New restaurant opens in historic Greyhound bus station

JACKSON, Tenn. – A new restaurant famous for its tamales and steaks is now open in the central city.

Doe’s Eat Place has been in the same family for three generations, and now Jackson will be able to enjoy his tasty food.

“It’s interesting when you mix history with history. What I mean by that, you have the history of the restaurant. 1941. Third generation. Several restaurants are developing in the Southeast, and you also have the history of Greyhound, ”said Paul Signa, owner of Doe’s Eat Place.

Doe’s Eat Place opens its first restaurant in town in historic Greyhound Bus Station on Main Street.

“Once I saw the building, it got over me. I had planned to see other buildings that day, and I went to see these buildings because it was on the agenda that day. But deep in my head if I came to Jackson it was going to be the building, and I’m happy to be here, ”Signa said.

Some customers are delighted to see this monument reopen.

“I have lived here for 60 years. I know it very well and remember when this bus station was in operation for many years. So we’re very excited, ”said Jerry Crow, a new customer.

Others came to enjoy their tasty dishes.

“It will be a great addition to downtown. Because Doe’s is known all over the south, and I think it’s going to be really cool to have him at the Greyhound bus station, ”said Anne Ethier, a customer.

“I used to go to the one in Fort Smith, Arkansas, because I was there often for work, and I loved coming to Doe’s to eat. Their steaks are just fabulous and their lobsters are excellent, ”said Deborah Allen, a customer.

Some were delighted to try their famous steak.

“The sirloin steak. These two rib eyes. We look forward to this. It looks really good on their menu. We just can’t wait, ”Crow said.

Doe’s Eat Place is located at 407 East Main Street in downtown Jackson.

They are open from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

You can follow their Jackson location on Facebook.

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