There are many great things to do in Biloxi, set on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Home to several casinos which provide plenty of all-day entertainment, the city also several places of interest like the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, and the Jefferson Davis Presidential Library.
Biloxi Beach is ideal for a day of fun in the sun and features the Biloxi Lighthouse, and just offshore is Deer Island, which protects colonies of pelicans and loggerhead turtles. After exploring the city and its surrounds head to one of these restaurants.
1. BR Prime
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Located in the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, BR Prime is a quintessential American steakhouse that offers a captivating dining experience with award-winning cuisine, world-class wines, and impeccable service and hospitality. The restaurant features elegant décor with designer furnishings, intimately curved banquettes, and a dramatic floor-to-ceiling glass wine display next to a sleek bar lined with imported spirits. The culinary team creates a seasonal menu of market-driven cuisine using locally sourced ingredients like lobster tail from South Africa or Maine, wet-aged and dry-aged prime beef, seasonal oysters, Kobe ribeye, and stone crab. An extensive list of fine wines is available from the bar, along with handcrafted cocktails and local microbrews and craft beers. Browse best places to visit in Mississippi on vacation.
875 Beach Boulevard, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-386-7111
2. Cora's Restaurant & Bar
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Based in the historic White House Hotel on Beach Boulevard, Cora’s Restaurant and Bar offers a refined dining experience with locally-inspired Gulf Coast cuisine and spectacular panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico. A stylish dining room with elegant décor exudes a sophisticated ambiance, and an upstairs rooftop lounge and terrace is the perfect spot for sundowners and sipping cocktails under the stars against a backdrop of inspiring views. Cora's Southern-Coastal menu features fresh Gulf seafood and perfectly seasoned steaks, along with organic salads and delectable desserts, accompanied by over 45 selections of fine wines, which can be enjoyed by the glass or bottle, 16 local and craft beers, and classic cocktails made with house-made specialty syrups. Cora’s Restaurant and Bar is open for lunch and dinner, seven days a week, and weekend brunch.
1230 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-233-1230
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3. Doe's Eat Place
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Based at the Margaritaville Resort Biloxi, Doe’s Eat Place is a James Beard Award-winning restaurant that is renowned for serving the best steak and tamales in the state. Perfect for a romantic dinner for two or fun-filled gathering with friends, the Delta-style steakhouse serves mouthwatering porterhouse steaks and signature tamales in a refined, but laid-back atmosphere. The menu offers six options of perfectly grilled steaks seared on a 1,900-degree grill and served with a selection of sauces and sides such as sautéed mushrooms and caramelized onions, garlic toast, fries, and salad. Classic Southern desserts range from Mississippi Mud Cake to Peanut Butter Pie, and a wide range of libations including an extensive selection of Scotch and bourbon are available from the bar.
195 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-271-6343
4. Half Shell Oyster House
For exceptional Southern-style seafood in a romantic atmosphere, head to Half Shell Oyster House, which promises an unforgettable fine-dining experience. The upscale-casual seafood eatery and bar specialize in serving fresh seafood, catch-of-the-day fish, shellfish and oysters, along with po' boys, prime steaks and fresh salads. Exposed brick interiors, ornate wrought iron railings, and romantic French Quarter lighting create an intimate ambiance, and a large copper bar overlooks the open kitchen where the culinary team produces exceptional cuisine. Pair your fare with a variety of libations from creative cocktails, craft beers and microbrews, and a selection of fine wines from some of the world’s top wine-producing regions. Half Shell Oyster House is open for lunch and dinner, daily.
125 Lameuse Street, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-432-5050
5. Jazzeppi's Ristorante & Martini Bar
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Jazzeppi's Ristorante & Martini Bar is an upscale-casual, old-school café with a bar that serves regionally-inspired Italian fare and handcrafted martinis in an elegant but casual atmosphere. Two unique bars serve over 100 martinis and a wide selection of fine wines by the glass, along with an appetizer menu and a variety of gourmet pizzas. The restaurant offers a menu of Italian-inspired cuisine such as antipasti selections of fried calamari, grilled filet tips and grilled portobello mushrooms, eggplant Lorenzo, filet mignon and rib eye, and shrimp scampi. Other libations include local and imported craft beers, and handcrafted cocktails made with high-end spirits. Jazzeppi's Ristorante & Martini Bar is open for dinner only, Tuesday through Saturday.
