Tupelo, MS Restaurants Serve Patrons Right

Learn more about the Southern hospitality in Tupelo restaurants.

By Kevin Litwin on Tue, 05/06/2014 - 02:00

Restaurants in Tupelo bring plenty to the table, with a variety of cuisine choices for residents and visitors.

Casual Dining

It's hard to go wrong at a restaurant owned by the locally based Eat With Us Group, whose portfolio includes casual dining spots such as Harvey's, Fairpark Grill and Sweet Peppers Deli.  Other casual dining favorites in Tupelo include Park Heights Restaurant and South, which specializes in soulfully prepared Southern food. Longhorn Steakhouse is another popular choice.

International Influences

For Mexican and Tex-Mex fare, try Don Julio Tex-Mex Restaurant & Cantina or D'Casa Mexican Restaurant & Grill, which has locations on West Main, South Gloster and in the Mall at Barnes Crossing. Other hotspots with global flair include Mist Asian Restaurant & Bar and Nautical Whimsey Italian Bistro & Wine Bar. Satisfy your pizza cravings at The Lost Pizza Co., Old Venice Pizza Co., Skybox Sports Grill & Pizzeria and Pizza Kitchen.

Lunch Only

Top lunchtime destinations include Cafe 212 and Sweet Tea & Biscuits Cafe, where fresh BLT sandwiches are served on sourdough bread.

Grab and Go

Call in your order and pick up a Cobb salad and an oven-roasted turkey sandwich at Newk's Express Cafe, or get a down-home catfish plate lunch at Papa V's Deli. Other good spot for a quick meal is Sweet Peppers Deli (sample the Cajun shrimp potatoes).


Have a sweet tooth? You'll have no trouble being satisfied in Tupelo at places like Creative Cakes & Supplies, Endville Bakery, Yummy Yogurt, Gigi's Cupcakes, Mary McGuire's Cakes & Confections, Rosie's Cookies, Sweet Treats Bakery, Land's Sweet Creations and Simply Irresistible Treats. And at Simply Sweet by Margarete, give the bacon bread a try.


Kevin Litwin is the author of Crazy Lucky Dead and a freelance feature writer with a career spanning more than 20 years. He was previously an editor for a small-town newspaper for 10 years, and is now...

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