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The Starving Musician

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323 Cotton Row, Cleveland, MS 38732-2647
+1 662-843-7535
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (3 reviews)
“brownie” (2 reviews)
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7:30 am - 5:30 pmAll hours
323 Cotton Row, Cleveland, MS 38732-2647
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Reviewed May 31, 2017

I often go here to get a fresh, fix-it-myself salad or get a sandwich served on homemade bread. I recommend a chicken salad sandwich on cranberry orange bread; it is amazing. Also, the fresh baked desserts are great, specifically the chess squares. The staff is...More

Thank Tricia K
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Small restaurant downtown / good location / easy in, easy out. Friendly, helpful service. Homemade / handmade food. Affordable and comfortable. Had the 'Lud' sandwich (which had everything but the kitchen sink on it!) and it was delicious. I know we will order it again...More

Thank BigBobsGirl
Reviewed April 1, 2017

While eating at the Crown Restaurant in Indianola, MS on a quick trip to plan for an upcoming Mississippi Delta trip with friends, we met a woman who works in Cleveland who had lots of Delta tour ideas to share with us. She said we...More

Thank Gigi43833
Reviewed February 19, 2017

My wife and I love to go here for both breakfast and lunch. It was originally a bakery that has now branched out into a cafe, which means they make all of the bread they use on the menu. My favorite breakfast that you can...More

Thank stonedogaielwarrior
Reviewed November 4, 2015

Nice friendly atmosphere with delicious homemade meals. There is a standard special everyday and what they call a skinny special. Have tried a number of different specials there and have really enjoyed each one - even the skinny special!!

Thank junepat
Reviewed April 22, 2015

The lunch here is absolutely fantastic. They offer two lunch selections a day that are always good, as well as a lighter option. Lots of casseroles, salads, and soups. They also have fresh bread and cinnamon rolls you can buy as well as wonderful frozen...More

1  Thank Shannon H
Reviewed April 10, 2014

Pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food at this small bakery-coffee shop. My husband had 'the Lud' sandwich which he really liked, and I had a grilled pimento cheese - which I was told was made on premise. You get your choice of a...More

Thank Diane H
Reviewed February 26, 2014

Had coffee and cake here with friends ,but waited ages for all the drinks to arrive and the food order was muddled.Having said that,the brownies and coffee cake were delicious and very reasonably priced. The waitress was charming,but don't go if you are in a...More

Thank Lynne R
Reviewed September 5, 2013

If you are looking for a plate lunch that isn't dripping w/ grease, this is an excellent place to eat. They feature a daily special as well as a "Skinny" plate everyday, as well as their menu items, soups, & salad bar. This spot is...More

Thank MSmama
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch
Open Hours
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 Cotton Row, Cleveland, MS 38732-2647
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 662-843-7535
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