Tupelo may be made famous as the birthplace of Elvis Presley, but the locals know it more for its Southern cuisine. From chicken and biscuits to burgers or salads there is plenty to choose from for your brunch any day of the week.
Stables Downtown Grill
Home of the Stable Burger, Stables Downtown Grill offers a full menu with daily specials ranging from appetizers to sandwiches and specialty burgers. A special Saturday brunch menu is available from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Stables Downtown Grill can be found in the historic downtown Tupelo district at Jailers Alley and they provide both indoor and outdoor dining.
The award winning restaurant Woody’s Steakhouse known for its ‘casually modern atmosphere with warm southern charm’. Woody’s is known far and wide for it’s Angus Choice or Prime char-grilled steaks, exotic wild game, fresh seafood, and old family recipes with a twist Woody’s is located at Rex Plaza and is open for special holidays and Sunday brunch from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM.
Connie’s Fried Chicken
Connie’s Fried Chicken is a local favorite that is locally owned and operated family business. Their homemade southern fare includes several menu items including fried chicken, green beans, potato salad and iced tea. Connie’s is perfect for a casual brunch anytime of the week. Connie’s Fried Chicken is located on South Gloster and is open 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM Monday through Saturday and from 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM Sunday.
One perfect brunch place is Cafe 212 known for their great food and great casual atmosphere. The cafe serves deli style sandwiches, soups and other specialty menu items. Cafe 212 can be found in down town Tupelo on West Main Street. Hours are 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM weekdays and weekends from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM.
Sweet Peppers Deli
A personal favorite, Sweet Peppers Deli is what most of the locals refer to as ‘Peppers’. This deli originally began as Bulldog Deli, a local favorite for MSU students in Starkville; Sweet Peppers Deli grew into a franchise located in several southern locations. Thankfully, Tupelo is one of them. This deli’s menu is a sweet mix of New York style and southern cuisine serving sandwiches, soups, salads and more. Tupelo has two convenient locations on West Main Street and in the food court of Barnes Crossing Mall. Hours available are 10:30 AM – 10:00 PM daily.