Restaurants in Philadelphia, MS

Located close to the famous Pearl River Resort, Philadelphia provides tourists everywhere with exciting twists on traditional southern food. From casual dining to walk up windows and picnic tables, restaurants here have something for everyone.

Simma Down

Simma Down brings an exciting Caribbean heritage right to the heart of Mississippi. Laden with flags of its ancestral homeland, the restaurant has food always served tasty and fresh to its many loyal local customers. Originally started in South Florida, owners Jen and Baker brought a truly unique style of cooking to Philadelphia. The menu is small, and you won’t find anything but to-go containers and paper plates, but the food is absolutely packed with huge portions and that genuine Caribbean flavor. Enjoy oxtails, jerk chicken, curry, and much, much more.

Hondumex Taqueria

Amazingly authentic Latin American cuisine makes Hondumex Taqueria one of the best local restaurants in Philadelphia. A massive menu with true Honduran and Mexican dishes make this restaurants a local favorite. Attached is also a small shop for any of those harder to find Mexican cooking items.This quick-eats restaurant serves chicken al pastor, barbacoa beef, shrimp cocktail, and many more. You can practically hear the fajitas coming out of the kitchen on their sizzling plates, and the fried ice cream is made as you order so it stays fresh and crunchy.

Blake’s Seafood

Cajun seafood at its absolute finest at this small roadside restaurant. Dine outside in the southern warmth and choose from a huge menu from the walk-up window. Huge amounts of crawfish, shrimp, catfish, pork, brisket, ribs and more served in nearly every way imaginable. Breaded, fried, grilled, boiled, or by the pound. Enjoy their many dishes in po’boys or on enormous platters served with their famous Cajun sauces and delicious sides. The lines are always long at Blake’s Seafood, so make sure you get there early for the best and freshest catch of the day.

Philly Porterhouse

Philly Porterhouse is Philadelphia’s best option for outstanding steakhouses. Located in downtown Philadelphia, this restaurant has a great selection of steak and seafood from only the finest local sources. The wood floor and brick walls make for a nice, cozy dinner with additional event space. Stop by this gem of a restaurant and enjoy a made to order steak cooked to your exact preference, or perhaps a peanut butter pie or a large Caesar salad if you prefer the lighter side. The atmosphere here is perfect for families, but also has a full bar making it a great spot for adults as well.

Ashley’s Restaurant

One of the best choices for lunch while heading down to the Pearl River resort for a great game of golf or a day at the slot machines. This small restaurant located just off of Philadelphia’s main street serves huge portions of great southern comfort food. The no frills menu has great choices of sandwiches, chicken breast options, pastas, and seafood. Each fried oyster is hand-breaded and home friend by Ashley and her amazing kitchen team. Rich, homemade Cajun sauces cover everything from their shrimp pasta to their jalapeno hush puppies.