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Nautical Whimsey Italian

210 W Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-3954
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good20%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“lunch” (16 reviews)
“lasagna” (13 reviews)
“trio plate” (3 reviews)
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210 W Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-3954
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

3.5 is more appropriate. The food is excellent. Huge portions for the entrees. Service is ok. The wait staff is friendly. In my mind what detracts from here is only a couple of things. First is the menu. It is not complete. Other patrons were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank camurff
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Had the all you can eat lunch buffet here for $9. A good variety of pastas, cajun, gumbo, fried chicken, large salad bar offerings, and cookies for dessert. Food quality and taste is average. Buffet is located in a funky old building in the back....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John J
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Couple of things: I love the building and atmosphere. Really cool vibe. Service was also really great. We ordered the Italian nachos appetizer. It is massive. There were three of us, and we maybe ate half of it. It was really good, but extremely sweet....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 971jasonc
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Our waiter recommended a delicious ice-cold brew to start. Great choice! The crab cake appetizer is fabulous, and so was my Caesar salad. I also had a sample of the meatball appetizer, which was good.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank DebbieT902
Reviewed June 23, 2018

This locally owned restaurant never disappoints when it comes to good eating! Whether it's the lunch time buffet or dinner after 5:00, Nautical Whimsey's delectable dishes satisfy even the heartiest of appetites. Be hungry when you visit here! The spaghetti and meatballs dish is the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank L. Sydney Fishe... I
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

The ambiance is nice. The menu has an eclectic mix. The buffet is small and items are unmarked. Staff had to ask cook what things were. I had the B.L.T. Bacon, " Lobster" and tomato sandwich. "Lobster" my great Aunt Fanny. This is quite clearly...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank ACheryl165
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I doubled once at this restaurant. We had never been there before so we did like normal and ordered two appetizers and four dishes. All of the food was fantastic! The one thing I will say is that their portions are HUGE!...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank krayni88
Reviewed November 15, 2017

We were too late to dine, but enjoyed the live music, cozy atmosphere, and great service while we had a couple drinks. I want to return for the food.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Dan K
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

This was my first trip for lunch But it won't be my last. The Shrimp and Grits were awesome! The staff very friendly. Price was reasonable for the Buffett.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank michaeltI144WX
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

Recommended to us by a local. The food was amazing! Helpings were huge. Many leftovers to go. Service was great. The owner came out to say hi. The lasagna is the best I’ve ever had.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Loosey3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 W Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-3954
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Tupelo
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