Mississippi July 09, 2016
These 10 Mississippi Restaurants Have Home Style Cooking To Die For
Soul food, comfort food, southern cookin’, home style – no matter what you call it, it’s absolutely amazing. And fortunately for us residents, Mississippi is loaded with restaurants that specialize in this type of fare. Serving up perfectly fried chicken and catfish, all sorts of vegetables, and cornbread to die for, these 10 restaurants have some of the best home style cooking in the entire state.
1. Southern or Soul, Carthage
When you’re craving some authentic southern cooking, Southern or Soul in Carthage has got you covered. For only $10, you can fill up on a buffet loaded with classics, like fried green tomatoes, macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes and gravy, and just about everything else you can think of.
2. Stub’s, Yazoo City
Stub’s Restaurant has been serving Yazoo City for over 50 years. The cafeteria-style lunches and dinners include an array of southern favorites, like country fried steak, fried chicken, pork chops, and the restaurant’s specialty dessert chocolate chess pie.
3. Whistle Stop Café, Wiggins
With over 40 items on the menu that range from “good old country meals” to burgers and po’ boys, it’s easy to see why customers claim the Whistle Stop has the best food in Stone County. Feeling overwhelmed by all the mouthwatering options? The blue plate specials, fried seafood, and burgers are said to be among the café’s top items.
4. The Tracks, Winona
This train-depot-turned-award-winning-restaurant serves up some of the best home cooking around. The Tracks’ daily specials and extensive menu have won the restaurant award after award, including “Best Restaurant” and “Best Chefs.”
5. Pap’s Place, Ackerman
At one time a five and dime store, Pap’s is now known for its extensive buffet of southern favorites. Head to Pap’s and load your plate with catfish, hushpuppies, coleslaw, turnip greens, and barbecue.
6. Checker Board, Meridian
Over the years, this “southern kitchen” has become a local favorite. According to customer reviews, the buffet is always “hot, delicious, plentiful, and definitely southern.” Another tip – get there early because the Checker Board is known to fill up fast.
7. Country Platter Restaurant, Cleveland
The Country Platter has been in the business of whipping up classic soul food for years now, with past diners including several Civil Rights Leaders. The all-you-can-eat buffet is full of authentic southern favorites, like smothered pork steak, fried chicken, and butter beans. Even better? Country Platter is open seven days a week.
8. Mama Hamil’s, Madison
Mama Hamil’s buffet, which includes perfectly seasoned and fried chicken among other southern classics, has earned the Madison restaurant numerous accolades, including “Best Buffet” and “Best Soul Food.”
9. Bovina Café, Vicksburg
This local favorite is the place to go for a true southern soul food experience. Grab a blue plate special, which includes an entrée, three vegetables, salad, dessert, and a drink, for only $10. Be sure to bring cash because credit and debit cards aren’t accepted.
10. Jean’s Restaurant, Meridian
Located in Meridian’s historic downtown, Jean’s serves up a traditional southern fare in a classic lunch counter setting. The more than reasonably priced menu includes everything from chicken salad sandwiches to chicken and dumplings.
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