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

21 June 2022

BILOXI, Miss. – Casino Player magazine readers have selected Beau Rivage Resort & Casino as No. 1 on the Gulf Coast in seven categories in the publication’s annual “Best of Dining & Nightlife” survey, including Best Overall Dining.

“Being recognized by Casino Player readers means a great deal to our team,” said MGM Southeast President and COO Brandon Dardeau. “This honor is a testament to the hard work and dedication our team has to providing an unforgettable experience for our guests, highlighted by our wide variety of award-winning dining and nightlife options at Beau Rivage.”

Beau Rivage was awarded Best Overall Dining for providing outstanding cuisine, quality service and a great experience to guests. Four of the resort’s dining outlets earned individual recognition, including Jia for Best Sushi. Jia is one of only two Forbes Travel Guide Recommended restaurants in Mississippi, offering innovative and artful sushi and pan-Asian cuisine created from simple, quality ingredients.

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 24/7 Terrace Café, now Atrium Café, won Best Breakfast. The café’s breakfast menu features mouthwatering breakfast favorites such as omelets, bacon and eggs, French toast and parfaits.

BetMGM Book Bar & Grill earned the title of Best Sports Bar. Featuring 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. With its ultra-cool vibe and equally cool drinks, EIGHT75 was voted Best Place for Cocktails. 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.

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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 is undergoing a $55 million dollar room remodel of its 1,740 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites. The resort is home to 10 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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Mary Cracchiolo Spain, MGM Resorts Southeast Operations,, 228.547.8473.