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Our Favorite Places To Eat
Also not listed is our Food Truck - the 5000! It's located in the parking lot of the Scotsman General Store!
Great spot for lunch - but they are also doing breakfast on Thursday, Friday and Saturday! Get the Fried Chicken and Mac and Cheese! You'll recognize Miss Pearl from her house on Season 2 of Home Town!
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Pearl’s Diner
330 N Magnolia St
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Great spot for lunch - but they are also doing breakfast on Thursday, Friday and Saturday! Get the Fried Chicken and Mac and Cheese! You'll recognize Miss Pearl from her house on Season 2 of Home Town!
Grab a coffee, breakfast sandwich or a lite lunch here! They also have fun stuff going on during the evenings too where they serve fancy coffee and beers!
Lee's Coffee & Tea
409 W Oak St
Grab a coffee, breakfast sandwich or a lite lunch here! They also have fun stuff going on during the evenings too where they serve fancy coffee and beers!
Literally everything is good here.....the best chocolate chip cookies I've ever had!
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Sweet Somethings Bakery
543 Central Ave
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Literally everything is good here.....the best chocolate chip cookies I've ever had!
It's a traditional butcher shop BUT they also make the best jerky, fudge and daily lunch specials! Great stop for road trip snacks!
The Knight Butcher
520 Central Ave
It's a traditional butcher shop BUT they also make the best jerky, fudge and daily lunch specials! Great stop for road trip snacks!
Only open for dinner Tuesday-Saturday, the Loft is the best place to go get a good steak or burger! It also has a great bar too!
The Loft
535 Central Ave
Only open for dinner Tuesday-Saturday, the Loft is the best place to go get a good steak or burger! It also has a great bar too!
It's sooooooo good!!! Get the garlic knots as an appetizer! Seriously though, Mimmo moved from Italy to south Mississippi...you won't find a better Italian eatery anywhere! Open for lunch and dinner M-F and Dinner on Saturday.
Mimmo’s Ristorante Pizzeria
312 Central Ave
It's sooooooo good!!! Get the garlic knots as an appetizer! Seriously though, Mimmo moved from Italy to south Mississippi...you won't find a better Italian eatery anywhere! Open for lunch and dinner M-F and Dinner on Saturday.
Garcia Donuts
THE BEST BURGER - our favorite Saturday lunch spot!
Phillips Drive-In
330 S Magnolia St
THE BEST BURGER - our favorite Saturday lunch spot!
So Yummy! Downtown's oldest restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner most days!
Cafe La Fleur
313 N Magnolia St
So Yummy! Downtown's oldest restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner most days!
Oh my! From homemade candies to cookie dough served like ice cream! It's a must - also, you'll recognize the owner, Alyse Mathews!
Shug's Cookie Dough & Candy Bar
435 N Magnolia St
Oh my! From homemade candies to cookie dough served like ice cream! It's a must - also, you'll recognize the owner, Alyse Mathews!
The best breakfast! So yummy! It's not in walking distance though - so plan to drive!
Vic's
804 Chantilly St
The best breakfast! So yummy! It's not in walking distance though - so plan to drive!
Just about 10 minutes from downtown, Charlie's is your quintessential Mississippi catfish house...they only serve the catfish whole with hushpuppies and coleslaw....so good!
Charlie's Catfish House
5167 US-11
Just about 10 minutes from downtown, Charlie's is your quintessential Mississippi catfish house...they only serve the catfish whole with hushpuppies and coleslaw....so good!
Some of the best BBQ you'll find! About a 10 min ride from Downtown.
Hog Heaven BBQ
3204 Ellisville Blvd
Some of the best BBQ you'll find! About a 10 min ride from Downtown.
Great place for seafood - right in downtown! Be sure to go to their new location!
Blue Crab Grill
3704 MS-15
Great place for seafood - right in downtown! Be sure to go to their new location!
Scotsman General Store & Woodshop
1 Spec Wilson
Shopping
Some of the best shopping can be had in Downtown Laurel! Visit all the shops you've seen on Home Town!
Upscale men's clothing - the neatest thing is the old school barber in the back of the store...be sure to check it out! Also, you'll recognize the owners Caroline and Cory Burks - their house was on Season 2 of Home Town!
Guild and Gentry
321 N Magnolia St
Upscale men's clothing - the neatest thing is the old school barber in the back of the store...be sure to check it out! Also, you'll recognize the owners Caroline and Cory Burks - their house was on Season 2 of Home Town!
Of course you must go to our store that we co-own with Erin and Ben Napier!
Laurel Mercantile Co.
414 Front St
Of course you must go to our store that we co-own with Erin and Ben Napier!
Go visit our general store that's connected to Ben's woodshop that you see on TV! You can actually watch them working in the woodshop most days!
Scotsman General Store & Woodshop
1 Spec Wilson
Go visit our general store that's connected to Ben's woodshop that you see on TV! You can actually watch them working in the woodshop most days!
JParker Reclaimed
326 N Magnolia St
Southern Antique Gift Mall
317 Central Ave
Great ladies boutique!
Quarter Century
602 Carroll Gartin Blvd
Great ladies boutique!
Bella Bella
604 Carroll Gartin Blvd
The Cotton Boll
435 N Magnolia St
Pillow tree Interiors
435 N Magnolia St
It's an occasional vintage flea market... only open the 3rd weekend of every month - but it's amazing!
Rusty Chandelier LLC
320 N 12th Ave
It's an occasional vintage flea market... only open the 3rd weekend of every month - but it's amazing!
