Ridgeland is one of the most decorated cities in Mississippi, with its accolades including Tree City USA, the Bicycle Friendly Community Bronze Award and one of Money Magazine‘s top 100 places to live in the US. It is located by the Ross Barnett Reservoir, home to the Friendship II boat and a range of cycling and recreation trails. We check out the top 10 restaurants to check out in the area.
Since 1985, Shapley’s has been a Mississippi hotspot for steak and seafood. The restaurant offers good choices for all cuts of steak and multiple choices for the size of the fillet. The fresh seafood and varied appetizers add to the large, well-rounded menu which gives diners a good selection of some of the finest food in the Greater Jackson area. They also offer a superb wine list, with servers being able to recommend the best tipples for your steak. The seating is intimate with private seating, often in nooks, making it a perfect stop for date night.
Shapley’s Restaurant, 868 Centre Street, Ridgeland, MS, USA, +1 601-957-3753.
Signa’s Grille serves up southern, American and Mississippi classics including burgers, sandwiches, salads and po’ boys but all dishes are given a taste that is uniquely Signa’s. There is an open kitchen, with the owners and chefs being proud to show the cooking process that leads to the finished article. The interior seating space is quite small but it is laid out to fit a substantial number of diners in a way that still allows diners to still feel that they are not being crowded in. Look out for special events such as dinner theater.
Signa’s Grill LLC, 680 US-51, Ridgeland, MS, USA, +1 601-853-0266.
Homecooked food that is served from one family to another. Trace Grille was opened by the Thompson family in 1999. They wanted to share their home recipes on a larger scale and have already moved locations in order to accommodate their growing popularity. The interior is big and welcoming, and the walls feature large, attractive photographs of Mississippi’s wildlife. The food is simple, classic southern fare; homemade burgers, baby back ribs, freshly made salad dressings and their ever-popular fried green tomatoes are their menu staples, with other items changing in accordance with availability. Down home cooking down south.
Trace Grille, 574 US-51, Ridgeland, MS, USA, +1 601-853-1014.
Using fresh ingredients and family recipes, Green Ghost Tacos is bringing authentic Mexican flavor to the Ridgeland food scene. Made-to-order tacos, burritos, tortas and empanadas are affordable and made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Taco filler options like shrimp, chorizo and marinated pork will leave you wanting more than just one of Green Ghost’s tacos a la carte. Tacos sold in groups of four, eight and twelve are perfect for satisfying your own cravings or sharing with friends.
Green Ghost Tacos, 1290 E County Line Road, Ridgeland, MS, USA, +1 601 957 7436.