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The Blow Fly Inn

1201 Washington Ave, Gulfport, MS 39507-3342
+1 228-265-8225
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“banana pudding” (55 reviews)
“crab cakes” (87 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1201 Washington Ave, Gulfport, MS 39507-3342
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11 - 20 of 648 reviews

Reviewed 20 July 2017

My husband played at The Blow Fly Inn in June. He wanted to take me there for dinner so I could see where it was located. We were greeted promptly and seated; waitress took our order. Food was ok. My husband loved his. It is...More

Thank Dottie S
Reviewed 19 July 2017

My wife and I were looking for a nice lunch. We decided on the Blow Fly...it had been a while since we last ate there. "CC" our waitress was outstanding! I had the "Wednesday Special," the chop steak which was incredible. My wife had the...More

Thank beretverde
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Although the name may turn some people off, I decided to give it a try based on reviews. While I got the catfish and shrimp lunch special with a side salad, fries, and hush puppies, my mother got the steak, side salad, and loaded baked...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Great food! Beautiful location! Family and Budget friendly! Best of all free banana pudding!! Wait staff so friendly!

Thank mawmaw58
Reviewed 10 July 2017

went for lunch got the gumbo and it was as advertised very good also ate crab and fish both serve with side and were excellent

Thank Ed L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Our Dish cable guy recommended this restaurant to us; SO glad he did! For an appetizer, the three mini muffalettas that comes with an extra side of olive spread are GREAT! For lunch, we had red beans and rice with fried catfish, along with the...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Home style seafood and steaks with a family feel atmosphere! Food was delicious! My husband had Steak and Shrimp and I had a delicious Caesar Salad and a cup of gumbo (wish I had gotten the bowl of Gumbo--best I've ever had anywhere!)! Good service...More

Thank jwc05
Reviewed 8 July 2017

While on vacation in Biloxi we decided to drive to Gulfport just to tour the area. Around lunch time I opened my Trip Advisor app as usual. We found ourselves out in a rural area of Gulfport at the Blow Fly Inn and it did...More

Thank BusyMe
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome seafood. Suggest getting the fried crab claws if you haven't had them. Shrimp and grits was on of the best.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I read about this place on Trip review so wanted yo try it. We were quickly seated by window yo enjoy water view. Our waitress was nice. We ordered appetizers of onion rings and fried green tomatoes. These were both delicious. I'm not a seafood...More

Thank Mechelle K
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Questions & Answers
24 February 2017|
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Response from Nolafan2164 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about Blow Fly. I know Shaggy's on the beach and the Half Shell Oyster House have gluten free options
Warren M
5 April 2016|
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Response from 690SeasonedTraveler | Reviewed this property |
As I remember, there is a fairly long ramp that does lead up into the Blowfly as well as steps.
23 January 2016|
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Response from Donna R | Reviewed this property |
I would think they would have to allow service animals, if that is what you are asking about. However, I would call to ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 Washington Ave, Gulfport, MS 39507-3342
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Gulfport
  • Phone Number: +1 228-265-8225
  • E-mail
Best Seafood, Steaks & local specials like Hamburger Steak & Po Boys Famous Iconic Local Restaurant since 1955 featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives! Drive over & see us. Follow the Blow Fly!
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