Food & Drink in Mississippi

In Mississippi, you can soak up the state’s rich history, as well as the signature culinary culture of the American South. During your visit, enjoy some of the best food, drinks, and desserts the Magnolia State has to offer. Whether you’re in the mood for chicken and waffles, craft beer, or iconic desserts, you’ll find a variety of hot spots and tasty tours throughout every corner of the state.

Mississippi is home to world-renowned chefs and restaurants with a wide range of signature meals, iconic recipes, and craft breweries and distilleries that delight locals and tourists. If you’re in the mood for a few drinks and entertainment, local venues stand ready with craft beer and signature spirits and cocktails. If your trip is scheduled in the spring and early summer, a crawfish boil is a must-do experience.

For more information about Mississippi’s best food and drinking spots, request a tour guide, use our trip planner, check out some of the places to stop, or contact us today to start planning your trip.

La Brioche Bakery

Jackson, MS   FEATURED

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La Brioche is now located in the Cultivation Food Hall at the District at Eastover. La Brioche specializes in breakfast pastries, gelato, french macarons, crepes, and espresso drinks. […]

The Apothecary at Brent's Drugs

The Apothecary at Brent’s Drugs

Jackson, MS   FEATURED

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The Apothecary at Brent’s Drugs is Jackson’s original classic cocktail bar. Located in the historic Fondren neighborhood, The Apothecary opened its doors in 2013 and has since been named one of “The South’s Best Bars” by Southern Living, “9 Great […]

cock of the walk

Cock of the Walk

Ridgeland, MS   FEATURED

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Big waterfront seafood restaurant specializing in fried fare served up in rustic, kid-friendly digs. […]

Walker's Drive-In

Walker’s Drive-In

Jackson, MS   FEATURED

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Derek Emerson is one of the deans of Jackson chefs, and his flagship restaurant in Fondren presents sophisticated food in a casual environment. While the food is certainly elevated, the diner vibe is maintained by black and white tile floors […]

Key City Brewing Company

Key City Brewing Company

Vicksburg, MS   FEATURED

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Enjoy craft beer, craft pizza, and craft cocktails at Vicksburg’s own brewing company located in the heart of downtown. […]

Jutamas Thai

Jutamas Thai – Ridgeland

Ridgeland, MS   FEATURED

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Thai restaurant serving a variety of dishes made to order with the freshest ingredients. […]

The Pig & Pint

The Pig & Pint

Jackson, MS   FEATURED

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Located in the Fondren neighborhood of Jackson, The Pig & Pint combines barbecued meats, tacos, and sides with an extensive menu of craft beers. […]

The Big Apple Inn

Big Apple Inn

Jackson, MS   FEATURED

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Jackson’s Big Apple Inn traces its roots back to 1939. The restaurant is located on historic Farish Street and is known for its famous pig ear sandwiches, smokes (a sausage sandwich), and tamales. […]

The Tomato Place

The Tomato Place

Vicksburg, MS   FEATURED

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A popular roadside produce stand in Vicksburg that offers home-cooked breakfast and sandwich options, plus an extensive variety of frozen smoothies. […]

Fondren Public

Fondren Public

Jackson, MS   FEATURED

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Fondren Public is a popular nightspot with 24 beers on tap, including several made by Mississippi breweries, plus a shuffleboard table and bocce ball courts. […]

Brent's Drugs

Brent’s Drugs 

Jackson, MS   FEATURED

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Brent’s Drugs opened in 1946 as a pharmacy and soda fountain. Today, Brent’s retains its classic 1950s vibe, serving up sandwiches and breakfast plus shakes and other ice cream […]

Stamps Super Burgers

Stamps Super Burgers 

Jackson, MS   FEATURED

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Stamps is a Jackson institution, delighting hungry customers with their massive hamburgers, fries, and other favorites for more than 45 years. […]