Food & Drink in Mississippi

In Mississippi, you can soak up the state’s rich history, as well as the culinary culture of the American South. Mississippi is home to world-renowned chefs and restaurants, offering a wide range of unique flavors and iconic recipes. The state has several breweries, distilleries, and even an award-winning meadery that offer locally crafted beverages, tours, and events. 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, or contact us today.

Birdie's Cafe

Birdhouse Cafe

Hattiesburg   FEATURED

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Katie Dixon’s Birdhouse Cafe is a Hattiesburg restaurant serving breakfast and lunch. Menu items emphasize healthy and tasty dining options. […]

Captain Al's Steak & Seafood

Captain Al’s Steak & Seafood

Gulfport   FEATURED

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Captain Al’s serves up fresh seafood and steak, with weekly lunch specials and a wide range of specialty drinks. […]

Bottletree Bakery

Bottletree Bakery

Oxford   FEATURED

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

The Pig & Pint

The Pig & Pint

Jackson   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   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. […]

Fan & Johnny's

Fan & Johnny’s

Greenwood   FEATURED

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For a contemporary take on Southern cooking, head to Fan & Johnny’s, a Greenwood restaurant owned and operated by the celebrated Mississippi chef Taylor Bowen-Ricketts. […]

Two Brothers Smoked Meats

Two Brothers Smoked Meats

Starkville   FEATURED

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Two Brothers Smoked Meats specializes in serving a variety of meats cooked slow over the restaurant’s pecan-fueled outdoor smoker. The restaurant is located in Starkville’s Cotton District. […]

The Midtowner

The Midtowner

Hattiesburg   FEATURED

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The Midtowner is a restaurant from celebrated Mississippi restauranteur Robert St. John, offering classic breakfast options and hearty lunch plates served up with a variety of vegetable sides. […]

The Tomato Place

The Tomato Place

Vicksburg   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. […]

Vestige

Vestige

Ocean Springs   FEATURED

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Doe's Eat Place

Doe’s Eat Place

Greenville   FEATURED

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Mississippi’s legendary hole-in-the-wall steakhouse has been serving guests at its Greenville location (the original) since 1941. […]

Fondren Public

Fondren Public

Jackson   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. […]