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Best Western Vicksburg Inn
2445 I-20 North Frontage Road
Phone: (601) 636-5800
Toll-Free: 1-800-528-1234
Units: 63 (Handicapped facilities available)
Rates: $45-$75 AAA, AARP & commercial discounts
Credit Cards: Visa, MC, AE, Discover, DC
Indoor heated pool, sauna, hot tub & exercise room. Complimentary continental breakfast.

Days Inn - Vicksburg
2 Pemberton Place
Phone: (601) 634-1622
Toll-Free: 1-800-329-7466
Units: 86 (1 room with handicapped facilities)
Rates: $40-$70 single; $45-$80 double; weekend rates and special events may be higher.
AARP discount, commercial and government rates available.
Credit Cards: Visa, MC, AE, Discover, DC,CB,
FAX available. Shoney's restaurant adjacent.

Govt Rate: Government Rate option will give you a "discounted rate" that is still above Per Diem. This discounted rate as of July 2009 is $80.99.

Fairfield Inn by Marriott
20 Orme Dr.
Phone: (601)636-1811
Toll-Free: 1-888-424-1811
Units: 81 (Handicapped facilities available)
Rates: $77 and up. Special weekend, group, senior and package rates available. Call to confirm. Rates include continental breakfast.
Credit Cards: Visa, MC, Discover, American Express and Diner's Club
Features convenient location to all attractions, dining, and shopping. Bus parking, complimentary continental breakfast, outdoor pool, spacious rooms, cable TV.

Govt Rate: Will NOT honor government rate. Must show Gov't ID.
If Gov't ID is not presented (Invitational Travel Orders), the normal rate will be charged. (7/2009).

Holiday Inn of Vicksburg
3330 Clay Street, (U.S. 80 & I-20, adjacent to National Military Park)
Phone: (601) 636-4551
Toll-Free: 1-800-HOLIDAY or 1-800-847-0372
FAX: (601) 634-4552
Units: 172 (Handicapped facilities available)
Rates: $50-$75 includes free hot breakfast buffet. Rates subject to change.
Credit Cards: All major credit cards
Bus parking, indoor swimming pool, indoor recreational area, movie channel, Po' Richard's lounge, non-smoking rooms. Garnett's dining room features buffets daily plus a-la-carte. Handicapped accessible.

Holiday Inn Express
4330 S. Frontage Road
Phone: (601)634-8777
Units: 82 (Handicapped facilities available)
Rates: $77 and up. Special weekend, group, senior and package rates available. Call to confirm. Rates include continental breakfast.
Credit Cards: Visa, MC, Discover, American Express and Diner's Club
Features convenient location to all attractions, dining, and shopping. Bus parking, complimentary continental breakfast, outdoor pool, spacious rooms, cable TV.

Govt Rate: WILL honor government rate. Must show either 1) Travel Orders, 2) Gov't ID, or 3) Use Gov't Travel Card. (7/2009).

Rainbow Hotel Casino
1350 Warrenton Road
Phone: (601) 638-7111
Toll-Free: 1-800-667-4657
Units: 89 also 7 whirlpool suites (rooms with handicapped facilities)
Rates: $60-$125; AARP discount, corporate/ government rates also available.
Complimentary continental breakfast, free parking.
Credit Cards: All major credit cards. We feature indoor corridors, indoor pool, exercise room, truck parking, Jacuzzi, and sauna, great room, and a spectacular view of Mississippi River. Hotel is part of an entertainment complex that includes Rainbow Casino.

  • American
  • BBQ
  • Buffet
  • Chinese
  • Coffee
  • Deli
  • Italian
  • Mexican
  • Pizza
  • Regional
  • Seafood/Steak

Andre's At Cedar Grove Mansion Inn
2200 Oak Street
Phone: (601)636-1000
Toll Free: 1-800-862-1300
Capacity: 120
Price Range: $5.95-$24.95
Credit Cards: AE, Visa, MC, Discover, DC
Hours of Operations: From 6 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday.
Specialty: Dine in a grand antebellum mansion. Let Cedar Grove's dedicated staff pamper you. Enjoy piano music with your favorite wine, cocktail or a mint julep in the Mansion Bar overlooking the Old Gazebo Gardens. Romantic private candlelight dining in the Old Courtyard Room. "Chef Andre's cuisine deserves applause."

