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Darwell's Cafe

127 E First St, Long Beach, MS 39560-6154
+1 228-868-8946
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab cakes” (39 reviews)
“brownie” (13 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
127 E First St, Long Beach, MS 39560-6154
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place has it all, good food, great service and fun atmosphere. It’s a perfect summary of Mississippi. The other reviews have said it —and it’s true—the crawfish étouffée is amazing. The burgers were great. The cornbread was so good. Live music was the icing...More

Thank love2vay-k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The crawfish etouffee is life changing! They may not have a large menu but what they do....they do right! I highly recommend Darwell’s Cafe and I will be back for a visit every time I am in the area.

Thank TopperTeacher
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy going location with good food and friendly vibe. I enjoy their daily specials but the burgers and grilled fish are also first rate. Great lunch spot. I would prefer proper silverware - but the plastic will do.

Thank John C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Darwell’s is eclectic. The atmosphere is fun and casual. On a pleasant September afternoon we were able to sit outside under the trees, umbrellas, and multi-colored string lights with industrial fans creating a breeze. In our party of seven, we enjoyed the red beans and...More

1  Thank thamescox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A family member referred us to visit Darwell's while we were on the coast, & I'm so glad we did. The crab cakes and crawfish etouffee were the BEST I've ever eaten. The employees were exceptional and very caring. It's obvious they love their place...More

Thank Sheilab75
Reviewed 28 August 2018

After seeing this place on the Food Network we decided to take a longer way home and stop in for lunch. We had the crab cake and etouffe. It was good and the ambiance makes the place.

Thank TNshamrock
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Darwell's serves some of the best good on the Mississippi Gulf Coast! They also bring in great musical acts for your entertainment. We are big fans of the Old Fashioned Sunday Gospel Sing. You can also catch great music on Wednesday and Saturday nights! If...More

1  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Had the crab cake appetizer and it was awesome! Pan cooked to perfection, topped fresh blue crab meat. Served with their special sauces they set them off to flavor town!!! Also had the etouffe that may have been the best I’ve ever had! Cream based...More

Thank Larryasmall
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Food is excellent a little on the high price but worth it if you're willing to spend. Only place I know of that doesn't fry their food.

1  Thank V7557RFbarbarac
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Can see why the food is so highly rated! Great lunch. Would definitely return. Unique decor makes it a fun stop.

1  Thank Dale Z
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Questions & Answers
Kathleen S
26 July 2017|
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Response from Darwell_Y | Property representative |
We do have some Vegan Friendly Dishes ask for the Chef He can Help you with choices.
1 February 2017|
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Response from moajb | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about the gravy, but I have purchased the yum yum sauce!
24 February 2015|
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Response from Elmer G | Reviewed this property |
Darwell's Café hours are Monday thru Saturday 11 AM to 9 PM. Read my review. Always fantastic food with great variety. Take your time and read all menu's on wall before ordering. Darwell's also has specials, so check on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
  • E-mail
Come in for some Great Food and Music. Remember BYOB on all Adult Beverages.
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