White Pillars

4.8
695 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary Southern
Farm to table restaurant located on the beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast, just steps away from the beach and the Mississippi Sound. Located in a gorgeous restored and updated beach front home built in 1905. We use locally sourced farm fresh ingredients to compose a menu that changes daily with availability of fresh ingredients as well as with the changing seasons, known as Contemporary Southern Cuisine. We offer craft cocktails, local beers, wine and a dining experience that is second to none.

White Pillars has been voted #1 in several categories in the Sun Herald People's Choice Awards for 2018 including Best Chef, Best New Restaurant, Best Happy Hour, and Best Wedding Venue. We have also been recognized as one of the Best New Restaurants in the State by Mississippi Magazine.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 695 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.7
service
4.8
ambience
4.6
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
9 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We weren’t disappointed at all. We loved the food we love the service and the ambiance. I would recommend the duck for sure!

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the start of making reservation to the completion of our meal - it was a 5-Star experience. We were celebrating a 65th birthday and I requested and received the private room and we were greeted with champagne to toast the man of honor! Our server Allison was on point the whole night - 8 people and 8 different personalities! The owner and Chef Austin Sumrall came out to greet us and make sure all was good. Our meals were all delicious and I ordered a carrot birthday cake from the restaurant and it was delicious too! I would highly recommend White Pillars for any occasion .

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Sally
New Orleans
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

such a good atmosphere with live music in the bar area! Food and service were top-notch. no other comparison in the area. If you're visiting the MS coast, it a must-try.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Mississippi
2 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome as always!

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

You could call us regulars. What makes regulars? Consistency. The food, service, atmosphere, cocktails & vibe are always excellent and near perfection. White Pillars is a true fine dining experience without the stuffy atmosphere. There’s no Pretty Woman ‘which fork do I use’ anxiety. If consistently delicious food and/or beverages is what you desire you’ve found your restaurant. The hard part is deciding among the rabbit, shrimp pad Thai, smoked fried chicken, any salad or soup on the menu, it’s all made from the heart with amazing talent and taste. I’m not one to order dessert, but saving some room isn’t a bad idea because once you’ve tasted the ‘nanner’ pudding (homemade banana pudding in ice cream!) you’ll think about it later. The seasonal king cake with cream cheese ice cream can also hook you & then you must wait until the next king cake season. Happy dining y’all.

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Steve42448
New Orleans
11 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Service was slow but the staff was very accommodating even offering free dessert or wine.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Great atmosphere and service. Can’t wait to go back.

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Sarah
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and specialty cocktails were excellent. Love the atmosphere!

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Biloxidine
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience2

It was ok. The starters: beet and goat cheese salad and the avocado toast were good. Main entrees: smoked and fried chicken and ramen were ok.. not knock your socks off. The desserts: Pear tart-lukewarm and banana pudding- very confused by this as it was in a ice cream form with what seemed like sugar cookies? Wish the menu explained that Ike more in detail. The service isn’t what you’d expect for fine dining either, we had to move our app plates out of the way for the main entree plates, maybe overreacting but this is something normally done by the server at most fine dining establishments.

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JuanR
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for our 13 years anniversary, everything thing about this establishment was exceptionally worth the celebration. Quiet, romantic and elegant at its best. The meals were so amazing!

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GracieG
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a great place for a date night or any special occasion!

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Credmond
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amassing food and service! We love white pillars and go very often. It’s a great experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Tallahassee
8 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I had a side salad which had about four pieces of spinach and the rest of the iceberg lettuce and they call that a garden salad little misleading that’s the only problem with this experience we had everything else was very very nice I need to work on their salad though

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Norton
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food with outstanding presentation and top notch service tailored specific for the customer experience!

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LisaC
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful food presentation, delicious meal, impeccable service, reasonably priced . . . Definitely recommend to anyone in the area!

