MGM Resorts International’s Southeast resort tops various categories in annual readers’ choice survey

10 May 2023

BILOXI, Miss. – The results are in for Casino Player “Best of Dining & Nightlife” 2023 survey and readers selected MGM Resorts International’s Beau Rivage Resort & Casino as No. 1 on the Gulf Coast in 10 categories, including Best Overall Dining and Best Overall Entertainment.

“It’s an honor for Casino Player readers to recognize Beau Rivage as a market leader for dining and nightlife options,” said Beau Rivage President and COO Brandon Dardeau. “With the recent changes to our offerings in these areas, this recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication our team has to providing an unforgettable experience to all guests.”

Beau Rivage was awarded Best Overall Dining for providing outstanding cuisine, quality service and a memorable experience to guests. Four of the resort’s dining outlets earned individual recognition, including Jia for Best Sushi and Best Asian. Jia is known for offering innovative and artful sushi and pan-Asian cuisine created from simple, quality ingredients. BR Prime, the waterfront resort’s acclaimed steakhouse, won Best Romantic Restaurant for its mouth-watering menu and contemporary sophistication that transforms an evening into a special occasion.

Casino Player readers voted Beau Rivage’s Stalla Best Italian. Stalla’s Old-World Italian menu, inspired by the Northern Italian countryside, touts a variety of pasta dishes, oven baked pizza, soups and salads, as well as a selection of premier Italian wines. The resort’s newest elevated dining experience, Salt & Ivy, won Best New Restaurant. ARIA Las Vegas’ popular dining hot spot has made its way to South Mississippi with an enhanced menu of Coastal-inspired dishes, a classic New Orleans cocktail menu, themed dinner nights and a weekend Champagne Brunch featuring Southern standards and bottomless mimosas.

Awarded Best Overall Entertainment, Beau Rivage welcomes legendary entertainers and the Gulf Coast’s hottest newcomers to the resort’s stages. The resort’s Black Clover Lounge was recognized for having the Gulf Coast’s Best Bartenders. Black Clover bartenders are known for mixing specialty cocktails in a swanky, smoke-free environment. BetMGM Book Bar & Grill took top honors for Best Sports Bar and Best Craft Beer Selection. Featuring a collection of American sports bar classics and assortment of beer, wine and cocktail selections with more than 100 HD TVs including a 24-foot-wide x 14-foot video wall and six betting windows, BetMGM Book Bar & Grill is the place to bet on a variety of sporting events.

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Already known as the crown jewel of the Gulf Coast, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino continues to raise the bar. Named one of the “South’s Best Resorts” by Southern Living, MGM Resorts International’s AAA Four Diamond beachfront resort recently underwent a $55 million room remodel of its 1,740 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites. The resort is home to 12 restaurants, four bars and lounges, and an 85,000-square-foot gaming area that includes the new Buffalo Zone and BetMGM Book Bar and Grill, Mississippi’s full-service sports betting and entertainment destination. The resort also offers live entertainment in its 1,550-seat theatre, an upscale shopping promenade with a Black Clover Lounge and Topgolf Swing Suite, a world-class spa & salon and Fallen Oak, a Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course. For more information and reservations, call (888) 567-6667 or visit

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CONTACT: Mary Cracchiolo Spain, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino,, 228.547.8473.