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Darwell's Cafe

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127 E First St, Long Beach, MS 39560-6154
+1 228-868-8946
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

Darwell's is a must stop every time we visit the coast. The etouffee is out of this world. Last visit we tried the Taste Of Darwell's, which was a platter of gumbo, shrimp creole and etouffee, all the best we've tasted. We also tried the brownie trio, and the snickers brownie was dessert heaven. In addition to a delicious menu,... More 

Thank Ali_allegra
Trussville, Alabama, United States
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56 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We ran to Darwell's today, it was their 10th Anniversary. I had the Blackened Combo which was shrimp, crab and filet cooked to perfection, with green beans and salad. My friend had a bowl of gumbo. The food was grand. Shrimp were tender, as was the filet. The crab melted in your mouth. Each spoonful of gumbo had seafood in... More 

Thank John S
Jackson, Mississippi
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443 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I wish we would have gotten there when it wasn't raining or so late. There is so much to see and do here in addition to eating. What atmosphere! What fun! We just love it and can't wait to go back. The service is extraordinary and the food is just amazing! If you go ANYWHERE in the Gulf Coast area,... More 

Thank David S
Albertville, Alabama
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

When you arrive grab a menu and look at their specials on the board. After ordering Go to the left and get your drinks at the drink bar. Then you have a choice to sit in air conditioned back dinning room or outside that had live entertainment on a Saturday evening. We ate inside then took the kids outside to... More 

Thank NannaDAL
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We went here because of Diners, Drive inns & Dives.. It was everything & Better.. FOOD was great & very reasonably priced

Thank Lynnhabby
Norman, Oklahoma
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

I got there and was treated very nicely by the staff. Ended up getting the pork BBQ sandwich with potato salad and a diet coke and it was all delish! Even had a to go box that made a lunch the next day.

Thank pgfan4ever
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Best food we've had on our vacation and that includes New Orleans. Place looks a little strange on the outside. It is a hole in the wall type place so if your a food or appearance snob keep driving and it's your loss. Owner was very attentive in explaining the dishes so you can decide and even let you have... More 

Thank barron c
Bear, Delaware
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This was my second time eating here (first time was 2011). Fortunately, nothing has changed. Had the crawfish etoufee and it was delicious. Service was very quick and friendly.

Thank Joe_E_T1
Coldwater, Ohio
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Darwell's Café is an amazing place to eat. We came back every night for dinner on our vacation. The food is so flavorful (nothing is fried), the staff is friendly, and the owners and staff talk to you, not just serve you. Our girls had their favorite sandwiches they ate, and we sampled many different plates. The beef tips, etouffee,... More 

Thank Sarah-Rick Z
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Watching Diner, Drive-ins and Dives on TV you wonder is this really what your seeing? Well Darwell's Cafe, is right on target and on the map of this is the " Real Deal". A jewel right under our noses, we've been staying here for a week trying to find some place with local charm and down home flavor and this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 E First St, Long Beach, MS 39560-6154
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 228-868-8946
Come in for some Great Food and Music. Remember BYOB on all Adult Beverages.

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