Visitors will soon have a new reason to stop by the last mansion standing in downtown. The historic Redding House in Biloxi has been purchased, and plans to open a fine Italian restaurant are in the works!
What to Know
New Orleans restaurateurs and brothers, Jack and Phil Rizzuto, are the proud new owners of the historic Redding House in Biloxi. The home will be another location for the brothers’ well-loved New Orleans concept, Rizzuto’s Ristorante & Chop House.
According to a recent report, the business partners will focus on the expansion in about six months. Since the historic Redding House in Biloxi has served as an event venue for years, renovations for the upcoming Italian restaurant are minimal.
The house, which was first listed for sale in 2016 at a price of $1.5 million, seemed like a good fit for their style of dining. The original Rizzuto’s in New Orleans is also in located in a historic home.
The dishes they prepare and serve are also historic and were handed down from their grandmother. Eventually, diners in Biloxi will enjoy those same secret old-world recipes featuring fresh seafood, prime steaks and Italian specialties.
In fact, if you want a sneak peek of the menus, check out their lunch, dinner, catering and specials now, but be prepared for possible stomach growling! While you wait for opening day at 770 Jackson St., connect with Rizzuto’s on Facebook and Instagram for the latest news.
About The Redding House
Built in 1908 for Charles Redding, the historic Redding House in Biloxi is still a sight to been seen. Beautiful spacious porches hug the exterior of the grand home. Inside, guests will find a treasure trove of architecture.
There are rose-colored walls, crystal chandeliers, nine fireplaces, rich wood floors, pocket doors, stained glass windows and room for up to 200 guests. Plus, it’s just blocks away from Hard Rock Café, Beau Rivage and The District on Howard.
Do you know what else isn’t too far from the upcoming Italian restaurant? Summer Chase Apartments! Actually, it’s about a 15-minute drive away. And the best part is if you aren’t yet a resident, you have a time to make it happen before Rizzuto’s opens. For more news, fun things to do and cool local spotlights, keep reading our blogs.