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“Excellent Seafood!”
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Jocelyn's
Cuisines: Seafood
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Hickory, North Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Excellent Seafood!”
Reviewed January 5, 2012

Excellent food! Small restaurant with limited hours but definitly worth it!!!! Has been a staple in Ocean Springs for 20+ years!

Visited August 2011
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Brandon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Consistently Good Food”
Reviewed October 31, 2011

We recently spent a long weekend on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and we made it a point to find out when Jocelyn's would be open so we could eat there. We discovered they are open only on Friday and Saturday evenings, so we planned our weekend to eat there on Saturday evening. We made sure to arrive early (5 pm) as their restaurant is in an old house in Ocean Springs and only seats about 50 people. You may wonder how they stay in business being open only two nights each week. It is because they consistently have good food! We always ask about the specials, and we usually eat something from the catch of the day. This time, we had perfectly cooked, broiled flounder which came in on the fishing boats that morning. The entire staff, which I think may be all family, are helpful and pleasant. I do not think you would be disapointed to find this bright pink house as your place to eat the next time you are on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

  • Visited October 2011
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Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best in Ocean Springs”
Reviewed October 8, 2011

If you want the best seafood around, go to Jocelyn's. The atmosphere is great. It is very cozy. The bar is well stocked. And the seafood is simply the best you'll find anywhere. When visitors ask me where to eat in Ocean Springs, I never hesitate to say Jocelyn's. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. But, the hours are limited, so plan ahead so you don't miss out.

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
“Can't beat this Mississippi Cuisine!”
Reviewed November 18, 2010

Joselyn's is generally known as a great seafood restaurant but don't overlook the Calf Liver either even if you thought you didn't like Calf Liver! Joselyn's can't be compared to any New Orleans' cooking as another reviewer did; this is strictly Mississippi Gulf Coast cooking; I grew up here and can vouch for it! Something special to try that's oh-so good that you might overlook on the menu - the squash with crabmeat and shrimp casserole - not overseasoned, just Yum! You won't be disappointed with anything on the menu or the specials. Be prepared to take home leftovers; they don't skimp!

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biloxi, ms
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Best In Ocean Springs and the Coast”
Reviewed February 26, 2010

This place is a MUST. Ms Jocelyn gives each customer the personal touch when it comes to dining. Start with the marinated crab claws and gumbo for your appetizer. Then have either one of the nightly specials or the crab au gratin (full of jumbo lump crabmeat). In fact, have anything on the menu because you will not be disappointed.
Get there early because this is a small place and fills up quickly; the wait is worth it so do not leave. Jocelyn's is only open Thurs-Sat from 5pm until about 10 pm.

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