BOPB 2019: Food and Drink

BEST APPETIZER
Crabmeat Wontons,

Crescent City Grill
3810 Hardy St, Hattiesburg
crescentcitygrill.net

Finalists: 
Cheese Rolls at Glory Bound Gyro Company • Debris Fries at Keg & Barrel • Fresh Rolls at Jutamas • Sully’s Sacks at Sully’s Tavern

BEST BAR AMBIENCE
Brass Hat

103 South 30th Ave, Hattiesburg
brasshatmidtown.com

Finalists: 
Branch • Keg & Barrel • Front Street Bar • Mahogany Bar

BEST BARBEQUE
Murky Waters

1605 Hardy St, Hattiesburg
murkywatersbbq.com

Finalists: 
Rose’s • Stonewall’s • Strick’s • The Front Porch 

BEST BARISTA
Jordyn Brown, Java Moes

6051 US 49, Hattiesburg
javamoes.com

Finalists: 
Hattie Harkins, Grin Coffee • Erin Golden, Mudslingers • Savannah Bynum, Java Moe’s • Tayler Hensley, Equinox Coffee

BEST BARTENDER
Nicci McNease, Brass Hat

103 South 30th Ave, Hattiesburg
brasshatmidtown.com

Finalists: 
Richie Means, Sully’s Petal • Shawn McDaniel, Keg and Barrel • Jarrett Taylor, Blu Jazz Café • Melanie Keels, 4th Street Bar

BEST BREAKFAST
Midtowner

3000 Hardy St, Ste 10, Hattiesburg
facebook.com/midtownerHattiesburg

Finalists:
Cracker Barrel • Southbound Bagel • South Mouth Deli • The Depot

BEST BRUNCH
Cotton Blues

6116 US 98 West, Hattiesburg
cottonblues.com

Finalists: 
Keg and Barrel • Purple Parrot • Patio 44 • Chesterfield’s 

BEST BUFFET
Movie Star

5209 Old Highway 11, Hattiesburg
moviestarrestaurant.com

Finalists:
The Front Porch • Mack’s on the River • Strick’s • Super King

BEST CHINESE RESTAURANT
Super King

4591 Hardy St, Hattiesburg
superkingbuffetms.com

Finalists: 
Best Wok • China Buffet • A&B Grocery • China Wok (Laurel)

BEST CHIPS AND SALSA
Papitos

6140 US 98, Hattiesburg
facebook.com/Papitos

Finalists: 
Compadres • Del Sol • Izote • Fuzzy’s Taco Shop

BEST COCKTAIL
Peach Bourbon Cider,

Brass Hat
103 South 30th Ave, Hattiesburg
brasshatmidtown.com

Finalists: 
Nine Pound Hammer at Branch • Mississippi Mule at Keg and Barrel • Pelican Pail at Pier 98 • Stress Reliever at Sully’s 

BEST COFFEE SHOP
Java Moes

6051 US 49, Hattiesburg
javamoes.com

Finalists: 
Equinox Coffee • Grin Coffee • Mudslingers • T-Bones 

BEST COMFORT FOOD
Gratefull Soul

205 Main St, Hattiesburg
facebook.com/gratefullsoul

Finalists: 
Keg and Barrel • Midtowner • The Front Porch • Cotton Blues

BEST CHICKEN STRIPS
Nellie’s

213 East Front St
facebook.com/pg/Nellies-Chicken-and-Daiquiris

Finalists:
Ed’s Burger Joint • Raising Cane’s • Sidelines Sports Bar • Keg and Barrel

BEST CRAWFISH
Triangle Seafood

6409 US 98 West, Hattiesburg
facebook.com/TriangleSeafood

Finalists: 
Crescent City Grill • Pier 98 • Strick’s • South Mississippi Crawfish Company

BEST DESSERT
Cheesecake, Cotton Blues

6116 Highway 98 West, Hattiesburg

Finalists: 
White Chocolate Bread Pudding, Crescent City Grill • Strawberry Cake, Strick’s BBQ • Bread Pudding, Pier 98 • Tiramisu, Tabella 

BEST DIVE BAR
Nick’s Ice House

2106 Hardy St, Hattiesburg
facebook.com/NicksIceHouse

Finalists: 
4th Street Bar • Last Call Bar and Grill • Shenanigan’s • Sidelines 

BEST ETHNIC CUISINE (OTHER)
Jutama’s

910 Timothy Lane, Hattiesburg
jutamasthai.com

Finalists: 
Indian Delight • Petra Café • Sakura

BEST FRENCH FRIES
Wards

wardsrestaurants.com

Finalists: 
Crescent City Grill • Keg and Barrel • Brass Hat • Five Guys

BEST HAMBURGER
Sully’s

213 Sullivan Kilrain Rd, Hattiesburg

Finalists:
Tophers • Ed’s Burger Joint • Keg and Barrel • Mugshots

BEST HAPPY HOUR
Mahogany Bar

3810 Hardy St, Hattiesburg
mahoganybar.net

Finalists:
Front Street Bar • Fuzzy’s Taco Shop • Glorybound Gyro Company • Pier 98

BEST HOT DOG
Ward’s

wardsrestaurants.com

Finalists: 
Ed’s Burger Joint • Sonic • Dis and Dem • Coney Island

BEST ICE CREAM/ FROZEN TREAT
Candy Shop Shake, Ed’s Burger Joint

3800 Hardy St, Hattiesburg
facebook.com/edsburgerjoint

Finalists: 
Gelato, Front Street Bar • Ice Cream, Marble Slab Creamery • Pop Brother’s Popsicles • Soft Serve, The Front Porch

