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Best Food Choices in Cleveland

No matter what your preferences are, Cleveland, Mississippi has something for every taste! The next time you are visiting, make sure to stop in at each of these spots! You are sure to have the same experience we did! 

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No matter what your preferences are, Cleveland, Mississippi has something for every taste! The next time you are visiting, make sure to stop in at each of these spots! You are sure to have the same experience we did! 

Delta Meat Market

Most of the time when we sit down at a restaurant on the road, we are looking for the best food we can find. But, in Cleveland at the Delta Meat Market you are going to find incredible food and a world-renowned chef. Cole Ellis is the Owner and Executive Chef at Delta Meat Market but that is not where his accolades end. Cole was named a semi-finalist for the James Beard Award “Best Chef in the South,” in 2017 and was listed as #3 in Southern Living’s Best Chefs in the South in 2019. Delta Meat Market has been recognized as much as their owner, being mentioned in Southern Living, Bon Appetit, Delta Magazine, and Garden and Gun. If you are looking for a soul stirring, heart-warming meal, look no further than the Delta Meat Market.

The Farmhouse Table

Located in the West End District of Cleveland, the Farmhouse Table offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner to guest and every bite is mouthwatering! We visited for breakfast and were amazed by the blend of flavors from meals we have had dozens of times. The use of fresh ingredients and the made to order meals delivers flavor profiles you are not expecting but will have you coming back for every meal you can at the Farmhouse. 

Airport Grocery 

The Cleveland staple, Airport Grocery got its start during the Great Depression when Italian immigrant Joseph Rocconi opened Rocconi and Sons and sold cheap food to nearby families, friends, neighbors, and plantation workers. As business grew, Rocconi moved his small grocery store near the airport and the name Airport Grocery stuck. The family had a long history of serving delicious but affordable food and did so for many decades. Today, Airport Grocery continues many of the traditions started by the Rocconi’s including the down-home feel! Even though they have moved on from the farm lunches previously served in this building, their barbecue, hamburgers, steak, seafood and more bring in hungry guests from all over the delta. The delicious food and fun atmosphere will have families visiting regularly for years to come!

Backdraft

Inspired and dedicated to the men and women in the fire services, this Downtown Cleveland restaurant has a full-service bar complete with the biggest sporting events of the day on their multiple screens. Additionally, their steaks are one of the best in Cleveland their fresh seafood will satisfy any appetite. Whether it’s a relaxing night with the guys or a date night, you cannot go wrong at Backdraft!

Bar Fontaine 

            Located on the top floor of the Cotton House Hotel on Cotton Row in Cleveland, Bar Fontaine provides delicious bar food, dessert, and of course some of the best drinks you will find anywhere in the Delta! With the freshest ingredients, an intimate atmosphere, and rooftop views of the city, Bar Fontaine is perfect for any crowd. Plus, you may have a local artist performing while you are there. One of the best atmospheres in Cleveland! 

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