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 decadent desserts, you’ll find a variety of hot spots and tasty tours throughout every corner of the state.

Saint Leo

Saint Leo

Oxford , MS   FEATURED

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Located near the Square in Oxford, Saint Leo specializes in wood-fired Italian cuisine. The restaurant was recognized by the James Beard Foundation, in 2017, as one of the nation’s best new restaurants. […]

Taylor Grocery

Taylor Grocery

Taylor , MS   FEATURED

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Taylor Grocery is known for fried catfish and has been serving guests for more than 40 years. They’re located in a historic building in Taylor, just a short drive from Oxford. […]

Forklift

Forklift

Tupelo, MS   FEATURED

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Forklift is a Tupelo restaurant serving Southern food, elevated. The restaurant emphasizes locally sourced ingredients and hand-crafted cocktails. […]

Bottletree Bakery

Bottletree Bakery

Oxford, MS   FEATURED

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Bottletree Bakery is Oxford’s go-to spot for scratch-made baked goods and espresso-based drinks. […]

The Coop

The Coop

Oxford, MS   FEATURED

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The Coop, located on the fourth-floor terrace of Oxford’s Graduate Hotel, serves locally inspired cocktails and classic Southern food – and offers stellar views of Oxford’s square. […]

Snackbar

Snackbar

Oxford, MS

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Stylish bistro & oyster bar offering Southern-influenced French eats, plus cocktails & live music. […]

Hollywood Cafe

Tunica, MS

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Beale Street and Elvis aren’t the only stars in Marc Cohn’s “Walking in Memphis”—Tunica’s own Hollywood Café was also immortalized in the hit song for its soulful live music. But this local eatery’s real claim to fame is the food. […]

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Mississippi Ale House

Olive Branch, MS

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This is a beer only establishment for craft beer lovers. Features Mississippi breweries and a few others from around the area, with a rotating tap list. Pints, flights and growlers available. A beer only establishment, but any food is allowed […]

Memphis BBQ
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We forged our reputation in the fires of the world’s toughest BBQ competitions, winning literally thousands of awards and 10 World Championships. Our Pitmaster, World BBQ Champion Melissa Cookston, believes in fresh BBQ, smoked over hard wood for hours and […]