The Best Soul Food in Chicago
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Wishbone’s mascot Dolly is the owner’s actual childhood dog. Stop by for fast-service brunch, but also don’t forget to try their signature shrimp & grits, blackened catfish, or smoked beef brisket.
Fried green tomato benedict is awesome (weekend brunch only)! I get it with ham. Love the hollandaise!
For Southern comfort food like pulled pork and fried catfish, this casual restaurant is your low-key place. Nightly specials include Chicken & Sausage Gumbo and Pork Chop Night. Read more.
The Boarding House lunch (with juicy fried chicken) and hearty brunch platters have given Big Jones new life. [Eater 38 Member]
Housemade lard biscuits come topped with poached eggs and a distinctive cured-and smoked-in-house ham, simmered in Kilgus Farmstead cream and cut into thick slices. Read more.
You must try the mac & cheese side dish -OMG-level amazing. You can thank me later. Oh and the specialty cocktails are pretty rad too.
Try the fried chicken and waffles from our 100 Best list: The chance to eat Art Smith’s incomparable fried chicken from the dinner menu, for breakfast—smothered with Burton’s maple syrup.
A festive, one-of-a-kind Chicago experience, best for less formal celebrations & putting clients at ease. Goat cheese & bacon enrich a fried green tomato Napoleon w/ sun-dried tomato & olive tampenade Read more.
This is perfectly salted, crunchy, juicy, chicken at its best, and paired with the waffles, you’ve got a combination of food that’s just plain good.
Popular with locals and visitors, Chicago’s Home of Chicken & Waffles serves soul food up in a stylish dining room.Read more.
Cozy, inviting interior with exceptional, attentive staff. The food is ridiculous good; don’t let the size food you, you WILL be full. Absolutely try Luella’s. 10/10 for me.
When they’re close by get there quick, you don’t want to miss the biscuits and they can run out fast.
Go with a party of 6 or more and have their fried chicken dinner. The chicken and biscuits are amazing and their staff is fun and helpful.
It’s the rooftop deck (covered in a tent in chillier months) and alfresco patio that steal the show at this Wicker Park bar and restaurant. Read more.
Thought you’d want to know: The Southern has been nominated for Best New Pub Grub in Time Out Chicago’s 2011 Eat Out Awards. Vote now! Read more.
I tried the Catfish, chicken with greens and corn and it was good. They have private parking available and the restaurant is clean. Definitively will come back.
Great server, felt like we were with family. New Orleans breakfast was delicious. Excellent fried chicken and sides. Order eggs with cheese – without cheese they’re bland. Delicious peach cobbler.
Why settle for a “Taste” when you could have it ALL? We’re serving Chicago’s favorite lunch buffet and breakfast all day, in our cool, comfy dining room – topped off with friendly service.
The catfish, macaroni and cheese, yams, collard greens, and banana pudding are my favorite dinner ever! Full bar, and a beautiful atmosphere make this my favorite soul food spot in Chicagoland.
Serving authentic Southern-style soul food, Morrison’s is known for their sizeable portions of comfort food staples from barbeque chicken and meatloaf to ham hocks and rib tips. Read more.
Ruby’s didn’t Make the list but we love the photo.