combination of continental and southern cuisine utilizing daily fresh seafood and the best steaks on the market.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Creole / Cajun / Southern
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Daily: 7:30am - 10:00am; Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 6:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(601) 446-8500
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Rose Jones
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Private party facilities
Private dining rooms accomodate up to 20 or less. Private parties in the pub available or rental of entire facility an option as well.
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Private party contact
Lyn Fortenbery: (601) 446-8500
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Catering
Corporate, private and wedding catering offered with reception or seated dinners. Can accommodate 50-500 people with full-service capabilities.
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
Parking for 20 people close range and large parking lot for up to 80 additional cars. Valet parking available on special occasions and for private functions.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 378 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.6
service
4.7
ambience
4.4
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JonS (Wilmington)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Beautiful restaurant. Great wine selection. Food was impeccable! You won’t be disappointed.

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Slotpuppy (Mississippi)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

We highly recommend the crab cakes that are light and packed with crab meat. Our dinner was superb.

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LashundaK (Mississippi)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Service was well-timed and friendly, wines were affordable."

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JosephB (New Orleans)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Buddy of mine and I brought our wives to this venue for Valentine's day. There was ample parking outside. We were met at the door, inquiring about our reservation. She reviewed and quickly escorted our party of 4 to our table and handed us menus to review. Our server came shortly to obtain our drink order. The restaurant was full at noon and our server was handling a number of tables. We were not in a hurry, and our drinks did take a while to be served. The server did come back to take our order. We all ordered a salad, but when served, only 3 were delivered and server asked what I ordered? The others in our party waited till my salad was delivered which took a few minutes? The house chopped salads and caesar salads were good. They also served delicious hot rolls. When I main entrees were served, 3 of the 4 were correct and mine was incorrect?? Server retreived the incorrect order and went back to the kitchen. My correct order was delayed, I had the others start eating. When my Salmon was delivered, it was hot and good. The strawberry shortcake and cheese cake desserts were also good. I did have to flag down another server to obtain refills on our drinks. I would go back, because of the food and ambiance.

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JohnS (Mississippi)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

I took my fiance there for her birthday. As usual, great food, wine, and service. It's the best restaurant in the city.

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druepatton (Mississippi)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Great experience at The Castle! Our server Emmie was very attentive as well as the host/hostess station when we arrived. Our outstanding dining experience included fried green tomatoes, Caesar salad, steaks (filet & ribeye cooked perfectly) crusted with bleu cheese and dessert to go. Emmie even wrote happy birthday to my wife on our to-go box :) When you go, ask for Emmie!

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OpenTable Diner (New Orleans)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Unique setting with great food and excellent service

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

Great food, great service, great atmosphere. Enjoyed our family meals very much!

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
2.0  Dined on December 26, 2017

My wife ordered the redfish
Became very ill about an hour later
Suspect bad fish
She ordered a cosmo cocktail it was so bad she sent it back
I order a Yungling beer on the menu
Did not have it ?
Have stayed here before never had this kind of experience

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OpenTable Diner (San Antonio)
1.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

Terrible service, we left after 1hr and 30 min of waiting for the server to get our food. Nobody came to the table to tell us what was the problem.

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OpenTable Diner (New Orleans)
5.0  Dined on December 18, 2017

This was my birthday celebration/date. The waiters were especially attentive and knowledgable about the menu and wine list. Lovely

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OpenTable Diner (Mississippi)
4.0  Dined on December 13, 2017

Had a wonderful experience from the start,
Would highly recommend this place for ambience, food and hospitality

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vipbtaylor (Charlotte)
3.0  Dined on December 1, 2017

The service was excellent! Unfortunately despite a fairly empty restaurant and reservations we were seated in a drafty area. The dinner menu is limited to 8 entrees. Upon arrival we were told that the restaurant did not have beef that day which eliminated 3 of the 8 entrees. The bread and whipped butter was excellent as was the tomato soup. The shrimp fettuccine seemed over cooked and my dinner companion felt that the macaroni and cheese was undercooked and the collard greens tasted odd. We were dissapointed in the food.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on November 25, 2017

There are very few restaurants in Natchez with a good wine list. This is probably the best in that department. Superb steaks and cajun food, too. Downstairs bar scene was crowded (game night), but upstairs formal dining was quiet. Something good for everyone. Highly recommended.

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OpenTable Diner (Mississippi)
5.0  Dined on November 24, 2017

If You are within 30 Miles of Natchez, MS, this is worth Your Drive & Time. Unique & Wonderfully Nostalgic. johnrobert(73)

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Klym (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

Our meal on Thanksgiving Day at The Castle Restaurant was one of the top dining experiences of our lives, and we've traveled and eaten at hundreds of places. Every single dish was perfection, from the turkey and dressing, to the green bean casserole and sweet potato dish that was to die for!!! Our server was friendly and efficient and waited on us with a lovely smile throughout our long lunch. (It takes time to eat that much good food!) The cooks really knew how to fix a good old -fashioned homemade traditional southern Thanksgiving meal. They outdid themselves! And our table was beside a window overlooking the lovely grounds of Dunleith. The view, the food, the service--all was top notch. Thank you, Castle, for making our Thanksgiving a day to remember and cherish!

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OpenTable Diner (Mississippi)
5.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

We have visited Natchez the last couple years. Our experience at the Castle with Cortez as our waiter was great. Definitely great atmosphere. We look forward to returning.

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OpenTable Diner (Charleston)
5.0  Dined on November 18, 2017

This was the best service by far. The waitress was the best part and that is hard to beat. Food was amazing as always.

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OpenTable Diner (Mississippi)
5.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

THIS WAS MY HUSBAND'S 65TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION. WE STAYED AT THE HOUSE AS WELL. HE WAS SO PLEASED !! WE ALSO ENJOYED THE COLLEGE GAMES AT THE PUB.

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JHPDGP (Mississippi)
5.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

My husband and I ate here for the first time for our 21st Wedding Anniversary. The place is historic, but the ambiance, delicious food and outstanding service made it a very special night for us. Thanks B! We look forward to returning.

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