BEST INTIMATE DINING
Twisted Skillet

6414 US 98, Hattiesburg
twistedskilletms.com

Finalists: 
Branch • Brass Hat • Purple Parrot • Sully’s 

BEST LATE NIGHT MENU
Waffle House

wafflehouse.com

Finalists: 
4th Street Bar • Keg and Barrel • Mahogany Bar • Taco Bell

BEST LOCAL CHEF
Josh Casper, The Depot

Finalists:
Antoine Anthony at HCC, Darrell Jackson at Brass Hat, Don Webster at Sully's in Petal

BEST LOCALLY BREWED BEER
Suzy B, Southern Prohibition

301 Mobile St, Hattiesburg
soprobrewing.com

Finalists: 
Into the Mystic, Slowboat Brewery • Crowd Control, Southern Prohibition • Diary of a Madman, Slowboat Brewery 

BEST MEXICAN RESTAURANT
Compadre’s

compadresmexicangrill.com

Finalists:
Del Sol • Izote • Mexican Kitchen • Papito’s

BEST NEW RESTAURANT
Midtowner

3000 Hardy St, Ste 10, Hattiesburg
facebook.com/midtownerHattiesburg

Finalists: 
Brass Hat at Hotel Indigo • Nellie’s Chicken and Daiquiris

BEST PIZZA
Keg and Barrel

1315 Hardy St
kegandbarrel.com

Finalists:
Fox’s Pizza • Pyro’s • Mercury Pizza • Tabella 

BEST PLACE TO CURE A HANGOVER
Keg and Barrel

1315 Hardy St
kegandbarrel.com

Finalists: 
The Front Porch • Midtowner • Waffle House • Ward’s 

BEST RESTAURANT OVERALL
Crescent City Grill

3810 Hardy St, Hattiesburg
crescentcitygrill.net

Finalists: 
Brass Hat • Cotton Blues • Sully’s • Jutamas

BEST RESTAURANT TO TAKE KIDS
Ed’s Burger Joint

3800 Hardy St, Hattiesburg
facebook.com/edsburgerjoint

Finalists: 
Plaid Rhino • The Front Porch • Sully’s • Pier 98

BEST RESTAURANT TO TAKE PARENTS
Cotton Blues

6116 Highway 98 West, Hattiesburg
cottonblues.com

Finalists:
Mack’s West • Purple Parrot • Tabella • Sully’s 

BEST RESTAURANT WE WISH WERE STILL OPEN
Rocket City Diner

Finalists: 
Baker’s Burgers • Bop’s • The End Zone • Marlin’s Bar and Grill

BEST SALAD
Sensation Salad

Crescent City Grill
3810 Hardy St, Hattiesburg
crescentcitygrill.net

Finalists: 
Harvest Salad at Tabella • Strawberry Salad at T-Bones • Salad Bar at Salad Station • Salad Bar at Twisted Skillet

BEST SANDWICH
Pulled Pork Sandwich - Strick’s BBQ

3802 West 4th St, Hattiesburg
stricksbbq.com

Finalists: 
Crabcake BLT at Brass Hat • Knuckle Sandwich at South Mouth Deli • Sweet & Smokey at Keg & Barrel • The Swamp Thing at Crescent City Grill

BEST SEAFOOD DISH
Redfish Julie - Twisted Skillet

6414 US 98, Hattiesburg
twistedskilletms.com

Finalists: 
Shrimp and grits, Crescent City Grill • Chargrilled Oysters, Half Shell Oyster House • Seafood Feast, Pier 98 • Salmon & Brussels Sprouts, Tabella

BEST SERVICE/WAITSTAFF
Sully’s

213 Sullivan Kilrain Rd, Hattiesburg
ilovesullys.com

Finalists: 
Brass Hat • Keg and Barrel • Crescent City Grill • Patio 44

BEST SNOCONE STAND
Conni Cone

4888 Old Highway 11, Hattiesburg
facebook.com/connicone

Finalists:
Snow Boogers • Strick’s Snowballs • Sticky Lips • Alpine Snow (The Green One on Adeline) 

BEST SOUP
Corn and Crab Bisque - Crescent City Grill

3810 Hardy St, Hattiesburg
crescentcitygrill.net

Finalists:
Crawfish Bisque, Pier 98 • Roasted Tomato Soup, Tabella • Roasted Red Pepper & Gouda, T-Bones • Gumbo, Stricks 

BEST STEAK
Donanelle’s Bar and Grill

4321 US 49, Hattiesburg
facebook.com/donanelles

Finalists: 
Sully’s • Last Call Bar & Grill • Crescent City Grill • The Loft (Laurel) 

BEST SUSHI
Sakura

6194 US 49, Hattiesburg
facebook.com/SakuraFinedining

Finalists:
Oishi • Rock and Roll Sushi • Sake Café • Sky Sushi

BEST VEGETARIAN OPTIONS
Jutamas

910 Timothy Lane, Hattiesburg
jutamasthai.com

Finalists: 
Indian Delight • Thirsty Hippo • The Birdhouse Café • Fuzzy’s Taco Shop

BEST WINGS
Fairley’s Wings & More

631 Main St, Hattiesburg
facebook.com/wings.0307

Finalists: 
Murky Waters • Winged It • Keg & Barrel • Blu Jazz Cafe

 

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