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Southern Kitchen

1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
+1 253-627-4282
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“corn cakes” (31 reviews)
“catfish” (28 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have about 40 minutes for lunch it's a good place to eat. Was in town, saw it on DDD so figured I try it out. Chicken crisp and moist, had the the collard greens and beans and rice. Smaller portions, collars greens were...More

Thank 808imiloa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can I say about this place... Being as though I have spent many years living in Savannah GA I know what good soul food is. This southern style kitchen in the Northwest has knocked it out of the park. This is some of the...More

Thank illpotion
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Yesterday, my friend and I stopped for lunch here. Friendly welcome. We split the Butterfish with Mac n cheese and greens. We also had an order of Jalapeno hush puppies. We left full, happy, and with a to go box. Next time, we'll eat dessert...More

Thank ambush99
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I was sad to see the quality of this place has gone wayyyyy down. They used instant potatoes, gravy from a packet, and I don't believe they pan fry their chicken any more. I couldn't eat the potatoes and am just totally disappointed by their...More

Thank chrishN829EY
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is really good food at at a reasonable price. The fried chicken is the best I've ever had and the peach cobbler is epic. This is a small place so be ready to wait but you won't be sorry. The staff and clientele are...More

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Superp fried chicken wings, crunchy and spiced, not hot. Macaroni good. Alot of food for $14. DD&D visited in 2004, suspect quality and quantity unchanged. Go early, before noon Saturday. Limited seating - busy and leisurely enjoyment. Lots of take-out. Parking lot small.

Thank Yvette Camille ... B
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Southern hospitality and great food. I had the catfish and my wife ordered the fried chicken. The come with a choice of sides, lots to choose from. We had red beans and rice, sweet potato, and kale. Everything was prepared just right. Enough food to...More

Thank mikeandlindaSeattle
Reviewed 24 January 2017

It was a lot of local people that knew each other and made the environment loud and friendly. Food was good, fried, and fun. I had a whole fried catfish in cornmeal. it came with two eggs, hash, and a biscuit. My wife had the...More

Thank Coug8491
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

If you like home style food, this is a great place. I had the breakfast special ($5.75) which was two eggs, sausage with biscuit and gravy and grits. This was very good. My co-worker, who has been in New Orleans and had true southern food,...More

Thank Schwidawg
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

God is great, and this food is everything! The restaurant is very comfortable and cozy, the people are very friendly and professional, the owner came up to us and personally thanked us for coming in. Thank you lord for this delicious food, ladies and gentlemen......More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-627-4282
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