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.

Highball Lanes

Highball Lanes

Jackson, MS   FEATURED

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

Sambou's African Kitchen

Sambou’s African Kitchen

Jackson, MS   FEATURED

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Sambou’s is a family-owned and operated restaurant specializing in the cuisine of West Africa. Menu choices include Gambian jollof rice, oxtail soup, goat curry, and jerk chicken. The Jackson restaurant was recognized by the James Beard Foundation as one of […]

The Pearl

The Pearl

Jackson, MS   FEATURED

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

Elvie's

Elvie’s

Jackson, MS   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, MS   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. […]

CAET

Caet

Ridgeland, MS   FEATURED

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Caet, located in Renaissance at Colony Park in Ridgeland, offers upscale yet casual seafood dining. They provide a diverse menu, including a variety of seafood and oyster bar options, complemented by a full bar. Guests can choose to dine indoors […]

Abe's Bar-B-Q

Abe’s Bar-B-Q

Clarksdale, MS   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, MS   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. […]

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 […]

Sombra Mexican Kitchen

Sombra Mexican Kitchen

Ridgeland, MS   FEATURED

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Sombra Mexican Kitchen is a locally-owned Mexican restaurant located in Ridgeland’s Township at Colony Park development. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, serving a variety of traditional Mexican dishes and Sombra specialties, a variety of cocktails (including eight […]

Broad Street Baking Company & Café

Jackson, MS   FEATURED

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Broad Street Baking Company & Café is a Jackson restaurant that has offered artisan breads, desserts, breakfasts, lunches, and dinners since 1998. The restaurant uses traditional European recipes and techniques along with original creations made from scratch daily. Mardi Gras […]

Sal & Mookie’s New York Pizza & Ice Cream Joint

Sal & Mookie’s is a New York-style pizza restaurant and ice cream parlor. The laid-back, kid-friendly restaurant also offers custom specialty cocktails, including ice cream drink, and a selection of wines and beers. The restaurant has additional locations in Madison […]