Beechwood Restaurant & Lounge
4451 Clay Street
Phone: (601) 636-3761
Capacity: 426
Price Range: $6-$15
Specialty: Seafood and charbroiled steaks
Credit Cards: AE, MC, Visa
Hours of Operation: Restaurant: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Sun. - Thurs.; 11 a.m. -1 a.m. Fri. - Sat. Lounge: 6 p.m. until, daily. Monday Night Football, Live entertainment Tues.-Sun. (Handicapped facilities).

3505 Pemberton Sq. Boulevard (Pemberton Mall)
Phone: (601)634-0006
Price: $8-$14
Specialty: English Pub

Gregory's Kitchen
815 Highway 61 North
Phone: (601) 634-0208
Hours of Operation:

  • Sunday, 11 am - 2 pm
  • Thursday - Saturday, 5pm - until

A family restaurant that offers Mississippi pond-raised catfish (whole or filet), steak and shrimp, fried dill pickles and onion rings, stuffed crabs, fried and baked chicken and more.

Jacque's Cafe in the Park
4137 I-20 Frontage Road (in Battlefield Inn)
Phone: (601) 638-5811
Additional Number.: (601) 661-0019
Toll-Free: 1-800-359-9363
Capacity: 120
Price Range: $5 -$15
Specialty: Supreme Angus steaks, Provini veal, fresh seafood, Cajun and Italian cuisine.
Credit Cards: All major credit cards
Hours of Operation: 6 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.; 5 to 9 p.m. daily.

Goldie's Express
3313 Pemberton Square Blvd
Phone: (601) 636-2551
Enjoy great barbecue pork or beef sandwiches and delicious hamburgers and fries "to go". Also, the place to get great boiled crawfish when in season. Catering services are available.

Goldie's Trail Bar-B-Que
2430 S. Frontage Road
Phone: (601) 636-9839
Capacity: 108
Price Range: $3.00-$12.00
Specialty: Barbecue ribs, pork, beef, chicken, and sausage
Credit Cards: Visa, MC
Hours of Operation: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Mon. - Thurs.; 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Fri. - Sat.; closed on Sun.
Goldie's famous true-pit barbecue and "down home" atmosphere are widely known. We have been featured in Southern Living, Southern Magazine and Greg Johnson & Vince Staten's book, "Real Barbecue".

Heritage Buffet, Ameristar Casino
4146 Washington Street
Phone: (601) 638-1000
Toll Free: (800) 700-7770
Hours of Operation:

  • Breakfast, Mon – Sun: 7am – 10am
  • Lunch, Mon – Sat: 11am – 2pm
  • Sunday Brunch: 11am – 2pm
  • Dinner, Sun – Thurs: 4pm – 10pm
  • Seafood Buffet, Fri – Sat: 4pm - Midnight
Featuring an atmosphere of southern charm coupled with comfortable elegance, diners can't help but feel a thrill of anticipation when they enter the Heritage Buffet. It's not just the dramatic displays at the six specialty cooking stations or even the dizzying array of entrees representing cuisines from around the world. Credit masterful preparation and premier quality ingredients, it’s easily the best in Vicksburg. The buffet also offers a wide selection of classic desserts: chocolate cake, all-American apple pie, berry tarts, ice cream sundaes and the only chocolate fountain in central Mississippi. 
Credit Cards: All major credit cards accepted.

Legends Buffet, DiamondJacks Casino & Hotel
3990 Washington Street
Phone: (601) 638-4200
Additional Number: (601) 630-4449
Hours of Operation:

  • Lunch, Mo – Sa, 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
  • Dinner, Su – Th, 4:30 pm – 10 pm
  • Seafood Buffet, Sa – Su, 4:30 pm – Midnight

Specialty: Buffet - Peel and eat shrimp, crab legs, omelet and pasta stations, carving stations, and dessert bar. A fun-filled atmosphere with great food and great prices!
Credit Cards: All major credit cards accepted.

Magnolia Hill Buffet, Riverwalk Casino & Hotel
1046 Warrenton Road
Phone: (601) 634-0100
Hours of Operation:

  • Monday - Saturday
    • Lunch, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Dinner, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Sunday
    • Brunch, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Cajun Buffet on Friday and Saturday nights.


