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.

Brent's Drugs

Brent’s Drugs 

Jackson   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   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. […]

The Coop

The Coop

Oxford   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. […]

The Guest Room

The Guest Room

Starkville   FEATURED

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The Guest Room offers a cozy, old-world style, with crafted cocktails and a full dinner menu from Restaurant Tyler. Named one of the best “hidden bars” in the country in a 2018 Men’s Journal article. […]

The Boxcar

The Boxcar

Meridian   FEATURED

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The Boxcar is a rooftop bar on top of Meridian’s Threefoot Hotel. The bar’s name reflects Meridian’s historic importance as a major transportation hub during the heyday of the railroad era. The Boxcar offers spectacular views of downtown Meridian with […]

Highball Lanes

Highball Lanes

Jackson   FEATURED

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Located in the Fondren neighborhood of Jackson, Highball Lanes combines bowling with a high-end restaurant and cocktail bar. […]

The Pearl

The Pearl

Jackson   FEATURED

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The Pearl is a tiki bar serving tropical-themed food and specialty drinks. […]

Elvie's

Elvie’s

Jackson   FEATURED

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Elvie’s offers a cozy, upscale dining experience in the heart of Jackson’s historic Belhaven neighborhood. Reservations are recommended. […]

Lou's Full-Serv

Lou’s Full-Serv

Jackson   FEATURED

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Lou’s serves up Southern-inspired fare in a restaurant with a casual, vintage industrial atmosphere. Located in the historic Belhaven neighborhood of Jackson. […]

Abe's Bar-B-Q

Abe’s Bar-B-Q

Clarksdale   FEATURED

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Abe’s Bar-B-Q is the oldest continuously operated barbecue restaurant in Mississippi. Located just down the street from the legendary Crossroads of Delta Blues fame, the restaurant offers a wide selection of smoked meats, tamales, and sides. […]

Leatha's

Leatha’s Bar-B-Que

Petal   FEATURED

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The family-owned restaurant has built a reputation as one of Mississippi’s finest barbeque restaurants since its founding by Leatha Jackson, “The Queen of Mississippi Barbecue,” in 1975. […]

Mayflower Cafe

Mayflower Cafe

Jackson   FEATURED

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The Mayflower Café is the oldest operating restaurant in the capital city, first serving customers in 1935. The restaurant is famous for its classic, Greek-inspired seafood and steak menu, which has been passed down through generations of the Kountouris family. […]