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Starkville Earns 67 Best of Mississippi Honors

If you haven’t had a chance to browse Mississippi Magazine’s 2017 “Best of Mississippi” reader-voted awards in the magazine’s July/August issue, you are in for a treat! We are so proud of the Starkville community for earning 67 honors! Starkville restaurants, retailers, businesses and happenings received 15 “Best of Mississippi” honors  and 52 “M-List” honors. The awards are voted on each year by magazine readers through online balloting and represent a compilation of the best places for “dining out, seeking out and getting out” in Mississippi.

Congratulations to all these wonderful Starkville winners…

Best of Mississippi Honors

Best Appetizer: Harvey’s Broccoli Bites
Best Pizza: Lost Pizza
Best Hamburger: Mugshots
Best Breakfast: Starkville Cafe
Best Barbecue: The Little Dooey
Best Other Ethnic Food: Thai Siam
Best Sushi: Umi
Best Blue Plate: The Veranda
Best Deli: Newk’s Eatery
Best Coffee Shop: Strange Brew Coffeehouse
Best Brunch: Restaurant Tyler
Best Trendy Fashion: Deep South Pout
Best Children’s Apparel: Doodlebugs
Best Men’s Casual Clothing: Reed’s
Best Fashion Accessories: Cobo’s Boutique

M-List Honors

Best Sandwich: Oby’s Shrimp Poboy
Best Fried Chicken: Restaurant Tyler
Best Appetizer: Central Station Grill Cheese Sticks
Best Dessert: Stromboli’s Cookie Dough Bites
Best New Restaurant: No Way Jose
Best Sweet Tea: The Little Dooey
Best Sweet Tea: Newk’s Eatery
Best Sweet Tea: Oby’s
Best Fine Dining: Harveys
Best Pizza: Stromboli’s
Best Burger: Bulldog Burger
Best Burger: Harveys
Best Cornbread: Restaurant Tyler
Best Cornbread: The Veranda
Best Italian: Stromboli’s
Best Mexican: La Terraza
Best Catfish: Penn’s
Best Blue Plate: Restaurant Tyler
Best Outdoor Dining: Bin 612
Best Sweet Shop/Bakery: The Biscuit Shop
Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant: Lost Pizza
Best Brunch: Central Station Grill
Best Brunch: The Veranda
Best Farmers Market: Starkville Community Market
Best Fair or Festival: Cotton District Arts Festival
Best Place to Live
Best Reception Hall: The Mill at MSU
Best Hotel and Resort: Hotel Chester
Best Downtown Area
Best Weekend Trip
Best Gift Shop: Aspen Bay Retail Store
Best Gift Shop: The Purple Elephant
Best Home Consignment: Horsefeathers Mall 182
Best Furniture Store: Rick’s Furniture
Best Home Decor: Aspen Bay Retail Store
Best Clothing Consignment: Revolution Consignment Shop
Best Salon: Deja Vu Salon
Best Salon: Toros
Best Spa: Vitality Skin & Spa
Best Shoes: Cobo’s Boutique
Best Shoes: Deep South Pout
Best Trendy Fashion: Cobo’s Boutique
Best High End Women’s Fashion: LA Green
Best High End Women’s Fashion: Reed’s
Best Baby Items: Doodlebugs
Best Place to Find Tween & Teen Apparel: Deep South Pout
Best Men’s Casual Clothing: George Sherman Clothiers
Best Men’s High End Clothing: George Sherman Clothiers
Best Book Store: Campus Book Mart
Best Stationery Shop: Aspen Bay Retail Store
Best Pet Supplies & Grooming: Shaggy Hound
Best Fashion Accessories: Deep South Pout