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“If it’s not your idea, it’s not original, why do it?” When Cotton Blues, in Hattiesburg Mississippi first opened in 2012, chicken and waffles were a fast-growing food trend for restaurants around the country. Cotton Blues owner, Chris Ortego says they had a few requests for chicken and waffles, but a large chain restaurant opened […]
Strawberry Icebox Pie — Lemon Icebox Pie’s Evil Twin The Strawberry Icebox Pie is one of the best selling desserts at Cotton Blues Restaurant in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It’s light, creamy and bursting with fresh strawberries. But this amazing dessert almost failed to make it out of our test kitchen. It has to be exact, or […]
Dedication and Determination Jordan Creel did not always know he wanted to be a chef. In his early 20s, Creel worked in a few chain restaurants in Hattiesburg, where he says he grew tired of opening up bags of sauce and throwing them in the microwave. Creel wanted more, “If I’m going to do it, […]
MISSISSIPPI MADE Over the past seven years, Cotton Blues has become the premier destination for dining in Hattiesburg Mississippi. The restaurant’s commitment to celebrating the Southern Kitchen has resulted in elaborate dishes like their Praline Blackened Catfish and their Fried Green Tomatoes topped with tomato jam and pork belly. But the praise does not stop with […]
Cotton Blues is the perfect family restaurant spot in Hattiesburg for a superior lunch and dinner menu. Most of our ingredients are fresh and locally sourced because we understand that the fresher our ingredients, the better your food tastes.
We do take reservations but they are not required.
Please make reservations by phone only. Reservations are not accepted via email or social media.