17 OF THE BEST COLUMBUS AFB RESTAURANTS
By Sean Bess
IntroductionWelcome to Columbus AFB. Columbus AFB currently serves more than 10,360 personnel—this includes 1,400 active duty military members, as well as more than 8,960 personnel from the Reserves, other branches of service, family members, DoD civilians, contractors, and retirees. With that many people around, you are certain to get some great local insights on the best places to enjoy some delicious food on and around Columbus AFB. But to help get you started, below is a list of food spots in the area. (1-2) Burgers and Sandwiches Restaurants on Columbus AFB (3) American Restaurants on Columbus AFB (4-7) Seafood Restaurant near Columbus AFB (8-9) Barbecue Restaurants Near Columbus AFB (10-13) Burgers and Sandwiches Near Columbus AFB (14) Coffee Shops Near Columbus AFB (15-16) Asian Restaurants Near Columbus AFB (17) Southern Restaurants Near Columbus AFB Suggested Read: Columbus Air Force Base: In-Depth Welcome Center
Restaurants on Columbus AFBOn Columbus AFB, there are a couple of options if you’re looking for a quick bite to eat.
Burgers and Sandwiches
1. The Overrun236 State Loop Columbus, MS 39705
Phone:1 (662) 434-2490 The Overrun offers a casual dining atmosphere. Stop by and enjoy everything from wings to shrimp and grits.
2. Little Kitchen4328 MS-373 Columbus, MS 39705
Phone:1 (662) 434-9954 At Little Kitchen you can enjoy a variety of sandwiches, along with a little bit of everything: Chinese, American, and Mexican Food. There are daily lunch specials with prices ranging from $6.75 to $8.75.
3. Rosie's Place3382 MS-373 Columbus, MS 39705
Phone:1 (662) 434-0399 Rosie’s Place boasts fantastic, classic American dishes, including pork chops, cornbread, and peach cobbler.
Columbus, Mississippi RestaurantsThere are plenty of great local food spots that offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner options near the base. While you are out and about exploring the area, make sure to keep an eye out for interesting new restaurants. These locations below include some of the most popular restaurant options in the surrounding area of Columbus, Mississippi.
Seafood Restaurants in Columbus, MS
4. Louisiana Shrimp Shack6188 Hwy. 45 N Columbus, MS 39705
Phone:1 (662) 570-4987 Louisiana Shrimp Shack serves up delicious cajun-style cuisine. The menu includes boiled shrimp, jambalaya, shrimp, catfish, and much more.
5. Patio 453255 Hwy. 45 N Columbus, MS 39705
Phone:1 (662) 570-1972 Patio 45 has an impressive menu. Take your pick from snow crab legs, lobster tail, steak, or chargrilled oysters.
6. Breaux Bridge1207 US-45 Columbus, MS 39701
Phone:1 (662) 368-1144 You have no shortage of seafood options at Breaux Bridge. Their menu includes blue crab, Dungeness crab, king crab legs, snow crab legs, mussels, shrimp, crawfish, clams, lobster tail, and more.
7. J. Broussard's210 5th St. S Columbus, MS 39701
Phone:1 (662) 243-1480 J. Broussard’s serves up New Orlean’s style cuisine. Try their crawfish étouffée or one of their delicious pasta entrees.
8. Hank's #1 BBQ5809 US-45 Columbus, MS 39705 Phone: 1 (662) 327-4233 Hank’s #1 BBQ offers patrons prairie fresh pork that is prepared daily.
9. Little Dooey701 US-45 Columbus, MS 39701
Phone:1 (662) 327-0088 Little Dooey serves up both barbecue and seafood dishes. Swing by and enjoy the ribs and pulled pork, or try their oysters and shrimp.
Burgers and Sandwiches
10. Proffitt’s Porch1587 Officers Lake Rd. Columbus, MS 39705
Phone:1 (662) 327-4485 Proffitt’s Porch serves up sandwiches, salads, soups, and more.
11. Sweet Peppers Deli2017 US-45 Columbus, MS 39701
Phone:1 (662) 328-6889 Sweet Peppers Deli offers restaurant-goers a wide selection of sandwiches, flatbreads, salads, soups, wraps, paninis, and desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth.
12. Exquisite Burgers and More1009 20th St. N #3827 Columbus, MS 39701
Phone:1 (662) 630-5088 As the name suggests, Exquisite Burgers and More serves up mouth-watering burgers, as well as chili cheese fries, hot dogs, salads, and more.
13. Skeet’s Hot Dogs2001 14th Ave. N Columbus, MS 39701
Phone:1 (662) 327-0755 Skeet’s Hot Dogs offers affordable prices on everything from hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken tenders, and fried catfish.
Coffee Shops in Columbus, MS
14. Up Down Eatery and Coffeehouse2215 US-45 Columbus, MS 39705
Phone:1 (662) 570-1526 Swing by Up Down Eatery and Coffeehouse for a nice cup of coffee, a sandwich, burger, and more. Up Down Eatery and Coffeehouse serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
15. Umi Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar1721 Hwy 45 N, Ste. 1 Columbus, MS 39705
Phone:1 (662) 570-4769 Umi Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar boasts an expansive sushi menu for those who are craving a fresh, light meal.
16. Peking Chinese Restaurant1614 Hwy. 45 N Columbus, MS 39705
Phone:1 (662) 328-9956 Peking Chinese Restaurant has everything you would hope to find at a great Chinese establishment, including wantons, a variety of fried rice dishes, egg rolls, sweet and sour chicken, Szechuan beef, and more.
17. Doug & Hazel's Drive In224 Tuscaloosa Rd. Columbus, MS 39702
Phone:1 (662) 241-5437 If you’re in the mood for southern comfort food, Doug & Hazel’s Drive In is the place for you. Stop by and enjoy hamburger steak with gravy, macaroni and cheese, fried pork chops, fried okra, chicken and dumplings, and a whole lot more.
ConclusionAs you can see, Columbus AFB has no shortage of exciting food options in the surrounding area of Columbus, Mississippi. This is not an exhaustive list of all the restaurants in and around Columbus AFB, but hopefully, this list of local cuisine will help get you started as you begin exploring all of the great food spots around your new home.
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