Southern Miss baseball fans from across the Coast are heading north to Montgomery, Alabama, to watch the Golden Eagles compete in the Sun Belt championship.
USM reached the semifinals and plays throughout the weekend.
But when the Golden Eagles are not on the baseball diamond, where should you eat? Here’s a list of the top rated restaurants in Montgomery from Yelp, a company that crowd sources reviews from customers and gives them a star ranking.
If you decide to try any of these Montgomery restaurants, check their websites or social media to check for their weekend hours and menu offerings.
Mrs. B’s Home Cooking
Address: 415 Airbase Blvd.
Hours: Open until 5 p.m. Friday, closed Saturday, open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday
What customers say: Mrs. B’s Home Cooking is a true gem in Montgomery, offering soul food and traditional Deep South classics like the meat-and-three plate. Customers rave about the meatloaf, mac and cheese and sweet tea. The lines get long, so be prepared for a wait.
Cork & Cleaver
Address: 2960 Zelda Road
Hours: Open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays
What customers say: Cork & Cleaver is a gastropub with a inventive menu. They also serve brunch on the weekends and have an extensive cocktail menu and outdoor patio. Customer favorites include the shrimp and grits, french toast and bacon jam chicken sandwich.
Address: 129 Coosa St.
Hours: Open 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays; closed on Sundays
What customers say: This upscale American restaurant gets top reviews for the quality of food and exquisite service. Central would be a great date night spot after the games on Saturday. The menu includes fresh Gulf seafood, local meats, greens and more. Chef Jason McGarry. Diners love the shrimp curry dish.
Address: 6667 Atlanta Highway
Hours: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays; closed on Sundays
What customers say: Wishbone Cafe is a popular cajun and creole cuisine restaurant that offers unique dishes on the menu including collard green soup, crab cakes and blue plate specials.
Best places for breakfast & brunch in Montgomery
Southern Miss plays early on Saturday, and Yelp has a list of top rated spots to grab breakfast or brunch before the 9 a.m. games begin.
Address: 2920 Zelda Road
Hours: Open 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays
What customers say: Diners love First Watch’s breakfast and brunch offerings that include waffles, breakfast tacos, sandwiches, and traditional breakfast fare.
Greg’s Breakfast Bar
Address: 3407 Norman Bridge Road
Hours: Open 5:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays
What customers say: With tons of five-star reviews, diners say Greg’s Breakfast Bar is “authentic west Montgomery.” It opens early and menu standouts include the salmon cakes, steak breakfast and the bacon.