Whether you go for a first date or a weekly date night, check out these unique hangout spots in each region of the state. Ranging from laid back to romantic, you’re sure to find the perfect location for a night out on the town.
The Burgundy Room – Oxford
Nestled on the historic downtown Oxford Square, this bar is located above Old Venice Pizza Co. With plenty of specials and draft beer, this is the perfect place to people watch on the balcony while enjoying a drink.
The Blue Canoe – Tupelo
A laid-back and funky atmosphere can be found at The Blue Canoe – known as Tupelo’s home for original live music. Expect bar food and great selection of tap beer.
The Apothecary – Jackson
Found in the back of Brent’s Drugs and Soda Fountain in Jackson’s Fondren district, The Apothecary is a small, speakeasy-style bar. Try a pre-Prohibition era prescription cocktail or order a non-alcoholic cocktail from the Temperance menu. Don’t miss happy hour or the full bar menu.
Under the Hill Saloon – Natchez
Under-the-Hill Saloon is one of the oldest buildings in the area, and it’s patrons of yesteryear were cut-throats, prostitutes and thieves. The area known as Natchez Under-the-Hill, was once a thriving port where cotton was loaded onto paddle-wheelers and shipped north to textile mills for processing. The saloon offers live music on weekends, and occasionally during the week as well.
Delta Bistropub – Greenwood
This contemporary restaurant is nestled inside a renovated historic building one block north of The Alluvian Hotel. Delta Bistropub offers up fresh, farm-to-table plates that change with the seasons. Grab a cozy table or order a cocktail at the modern bar.
Ground Zero Blues Club – Clarksdale
Ground Zero Blues Club is a restaurant by day and blues club by night, situated in a 100 year-old cotton grading warehouse on Blues Alley facing the Delta Blues Museum. Actor Morgan Freeman and his business partner, Bill Luckett, opened Ground Zero in 2001 and it soon became one of the most colorful spots in downtown Clarksdale, infused with character and Delta grit.
Sky Bar at The Reef – Biloxi
The Reef is a two-story building housing the main restaurant on the first floor, elevated with a great view, and the Sky Bar on the second floor. The Sky Bar is an open air venue with a band stage and DJ booth featuring local entertainment while serving some of the most diverse craft draft beer on the coast.
Chimney’s – Gulfport
Chimney’s Restaurant specializes in fresh seafood and steak dishes, and is known as the place to go to catch up with old friends while you’re in town. Enjoy dining in this beautifully built replica of a historic home featuring salvaged bricks from the original house, brick hearths with a central chimney gracing the dining areas, and heart pine floors from an 1820’s-era home in Vaiden.
Anthony’s Good Food Market – West Point
Anthony’s has become the place for friends from the surrounding area to meet and relax while enjoying traditional Southern fare. Anthony’s stocks more than 80 types of beer, and also allows you to bring your own wine and spirits, if so desired.
The Guestroom – Starkville
Owned by and located above the Restaurant Tyler, this speakeasy style bar offers unique, hand-crafted cocktails, wine and beer selections