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The 5 Best Soul Food Restaurants In Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Salivating at the thought of soul food? These are our top Seattle restaurants when we need this Southern fare. We analyzed the top restaurant review sites and leading food blogs for the best soul food spots in Seattle. The venues below are where we go when we need collard greens, cornbread and peach cobbler.

Find the perfect Soul Food spot

JuneBaby

American, $$$, RavennaAmerican, $$$Seattle, Ravenna
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • The Stranger, 2018

    Our Favorite Restaurants in Seattle to Get Southern Food and Barbecue

    The Stranger, 2018
  • Seattle Magazine, 2017

    Southern Food is Exploding in Seattle and These Are Your Best Bets

    Seattle Magazine, 2017

Fat's Fried Chicken & Waffles

American, $$, GarfieldAmerican, $$Seattle, Garfield
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • The Stranger, 2018

    Our Favorite Restaurants in Seattle to Get Southern Food and Barbecue

    The Stranger, 2018
  • Foursquare

    The 15 Best Places for Southern Food in Seattle

    Foursquare

Toulouse Petit Kitchen & Lounge

American, $$, UptownAmerican, $$Seattle, Uptown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • The Stranger, 2018

    Our Favorite Restaurants in Seattle to Get Southern Food and Barbecue

    The Stranger, 2018
  • Foursquare

    The 15 Best Places for Southern Food in Seattle

    Foursquare

Sisters And Brothers

$$, West Queen Anne$$Seattle, West Queen Anne
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    Get a Taste of the South at These 13 Seattle Restaurants

    SeattleMet, 2019
  • Eater, 2019

    Seattle's Finest Fried Chicken Restaurants

    Eater, 2019

Skillet Capitol Hill

American, $$, CentralAmerican, $$Seattle, Central
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2017

    Where in Seattle to Get Your Flaky, Buttery Biscuit Fix

    Eater, 2017
  • Foursquare

    The 15 Best Places for Southern Food in Seattle

    Foursquare

Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best Soul Food in Seattle. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 10951 spots across Seattle, analyzed 1095134 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1286 lists and articles from the likes of Eater, SeattleMet and Foursquare – applying our boam magic to sift through results. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Eater - Seattle's Finest Fried Chicken Restaurants, SeattleMet - Get a Taste of the South at These 13 Seattle Restaurants and Foursquare - The 15 Best Places for Southern Food in Seattle. 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. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips for Soul Food

  • The best drink pairing for sweet potato pie

    Knowing what to pair with sweet potato pie can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Moscato D'Asti. This, sweet, white wine balances the sweet sweet potato pie.

  • A next-level match for collard greens

    Experts often pair collard greens with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Parking tips

Seattleis notorious for tricky parking. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Soul Food spot.

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