EAT & DRINK

Often the greatest treasures of a community are the hidden gems of locally owned businesses. Downtown Hattiesburg is rich in a wide variety of eateries, bars, and night life.

Restaurants

One taste of the cuisine in Downtown Hattiesburg, and you’ll be back for more! Luckily, the possibilities are virtually endless with tastes from brick-fired pizza and fresh oysters to handmade dumplings and hand-pattied burgers.

Blu Jazz Cafe

Winner of the “Best New Restaurant” in the Pine Belt, the menu contains fresh seafood, pasta, steaks, and original dishes with a Cajun flair. A full list of specialty cocktails and local brews are also available.

213 E. Front St. | 601.402.1464
Thur:  4 pm – 10 pm
Fri:     4 pm – 11 pm
Sat:    10 am – 11 pm

Sun: 10 am – 3 pm

Coney Island Cafe

Classic 1923 diner featuring breakfast and lunch dishes along with daily specials.

400 Main St. | 601.582.8513
Mon – Fri: 6 am -3 pm

Depot Kitchen and Market

Light Breakfast, lunch including gourmet soups, salads, and sandwiches-putting a creative spin on scratch-made cuisine.

209 Buschman Street | 601.602.4040
Mon-Fri: 7 am – 4 pm
Sat: 8 am – 4 pm
Sun: 9 am – 2 pm

Equinox Coffee

Equinox Coffee serves quality coffee and tea-based drinks along with spritzers. Bubble tea and house-made ice pops are also on the menu. Enjoy this casual and fun shop where you’ll feel like a local!

1901 Hardy Street
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401
(601) 336-6300

Mon – Thur:  6 am – 8 pm
Fri: 6 am – 9 pm
Sat & Sun: 7 am – 9 pm

Fairley’s Wings and More

Variety is the spice of life, and Fairley’s spice has variety! Enjoy wings with a wide array of sauce options or go for one of their hand-pattied burgers! With a casual, sports-centric atmosphere, plan to get comfortable and stay awhile at this fun eatery.

631 N. Main Street

Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401
(601) 336-9352

Mon:  11 am – 4 pm
Thur: 5 pm – 9 pm

Sat:  11 am – 11pm
Sun: 11 am – 8 pm

FIKA Swedish Cafe

Fika is an authentic Swedish Cafe.  The word “Fika” translates as ‘taking a break for a bite to eat & drink” but also It’s the destination and the place to be between destinations.  Welcome to a piece of Scandinavia in Mississippi, make yourself at home! 

127 Buschman Street, Ste. 50

Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401
(601) 336-9071

Mon -Fri: 7 am – 4 pm
Sat- Sun: 8 am – 2 pm

 

Gratefull Soul

Soul Food and Southern style plate lunches.Quick Service Casual.

205 Main St. | 601.336.9186
Mon – Fri: 11 am- 2 pm

Jutamas

Casual Thai eatery offering familiar rice & noodle dishes, plus traditional desserts in comfy digs

901 Timothy Lane | 601-584-8583
Mon – Thurs: 11 am – 2:30 pm; 5 pm – 9:30 pm
Fri: 11 am – 2:30 pm; 5 pm – 10 pm
Sat: 11 am – 10 pm
Sun: 11:30 am – 8:30 pm

Keg & Barrel

Southern pub grub & 120+ beers served up in a late 19th-century home with a wraparound porch.

1315 Hardy St | 601.582.7148
Mon – Wed: 3 pm – 1 am
Thurs: 11 am – 1 am
Fri-Sat: 11 am – 2 am
Sunday: 11 am – 12 am

Mercury Pizza Co. at SoPro

Located inside Southern Prohibition Brewery, this quick-fire pizzeria makes thin crust pizza with unique toppings and tasty ingredients. It’s a great way to soak up the local beer brewed on-site.

301 Mobile Street | 601-584-7877
Wed – Fri:  5 pm – 10 pm
Saturday:  12 pm – 10 pm

Murky Waters BBQ

Blues, brews, and BBQ are the staples at this locally-owned eatery and bar. Dine indoors or on the back patio!

1605 Hardy St | 601.336.8529
Mon – Wed: 11 am – 9:00 pm
Thurs – Sat: 11 am – 10 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Nellie’s Chicken and Daiquiris

Downtown’s chicken joint keeps it simple and makes it delicious! Dine in for lunch or dinner and enjoy the only things on the menu – hand-breaded chicken tender meals and frozen daquiris.

213 East Front Street | (601) 336-7177
Mon – Wed:  11 am –10 pm
Thurs – Sat: 11 am –11 pm
Sun: 11 am – 6 pm

The Porter

Historic Downtown Hattiesburg’s own authentic public house. All MS craft beer. True American pub fare. Live local music & entertainment. Great brunch spot!

