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The 2 Best Soul Food Restaurants In Tampa

Updated: October 10, 2022

Sometimes you need a heaping plate of soul food! These are our top Tampa restaurants for a taste of the South. We analyzed the top restaurant review sites and leading food blogs for the best soul food spots in Tampa. So when that fried chicken and red juice craving hits head to these venues for the best options in town.

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The Black Chef Eatery

American, Historic YborAmericanTampa, Historic Ybor
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Auntie's Soul Food & More

American, $, Old Seminole HeightsAmerican, $Tampa, Old Seminole Heights
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How was this list created?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 7862 Tampa restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Tampa restaurant reviews, and 266 lists and articles – looking closely at what had to say – and applied our boam magic. Don’t bother looking for we’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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