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LynnR
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sat outside. Beautiful day! Great food, great service

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LynnR
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place

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SarahR
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing atmosphere. Great food and superb service!

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vipLauraK
New Orleans
15 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time to dine at the White Pillars. The bar is impressive, the cocktails were excellent and the food was amazing and inventive (Butter Chicken of the Woods in particular). Our servers were awesome. We will be back!

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Susanv
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my birthday celebration brunch and everything was perfect from our servers, delicious coffee, and a simply gorgeous dining room set the tone for the meal. We started with the duck fat fries with the garlic aioli: YUM. I had the Croque Madam and my husband had the country fried pork chop with grits. Everything was delicious and we planned our next brunch at White Pillars choose no our future selections. And if they will accept a reservation for Mother’s Day this early, I will make it today!

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LarryM
Mississippi
2 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cuisine was amazing. And service was excellent. Will return if back in the area again.

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Gflo
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Very good but very pricey

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Daniel
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious! Service was fantastic! Waitress was perfectly attentive! Atmosphere was great for a quiet, romantic dinner.

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Scavo
Mississippi
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Good ambiance but very average food / service / wine portions too small.

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Ellekay
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Classic elegance! Our first time eating at White Pillars, we were very impressed! We started with drinks in the bar, and then moved to dinner seating. The service was friendly and personable, attentive without being intrusive. The food and appetizers were plated beautifully and the taste was incredible! The ambience in the dining room as a little different, as it is a large open space, but the tables were spread out so there was plenty of room. We enjoyed our whole experience, and will definitely be back.

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JudyD
Mississippi
5 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Allison and the staff were exceptional the food was amazing can’t wait to come back next time we’re in Biloxi I’m telling all my friends thank you for a wonderful experience

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LisaN
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

I had the Mahi which was good. My husband ordered the carpet bagger steak and asked for it medium rare and it came back medium and was also very tough. We made the reservations with the box checked for special occasion, our anniversary. Interesting that they ask you that because nothing was done or offered out of the ordinary. We even had to hunt someone down to take a photo of us. Variety on the menu was good. A beautiful place on the inside and out but overall don't think we will be back.

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Sean
Mississippi
7 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Honestly my favorite restaurant anywhere in south Mississippi. Perfect every time.

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MarthaD
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time here. It was awesome. Portions are small, but great dinners with unique twists. Beautiful venue.
Service was stellar. Had made arrangements in advance for them to bake a birthday cake. Chef Sumrall, actually, came out to wish my fiance happy birthday. That topped off an already great evening. Definitely a memorable experience. If ever back in Biloxi, we will definitely dine there again.

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RICHARDP
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite restaurant. We drive 2 hours to eat there.

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CDG1989
Mississippi
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very comfortable atmosphere - great selection of local cuisine

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GrandmaBert
Naples
2 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our second visit, so we expected the same quality we had previously. We were not disappointed.
The Crab Avocado Toast and the eggplant selections are delicious.

RG
vipRoianneG
New Orleans
16 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always delicious!!!! I haven't been to White Pillars in over a month & I loved every bite!
The fried okra was yummy, and the shrimp pops were amazing. We were with another couple & we really enjoyed ourselves for Sunday brunch.

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BossLady
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was excellent an the food was excellent

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OpenTable Diner
Mississippi
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic dinner! We all had different entrees and each was impeccable! Great ambiance and service.

JB
JamieB
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

White Pillars is my favorite restaurant. The food and service are always amazing.

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CongettaG
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the quality of food, ambience and our delightful server. She make the experience most enjoyable!!!

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LorraineS
Mississippi
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a quiet table to ourselves with our friends which enabled us to have a nice visit. The meal was delicious and our server very courteous and personable

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome! Highly recommended perfect anniversary lunch !

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Keith
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was me and my wife’s fourth visit, and as always, the food was delicious. I appreciate the combination of American and European flair with original interpretations of classics.

FAQs

White Pillars is rated 4.8 stars by 695 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.