Four Generations Of A Mississippi Family Have Owned And Operated The Legendary Mayflower Café
By Daniella DiRienzo|Published March 14, 2022
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for more than 30 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as the Mississippi-based Parents & Kids Magazine. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
Passing an heirloom down through generations is common practice for many clans. For the Kountouris family, that heirloom is the Mayflower Café. The café isn’t just a vital part of the clan’s legacy, though. As one of the state’s oldest restaurants, it’s a huge part of Mississippi’s backstory too.
Doling out award-winning grub in a retro setting, Mayflower Café isn’t just a restaurant. It’s a true legend! Don’t you think? For more info, call the café at (601) 355-4122. You can also visit the Mayflower Café website.
So, have you ever dined at Mayflower Café? Did you know about its lengthy history? Know of another legendary eatery? Tell us!
Looking for another famous place to stuff your face? Check out this beloved hole-in-the-wall, which serves up the state’s best fried catfish.
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