195 Porter Ave B, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-374-9660
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Jia takes diners on a culinary journey through Asia with a menu of authentic Japanese, Thai, Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese cuisine. Set within the Beau Rivage Resort, the Pan-Asian restaurant features Zen-inspired décor with bamboo accents and hanging lanterns and exudes a stylish and sophisticated ambiance. Jia delivers a creative menu of regional favorites bursting with tastes and flavors from around Asia, such as sizzling platters of fresh seafood, expertly prepared meats, traditional handmade nigiri, maki, temaki and sashimi, and several noodles and rice specialties. Expert personal chefs dazzle as they prepare teppanyaki dishes and other exotic dishes, and the full-service bar offers a selection of libations including hot and cold sake. Jia is open for dinner only, Wednesday through Sunday.
875 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-386-7111
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7. Magnolia House by Kelly English
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Chef Kelly English’s Magnolia House offers an elegant fine-dining experience like no other. Designed around the concept of a Southern home, the beautifully appointed restaurant features several dining rooms and spaces, including a beautiful living room and a cozy wine cellar lined with rare vintages from around the world. Chef Kelly English creates an award-winning menu of market-driven cuisine that is rich in Southern flavors, with signature dishes of freshest local seafood from the Mississippi Gulf Coast, prime USDA beef steaks, and lamb chops, handmade pasta, and from-scratch sauces, and organic salads. Decadent desserts include sweet potato cheesecake and chicory crème brûlée beignets, and a selection of world-class wines and handcrafted cocktails accompany the fare. Magnolia House is open for dinner only, Thursday through Tuesday.
280 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-436-2946
8. Mary Mahoney's Old French House
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Mary Mahoney's Old French House is an elegantly appointed and revered dining destination with a beautiful courtyard for romantic wining and dining with loved ones. Family-owned and operated for more than half a century, the restaurant specializes in fresh seafood, catch-of-the-day fish with signature dishes like Fried Soft-Shell Crabs, Shrimp & Lobster George, Stuffed Snapper, Sisters of the Sea Au Gratin, and Lump Crabmeat Melba. The menu also features perfectly grilled USDA steaks, fresh salads and sides, and mouthwatering desserts, and the cuisine is accompanied by an extensive selection of fine wines from around the globe, craft beers and brews, and classic cocktails.
Mary Mahoney's Old French House serves lunch and dinner, six days a week.
110 Rue Magnolia, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-374-0163
9. Mignon's Steaks & Seafood
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Located in the Palace Casino Resort, Mignon’s Steaks & Seafood is an award-winning steakhouse and premier fine dining restaurant dedicated to providing an unrivaled dining experience. Seamlessly blending sublime cuisine, world-class wines, extraordinary service, and unparalleled attention to detail, the sophisticated restaurant is famous for romantic dinners and celebrating special occasions. Traditional décor with leather accents and elegantly dressed tables create a warm and welcoming ambiance in which diners can savor sublime cuisine such as house-butchered cuts of USDA choice steaks, fresh seafood, free-range chicken and pork, and a range of vegetarian options. The full-service bar has an extensive menu of fine wines from around the world, which can be enjoyed by the glass or bottle, craft beers on tap or by the bottle, and handcrafted cocktails. Mignon’s Steaks & Seafood is open for dinner only, Wednesday through Sunday.
