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Darwell's Cafe

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127 E 1st street, Long Beach, MS 39560
+1 228-868-8946
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Madison, Mississippi
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Don't judge a book by its cover!! Or at least that's what I was always taught and this place definitely is worth the trip to Long Beach, MS... This place hands down is the best restaurant in the area.. staff is super friendly and definitely go out of there way on the customer service aspect.

Thank Sarah H
Hattiesburg, MS
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125 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

My initial skepticism regarding Darwell’s was totally reversed on my very first visit. Once I got past the mental barrier of building appearance and the postage stamp parking lot, I discovered a really interesting place serving really good food. Following my initial greeting by Darwell (himself), the remainder of the staff, and by the quality of food served, I became... More 

Thank ColonelDoctorDennis
Keller, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Fun atmosphere, good food, music in court yard. The owner is a hoot to talk with and the staff is always acomadating. Right close to downtown Long Beach which is a beautiful little coast town.

Thank GSMercier
Biloxi, Mississippi
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

So the place is lost in the 60's, 70's or somewhere close. It is very eclectic, but seats 400 to 500 hundred people. Fun live music every night...but always a different mix. Lots of food choices from $7.00 to $35.00.

Thank Brenda O
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Although the food is spectacular, when you walk in you are bombarded by the owner. He gave us his culinary history in the first 2 minutes of arriving. He basically gave us 2 options by giving us samples and we never Actually got a chance to look at a menu. We were already inside the restaurant he did not have... More 

Thank Angela K
New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Everything I ate was delicious! It will be one of my favorite places as a repeat customer.The food tastes like REAL food. Nothing fake about it! The staff is so polite and it is always a pleasure to talk with Darwell and his lovely wife.

Thank dme61
Sautee, Georgia, United States
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161 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

I was taken here by a Friend and to my great joy, it had atmosphere and from the front looked like a "junk yard". You go inside and are amazed at the menu which is from based upon the local area food taste. I will have to agree with another, this is one of the best restaurants I have been... More 

Thank Von K
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

Darwell's Cafe is a place where you can go and just be yourself. It's a small place with a big heart. They feature foods that you would ordinarily cook at home for a small price. On Sundays, it's bring your own beverage for a fun time outdoors with a live band. Come early for best seats and parking. It greats... More 

Thank Mikki D
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

I never fail to go to Darwells when I'm in Long Beach. In my opinion, it is the best restaurant. The Coast. The atmosphere is easy and the live music is always entertaining. The food is cooked fresh. I've never had a bad meal there.

Thank Robin R
Richton, Mississippi
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

We stopped in strictly on reviews, it was spot on. The place had a 70's feel to it, unbelievable service and the food was of the chain. I highly recommend this place, it is a true dive hidden waiting on you!

Thank looktohim

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 E 1st street, Long Beach, MS 39560
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 228-868-8946
Come in for some Great Food and Music. Remember BYOB on all Adult Beverages.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?