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Darwell's Cafe

127 E First St, Long Beach, MS 39560
+1 228-868-8946
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sampler” (18 reviews)
“crab cakes” (32 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
127 E First St, Long Beach, MS 39560
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is outstanding! The employees are all so friendly and seem to enjoy working here! Excellent gumbo and ettouffe!

Thank 218junes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw a review that it was once listed on Good Morning America (or one of those shows) so we wanted to check it out. It's a small place with some inside and outside seating. There was a long line but it went quick. Food was...More

Thank Linda Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Passed through Long Beach and after reading reviews decided to give it a try. I've eaten at many other restaurants throughout the coast and this place was by far the friendliest! They were quick to answer questions about the area and provide recommendations. The restaurant...More

Thank RM73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ordered the lunch size shrimp gumbo and crawfish etouffee. Both were delicious. We had eaten a crawfish etouffee in New Orleans that had a tomato base but here at Darwell's they several it in a cream sauce. Delicious! The restaurant has...More

Thank doupnikka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

HIGHLY RECOMMEND this place. Food was awesome! Portions are large! Crab cake ALL crab - to die for! Something for everyone, every taste bud. Staff is fun! Decor is quirky and fun! Recommend eating outside! Would go here all the time if lived in the...More

Thank Tom Peggy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food. We usually go to the Gulfport area at Christmas time ever year and this is the place we go to first! There have been times that we have gone for lunch and dinner in the same day or dinner two nights in a...More

Thank G5359ZOdavido
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We ate here for Mother's day and the food was good. The portions are large and the staff is friendly.

Thank Sammi Y
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

After reading the reviews and national acclaim articles, we expected a lot more than we received. First of all, in all of our years of eating Cajun and Creole dishes, we have never encountered seafood gumbo or crawfish etouffee prepared in this manner.AND that was...More

Thank Johnny Rae H
Reviewed 19 December 2017

My yum yum pasta was SO good! I've never had a seafood dish to match it. I got the lunch portion which was way more than I could eat. My husband wasn't as happy with his pulled pork--it was pretty dry. His side of beans...More

Thank kglen1
Reviewed 19 December 2017

The crab cakes were DIVINE!!!! Also, the crawfish etoufee was unbelievable good! The staff here are so friendly and helpful. We can not wait to go back!! Our kids didn't want seafood, so they had the pulled pork sandwiches and they were fantastic. The staff...More

Thank Kimberly G
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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
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, 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
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 228-868-8946
  • E-mail
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