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Things to do in Gulfport

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bar
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“Grab a quick bite to eat and walk around Gulfport beach park! Amazing sunsets. ”
  • 66 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“A favorite Italian dinner spot with high ratings and old-school Italian dishes. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Breakfast/Lunch Only restaurant... Southern-inspired comfort eats matched up with potent Bloody Mary's at this homey daytime diner. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Greek & seafood dishes feature at this casual eatery with water views, live music & an outdoor bar. We've always had something simple at the bar... comparable to Tommie's.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
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“Views of Boca Ciega Bay, along Gulfport's main strip on Shore Blvd. Outdoor and indoor section, an eclectic crowd. Outdoor games, pool table, giant connect four and corn hole. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Cuban restaurant... Mainstay with an upstairs dine-in art gallery features Cuban dishes from black bean soup to flan. A locals favorite: I'm trying to make my way through the whole menu ... everything I've had has been superb. Spanish salad with an order of Cuban bread and an order of fried plantains is always great for a light dinner... but the entrees are indeed hard to resist... love this place! But sad face.. they're closed on Sundays! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a sweet little waterfront restaurant most often frequented by locals. The fish tacos and sweet potato fries cannot be surpassed!”
  • 12 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“One of my favorite Gulfport restaurants. Indoor and outdoor dining. Intimate venue serving its famed crab cakes & other seaside fare in a porch-equipped 1920s cottage. if they're serving it the night you go, you gotta have their Prime-Rib. Very enjoyable night out ... eating inside or out.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Fast food ... Good Food… Really good burgers and pizza. Fast at reasonable prices.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Casino
“Gulfport is another quaint township. Grab dinner and go dancing. For many years I have enjoyed swing dancing here on Wednesday nights. Their dance evening starts with an hours long lesson then open dance. Go on your own. There are plenty of people to dance with, practice with. No one judges. They have lots of other ballroom dancing. Go to their site for more info. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Excellent food, with unique selections. Try their migas, or their their delicious waffle selections on their brunch menu.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Awesome, awesome awesome. I am a vegan and my husband is not and we both love this place. They have large portions (which is a rarity for an health oriented restaurant) that always taste amazing. They also have great baked goods and whole cakes as well as dips and spread for purchase to go. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Our favorite BBQ place in Tampa Bay is right here in Gulfport! Mouth-watering Texas-style smoked BBQ and delicious sides. Try their house-made pickles too.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Place to eat
“They have a 2nd story overlooking the bay, it's breathtaking and the food isn't the best but it is affordable. The atmosphere is perfect for a few drinks after a great dinner somewhere else, just being honest. They have 3 bars and their drinks are the strongest but more pricey.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful Sunsets and Seabirds Galore! Rent a kayak and Gulfport Marina and paddle around the mangrove islands.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Local park and beach area with grills, restroom facilities and covered seating including a pavilion. The beach area hosts beach volleyball tournaments and the park area includes a baseball/softball field, basketball courts, a walking trail and exercise equipment. Anglers can catch Mangrove Snapper and Sail Cats, among other fish in Boca Ciega Bay. Your hosts have even caught dinner here!”
  • 7 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Grab a quick bite to eat and walk around Gulfport beach park! Amazing sunsets. ”
  • 66 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“A favorite Italian dinner spot with high ratings and old-school Italian dishes. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Breakfast/Lunch Only restaurant... Southern-inspired comfort eats matched up with potent Bloody Mary's at this homey daytime diner. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Greek & seafood dishes feature at this casual eatery with water views, live music & an outdoor bar. We've always had something simple at the bar... comparable to Tommie's.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Cuban restaurant... Mainstay with an upstairs dine-in art gallery features Cuban dishes from black bean soup to flan. A locals favorite: I'm trying to make my way through the whole menu ... everything I've had has been superb. Spanish salad with an order of Cuban bread and an order of fried plantains is always great for a light dinner... but the entrees are indeed hard to resist... love this place! But sad face.. they're closed on Sundays! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“One of my favorite Gulfport restaurants. Indoor and outdoor dining. Intimate venue serving its famed crab cakes & other seaside fare in a porch-equipped 1920s cottage. if they're serving it the night you go, you gotta have their Prime-Rib. Very enjoyable night out ... eating inside or out.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a sweet little waterfront restaurant most often frequented by locals. The fish tacos and sweet potato fries cannot be surpassed!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“Fast food ... Good Food… Really good burgers and pizza. Fast at reasonable prices.”
  • 8 locals recommend

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