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The Ranchero is famous for their BBQ, steaks, seafood, and sandwiches. They also offer a daily lunch menu. Ranchero caters parties and have a private dining room to accommodate groups.
The Sears Street Grocery, also known as the "Grey Mule," located in a beige-colored metal building, is the first stop on the Southern Foodway Alliance’s Tamale Trail.
Mississippi State Senator Willie Simmons owns The Senator’s Place on Highway 49 situated in a plain brick building across the street from the Byas Funeral Home. Senator Simmons and his wife run the restaurant and offer an “All-U-Can-Eat” Buffet daily with the tastiest soul food locals (and repeat customers) constantly crave.
Sherman’s Restaurant opened as a family grocery store in 1947 and is famous for its homemade pies. The restaurant also offers smoked ribs, seafood, and specialty sandwiches. It has been a Delta institution for six decades.
Simmons Farm Raised Catfish is a Mississippi institution and ships Mississippi Farm Raised catfish – the best and only type of catfish you’ll want to eat – around the world. They are a formidable supplier and can ship catfish steaks, strips, fillets and nuggets, plain or breaded along with jalapeno or plain hushpuppies or a bag of their famous southern recipe seafood and poultry breading.
Enjoy a clever and delicious variety of Delta-inspired dishes such as the Delta Nachos, tortilla chips covered with pork loin and smothered in barbecue, or the fried cheese grits entrée, Shrimp MaryAnna, smothered in creamy andouille shrimp sauce.
Stub’s Restaurant is known for its Chocolate Chess Pie. Need we say more? Well, yes! The family-owned restaurant has been in business since 1961 and current owner, David Fagan, whose father began the business, continues his father’s tradition.
Trisha Berry is the proprietor of The Blue Biscuit located in an old brick building with a huge plate glass window that looks out on the new B.B. King Museum.
The go-to place for a classic all-you-can-eat soul food buffet from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. with traditional dishes in rotation daily like smothered pork steak, fried chicken and catfish served with sides of butter beans, cabbage, greens or rice and gravy.
“Visit the King, Eat at the Crown” is the motto for The Crown Restaurant, a Delta tradition since 1976. The Crown began as a small antique mall and tea room on the outskirts of town but is now in a large warehouse building on the main thoroughfare in Downtown Indianola.
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