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The a la carte restaurant opens at 6:00 each evening. The menu offers numerous appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, and desserts. Seating options in the 1818 restaurant are customizable to fit the need of the guest. The superiority of the cuisine is only surpassed by the quality of the wait staff's service. Member of Bed & Breakfast Association of Mississippi.
The 930 Blues Cafe' preserves the legacy of Mississippi Delta Blues on historic Congress Street in the heart of downtown Jackson. The owner has recreated a vivid Delta atmosphere with artifacts such as washboards, cotton scales, and flooring of the finest of long-leaf southern pine, resurrected from an old church. Featuring local and international blues artist. Dine on one of three decks or just hang out on the second floor balcony while you listen to some of the best blues around.
c. 1830. Tour one of Vicksburg’s most historic antebellum homes. With humble beginnings as a wood framed pioneer home, Anchuca was built in 1830 by J.W. Maulding. Be sure to dine at Cafe' Anchuca.
Some Jacksonians say that Beatty Street Grocery has the tastiest hamburgers and white bread BLT's. Be prepared to wait in line if you go at noon.
Site where Coca-Cola was first bottled in 1894. Tour includes history of the beverage and the Biedenharn family. Coca-Cola memorabilia. Ice-cold cokes, ice cream floats, hand-dipped ice cream and more than 100 other items for sale in the museum gift shop.
Regulars at The Big Apple Inn clamor for the smokes and ears at this restaurant. The pig ear sandwich – yes, pig ear – was an invention of owner Gino Lee's grandfather "Big John" Mora (which is why you’ll still hear patrons call the place “Big John’s” from time to time). Mora was a Mexican immigrant and named the restaurant after a late 1930’s dance craze called “The Big Apple.” Patrons buy bags full of smokes and ears.
Bill's Greek Tavern serves the freshest Gulf seafood with his own special Greek seasoning. Dinners include such Mississippi specialties as broiled redfish, shrimp, oysters, lump crabmeat, and more goodies from the Gulf.
Located in Historic Downtown Natchez, Biscuits and Blues offers a full service restaurant and premium bar. Savor award winning cuisine and the best California wines, micro-brews, and specialty cocktails - all at reasonable prices that please the primarily local clientele.
Brent's Drugs & Soda Fountain is a traditional drug store not only serving the third generation of customers but also serving good food. Everyone comes for the nostalgia and the milkshakes! Located in the historic, artsy Fondren district it has an old-time soda fountain with hand-dipped milkshakes, malts, ice cream sundaes, and fresh-squeezed lemonade.
Bully’s Restaurant is owned by Tyrone Bully, whose father started the restaurant almost 30 years ago. It has become a mainstay of the black community in West Jackson known for having the freshest home style vegetables such as greens, sweet potatoes and cream corn.
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