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.

103 E. Front St. | 601.402.1464

Mon: Closed
Tues – Wed:  11 am – 2 pm
Thur: 11 am – 2 pm / 5 pm – 10 pm
Fri: 11am – 2pm / 5 pm – 10 pm
Sat: 10 am – 10pm
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 -2 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-Thur: 8 am – 3 pm
Fri – Sat: 8 am – 4 pm
Sun: 9 am – 2 pm

Downtown Nutrition

Downtown Nutrition specializes in loaded teas and shakes. With a large selection that is sure to please the whole family.

29 Batson Street
(601) 602-3386

Mon – Fri:  6 am – 5:30pm
Sat: 8 am – 2 pm
Sun: Closed

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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
(601) 336-6300

Mon – Sun:  6:30 am – 7 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
(601) 336-9352

Mon:  11 am – 3 pm
Tues & Wedn: Closed
Thur: 11 am – 8:30 pm
Fri:  11am – 9:30

Sat:  11 am – 9pm
Sun: 11 am – 8 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

Hattiesburgers & Blues

Gourmet burgers with beer, cocktails and live music.

142 E. Front St. | 601.520.2674

Mon: 11 am -8 pm
Tues – Thurs: 11 am – 10 pm
Fri: 11 am- 11 pm           
Sat: 10 am – 11 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 6 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 – Thurs: 3 pm – 11 pm
Fri-Sat: 11 am – 12 am
Sunday: 11 am – 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 – Thurs: 11 am – 9 pm
Fri – Sat: 11 am – 10 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 9 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:  11 am –8 pm
Tues – Wed: 11 am – 9 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

Mon: Closed
Tues – Wedn:  11 am – 9 pm
Thurs- Sat: 11 am – 11 pm
Sun: 11 am – 6 pm

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 – 1 pm

Southern Prohibition

Our menu boasts standard favorites and fun takes on traditional bar food – check out our boudin eggrolls or pizza roll nachos to go with that burger or pot roast melt. 

301 Mobile Street | 601-584-7877

Mon- Tues: Closed
Wed – Thurs: 3pm – 10pm
Fri- Sun:  11 am – 10 pm

Trattoria Pizzeria

Hand tossed pizza, delicious fresh salads, your favorite Italian pasta dishes made to order, plus some scrumptious desserts.

128 E. Front St. | 601-336-9222

Tues – Sat: 11 am – 10 pm
Sun: 11 am – 8 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 – Sat: 10 am- 8 pm
Sun: Closed

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

Sun: 10 am – 5 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 pm
Sat -Sun: Closed

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.

Alley Cats

A family-friendly urban axe throwing experience. Sharpen your axe-throwing skills or kick back and relax as a spectator. Cokes & craft beers on tap. Proudly located next to Fountain Park in the heart of historic downtown Hattiesburg, MS.

220 W. Pine St. | 601.329-2340

Mon -Thur:  5 pm – 10 pm
Fri:     5 pm – 12 am
Sat:    12 pm – 12 am

Sun: Closed

 

Hattiesburgers & Blues

Gourmet burgers with beer, cocktails and live music.

142 E. Front St. | 601.520.2674

Mon: 11 am -8 pm
Tues – Thurs: 11 am – 10 pm
Fri: 11 am- 11 pm           
Sat: 10 am – 11 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 6 pm

Colludium Brewing Company

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

2108 West 4th St. | 601-520-2789
(off the Longleaf Trace)

Mon – Tues: Closed
Wed – Fri: 5 pm – 12 am
Sat:  11 am – 12 am
Sun: 11 am – 10 pm

Category 5 Smash Room

Category 5 offers a safe place to smash away your stress. Unleash your inner hurricane & hurl a plate, take a hammer to an old computer or kiss a framed picture of your ex goodbye with a baseball bat. Then you walk away & we’ll clean up the mess.

214 West Pine St
(601) 329.2305


Mon – Thurs: 5 pm – 9 pm
Fri: 5 pm – 10 pm
Sat: 12pm – 10:30 pm
Sun: Closed

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

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

Nostalgia Lounge & Bar

Located in Historic Downtown, this two-story lounge and bar offers cocktails, music, and a unique courtyard.
107 East Front Street
 
Mon – Wed: Closed
Thurs: 7 pm – 12 am
Fri- Sat:  8 pm – 2 am
Sun 12 pm – 9 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

Mon: Closed
Tues – Wedn:  11 am – 9 pm
Thurs- Sat: 11 am – 11 pm
Sun: 11 am – 6 pm

The Grill & Grocery

Great live music and cold beer!

121 E Pine St | 601-336-7986

Mon – Tues: Closed
Wed- Thurs: 6 pm- 1 am
Fri- Sat:  6 pm – 1 am

Sunday: 11:30 am – 12 am

Southern Prohibition Taproom

Our menu boasts standard favorites and fun takes on traditional bar food – check out our boudin eggrolls or pizza roll nachos to go with that burger or pot roast melt. 

301 Mobile Street | 601-584-7877

Mon- Tues: Closed
Wed – Thurs: 3pm – 10pm
Fri- Sun:  11 am – 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