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The 6 Best Soul Food Restaurants Near Lenexa

Updated: June 15, 2022

Salivating at the thought of soul food? These are our top Lenexa restaurants when we need this Southern fare. We analyzed millions of diner and expert reviews from top sites for the best soul food restaurants in Lenexa. The venues below are where we go when we need collard greens, cornbread and peach cobbler.

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Ronnie's Restaurant

American, $, LenexaAmerican, $Lenexa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

If you travel further

Prime Sushi

$$, Overland Park$$Overland Park
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

CM Chicken

Korean, $, Overland ParkKorean, $Overland Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

The Brass Onion

American, $$, Overland ParkAmerican, $$Overland Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken - Overland Park

American, $$, Overland ParkAmerican, $$Overland Park
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Go Chicken Go

American, $, OlatheAmerican, $Olathe, Water Works
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate this list?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 5301 spots across Lenexa, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 257 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Don’t bother looking for we’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pale Ale and fried chicken


    When considering what goes best with fried chicken, we recommend a glass of Pale Ale, it truly complements the dish as it cleanses the palate.


  • The perfect match for your mac and cheese

    When ordering mac and cheese, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

  • Pair fried chicken with Champagne

    For an elevated experience, pair your fried chicken with Champagne. This combination works particularly well because this sparkling wine acts as a palate cleanser for the fatty dish.


Did you know?

  • For the love of fried chicken

    fried chicken lovers in The United States indulge in fried chicken come July to celebrate National Fried Chicken Day.

  • Full of ribs

    Are you a fan ofribs? The current record for eating the most ribs is 71 ribs! Do you love ribs enough to beat this record?

  • Worth every penny?

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

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