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Shop, Dine, Stay, and Play by the Bay
Dine by the Bay in Gulfport Merchants Association restaurants

Dining - GMA Members

Gulfport’s large selection of dining options within a few easily walkable blocks has made us a hub for foodies. 

Deli sandwiches, fine French cuisine, Cuban, English, Italian, Mexican, Greek, seafood, American classics, Southern-inspired dishes, award-winning microbrews, pizza, tea and bistro fare…  The list goes on.

Spoil yourself and try as many as you can. 

Gulfport was one of five small-town finalists from across the nation in the 2011 USA Today/Randy McNally Road Rally in the “Best For Food” category! 

After dinner, stay for live entertainment.

Backfin Blue Café

Backfin Blue Café
2913 Beach Blvd.

Located in a converted cottage, offering a variety of fresh seafood selections as well as American comfort food and daily specials.  Well-known for jumbo lump crab cakes and Monday prime rib special.  Beer and wine.  Dining indoors or on covered porch.


Isabelle’s (at Peninsula Inn & Spa)
2937 Beach Blvd.

Isabelle’s (at Peninsula Inn & Spa)

Classic Southern-inspired cuisine with a modern twist. One of the best restaurants in Gulfport! Isabelle’s provides a wonderful, full service, dining experience for our first-time visitors and regular guests alike. Live entertainment at the bar or in the Garden is provided periodically, so make sure to contact us to see what is happening when you plan on dining.

Open 6 nights a week – Tuesdays through Sundays, Bar 4-11pm and the Dining room from 5-9pm. Sunday Brunch from 10-2pm, and Tuesday Market Lunches from 11-2 (in season)

Little Tommie’s Tiki

Little Tommie’s Tik
5519 Shore Blvd.

Little Tommie’s Tiki

Sandwiches, wraps, salads, seafood, entrees and house specialties.  Breakfast served weekends.  Beer and wine.  Located across from Gulfport Beach with indoor or outdoor seating.  Live entertainment as scheduled.

Low Tide Lounge

Low Tide Lounge
2902A Beach Blvd. (in Art Village Courtyard)

Low Tide

A community gathering place “for creative and peaceful minds to get together,” offering Kava by the glass, a beverage created with the ground root of the Kava plant consumed for its relaxing effects in the tradition of the South Pacific, where Kava has been consumed for thousands of years.  Indoor and outdoor seating.

Manatees on the Bay

3128 Beach Blvd S
Gulfport, FL 33707

Manatees on the Bay

Manatess on the Bay is the most recent restaurant and bar to open in Gulfport. Manatees is the only restaurant in Gulfport that has a second story and offers our guests the “Best view of the water” in Gulfport!

Mangia Gourmet

Mangia Gourmet
2930 Beach Blvd. S

Mangia Gourmet

Tasty, homemade, healthy, local, and environmentally healthy foods with an emphasis on gluten-free, vegan, & vegetarian specialties.  Local and organic resources are used whenever possible, including local growers, beverage producers, and items for retail.  Beer and wine.  Deli, carry-out and table service available, including indoor and outdoor dining in our courtyard.  Live music throughout the week.  Catering is a specialty.

Neptune Grille

Neptune Grill
5501 Shore Blvd.

Neptune Grill

Fresh seafood and authentic Greek cuisine.  Indoor seating or on patio with waterfront view.  Full liquor bar.  Lunch and dinner.  Live entertainment as scheduled.

Pia's Trattoria

Pia's Trattoria
3054 Beach Blvd.

Pia’s Trattoria

Authentic Italian choices, pasta, paninis, seafood and specials in a garden setting, sidewalk seating, or Old Italy-inspired dining room.  Full liquor bar.  Lunch and dinner.  Brunch/Breakfast on weekends.


5413 Shore Blvd.

Waterfront bar including dog-friendly outdoor tiki bar area, televised sports, pool tables, darts, corn hole, live entertainment throughout the week.  Full liquor bar.  Enjoy food delivered from neighboring restaurants.

Siri’s Gourmet Burgers & Pizza

Siri’s Gourmet Burgers & Pizza
2813 Beach Blvd.

Cousin's Pizzeria
Photo shows previous owner until updated photo is added

Burgers, pizza, hoagies, wings and more.  Our burgers are made from our own fresh ground prime cuts of beef & served on fresh bread baked in house daily. Our pizzas are hand tossed from our own fresh dough. We even cut our fries fresh to order.  Beer and wine.  Indoor and outdoor seating.  Entertainment and karaoke.  Free Delivery Available.

Smokin' J's BBQ

Smokin’ J’s BBQ
5145 Gulfport Blvd. South

Smokin' J's BBQ

Real Texas-style barbeque including ribs, pork, chicken, brisket and sausage.  Also salads and sides.  Beer.  Delivery available.


Stella’s Deli
3107 Beach Blvd.

Stella’s Deli

Popular local breakfast gathering place, plus full deli menu and take-out.  Indoor and sidewalk seating.  Beer and wine.  Breakfast and lunch.

Sweet-Tea Celebrations Tearoom

5325 Gulfport Blvd.
Gulfport, FL 33707

Sweet Tea

Luncheon and afternoon tea; birthday and tea parties, special events for children and adults. Teas and tea accessories for sale

Tangelos Grill

Tangelo’s Grille
3121 Beach Blvd.

Tangelo’s Grille

Authentic Caribbean food, popular Cuban sandwiches and specials.  Dine indoors, on the patio, or the sidewalk.  Beer and wine.  Lunch and dinner.  Occasional live steel drum or calypso music.


Gulfport Art Walk

Gulfport Art Walk in beautiful Gulfport, Florida

Every First Friday and Third Saturday

6:00 pm until 10:00 pm

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Tuesday Fresh Market

Tuesday Fresh Market in Gulfport Florida

Weekly, Year Round, Every Tuesday

9:00 am until 3:00 pm

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Gulfport Geckofest

Geckofest 2009

Saturday, Labor Day Weeekend!

10:00 am until 10:00 pm

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