Home to our furniture line by Ben Napier! Lott is the oldest business in downtown....it's definitely a must stop! You'll meet Rodney Rowell and I know you'll love him as much as we do! Also, his daughter Keri was on the show so you'll probably see her there too! Also, right beside is our new art supply store and gallery - The Pinehurst Rathskellar...you'll recognize the owner from Home Town, homeowner Amy Luker!
Lott Furniture Co.
320 Front St
Home to our furniture line by Ben Napier! Lott is the oldest business in downtown....it's definitely a must stop! You'll meet Rodney Rowell and I know you'll love him as much as we do! Also, his daughter Keri was on the show so you'll probably see her there too! Also, right beside is our new art supply store and gallery - The Pinehurst Rathskellar...you'll recognize the owner from Home Town, homeowner Amy Luker!
The Laurel Leaf
330 Front St
Patina's
320 Central Ave
Allie’s on Magnolia Boutique
325 N Magnolia St
Great spot for vintage finds at great prices!
Peddlers' Junktion
604 Carroll Gartin Blvd
Great spot for vintage finds at great prices!
It's only open the 3rd weekend of the month - you can check out the dates online!
Rusty Chandelier LLC
320 N 12th Ave
It's only open the 3rd weekend of the month - you can check out the dates online!
The Remnant
602 Carroll Gartin Boulevard
Fun Stuff To Do
We also have a jungle gym and in-ground pool at The Laurel Cottages that are open to our guests.
Mississippi's first art museum, free to the public....it's a must!
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
565 N 5th Ave
Mississippi's first art museum, free to the public....it's a must!
Walking, driving or biking around our Historic District is one of our favorite things to do! Oh, and you'll see about 70% of the houses from Home Town throughout! We recommend 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th Avenues as well as Euclid Avenue.
Laurel Historic Preservation
401 N 5th Ave
Walking, driving or biking around our Historic District is one of our favorite things to do! Oh, and you'll see about 70% of the houses from Home Town throughout! We recommend 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th Avenues as well as Euclid Avenue.
One of our best City Parks - it's got a great walking track (it used to be the city school's football stadium!) as well as a great jungle gym for the kiddos.
Gardiner Park
721 N 2nd Ave
One of our best City Parks - it's got a great walking track (it used to be the city school's football stadium!) as well as a great jungle gym for the kiddos.
Check out the "Y" - they are always hosting events..whether its yoga classes, ballroom lessons or Bingo Nights - it's always a fun spot!
YWCO of Laurel
428 W Oak St
Check out the "Y" - they are always hosting events..whether its yoga classes, ballroom lessons or Bingo Nights - it's always a fun spot!
This is one of our largest parks - great kids area and a dog park! At Christmas time there is a light show at night!
Mason Memorial Park
This is one of our largest parks - great kids area and a dog park! At Christmas time there is a light show at night!
One of the newest additions to downtown, it’s a must if you have little ones! It’s a toy store/active indoor play area. It specializes in activities for kids with sensory issues and helps spread awareness for Autism. Really cool spot that does great work in the community.
The Social Club
317 North Magnolia Street
One of the newest additions to downtown, it’s a must if you have little ones! It’s a toy store/active indoor play area. It specializes in activities for kids with sensory issues and helps spread awareness for Autism. Really cool spot that does great work in the community.
Trustmark Park
401-415 North Magnolia Street
Leontyne Price Park
530 Central Avenue
Landrum's Homestead & Village
1356 Mississippi 15
Veterans Memorial Museum Inc
920 Hillcrest Drive
Grocery Store
Just a great little neighborhood grocery market!
Corner Market
3140 Audubon Dr
Just a great little neighborhood grocery market!
For Sunday Travelers
Sundays are kinda slow around our small town but there are still several fun things for you to do!
It's a must!
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
565 N 5th Ave
It's a must!
Laurel Mercantile Co.
414 Front St
Scotsman General Store & Woodshop
1 Spec Wilson
Shug's Cookie Dough & Candy Bar
435 N Magnolia St
Lee's Coffee & Tea
409 W Oak St
Some of the best BBQ you'll find! Only open for lunch on Sunday.
Hog Heaven BBQ
3204 Ellisville Blvd
Some of the best BBQ you'll find! Only open for lunch on Sunday.
Just a great place to grab lunch or dinner on Sundays or Mondays when several of our local spots are closed.
McAlister's Deli
1106 Sawmill Rd
Just a great place to grab lunch or dinner on Sundays or Mondays when several of our local spots are closed.
First United Methodist Church Laurel
420 N 5th Ave
First Baptist Church
607 W 5th St
Saint John's Episcopal Church
541 N 5th Ave
First-Trinity Presbyterian Church
500 N 5th Ave
Immaculate Conception Church
833 W 6th St
It's about a 5 minute drive out to the rural county but it's worth the drive! A local favorite!
Walker's Dairy Bar
2282 MS-184
It's about a 5 minute drive out to the rural county but it's worth the drive! A local favorite!
The epitome of the Southern Buffett lunch spot!
Estelle's Southern Cuisine
5534 US-11
The epitome of the Southern Buffett lunch spot!
Reyes Mexican Grill and Bar
2019 Mississippi 15
Great brunch! The best french toast I've ever had!
Mimmo’s Ristorante Pizzeria
312 Central Ave
Great brunch! The best french toast I've ever had!
Golfing
Dixie is a fun course - it's older and very casual!
Dixie Golf Association
750 Hillcrest Dr
Lush Casino Action ;)
Our small, local casino is just 15 minutes down the road. Open 24/7.
Bok Homa Casino
1 Choctaw Rd