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Old Country Store

18801 Highway 61 South, Lorman, MS - (601) 437-3661
The Old Country Store serves a classic Southern buffet for very little money. Deep-fried chicken is juicy and deep-down flavorful. There are ribs that taste like pure essence of pig, greens sopped in their pot likker, dirty rice, candied yams, and cornbread.
90% Approval Rating (22 votes)

Scorecard

5 - Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
fried chicken
Greens
Blackberry Cobbler & Vanilla Ice Cream
Black-Eyed Peas
Pork Ribs
Sweet Potatoes
Corn Bread

Highlighted Reviews

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Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle - Photos (4)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Built in the late 19th century, Old Country Store was, in fact, an old country store. Today, it is a country restaurant serving a classic Southern buffet for very little money. Pull off Highway 61 in the tiny town of Lorman, north of Natchez, and park in front of ..."   [Read More]
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Nolan Hymon
May 04, 2009
"Old Country Store is worth the 100+ miles we traveled to get to it. Everything is delicious and well-prepared. "Mr. D," as he is affectionately known, is a gracious host. He really loves to sing about his grandmother; he sang several times while we were ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

18801 Highway 61 South, Lorman, MS
(601) 437-3661

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Good Southern country cooking.
"Good Southern country cooking."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle





Whatever you do, save room for dessert.  This is world-class blackberry cobbler!
"Whatever you do, save room for dessert. This is world-class blackberry cobbler!"
Cliff Strutz


The star of the show.
"The star of the show."
Erin


My plate.
"My plate."
Erin


Don't expect an oversized buffet, but if you prefer quality over quantity, this is the place.  Owner Arthur Davis told me,
"Don't expect an oversized buffet, but if you prefer quality over quantity, this is the place. Owner Arthur Davis told me, "Don't feel sorry for the cook. Make sure you get enough.""
Cliff Strutz


His plate.
"His plate."
Erin


A view of the dining room from the entance.
"A view of the dining room from the entance."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


Just when I thought this place couldn't get any more quirky and fun, owner
"Just when I thought this place couldn't get any more quirky and fun, owner "Mr D" serenaded me with a song apparently called, Grammy Was a Cornbread Woman."
Cliff Strutz


In true Mississippi grocery/restaurant tradition, little has been done to alter the appearance of Old Country Store.
"In true Mississippi grocery/restaurant tradition, little has been done to alter the appearance of Old Country Store."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


Aging gracefully.
"Aging gracefully."
Erin


These signs have apparently been here  since this was actually the Cohn Bros. store.
"These signs have apparently been here since this was actually the Cohn Bros. store."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle



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