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surgeon May 28, 2009 06:47 AM

I am visiting an old college friend there and just wanted to know places to eat the are a MUST. I favor french, Asian,deli, excellent Italian or maybe something more??? joel

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    joan May 29, 2009 05:54 AM

    My two favorite Gulfport restos are Backfin Blue and O'Maddy's. Must order the corn chowder at Backfin Blue (very rich, plan on splitting with a friend). And O'Maddy's is just a fun fun waterfront watering hole with very good food - I usually get a sandwich but they have entrees as well.

    Enjoy!

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      kenr May 29, 2009 11:49 AM

      We just had lunch today at O'Maddy's. Had a great oyster po boy with remoulade sauce. I certainly second the recommendation.

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      TampaNativeThatLovesNYC May 28, 2009 07:33 AM

      Pia's Trattoria. I have heard really good things about it, the only time I've eaten there was for Valentine's Day and it was a set menu but I have been wanting to go back for the regular menu. Supposed to be very good Italian and decent priced.

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