One of the best parts of vacation is enjoying local food. After all, calories don’t count on vacation, right?! When you stay in Gulfport, Mississippi, you’ll be surrounded by delectable restaurants. Whether you’re searching for fresh-caught seafood, fine dining, family-friendly eateries, or Gulf Coast views, we’ve got you covered. Keep reading to learn about some of our favorite Gulfport, MS, restaurants.
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Try Some of Our Favorite Gulfport, MS, Restaurants
If you’re hungry for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, or a quick snack, there is a Gulfport, MS, restaurant that’s perfect for every palate.
Salute Seafood Italian Restaurant
Location: 1712 15th Street, Gulfport, MS 39501
Head to Salute and treat yourself to authentic Italian food in an upbeat, Tuscan environment. As you dine, you’ll fall in love with the incredible views of the beach and Mississippi Sound. They also offer a full bar with happy hour and live music.
Dish to Try: Classic Chicken Parmesan – Italian-friend chicken topped with homemade marinara sauce and freshly-melted mozzarella
Half Shell Oyster House
Location: 2500 13th Street, Gulfport, MS 39501
This fantastic seafood restaurant specialized in oysters on the half shell, charbroiled and Rockefeller. They also offer a variety of local seafood, such as crab cakes, shrimp, and more. Is seafood not your thing? You can enjoy salads, sandwiches, and steak and chicken dishes too.
Dish to Try: Big Easy Surf and Turf – USDA Choice 6-ounce filet served over a homemade crab cake and topped with Bearnaise sauce and juicy jumbo lump crabmeat
El Agave Mexican Restaurant
Location: 2108 25th Avenue, Gulfport, MS 39501
Do you love Mexican food? Head to El Agave and enjoy authentic cuisine. From tamales to chimichangas to margaritas, they’ve got it all!
Dish to Try: Burrito Supreme – Hand-wrapped burrito topped with red sauce, shredded cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, guacamole, and sour cream
Koi Sushi Japanese Steak House & Hibachi Grill
Location: 9442 Highway 49, Gulfport, MS 39503
When you dine at Koi Sushi, you’ll choose from a wide array of Japanese cuisine. Enjoy sashimi, maki, classic Japanese kitchen entrees, and unique cocktails in an elegant yet relaxed atmosphere.
Dish to Try: Biloxi Roll – Shrimp tempura, crawfish, and cucumber, topped with seared salmon, snow crab, blue crab, eel sauce, and sriracha.
Shaggy’s Gulfport Beach
Location: 1724 East Beach Blvd., Gulfport, MS 39501
Shaggy’s offers a fun-filled island ambiance. This lively, family-friendly bar and restaurant prides itself on being perfect for anyone from age 0-99. Their menu features refreshing cocktails, an oyster bar, beach tacos, and grilled cheese for the kiddos.
Dish to Try: Baskets – Choose from shrimp, oysters, chicken, or catfish, hand–battered to order using Shaggy’s signature fish fry batter (you may also choose grilled). Baskets are served with French fries and jalapeño hushpuppies.
For even more ideas visit our complete list of restaurants.
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