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The Blow Fly Inn

1201 Washington Ave, Gulfport, MS 39507-3342
+1 228-265-8225
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“banana pudding” (52 reviews)
“crab cakes” (85 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1201 Washington Ave, Gulfport, MS 39507-3342
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Blow Fly Inn is coming back July, 26th 2018 but don’t be expecting the dishes that were once featured on diners, drive ins, and dives... It will NOT be the same recipes as when Scott Weinberg was the proprietor. I want any local business...More

1  Thank Krissy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After hearing the original Blow Fly was opening, my family and I went on Saturday. Let me begin by saying, an hour and half of waiting for our food was unacceptable. By now our drink glasses were sweating and the ice melting in our sodas....More

3  Thank Christi o
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

The plastic fly wasn't the only exciting thing the red beans and rice were outstanding.This place represents southern Mississippi food and culture wonderfully.

1  Thank datdollartree
Reviewed June 22, 2018

We loved Blow Fly Inn, its food , and view over the water. Sadly when we went there on Tuesday, we found it was gone and replaced by Tasty Tails. It is not the same, and i doubt it will survive as we were only...More

2  Thank Jim77345
Reviewed April 19, 2018

The name of this place has actually changed to Tasty Tails. I had planned this to be a quick stop to grab a bite to eat while on our way to Panama City Beach and I must say that it was well worth the time....More

1  Thank bm_engineer86
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

So shocked to see this restaurant change. The beautiful setting overlooking Biloxi Bay has not changed and is still so calm and relaxing. The name has been changed since our last visit. Food was good. We all 4 had various seafood dishes- gumbo, shrimp rolls,...More

1  Thank CathyP1953
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

This place is horrible. They changed owners, and treated all the old regulars like garbage. My mother used to love going here with the family, but they were so rude to us, that they lost a 10 top, with no one on the parking lot...More

1  Thank Floyd F
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

the food is medi okra at best servers have 0 training but they can do the basics, awsome view looking at the bay and its fun to eat up stairs overlooking everything, this place is nestled in the neighborhood worth it if you have kids...More

Thank tonybrothr
Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

Very good food! Friendly and attentive staff. Good price points for any budget. One of my personal favorite spots to eat! Would love to see them grow to other areas near me in Texas.

Thank MyMoney03
Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

I met a friend for lunch here at "Tasty Tails" and we were one of 2 tables at noon. It was all solid food. But completely average. I'm not excited to go back. The location is killer, the view is great, and our server was...More

Thank EatAroundGuy
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February 24, 2017|
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Response from Nolafan2164 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about Blow Fly. I know Shaggy's on the beach and the Half Shell Oyster House have gluten free options
Warren M
April 5, 2016|
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Response from 690SeasonedTraveler | Reviewed this property |
As I remember, there is a fairly long ramp that does lead up into the Blowfly as well as steps.
January 23, 2016|
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Response from Donna R | Reviewed this property |
I would think they would have to allow service animals, if that is what you are asking about. However, I would call to ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 Washington Ave, Gulfport, MS 39507-3342
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Gulfport
  • Phone Number: +1 228-265-8225
  • E-mail
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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