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Local iconic restaurant serves seafood, southern cuisine and steaks.
A must see for artists and photographers. Be sure to visit this Caribbean-themed “funky” little shack with a dash of New Orleans music. Browse handmade furniture, arts & crafts, and plants in an old-time roadside produce market. Breads, pies and cookies are baked daily. Local honey, sorghum, ribbon cane syrups and homemade jams, jellies, and “Mississippi Fever” are also available! Enjoy fresh-squeezed lemonade from an antique juicer or enjoy a blended fruit smoothie while you shop. All-natural selections also available.
True small town ambiance is found in this cafe, Three Way Seafood/Backyard Cafe, located in the back of a 1940s service station. The retail store sells fresh shrimp, crawfish and catfish as well as boudin and other regional sausages. Daily lunches feature a full course buffet of Southern home cooking.
In 1982, Robert Mosley brought his hot tamale business from Greenwood to Jackson. Photographs of generations of the Mosley family adorn the walls, along with authentic Blues posters, guitars, and other down home memorabilia in Tony’s Tamales. Mr. Mosley's fascinating collection of model cars representing the 1920's through the 1970's is displayed on shelves above the counter.
Local legend! Mom & Pop store. Come enjoy hamburgers, sandwiches, Reuben’s, homemade chicken salad, Pimiento cheese & more!
Checks and cash only.
Two Sisters' Kitchen is pure home cooking located in a two-story 1904 house that still has the atmosphere of a Southern boarding house. Politicos from the nearby state offices are regulars, and the birthplace of Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Eudora Welty, currently a writers' village, is right next door.
Built in 1946, Walker's Drive-In still has the same glass brick trim and authentic neon sign. Award-winning chef Derek Emerson creates plate lunches of chicken salad with cold cornbread dressing as well as fried green tomato BLT's.
Walnut Hills is a Vicksburg icon. Fabulous authentic Southern plantation cuisine served in the atmosphere of an 1880’s home. There is a full menu of steaks, seafood and unique specialties. The world famous fried chicken is a specialty as are the varied garden vegetables, each prepared from unique recipes. The restaurant can handle large groups and private dining parties up to 40.
All major credit cards and checks are accepted.
Whistle Stop Café is across the street from the railroad depot and serves up home cooking staples. Lunchtime brings plate specials like country fried steak, stuffed or fried catfish, chicken spaghetti or chicken and dumplings with a side helping of fresh vegetables such as lima beans, greens and corn on the cob.
Driving along Highway 51, we guarantee there’s no missing this place with its huge “Wilson’s” sign in the parking lot and the logo on the front of the building of the smiling pig with open, welcoming arms.
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