Learn more about Brooks Shaw's Old Country Restaurant.
You're stepping back to the 1890s when you walk into Brooks Shaw's Old Country Store in Jackson, Tennessee. Thousands of antiques decorate the walls and hang from the ceiling--all from founder Brooks Shaw's original collection of treasures gathered from West Tennessee barns and backroad antiques shops--resulting in one of the South's largest private antique collections. Brooks Shaw's opened in 1965 as an antique museum and grew into a beloved Southern restaurant due to the popularity of its original lunch counter's favorite dishes. The ice cream parlor has been named one of America's top 50 ice cream parlors. Come for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Experience Sunday-best delicacies such as country ham and turnip greens. Indulge in some famous cracklin' cornbread, cooked fresh on the griddle. Browse the gift shop, give an ear to the music and have a grand time!