The Blow Fly Inn was started as a happenstance operation (originally nicknamed Hickory’s BBQ) in 1961 by Albert & Mary Malone. As the story goes, Al’s good friend Mac (who had a restaurant in the vicinity) was constantly being asked “Where’s Al’s Place?” Well, one day after too many inquiries, Mac gave in to his frustrations and replied , “Yeah, I’ll tell you—Go to Pass Rd., take a right and follow the string of blow flies.” Before long Hickory’s was better known as the “Blow Fly Inn”. For years, Al tried unsuccessfully to list his “Blow Fly Inn’’ with the phone company but was always told the name was inappropriate. After several years and many inquiries, the phone company reconsidered and it was finally listed. Finally the Blow Fly Inn found it’s niche among the restaurants of Mississippi. Mr. Al & Ms. Bert have since passed on and are deeply missed by the entire Blow Fly family. Ms. Mable, whose warm smile and charming personality graced the Blow Fly for over 30 years is missed by all who knew and loved her.
The Blow Fly Inn was destroyed by 28 feet of water during Hurricane Katrina. We will miss the old building.
But, our new home offers some of the most beautiful views on the entire Gulf Coast. We are committed to maintaining our longstanding traditions of serving great food with a beautiful view and outstanding service!
Blow Fly Inn has been a local favorite place to dine in the Gulfport area since 1961. We offer sit-down seating, catering and pick-up. Your choice! Don't forget to check out our daily specials.
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Blow Fly Inn
1201 Washington Ave
Gulfport, MS 39507
Phone: 228 896-9812
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Sunday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.