Market Buffet, Horizon Casino Hotel
1310 Mulberry Street
Phone: (601) 636-3423
Hours of Operation:

  • Sunday - Thursday
    • Breakfast, 6:00 am - 10:30 am
    • Lunch, 11:15 am - 2:00 pm
    • Dinner, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Friday, Saturday
    • Breakfast, 6:00 am - 10:30 am
    • Lunch, 11:15 am - 2:00 pm
    • Dinner, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Riverview Buffet, Rainbow Casino
1380 Warrenton Road
Phone: (601) 636-7575
Hours of Operation:

  • Every day, Lunch, 11 am - 2 p.m.
  • Sunday - Thursday, Dinner, 5 pm-10 p.m.
  • Friday, Saturday, Seafood Buffet, 5 p.m. – 11p.m. ( Southern-style, including fried catfish.)


Panda Buffet - Sushi and Chinese
2310 Iowa Blvd (next to Wal-mart)
Phone: (601) 636-8885
Hours of Operation: Open 7 days a week from 11 am to 10 pm
All you can eat Chinese, sushi and seafood bar. Take-out available.
Capacity: 170

See's Chinese Restaurant
3041 N. Frontage Road
Phone: (601) 638-4509
Capacity: 120
Price Range: $7-$20
Specialty: Chinese food (no buffet)/Hibachi
Credit Cards: MC, Visa, Discover
Hours of Operation: Lunch: 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Mon. - Fri.; Dinner, 5 p.m.- 10 p.m. Daily.

Attic Gallery's Highway 61 Coffeehouse
1101 Washington Street
Phone: (601) 638-9221
A locally owned Vicksburg favorite. Enjoy a nice cup of coffee, a lattee, an espresso, or a nutritional but tasty treat. Listen to music or just view the art work that covers the walls.

Heavenly Ham
2480 S. Frontage Road, Suite A
Phone: (601) 629-9830
Fax: (601) 629-9805

McAlister's Gourmet Deli
4200 Clay St.
Phone: (601) 619-8222
Price Range: Under $10
Specialty: Soups and salads, sandwiches, desserts, beverages

1306 Washington Street
Phone: (601) 638-0169
Capacity: 80
Specialty: Grilled meats, fish, pastas, gourmet salads
Credit Cards: AE, MC, Visa
Hours of Operation: 5pm - 10pm, Mon - Sat
Lillian's Restaurant in Historic Downtown Vicksburg, Mississippi located at 1306 Washington St.

El Sombrero
1820 I-20 S. Frontage Rd.
Phone: (601) 638-1388
Price: $8-$14
Specialty: Mexican cuisine
Open seven days a week, El Sombrero is a local favorite for lunch and dinner. Great family atmosphere.

Fox's Pizza Den
100 Holt Collier Drive (off Hwy 61 North)
Phone: (601)636-9999
Hours of Operation:

  • Monday - Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Each pizza is hand made with the finest ingredients. Their menu includes, pizza, hoagies, stromboli, salads, spaghetti and their famous Wedgies. Dine in or Take out.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
4001 S. Frontage Rd.
Phone: (601)636-2115
Capacity: 143
Price Range: $6 - $8
Specialty: Country cooking, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Credit Cards: Visa, MC, Novus, AE
Hours of Operation: 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m, Fri-Sat., 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m., Sun.-Thurs.
Rocking chairs on the front porch while you wait, with a gift shop inside and an old country style look restaurant with a large wood fireplace during the winter.

Main Street Market Café
920 Main Street
Phone: (601) 634-8088
Price: $4-$23
Specialty: Chris’ Andouille and chicken gumbo for evening starters, hot biscuits, soup or salad for the evening special, gourmet sandwiches, and salad
Hours of Operation: Lunch served Monday thru Friday 11AM - 2:30PM.
Dinner served Monday 5PM - 8PM
Saturday's reserved for special party needs.

Monsour's at the Biscuit Company
1100 Washington Street
Phone: (601) 638-1571
Hours of Operation: 11am - 9pm M-Th, 11am - 10pm F/S, 11am - 2pm Sunday
Specialty: Steaks, Muffalettas, Roast Beef, Bourbon Pecan Pie
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Roca's Restaurant & Lounge
127 Country Club Dr.
Phone: (601) 638-0800
Capacity: 146
Price Range: $8-$20
Specialty: Fresh seafood, steaks, authentic Lebanese food, luncheon buffet.
Credit Cards: All major credit cards accepted
Hours of Operation: Lunch: 11:30 a.m. -2 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; Dinner: 5:30 - 10 p.m. Mon.-Sat., closed Sunday.
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Rowdy's Family Catfish Shack
Hwy. 27 and Hwy. 80 Intersection, I-20 exit 5B
Phone: (601) 638-2375
Capacity: 140
Price Range: $3-$15
Specialty: Mississippi pond raised catfish, fried, grilled, blackened. Batter fries with Nosser's dressing, Vicksburg's favorite for over 50 years.
Credit Cards: AE, MC, Visa
Hours of Operation: 11 a.m.- 9:30 p.m. Sun-Thur, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri-Sat.
Combines full range lunch, dinner menu with table service format. Family restaurant concept set in an old Vicksburg theme. Dine in or advance order call in.

