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Food for the Soul

1965 W Broad St, Athens, GA 30606-3541
+1 706-546-0052
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  • Very good25%
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17 Sep 2017
“My favorite soul food in town.”
27 Nov 2016
“Enjoyed Our Meal & Will Return”
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1965 W Broad St, Athens, GA 30606-3541
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Hadn't been in for several years and went back a few weeks ago. Definitely my favorite soul/southern comfort food place in town. Much less greasy than other places and there are plenty of choices at the hot bar. Great fried chicken, mac and cheese, and...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The exterior of this restaurant may be a little off putting as it does not have much curb appeal. The food & service on the interior more than make up for the lack of curb appeal. We wanted to try something different in the area...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is a great hidden gem in town. I stopped in for lunch and they have several options. You can order a meat and sides meal or you can do the all you can eat buffet. Everything was delicious and fresh. Definitely some of the...More

Thank lty73
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Best soul food in Athens, GA. The fried chicken is amazing as is the macaroni and cheese. Actually, everything is good here. I only eat here about four times a year because I don't want to weigh 500 pounds. This place is worth a visit!!

1  Thank Stephen and Che... H
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Stopped in on a whim as I saw this place out of the corner of my eye while driving by. Didn't know what to expect. It's a dive place. Which is what I'd kinda want in good southern cooking. I stopped in on a weekday...More

1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Good Southern Food at a great price! You can sit in and have an all you can eat buffet, or you can order a plate to go. Either way, the food and prices are great!

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 12 October 2014

6 meats, 12 veggies, light salad bar. This spot is the best. Bertha and her family have the magic touch and deliver it consistently. Baked chicken, collards, & macaroni is your best bet but hard to go wrong. Closed by 4:30/5pm and Mondays & Saturdays....More

2  Thank LeaseAthens
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Nothing fancy from the outside. Parking next door is good. Simple menu one meat with 2 sides or Buffett on Sunday lunch. Very reasonable price. Selection is excellent including friend fish, fried chicken, friend pork chop, BBQ ribs. Plenty of side dishes to choose from....More

1  Thank CVictorT
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Food cooked from scratch with LOVE for your soul! I highly recommend the Food for the Soul restaurant on Broad Street near Hawthorne Road. We enjoyed all the dishes on the buffet and service is excellent. Everyone makes you feel welcome. THIS SUMMER: Take a...More

Thank EveStClaire
Reviewed 27 September 2012 via mobile

Finally tried this place & can't believe what I've been missing! Truly the most succulent chicken I've ever had. Delicious tea, fresh buffet, chicken strips so juicy with lucious breadinf & steak so tender I'm cutting it with a fork. Wow! And clean & friendly...More

2  Thank Secondskinstudios
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  • Address: 1965 W Broad St, Athens, GA 30606-3541
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-546-0052
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