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Proffitt's Porch

1587 Officers Lake Road, Columbus, MS 39701
+1 662-327-4485
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“gumbo” (13 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1587 Officers Lake Road, Columbus, MS 39701
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved having lunch with my friends here! The service was great and the owner himself was super attentive! I've had the Cypress Club (my favorite), my husband LOVES The Cam (named after the owner by the original owner, the father), and we've split the red...More

Thank Lillyvette_O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located on the back roads between Columbus and the Air Force Base this has been a local favorite for many years. You can eat indoors or outdoor with the balcony over looking a sandy beach area where a many volly game has been play. The...More

Thank 327bond
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a beautiful day, there is no better place to have a meal than on the porch! The elevated deck adorned with picnic tables and surrounded by humming bird feeders accompanied with a great view of Officers Lake makes for an awesome dining experience. Proffitt's...More

Thank jjbrady2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sandwiches are excellent and portions are good. Red Beans and Rice along with the Gumbo is always a hit. Highly recommend eating here, can't go wrong with anything on the menu.

Thank Jach3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love to find local places to dine while traveling and this one is the most unique yet! It is off the main roads and actually in a very beautiful woodsy setting overlooking a large pond. The food and sweet tea are amazing! The staff...More

Thank Angladie55
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We LOVE Proffitt's Porch! The sandwiches are made on thin Hoagie-type bread. They are really, really good! They come in whole or half sizes. We usually order a whole and split it: my husband gets a cup of red beans and rice while I get...More

Thank MojoJojoCoco
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Very casual place out in the woods by the water. Not a wide variety of menu choices, but what they do, they do well. The red beans & rice and seafood gumbo were very good and the hot seafood sandwich was awesome. The crusty French...More

Thank sherrymA688VN
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Great setting on a lake in the woods! Seafood gumbo was great! I has a seafood salad that was good, not this restaurant does not specialize in salads. I would return to this restaurant in a heartbeat though!

Thank GTrooper
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Visited on a crowded Mothers Day and got right in with speedy service. Very friendly staff and good options on the menu. Really great view on the outside deck which is partly why we went. One can get a great meal and enjoy the overall...More

Thank Ashley F
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Love the seafood pocket sandwich and the hummingbirds (when they are there)! Fun, casual place to get something to eat. Big outside porch to dine on....large, sandy beach on a pond/lake for kids to run around and play. Go on out for a visit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1587 Officers Lake Road, Columbus, MS 39701
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 662-327-4485
662 328-6450 Bob Proffitt, owner
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