Walnut Hills Restaurant
1214 Adams Street
Located in the Historic District
Phone: (601) 638-4910
Hours of Operation:

  • Monday - Friday from 11:00 a.m. till 9:00 p.m. with the Round Table served till 2:00 p.m. Ala carte is served till 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday - CLOSED
  • Sunday - 11:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m.
  • The bar is open Monday - Friday nights.

A must for lunch time with their bountiful selection of meats and Southern cooked vegetables served family style! Other menu items cover a wide range including sandwiches, gumbo, salads, steaks, and great fried shrimp. You really must try their poboys which are considered "the best poboys in town."

DJ's Seafood and Steak House
DiamondJacks Casino
3990 Washington Street
Phone: (601) 636-5700
You'll be welcomed into a very attractive restaurant offering large and very tasty portions of beef and fresh seafood.

Pearl's Oyster Bar at Ameristar Casino
4146 Washington Street
Phone: (601) 638-1000
Hours of Operation:

  • Sunday and Monday, 5pm - 10pm
  • Tuesday and Wednesday, CLOSED
  • Thursday, 5pm - 10pm
  • Friday and Saturday, 5pm - 11pm

Pearl's features an architectural setting that speaks to a simple, turn-of-the-century house porch while the food and drink reflect the exciting flavors of the South. Pearl's welcomes the best of New Orleans to Vicksburg. This warm, inviting restaurant takes inspiration form Creole and Cajun culture and cuisine with fresh seafood as the main attraction. Pearl's is the perfect eclectic, casual gathering place offering the city's most scenic views of the Mississippi River.

Rocky's at the Riverwalk Casino
1046 Warrenton Road
Phone: (601) 634-0100
We call it polished casual. That's because the choice steaks, fresh seafood, great salads and hearty sandwiches at Rocky's are a cut above anything else you can find around town. Everything's just a little bit nicer here, a little bit tastier, the service a little bit better. Whatever you are in the mood for, and whenever your're in the mood for it, you can enjoy Vicksburg's newest and best casual dining experience. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and an overnight menu as well.

Rusty's River Front Grill
901 Washington Street
Phone: (601) 638-2030
Price: $15-$24

Toney's Restaurant and Lounge
1903 Mission 66
Phone: (601) 636-0024
Hours of Operation:

  • Monday - Thursday, 11am - 2pm, 5pm - 9pm
  • Friday, 11am - 2pm, 5pm - 10pm
  • Satirday, 5pm - 10pm

Patrons of this Vicksburg establishment will enjoy delicious steaks, seafood, and other favorites prepared under the guidance of owner, Charles Toney. A private room is available for special functions.

Vicksburg National Military Park
Phone: Visitors Center, (601) 636-0583; Cairo Museum, (601) 636-2199
Rates: Admission fee $4/car,$2 per person/van; Under 16 FREE. PERSONAL GUIDE in your car $20, vans $30, or $40 per bus; cassette tape sales for $4.50.
Credit Cards: None
Hours of Operation: Visitors Center: 8a.m.-5p.m, daily, USS Cairo Museum: 8:30 a.m .- 5:00 p.m., Nov. - March: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00p.m., April - October. Closed Christmas Day.
Tour begins at the Visitors Center, where life-sized exhibits and artifacts from the Siege of Vicksburg are on display. An 18- minute film which recounts the campaign is shown on the hour and half-hour. The 16-mile driving tour can be taken on your own. The Cairo Museum is open in the north section.

Gold In The Hills
101 Iowa
Parkside Playhouse
(P. O. Box 821472)
Phone: (601) 636-0471
Rates: Adults/$10; children 12 and under/$5; Groups of 12 or more, adults/$7; children/$4;
Credit Cards: MC, Visa
Hours of Operation: Call for show dates.
Old-time melodrama, now in its 64th year. Cheer the hero, love the heroine, boo and throw peanuts at the villain. Sing the old songs, watch the can-can dancers. Fri/Sat - 7:30 p.m. mid-March - mid April and July.

