Mississippi ribs

The 7 Best Places For Ribs In Mississippi

You know the sensation you get when you take that first bite of the best ribs you’ve ever tasted? Well, you get that every time you chow down on the best ribs Mississippi has to offer.

The best advice we can give you is this: call up a few friends, dive deep into our list of some of the top-notch places to eat the best Mississippi ribs, and loosen the buckle on your belt a notch or two. Why? Because goodness is on the way!


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1. Memphis Barbecue Company – Horn Lake

When it comes to the best ribs in this southern state, you’ll want to head to the Memphis Barbecue Company. Each rack of ribs is cooked to perfection, but it’s their signature barbecue sauce that takes things to a different level. It’s delightfully spicy and perfectly balanced with flavour.

Order a few bottles to take home with you. You’re going to want to savour the taste long after you’ve finished your ribs.

2. The Shed Barbeque & Blues Joint – Ocean Springs

Live music and BBQ go together so well that it almost feels weird chowing down on brisket and ribs without the sounds of blues in the background. The Shed is a family-owned BBQ restaurant that serves up savoury meat with a side of great vibes. Their whole hog has won more than its fair share of competitions, so you can be sure their pork ribs are the real deal.

3. Corky’s Ribs & BBQ – Olive Branch

This famous Memphis barbecue chain brings proper Southern flavours to Mississippi, as well as its drool-worthy ribs. They serve amazing comfort food in general, including nachos pulled pork and burgers but the ribs are the true star of the show. Beautifully sticky, with a rich charring and meat that falls off the bone.

4. Murky Waters BBQ – Hattiesburg

Listen to the sound of live blues music as the smell of smoking meat wafts from the chimney of this cosy and atmospheric barbecue joint and craft beer bar. The ribs have the juiciest, most succulent meat you could ever imagine, which when combined with their special homemade sauces is just an absolute delight.

You only think you’ve eaten good BBQ until you step through the doors here. Then, everything changes.

5. Little Willie’s BBQ – Pearl

Little Willie’s truly know how to cook their meat to perfection, and quality service just makes the BBQ-eating experience all the more enjoyable. Their ribs are fall off the bone tender, come in huge portion sizes and will leave you licking your fingers with joy.

You will feel at home as soon as you walk in the door and quickly be planning your next visit for yet another order of their ribs.

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6. The Pig & Pint – Jackson

The prize-winning ribs at The Pig & Pint are glazed with a signature Pepsi-Cola sauce for a wonderfully tasty sauce that glazes them to absolute perfection. Easily some of the best ribs that you will ever eat. But look, don’t just take our word for it… Get down here ASAP.

Pro tip: order a side of the fried boudin balls with beer mustard and smoked tomato-ginger jam!

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7. Tay’s BBQ – Moss Point

Slow-smoked ribs and a special house sauce are two of the most popular items on the menu here. But, if you ask any patron they’ll likely tell you that anything they’ve ordered at Tay’s BBQ has been fantastic. Their St Louis ribs come dry (unless you ask for ’em wet!), and are dripping with flavour.

The smoky smell of their ribs wafts into the taste, creating an unforgettable explosion of flavours upon the first bite.

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