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#3281890 - 07/03/13 08:34 PM Best Restaurant Near Pickwick?
WMAn
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My wife and I will be in Pickwick this weekend, and I am thinking of taking her out to eat for our anniversary. What is the best restaurant within an hour drive for a nice dinner? A good BBQ restaurant would be a bonus.
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#3281897 - 07/03/13 08:52 PM Re: Best Restaurant Near Pickwick? [Re: WMAn]
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Broken spoke right across the bridge is pretty good. Freddy T's toward the MS line is good too. The bar there really gets going if you hang around. You probably wouldn't want to stay around too late.
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#3281924 - 07/03/13 09:20 PM Re: Best Restaurant Near Pickwick? [Re: BigD_625]
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Cafe St Clair is pretty good also.
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#3281929 - 07/03/13 09:29 PM Re: Best Restaurant Near Pickwick? [Re: bowhunterfanatic]
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I haven't hung around that area since the early 90's. back in the day, the "Catfish Botel" served up some fine,commercially fished, TN River catfish, but I'm sure it's all farm raised now. The county also used to be dry, though you could BYOB (and, if you were a enterprising young man, tip your BYOB bartenders into serving underage folks, especially if you had underage girls with you, but that's another story...)

That's all I got. -haven't been there in years. It is Catfish country, for sure.
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#3281942 - 07/03/13 09:50 PM Re: Best Restaurant Near Pickwick? [Re: Poser]
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#3281947 - 07/03/13 09:52 PM Re: Best Restaurant Near Pickwick? [Re: chip]
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BBQ eat at the Rib Cage. It's at the state line next to Freddy T's.
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#3281950 - 07/03/13 09:54 PM Re: Best Restaurant Near Pickwick? [Re: BigD_625]
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 Originally Posted By: BigD_625
Broken spoke right across the bridge is pretty good. Freddy T's toward the MS line is good too. The bar there really gets going if you hang around. You probably wouldn't want to stay around too late.


My mom likes to say that Freddy T's is the best "not bad" place around there. Someone could make a fortune operating a good restaurant. For all the money that rings the water, you'd think there would be more options for eating out.
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#3284337 - 07/07/13 01:17 AM Re: Best Restaurant Near Pickwick? [Re: TAFKAP]
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Pappy Johns BBQ located between Selmer and Ramer about 45 min. from dam.
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#3285779 - 07/08/13 03:07 PM Re: Best Restaurant Near Pickwick? [Re: old guy]
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Don't know about BBQ, but Top O' The River in Michie for catfish.
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#3285829 - 07/08/13 04:16 PM Re: Best Restaurant Near Pickwick? [Re: TNGunsmoke]
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 Originally Posted By: TNGunsmoke
Don't know about BBQ, but Top O' The River in Michie for catfish.


Did that used to be Pat's Cafe?
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#3285834 - 07/08/13 04:27 PM Re: Best Restaurant Near Pickwick? [Re: Poser]
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#3285835 - 07/08/13 04:28 PM Re: Best Restaurant Near Pickwick? [Re: Poser]
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BBQ is the rib cage
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#3285839 - 07/08/13 04:30 PM Re: Best Restaurant Near Pickwick? [Re: Poser]
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Don't think so, but not positive. Think its been open a couple of year there, and they have a few other locations.

http://www.topotheriverrestaurant.com/
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#3285861 - 07/08/13 04:59 PM Re: Best Restaurant Near Pickwick? [Re: TNGunsmoke]
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We ended up not going out to eat. I have tried most of the restaurants right on the lake (rib cage, freddy t's, broken spoke). None of them are better than average which is why I was looking in Savannah and Corinth.

Corinth has some nice looking places with good reviews. I was ready to drive to this one:

http://www.pizzagrocery.com/

Until I noticed they were on vacation from July 1-8. \:\( I guess it will have to wait till next time.
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#3285863 - 07/08/13 04:59 PM Re: Best Restaurant Near Pickwick? [Re: WMAn]
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 Originally Posted By: WMAn
We ended up not going out to eat. I have tried most of the restaurants right on the lake (rib cage, freddy t's, broken spoke). None of them are better than average which is why I was looking in Savannah and Corinth.

Corinth has some nice looking places with good reviews. I was ready to drive to this one:

http://www.pizzagrocery.com/

Until I noticed they were on vacation from July 1-8. \:\( I guess it will have to wait till next time.


Pizza Grocery is pretty good. -probably about as good as you're gonne get in Corinth, MS.
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#3285890 - 07/08/13 05:50 PM Re: Best Restaurant Near Pickwick? [Re: Poser]
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 Originally Posted By: Poser
Did that used to be Pat's Cafe?


No. It has been a few other things in the past but it isn't the old Pat's Cafe.

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