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722 Carrollton Ave, Greenwood, MS 38930-5646
+1 662-453-5365
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Saint Simons Island
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Since I heard about Lusco's' two years ago from my wife--who is from Greenwood, Mississippi--I've wanted to have dinner there. Their entrance is one of those busy rooms filled with mounted animals, sauces and syrups for sale and other knick knacks. Since the restaurant used to be a speakeasy, the booths are basically walled off from their surroundings--you would have... More 

Thank Harold K
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Food is really good, reasonable prices, just in the getto area of Greenwood. Enjoy eating there, just afraid of getting mugged or my car getting broken in to.

Thank Freddie422
Memphis, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food and service. The Pampano, shrimp and crabmeat, and ribeye were outstanding! Service couldn't be better. Buck was our waiter. We was very attentive and came within seconds of our call. Thank you for a wonderful evening!

Thank Marjorie O
Stevensville, Maryland
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

This is an incredibly cool place for history buffs. The service was actually very good. Cleanliness however was non existent. The bathroom appeared to be one you would find at a dirty gas station on the interstate no, wait, those are actually cleaned once in a while. This place is cool and has plenty of potential but they really should... More 

3 Thank Steve S
Natchez, Mississippi
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193 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 351 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

A few reviews have said it is in a bad neighborhood; however, coming from New Orleans we felt it was a safe neighborhood. There is a guard in front and secure parking across the street - but we just walked from the train station. The atmosphere, such as the individual booths and the period items in reception, is interesting. Service... More 

2 Thank Denver_Mullican
West Palm Beach, Florida
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123 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016

Remember prohibition? In those days it was illegal to have a drink with dinner. So this place (hidden behind a small market) has each table in a private room. You must bring your own bottle, but they'll set you up. Food is superb. Everything cooked just the way you like it. Marvelous. Character! Character! Character!

Thank Gwladysddu
Greenwood, Mississippi
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

My husband definitely doesn't have to twist my arm to go here!! Family owned and operated since the beginning of time, this place is worth the trip! Call ahead and make them save you a Pompano! It's the best in the world!

Thank Moandpam
Greenwood, Mississippi
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2016

Steaks, seafood specials and Italian spaghetti are all excellent. Pompano is exceptional. This is a great place for southern atmosphere at its best. Bring a group and reserve one of their booths. This is a Greenwood tradition.

Thank Gene38930
Southeastern USA
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

We visited this Greenwood landmark restaurant (been around for 83 years) after reading about it in Dispatches from Pluto. Also-Anthony Bourdain visited and filmed a dinner during his Mississippi Delta episode of Parts Unknown. The restaurant is definitely located in a sketchy part of Greenwood. Do not park anywhere except in the fenced lot directly across the street. A "security... More 

1 Thank MLA40
Huntsville, Alabama
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2015

This is a not-to-miss true Delta experience. Not only is the food delicious but the atmosphere is unlike any other. You can feel the history of the building and Greenwood inside each of those private rooms. Service was also impeccable. I recommend the Broiled Shrimp in Lusco’s Shrimp Sauce for an appetizer and the catch of the day with the... More 

Thank MMNations

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 722 Carrollton Ave, Greenwood, MS 38930-5646
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Greenwood
  • Phone Number: +1 662-453-5365

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?