Pemberton Headquarters (circa 1835)
1018 Crawford Street
Phone: (601)636-9581
Toll Free: 1-877-636-9581
Rates: Adults/$5.00; Students 6-18/$3.00; Under 6/Free; 15+adults/$4.00 each.
Credit Cards: Visa, MC, AE
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 pm., Mon.-Sat. 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Sunday.
Welcome to one of two National Historic landmarks. Southern mansion used as Confederate Headquarters during siege of Vicksburg. Visit parlor where decision was made to surrender city; thus the fate of the Confederacy was sealed. Designated Mississippi Landmark, listed on National Register of Historic Places, offers a reflection of Southern grandeur and history.

Cedar Grove Mansion-Inn (1840-1858)
2200 Oak Street; P.O. Box B
Phone: (601) 636-1000
Toll-Free: 1-800-862-1300
Rates: Tour: Adult/$6; Under 12/ $3; Groups of 15 or more/$4; Students/$4
Credit Cards: MC, Visa, AE, Discover
Hours of Operation: Tours continuous, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; (except noon)
Cocktails with live music, 6:00 p.m. - until; Dinner at Andre's, 6:00 p.m. - until.
A magnificent 1840 Greek Revival Mansion overlooking the Mississippi River on four acres with formal gardens, gazebos, fountains and courtyards which are a prelude to the mansion furnished with many original antiques, including gas-lit chandeliers. A union cannonball is still lodged in the parlor wall. AAA Four Diamond Rating. Approximately 30-minute tour.

The Old Court House Museum-Eva W. Davis Memorial
1008 Cherry Street
Phone: (601) 636-0741
Rates: Adults/$3; Students grades 1-12/$2; Preschool/Free; Senior Citizens (65 and Older) $2.50 (Group rates available)
Credit Cards: None
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Mon. - Sat.; 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sun.; open until 5:00 p.m. during Daylight Savings Time.
Vicksburg's most historic building, constructed by slaves in 1858, has hosted such great Americans as Jefferson Davis, Theodore Roosevelt, John Breckinridge, Booker T. Washington, William McKinley, and U.S. Grant. Here the U.S. Flag was raised and the Confederate lowered on July 4, 1863. Artifacts help tell Vicksburg's story in the National Landmark structure, which also has a gift shop. Self guided tour. Handicapped access.

Southern Cultural Heritage Complex
1302 Adams St.
Phone: (601) 631-2997
Rates: Adults/$3; Children/$1.50
Credit Cards: MC, Visa
Hours of Operation: Wednesday - Saturday 1:00-4:00 p.m.
This National Register of Historic Places cultural complex comprises the former St. Francis Xavier Convent and academy. Tours showcase the original academy (circa 1830) that barracked both armies during the Civil War, and the 4-story convent (1868). Mississippi's finest example of Gothic Revival architecture. Facilities available for private rental; call for rates. Handicapped access.

Biedenharn Museum of Coca-Cola Memorabilia
1107 Washington Street
Phone: (601) 638-6514
Rates: Adults/$2.25; Children under 12 years/ $1.75. Groups of 10 or more, adults/$1.95; Children under 12/ $1.50. Add 7% sales tax
Credit Cards: MC, Visa, AE, Discover
Hours of Operation: Open all year except New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon. - Sat.; 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday.
Restored 1890 building where Coca-Cola® was first bottled anywhere in the world in 1894. Museum contains reproduction bottling works, Coca-Cola® memorabilia, 1900 soda fountain, and restored 1890 candy store. Fountain Cokes, ice cream floats, homemade candy, Mississippi-made Ford's dipped ice cream, and over one hundred Coca-Cola® items for sale in the museum's gift shop.

Gray & Blue Naval Museum
1102 Washington Street
Phone: (601) 638-6500
Rates: Adults, $2.50; Children, $1.50, Family Max., $8
Credit Cards: None
Hours of Operation: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat.
The world's largest collection of Civil War gunboat models. The only diorama of the Siege of Vicksburg, with 2,500 miniature soldiers depicting the battle. A "life on the River Exhibit" with models of steam boats and modern tow boats and "The Mississippians Exhibit" displaying naval vessels with names connected to Mississippi. Handicapped access.


Contains various information about the city of Vicksburg.

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen invites you to visit Vicksburg, a progressive city where you will discover a community committed to excellence. Vicksburg is a unique blend of old and new in a city that offers plenty to see and do. From the specialty shops of historic downtown, to the modern Pemberton Mall, and on to the outlet mall, shoppers experience a relaxed atmosphere and friendly people.

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Updated April 2018