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The Blow Fly Inn

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1201 Washington Ave, Gulfport, MS 39507-3342
+1 228-265-8225
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Jackson, MS
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very laid back place with good food. The crab cakes were very good and enough for a doggy bag. The sides were okay, although the side salad seemed to be a premixed, out of the bag one. Simple desserts, but the banana pudding was sorely lacking on the cookie part that I am used to. The staff was friendly... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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332 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I looked on Pinterest and found the Blowfly Inn and a satisfied customer blog. My sister and I decided to dine there for lunch... easy to find using GPS. It was an absolute wonderful experience from the Back Bay setting to the delicious food. We ordered the catfish and shrimp, gumbo, and oyster poboy!!! Fabulous... the banana pudding was included... More 

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Meridian, Mississippi
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83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend said this was a good place for seafood so I tried it this past weekend. The shrimp and grits were very good and way more than I could eat. Service was outstanding.

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Thank John M
Birmingham, Alabama
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped here to eat last Sunday on my way to work. I ordered the shrimp po boy with a cup of gumbo Po boy was good but the gumbo was great. We sat out on the deck overlooking the bay. Perfect! Worth the trip

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Meridian, Mississippi
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was very nice. The waiter was extremely nice and made me laugh several times. Place was clean. I ordered Shrimp and Grits. Never had it before and it was so good and he served us with a on the house banana pudding that was to die for. Yes I will go back. It was on the water and had... More 

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service are always consistent and are the best. No matter what you order, expect it to be good. The wait staff is always pleasant and very accommodating to our needs. They make you feel welcome. The view of the water is spectacular. Who could ask for more, great food ranging from seafood to soup, salad and a... More 

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Thank JRAP2013
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If staying in Gulfport you will enjoy this place. Overlooks water and family friendly. Best catfish we have had in a long time. The special was all you can eat catfish but, one platter was plenty of big, tasty fish and all I could handle. Can't miss this place!

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Thank Chris K
Perkinston, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We haven't been to Blow Fly since the new owners have taken over. Sorry we went there today! It was the worst roast beef Poboy we have EVER eaten and the gumbo was awful! The meat was big cubes instead of sliced. The bun (not the good poboy bread) was not even heated up. The gravy, what little there was,... More 

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Parker, Colorado
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it. On the water.....lots of fried foods but hot, fresh and delicious. Would absolutely return.

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Thank Linda K
1 review
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We are old time customers, and loved the wonderful seafood and steaks. However times change and for years the food has not been up to the past. Today we came again to see what the new owners have done to get back to the old style. They have. The best gumbo on the MS coast.The best oyster po-boy possibly ever.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 Washington Ave, Gulfport, MS 39507-3342
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Gulfport
  • Phone Number: +1 228-265-8225
Description
Best Seafood, Steaks & local specials like Hamburger Steak & Po Boys Famous Iconic Local Restaurant since 1955 featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives! Drive over & see us. Follow the Blow Fly!

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