201 W Pine St. | 601.336.9373
Tues – Thurs: 11 am – 11 pm
Fri- Sat: 11 am – 1 am

SouthBound Bagel & Coffee Shop

Fresh bagels and bread made daily, unique specialty sandwiches and salads. Breakfast and lunch served daily.

217 E. Front St. | 601-336-7339
Mon – Sat: 7 am- 2 pm
Sun: 8 am – 2 pm

T-Bones Records & Cafe

Record store/cafe for classic vinyl & all-day coffee, sandwiches & salads, plus Sunday jazz brunch.

2101 Hardy St | 601-583-0099
Mon – Fri: 7 am- 9 pm
Sat: 8 am – 9 pm
Sun: 11 am – 9 pm

The Thirsty Hippo

The Thirsty Hippo is a music venue, restaurant and bar located in a 1930’s warehouse in downtown Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

309 McLeod St. |601.583-9188
Mon – Sat:  5 pm – 2 am

Triangle Seafood & Po-boys

Lunch and dinner specials, daily menu includes New Orleans style Po Boys and plate lunches.

420 Hardy St. | 601.584.6161
Mon – Thur: 10 am – 7 pm
Sat: 10 am– 8 pm

Twin Forks Wine & Provisions

Offering a fine selection of wine, spirits,
and a host of gourmet food items and knowledgeable service.

408 Hemphill St | 601.336.5816
Mon – Sat: 10 am – 6:30 pm

Walnut Square Gifts & Stationery

Old-fashioned ice cream parlor featuring Blue Bell ice cream in scoops, cones, novelties, and sundaes.

124 Walnut Street | 601-543-0111
Mon – Fri 9 am – 5:30 pm

Nightlife

Nightlife in Downtown provides visitors with a glimpse into the heart and soul of Hattiesburg. From live music to award-winning dance troupes, there’s always something new at night in Downtown Hattiesburg.

Blu Jazz Cafe

Winner of the “Best New Restaurant” in the Pine Belt, the menu contains fresh seafood, pasta, steaks, and original dishes with a Cajun flair. A full list of specialty cocktails and local brews are also available.

213 E. Front St. | 601.402.1464
Thur:  4 pm – 10 pm
Fri:     4 pm – 11 pm
Sat:    10 am – 11 pm

Sun: 10 am – 3 pm

Colludium Brewing Company

A brewpub with 100+ boardgames in a family friendly environment.  Beer is brewed on premises.

 

2108 West 4th St. | 601-520-2789
(off the Longleaf Trace)
Fri 4pm – 1am
Sat 4pm – 1am

Historic Saenger Theater

This 1949 historic theater serves as Hattiesburg’s premier performing arts venue featuring plays, musical acts, and other special events.

201 Forrest St.
(601) 584-4888

LECTURE Lounge

A Hidden Gem tucked away in Downtown Hattiesburg on East Front Street, across from the famous Bianchi’s Pizzeria.  LECTURE Lounge is an upscale hookah lounge dedicated to fine arts and the craft of hookahs.

207 E Front St, Suite 104               
(601) 300-2472

 

Maggie’s Beer House

Hattiesburg’s largest selection of beers – Craft, Imports and Domestics. Now serving New Orleans style Daiquiris! Enjoy a cold one in back room deli serving sandwiches from 11am – 2pm Monday-Friday

116 W Florence St | 601.336.6898
Mon-Tue 10 am –8 pm
Wed –Thur 10 am –9 pm
Fri –Sat 10 am –10 pm
Sun 12 pm –5 pm

The Porter Brew Pub

Historic Downtown Hattiesburg’s own authentic public house and brew pub. Finest regional craft beer. True American pub fare. Live local music & entertainment.

201 W Pine St. | 601.336.9373
Tues – Thurs: 11am – 11pm
Fri- Sat: 11am – 1am

Nostalgia Lounge & Bar

Located in Historic Downtown, this two-story lounge and bar offers cocktails, music, and a unique courtyard.

 

107 East Front Street
Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Thur 7 pm – 12am
Fri 8pm – 2am
Sat 1pm – 2am
Sun 3pm – 10pm

The Shop Downtown

Local art, craft beer, original tees, and screen-printed items.

121 E Pine St | 601-297-9908
Tue – Wed 11 am –9 pm
Thu 11 am –10 pm
Fri 11 am –2 am
Sat 10 am –9 pm
Sun 12 pm –5 pm

Southern Prohibition Taproom

301 Mobile Street | 601-584-7877
Wed – Fri 5 pm – 10 pm
Saturday 12 pm – 10 pm

The Thirsty Hippo

The Thirsty Hippo is a music venue, restaurant and bar located in a 1930’s warehouse in downtown Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

309 McLeod St. |601.583-9188
Mon – Sat 5 pm – 2 am