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The 3 Best Soul Food Restaurants In Elk Grove

Updated: June 30, 2022

Salivating at the thought of soul food? These are our top Elk Grove restaurants when we need this Southern fare. We analyzed the top review sites with millions of diner and expert reviews to find Elk Grove’s top soul food spots. So when that fried chicken and red juice craving hits head to these venues for the best options in town.

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Tanuki Izakaya & Ramen

Asian, $$, Elk GroveAsian, $$Elk Grove
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Bonchon Elk Grove

Asian, $$, Elk GroveAsian, $$Elk Grove
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Nash & Proper

American, $$, Elk GroveAmerican, $$Elk Grove
Google: 3.6
Yelp: 4.0

How was this list created?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Elk Grove. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 6627 restaurants, and 339 lists and articles from top sources like . These spots have been featured in . Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair fried chicken with Pale Ale

    To elevate your fried chicken experience, we recommend some Pale Ale to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this beer cleanses the palate.

  • Tempranillo with your fried chicken

    A red wine, like Tempranillo, is a good partner drink to with fried chicken because cuts the fat with its tannins.

  • The perfect complement to mac and cheese


    Experts recommend pairing a mac and cheese with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

Fun facts

  • The record holder

    2,493 pounds is the record for the biggest fried chicken. We hope people were hungry!

  • The most expensive ever

    The mac and cheese which costs $200, can be ordered at the Barton G.

  • A whole lotta McDonald's Chicken McNugget

    Naddar "FreakEating" Reda set a new world record by eating the most McDonald's Chicken McNugget at a time. The record, which hasn’t been beaten since, is 170 nuggets.

Parking tips

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