158 Howard Ave, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-432-8888
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10. Patio 44
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Patio 44 is a beautiful patio-themed restaurant with an elegant indoor dining area and private dining spaces that serve a chef-driven menu of farm-to-table fare with Creole influences and prepared using locally-sourced ingredients. Seasonal menus feature classic and new Creole-style dishes such as grilled and blackened fish, gumbo, shrimp and grits, perfectly seared filet and ribeye steaks, and signature plates of fried Mississippi catfish tacos and blue crab fondue. An extensive wine list boasts more than 100 bottles from across the world, and other libations include handcrafted cocktails made with fresh ingredients, and local craft brews and beers. Patio 44 is open for lunch and dinner daily.
124 Main St, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-207-2628
11. Samurai Japanese Cuisine Sushi Grill & Bar
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Samurai Japanese Cuisine Sushi Grill & Bar is an elegant eatery that specializes in fresh, handmade sushi and sashimi, and other traditional and functional Japanese dishes. Using a blend of local and imported ingredients and classic Japanese recipes, the expert culinary team produces a varied selection of sushi, nigiri, sashimi, hand rolls, and hibachi, as well as teppanyaki and other seafood dishes. Diners can create their sushi rolls, and children can enjoy a special kid’s menu of fresh sushi. A full-service bar has an extensive list of fine wines from around the world, which can be enjoyed by the glass or bottle, craft beers on tap or by the bottle, and handcrafted cocktails. Samurai Japanese Cuisine Sushi Grill & Bar is open for lunch and dinner, daily.
3516 Sangani Blvd Ste J, D'Iberville, MS 39540, Phone: 228-396-9750
12. Scarlet's Steaks & Seafood
Located in the Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort, Scarlet’s Steaks & Seafood is an elegant steakhouse helmed by Chef Anthony Rametta that serves award-winning cuisine in a stylish and sophisticated setting. The restaurant features sultry décor with dark wood and luxurious leather accents, impeccable tableside service, and soft lighting that creates an intimate ambiance. Bringing 29 years of culinary experience to the table, Chef Anthony Rametta presents mouthwatering dishes of perfectly grilled steak and seafood, fresh salads, vegetarian options, renowned steakhouse sides, and elegant desserts. A full-service bar has an extensive menu of fine wines from around the world, which can be enjoyed by the glass or bottle, craft beers on tap or by the bottle, and handcrafted cocktails. Scarlet’s Steaks & Seafood is open for dinner Wednesday through Sunday and Sunday brunch.
9380 Central Ave, D'Iberville, MS 39540, Phone: 228-392-1889
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Located in the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Stalla is a contemporary casino eatery with stylish décor that specializes in classic Italian cuisine inspired by the northern Italian countryside. Featuring interiors akin to those Old World-style restaurants in New York's Little Italy, the restaurant serves a menu of Italian staples like wood-fired pizzas with gourmet toppings, spaghetti and meatballs, lasagna, chicken parmigiana, and veal piccata. Other menu items include fresh, homemade soups and salads, fresh seafood, a variety of pasta dishes, and delectable desserts, and a full-service bar offers fine wines from Italy and further afield, craft beers on tap or by the bottle, and handcrafted cocktails. Stalla is open for dinner, Friday through Tuesday.
875 Beach Boulevard, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 888-952-2582
14. The Buffet at Beau Rivage
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Located in the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, The Buffet at Beau Rivage is a sprawling, elegant casino restaurant that features an all-you-can-eat buffet packed with an array of diverse cuisine. The spacious restaurant has comfortable décor, carpeted floors and soft lighting and offers a considerable variety of globally-inspired cuisine ranging from fresh seafood and grilled fish, prime meats from a warm carvery station, and an array of fresh salads, soups and sides to freshly baked bread and pastries, and mouthwatering desserts. A full-service bar offers fine wines, craft beers on tap or by the bottle, and handcrafted cocktails, and Sunday brunch cocktails like mimosas and Bloody Mary’s. The Buffet at Beau Rivage is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, seven days a week.
