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Dave's Dark Horse Tavern

410 A. Martin Luther King Jr Drive, Starkville, MS 39759, Starkville, MS
+1 662-324-3316
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (19 reviews)
“dive” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
410 A. Martin Luther King Jr Drive, Starkville, MS 39759, Starkville, MS
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been wanting to try the Chicago style pizza and it did not disappoint . This is definitely not a fancy joint it’s a hole in the wall dive bar . Service was good , the kitchen was slow and it was not a busy...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Best food, best music and best people in Starkville. The Taverner and the chili cheese fries are favorites. Be sure to try the Bloody Mary Bar on Sundays after football games.

Thank John C
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

Monday after hours. Not easy to fond a spot for a few beers for a stranger. This guys saved the evening. Pizzas looked delicous

Thank Chris M
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Went with my son in-law and daughter. It's in the parking lot of a rundown motel. It's really dark inside, I had the classic Gyro and it really wasn't that good. They both had personal pizzas which they both enjoyed.

Thank Buck220
Reviewed January 9, 2017

I went there for the bar in college and never ate until after I graduated. I wish I would not have neglected the place. The food is incredible and full of flavor. I highly recommend the pizza and the gyros. It is definitely still a...More

Thank msudawg12
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

After a football game, wanted to try a local place. Surprisingly, we were not pointed here by several locals when we asked for suggestions. They encouraged us to "just keep on driving to Tupelo." I encourage anyone who likes New York style pizza to stop...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I joined our friends from Jackson there for pizza and beer. We didn't know Dak was playing that night. The Cowboys were playing and Romo was injured. The place went wild as Dak completed passes and the bartenders were ringing cowbells when...More

Thank boogiedaddy
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Every college town worth its salt has a dark and crusty hangout on the fringe where good food and cold beers are at the center of good times. Dave's is that place for Mississippi State and Starkville. New York-style (e.g. The Titan), Chicago-style (e.g. The...More

Thank Jeffrey D
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

The gyros are the best I have ever had. We all loved them. One got chicken other 2 got traditional. 2 of us got pizza. This is the best pizza around. 2 had calzones which are huge. One in our party had a burger. Everything...More

Thank AllOver1
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Wow! The pizza was amazing. We ordered a pan and a thin crust pizza to go. Very fresh ingredients and done to perfection! Portions were generous... So we had lunch the next day!

Thank E S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:30 PM - 12:00 AM
3:30 PM - 12:00 AM
3:30 PM - 12:00 AM
3:30 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 A. Martin Luther King Jr Drive, Starkville, MS 39759, Starkville, MS
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Starkville
  • Phone Number: +1 662-324-3316
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