The 10 Best Pasta Places in Mississippi!

Pasta—the ultimate comfort food. Whether it’s penne or cavatelli you crave or you’re more in the mood for spaghetti or linguini, the varieties are endless. When you’re in the mood for a bowl of pasta, check out these 10 great restaurants in Mississippi. 

1. Pizza Grocery, Corinth, MS

The secret to the best pasta is the freshness, and it doesn’t get any fresher than at Pizza Grocery. They make their own pastas by hand on-site to give you the best quality and flavor in every meal. They have a generous variety of dishes to choose from, each made fresh and chock full of toppings to create a meal you won’t forget (the house smoked duck and sausage with angel hair is a clear winner).

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2. Beyond Pastabilities, Clinton, MS

They may have a catchy name, but their pasta truly deserves it. Get a truly custom meal by choosing your individual pasta, sauce, and add-ons (such as chicken, shrimp, eggplant, and sausage, to name a few). The “pastabilities” are nearly infinite, and truly delicious!

3. Joe’s Italian Ristorante, Long Beach, MS

This humble little Italian eatery is truly a gem of the Mississippi coast. Fans love the variety of pasta dishes, from “just the noodles” to favorites like lobster & shrimp ravioli and other seafood delights. Even better—they have a patio that’s perfect for alfresco dining. 

4. The Pasta Junction, Brookhaven, MS

Even though they’ve got more going for them here than just pasta, it’s in their name for a reason: they have the best in the area. They’ve got traditional pasta dishes for those who like to keep it simple, plus they’ve got elevated combinations like pasta jambalaya and Cajun pasta for bigger, heartier appetites. Stop in during lunch to get smaller portions at lower prices.

5. Pearl Street Pasta, Natchez, MS

This award-winning restaurant will ruin your diet with a twirl of the fork—but it’s so worth it! They keep it simple, offering the best fettuccine, spaghetti, and lasagna in town. Join them for lunch or dinner—either way, you won’t regret it.

6. Bravo!, Jackson, MS

This classy, elegant dining room is fun to eat in, and the pasta just makes it better. This is the go-to spot for whole wheat or gluten-free pasta options. It’s also the best spot for high-class eats like scallops, crawfish tails, and crab meat pasta meals for lunch or dinner.

7. Cerami’s, Flowood, MS

Combining some of the best of Italian pasta and Cajun cuisine, you won’t find a more enjoyable place to eat in the area. A bright, festive atmosphere is complemented by a special menu that will make you feel as though you’ve entered Little Italy. Portions are huge for the price, but their pasta is so good you won’t want to leave any behind!

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8. Old Venice Pizza Co, Tupelo and Oxford, MS

This three-location pizza haven has two hotspots in Mississippi. You won’t find a pasta offering quite like this anywhere else. Classics like spaghetti and meatballs make an appearance, alongside the fan-favorite Creole combination and their should-be-famous Rasta Pasta spiced with Caribbean influences.

9. Windy City Grille, Como and Hernando, MS

This place may be known for its Chicago-style pizza, but the pasta is not to be overlooked. From mouthwatering spicy seafood pasta to the fresher, healthier broccoli pasta and plenty in between, there’s a meal for even the pickiest eaters. They also have shrimp, chicken, and tilapia that you can add to any pasta dish to make it even better.

10. Vanelli’s Bistro, Tupelo, MS

The pasta dishes here are simple yet flavorful. Rather than reinventing the (pasta) wheel, they focus on making tried and true classics as great as they can be. And it’s working—this place fills up fast and has garnered quite a loyal fan base from locals and traveler’s alike.

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