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The Blow Fly Inn

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$$ - $$$
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1201 Washington Ave, Gulfport, MS 39507-3342
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Columbus, Mississippi
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

While the food was acceptable it did not meet our expectations. I would not go back as there are other restaurants in the area that are better. The website menu is different from the "place mat" menu on the table. It said they had crab soup, but the server said it was not available that night.

Thank Robert R
Magee, Mississippi, United States
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106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so happy to find out that Blow Fly had re-opened. However, I was disappointed in the food. It was not nearly as good as the original. My daughter and I were going to share a seafood platter. HA - along with the fries, there were 2 hushpuppies, 3 shrimp, 3 oysters (actually, I think it was one cut... More 

Thank Melinda W
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food - crab cakes, tomato bisque; hubby had ribs...loved them! Informal, welcoming and uber yummy as well as very reasonable. We're glad we chose well!

Thank Janice D
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176 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place on TA and decided we would give it a try. If you are not a local or have a GPS you probably won't know about it or how to find this place; it's off the main road and past some houses at the end of a road. It doesn't look like much from the outside, but like... More 

Thank Kelly V
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Good food and service! Excellent gumbo! Good to see them back open. Reasonable prices. Love that it is local and has a great history.

Thank Perry M
Oxford, Mississippi
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

I planned my husband a surprise birthday party and decided to go with BlowFly because it was free which freed up my budget to enable me to purchase part of the guests' meals. Anyway, they were extremely accommodating. I met with the manager a few days beforehand and she was prepared with some great ideas. The day of the party... More 

Thank RInaMisdemeanor
Biloxi, Mississippi
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Blowfly. Bland. Boring. Will never eat here again. A filet-o-fish from McDonalds is more exciting than the food here. Too bad. It didn't used to suck.

Thank NauticalDiner
Biloxi, Mississippi
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104 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Blow Fly Inn has been reopened a few months and the food is really good. If you have eaten here before or never tried the Blow Fly you should try the "new" restaurant with the old atmosphere a try. You will be glad you did.

Thank Elmer G
Hamburg, Arkansas, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

The view is amazing but better than that is the food. We have ate here for years! Try it and see! I prefer to go before 4 pm because prices are so good. All of their lunches come with a dessert. Service is always great as well. You can sit outside or inside and have a great view of the... More 

Thank Alicia W
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Having eaten in restaurants along the Gulf Coast, this place was a delightful find. The food was very good. Crab cakes delicious. Fried food very well seasoned and cooked to perfection. Outstanding staff. Very helpful, friendly and competent. Will return. A little out of the way, but worth going. Lovely view of Bayou Bernard.

Thank SLoveseating

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 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: 12282658225
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