875 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-386-7111
15. The Reef
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The Reef is a casual, laid-back waterfront eatery and bar on Biloxi Beach that serves excellent local seafood, delectable specialty dishes, and handcrafted cocktails. Spanning two floors with breathtaking ocean views, the restaurant has both indoor and outdoor seating for year-round dining and elevator access to the upper level. Seasonal menus feature seafood dishes, steaks, chops, and salads, as well as signature dishes like Shrimp and Alligator Quesadillas, Firecracker Nachos, Gator, and Pickles, and Banging Biloxi Beach Gumbo. An extensive wine list boasts more than 100 bottles from across the world, and other libations include handcrafted cocktails made with fresh ingredients, and local craft brews and beers. The Reef is open for lunch and dinner daily.
1749 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39531, Phone: 228-206-7075
Located in the IP Casino Resort Spa, Thirty-Two is a AAA Four Diamond-rated restaurant and one of the state’s most sought-after dining destination. Celebrating the bounty of south Mississippi's Gulf Coast by using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, the restaurant serves seasonal menus featuring ocean-fresh seafood, succulent steaks, handmade pasta, and fresh salads, accompanied by one of the finest wine selections on the Coast. The restaurant exudes an elegant ambiance with plush leather and wood accents and friendly, knowledgeable staff who provide impeccable service and hospitality. Chef de Cuisine Matthew Kallinikos presents signature dishes like potato strudel, Mississippi sweet potato, lobster mac and cheese, sous vide scallops with sugar cane, and pan-seared Loch Duart salmon. Thirty-Two is open for dinner only, Wednesday through Saturday.
850 Bayview Ave, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-436-3000
Located in the IP Casino Resort Spa, Tien is a plush, AAA Four Diamond-rated restaurant that specializes in Pan-Asian cuisine. Designed to provide a multicultural, culinary experience, the restaurant offers a wide variety of cuisine ranging from fresh, made-from-scratch sushi, sashimi and nigiri, shabu-shabu, dim sum, and interactive table-side teppanyaki. Signature small plates include crab Rangoon, lobster dumplings, freshly shucked oysters, and miso soup, followed by entrées of house specialty sushi and sashimi, whole Dungeness crab, live Maine lobster, and Beijing barbecued duckling. A full-service bar has an extensive menu of fine wines from around the world, which can be enjoyed by the glass or bottle, craft beers on tap or by the bottle, and handcrafted cocktails. Tien is open for dinner, Friday through Tuesday.
850 Bayview Ave, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-436-3000
18. White Pillars Restaurant and Lounge
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White Pillars Restaurant and Lounge is an award-winning restaurant helmed by highly acclaimed owner and Chef Austin Sumrall that serves fresh local seafood, prime USDA steaks, and handmade pasta. Featuring an elegantly appointed dining room with a crackling fireplace and a chic wood bar, the restaurant is ideal for a romantic dinner for two or celebrating a special occasion. Chef Austin Sumrall uses locally sourced ingredients and regional produce to create a market-driven menu of seasonal farm-to-table cuisine in the form of small sharing plates, appetizers, and hearty entrées. Signature seasonal favorites include Korean BBQ Pork Belly, Gulf Seafood Tower, and Eggplant Josephine, and an extensive menu of fine wines from around the world, which can be enjoyed by the glass or bottle, craft beers on tap or by the bottle, and handcrafted cocktails accompany the cuisine. White Pillars Restaurant and Lounge is open for lunch and dinner, Wednesday through Saturday, Sunday brunch and dinner only on Tuesday.
1696 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39531, Phone: 228-207-0885
19. Bacchus on the Beach in Pass Christian
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Bacchus on the Beach is a casual, laid-back spot in in Pass Christian that serves Cajun-inspired fare and handcrafted cocktails. Part of the Bacchus Experience group of restaurants, the breezy restaurant has a comfortable indoor dining room and a large outdoor deck for alfresco drinks and dining, and a full-service bar that serves a variety of libations from casual wines, craft, and draft beers, and classic cocktails made with top-shelf spirits. The menu features Southern favorites like fried oysters, po’boys, shrimp and grits, blackened catfish, and blue crab cakes.
111 W Scenic Dr, Pass Christian, MS 39571, Phone: 228-222-4852
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