The Backstory

The Backstory

Just to give you a little background, the folks in South Mississippi survived one of the biggest hurricanes in history, Hurricane Katrina, in 2005. Prior to the storm, the location of DaBayou Bar & Grill was home to Broome's No.…

Read More
Got Wings?

Got Wings?

DaBayou Bar & Grill is hosting the first annual Wing Cook-Off this Saturday from 2:00 - 6:00pm. We'll have over 10 teams competing for 1st prize. Come on out and sample some mouth-watering wings and help us decide the winning…

Read More
Opening Weekend!

Opening Weekend!

Well, its finally here! We had a soft opening Thursday, June 9, for training and practice. On Friday, June 10, we opened DaBayou Bar & Grill to the public. There were some rough spots to work out, but we worked…

Read More
Almost There!

Almost There!

We finally got the shade tarps secure and the kitchen is now outfitted. We're beginning to place tables and get ready for the opening. Its been a great adventure getting DaBayou Bar & Grill built! It took a little longer…

Read More
The Flying Tarp

The Flying Tarp

We decided to use recycled tarps for our shade cover.  Initially, we secured our huge Popeye's tarp over the patio by tying it to the frame with rope. Then... a big storm rolled through and ripped it off. We later…

Read More
Beginning To Look Like A Real Place

Beginning to Look Like a Real Place

So, we've had lots of comments and questions, mostly positive. The place is finally looking like a real establishment instead of a bunch of shipping containers. Lots of painting - working day and night!

Read More
Putting The Pieces Together

Putting the Pieces Together

We placed the containers, bolted them down and began cutting doors and openings. We used conventional methods to close the gaps and add porches and roof covers. We decided to use a large metal frame that was already on the property.…

Read More
Empty Brooms Lot 2015

Getting Started

It all started with the empty lot near the marina on Beachview Drive in Ocean Springs. After thinking "This would be a perfect spot for a bar and grill", we began securing the property and thinking about the structure. Seeing…

Read More