Mammy's Cupboard is a roadside restaurant located in Natchez, Mississippi.
This restaurant was founded in 1940 and features a unique architectural style. The building looks like a woman and the full skirt serves as the building.
When it comes to interesting and unique, Mammy's Cupboard is at the top of the list. Located on the side of US Highway 61 just South of Natchez, Mississippi, you'll find a giant woman in a red skirt holding a serving tray. It's not an ad or a statue; that's Mammy, and she is actually the restaurant. Step inside her full and rounded red skirt for a true southern dining experience including catfish, barbecue, and po'boys.
While the cultural and social merit of the restaurant has been questioned through the years because she is in fact a giant Aunt Jemima who was repainted to be slightly less controversial, there is no doubting that this restaurant is effective in pulling in those who pass by. The interior is decorated in old newspaper clippings, historic photos, and numerous artists renderings that all pay homage and tell the history of this unique eatery. The eatery is also home to a gift shop selling t-shirts, postcards, and magnets to help commemorate each visit. While it may seem odd for a building, once you enter the doors and try the blueberry lemonade and meringue pie you'll completely forget that you are under the skirt of Mammy.
This unique eatery is one of the most unique foodie destinations delivering a one-of-a-kind experience with some amazing food. You won't regret stopping in for a bite to eat and a souvenir at this historic site. Book your trip now to Natchez, Mississippi, and grab a wonderful lunch at Mammy's Cupboard.