The Best Places to Eat in the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Award-winning chefs and fresh ingredients abound in the Mississippi Gulf Coast. In this dining guide, you’ll find a wide range of sure-to-be favorites, enjoy, and don’t forget to tell them The Scout Guide sent you!

White Pillars (1696 Beach Boulevard, Biloxi). Owner and chef Austin Sumrall is known for serving the freshest fare on the MS Gulf Coast. He’s been featured on the Cooking Channel and Food Network, as well as written about in Garden & Gun, Food & Wine, Eater, and more. We love the beautiful atmosphere and cocktails at the beautiful WP Lounge. Instagram

Phoenicia Gourmet (1223 Government Street, Ocean Springs). We love everything on the menu. Their chicken shawarma is a local treasure and their shawarma sauce is out of this world.

The Blind Butcher (720 Delmas Avenue, Pascagoula). The most well stocked and beautiful butcher shop you’ve ever seen. They serve up specialty meats and gourmet foods, as well as curated gifts with a great grab and go cooler.

Mary Mahoney’s (116 Rue Magnolia, Biloxi). Delicious food served in an iconic atmosphere in one of America’s oldest homes. Mary Mahoney’s is classic Mississippi Gulf Coast dining at its finest. It’s an institution in Biloxi, serving folks for over 59 years. Instagram

BrewPaddle Cafe (854 Howard Avenue, Biloxi). A welcome addition to the gulf coast, this Parisian inspired eatery is located inside The Bella in downtown Biloxi. They source the best local ingredients for their can’t miss breakfast and lunch menu. They also bake their artisan breads in house daily and have some of the best coffee offerings around. Instagram

Businesses in bold indicate they are The Scout Guide Mississippi Gulf Coast members.

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