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The Blow Fly Inn

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1201 Washington Ave, Gulfport, MS 39507-3342
12282658225
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Suffolk, Virginia
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126 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for a tasty causal meal. This was a return visit. Ordered gumbo and a shrimp po-boy. The gumbo was very good with lots of substance. The 8" shrimp po-boy was great. Came fully dressed with a side of cocktail sauce, fries and cole slaw. I appreciated that the owner walked around and greated each table of customers as... More 

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Thank JLOaks
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the oyster and catfish plate with coleslaw and fries. Coleslaw was actually good being really close to being like KFC, which I like. Fried oysters we're done very well, crunch on the outside soft and warm inside. Great job on the oysters. The catfish on the other hand does need some work cook perfectly but seasoned light. The... More 

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Thank Chris B
Ellisville, Mississippi
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

good food great service good selection of food !! and a great view of the back bay !! outside viewing deck don't feed or pet the alligators you might be their next meal !!

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Thank tbonekid1
Gulfport, Mississippi
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350 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time ever for me to the Blow Fly - but not for the group I went with. The Po-Boy was excellent and worth returning for another one some time. We pretty much had Po-Boy's all around - plus the kids meals. Good fries. Only negative was the cole slaw - probably the worst I have ever tasted. No other... More 

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Thank Tom B
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a waste of time. Only went because og Guy's DDD world "Famous Chicken Steak"! Pressed out of goodness knows what,brown gravy,even after asking what I wanted,cream gravy!! Do not waste your time or money! The have lost the use of DDD . False adevertisement!!

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Thank Teresa O
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37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is one of those cute southern places. The most iconic thing about them is that they put little plastic flys or bugs on your food. The kids get a kick out of it!

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Thank KatieD2trvl
biloxi, ms
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75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hadn't been here in a while because the food was a little disappointing (not like our first couple of visits), but today was better than I expected. The gumbo was awesome and the poboy overflowing with shrimp. Going back when they expand their menu.

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Thank biloxichef
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food good not great as before. Prices seemed higher than before. Service from the wait staff were excellent as usual. View is still beautiful. The restaurant has changed ownership and was closed for a while. First owner's landlord in now the new owner. Food is getting better but not as good as before. Not as crowded as before.

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Thank RPMueller
Biloxi, Mississippi
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading reviews, I was very disappointed. The menu is tiny, the staff was huddled near the front cash registered just hanging out because there was basically no one else dining, and the food...bad. Hamburger steak was a perfect circle of what tasted like frozen processed meat and soy. I was expecting a fresh handmade patty for the price. The... More 

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Thank SouthernTravelsx2
Saucier, Mississippi
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83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

new management brought this place down. Not going back nor will I give a a good review, Awful food and terrible service

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 Washington Ave, Gulfport, MS 39507-3342
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Gulfport
  • Phone Number: 12282658225
Description
Best Seafood, Steaks & local specials like Hamburger Steak & Po Boys Famous Iconic Local Restaurant since 1955 featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives! Drive over & see us. Follow the Blow Fly!

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