4 Gourmet Restaurants In Biloxi, Mississippi Transforming The Food Scene

Transforming the Biloxi food scene and well worth a visit!

White House Hotel

Biloxi, Mississippi, might be a little late to the upscale cuisine trend, but recently it has made a significant stride in the number of available delicacies. These four gourmet restaurants are transforming the Biloxi food scene and well worth a visit!

 1. Mary Mahoney’s Old French House

110 Rue Magnolia, Biloxi, MS 39530 (map, website)

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Mary Mahoney’s Old French House is considered a legend in the Biloxi area. The restaurant has been a part of the community for over 50 years and has catered for past presidents, celebrities and locals. This upscale dining establishment offers both a lunch and dinner menu. The lunch menu consists of a variety of seafood options, including grilled tuna, stuffed snapper and a handful of specialty salads.

The dinner menu boasts fresh seafood from the nearby Mississippi Gulf waters. Some of the most mouth-watering dishes available include the shrimp imperial, the stuffed flounder, and the half lobster georgo. Make sure you leave plenty of room for dessert, as Mary Mahoney’s famous bread pudding with rum sauce is a must-try. Finish off your meal with a locally sourced bottle of wine or cup of dessert coffee.

2. Thirty-Two Steak & Seafood

850 Bayview Ave, Biloxi, MS 39530 (map, website)

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Thirty-Two is a steakhouse that offers some of the best views in the city. On the menu, you will find an expansive list of steak entrees, seafood dishes, and some of the best wine in the city. Local favorites include the trio of grove lamb, the Harris Ranch braised veal cheeks, and the tableside bananas foster for two desserts. Finish your exquisite meal with a bottle of wine or cup of Guatemala-derived coffee. Reservations book up fast at Thirty-Two, so make yours in advance.

3. Half Shell Oyster House

125 Lameuse St, Biloxi, MS 39530 (map, website)


The Half Shell Oyster House has been a favorite in Biloxi since 2011. It is located downtown and sits in a historic bank building. The decor alone makes this restaurant worth visiting. You are sure to enjoy the unique architecture of the French Quarter building. The menu is very diverse, offering something delicious for every guest. Traditional seafood items include the oysters Rockefeller and the seafood sampler. If you prefer something from land, try the USDA rib eye uptowner or the chicken Po-boy. Be sure to check out the full-sized clamshells in the men’s upstairs bathroom.

4. Cora’s Restaurant & Bar

1230 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530 (map, website)

White House Hotel

Cora’s Restaurant & Bar is located in the recently renovated and breathtaking White House Hotel, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. The food is superior with seasoned steaks, the freshest of fruits, and over 40 wine selections. Cora’s offers brunch on the weekends and happy hour on weekdays from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. A few of the most talked about dinner menu items include the blackened crab and Brie cakes and the blackened redfish. This delectable restaurant fills up quick, so reserve your table online ahead of time. Check out this or other Biloxi, Mississippi, hotels with Hotel Planner.

Biloxi has evolved into a city with many gourmet restaurants to choose from. Give any of these highly rated restaurants a try the next time you’re in the area!


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