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Southern Kitchen

1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
+1 253-627-4282
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“corn cakes” (24 reviews)
“collard greens” (18 reviews)
“catfish” (30 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love it here! Saw the episode on Triple D and we knew we had to make the trip! The staff was so friendly and the restaurant has so much character. I had the fried chicken and my husband had the catfish sandwich - and...More

Thank Brittany K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old school diner with absolutely THE most delicious, tender, juicy fried chicken in the county! The breading is very light and well-seasoned. The catfish is equally amazing! Flakey, flavorful, and fried to perfection. The mac and cheese, biscuits & gravy, corn cakes, and collard greens...More

Thank Candy M
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

I had the biscuits and gravy woth eggs over easy and hasbrowns. Everything was cooked perfectly. The portion was good. Service was Excellent! This is small mom and pop place like I like. Well worth the money

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

If you like ‘hole in wall’, unique restaurants that offer something better than the local cuisine, then you love this place. I have spent a lot of time in the south and this takes me back there. We have visited a half dozen times and...More

Thank parkemb
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Food was good! Just needed more seasoning! Nice amount of food for price! Small but big enough! Will definitely return and try dessert!

Thank Cape1993
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We were passing through on a trip out of town. Food was so good we were sad we couldn't take leftovers with us. I had shrimp and grits that was so good. I got the cornbread- also great. Definately you could share it. I got...More

Thank Brooke G
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Having traveled numerous times to the south, I am very happy to find a place this far north that serves real southern cooking classics. Country fried steak with onion gravy, cornbread stuffing and mac'n cheese are amazing. Collard greens done to perfection. If you have...More

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Here's my take The good... * The food was good (but not great) * The waitress was very friendly and helpful. I never saw the bottom of my coffee cup. 😀 * The place did have some down home charm. The bad... * My fork...More

Thank JerriusCaesar
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Great breakfast in a warm, friendly locale. Casual and tasty. What more is there to say? Want to return to try the fried chicken.

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 27 October 2017

From the smiling welcome to the yummy food, we really enjoyed our meal at Southern Kitchen. It appears that Guy Fieri liked this place too. I had the Chicken fried steak breakfast (all of the menu served all of the time) which included hashbrowns or...More

Thank Leslie5437
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-627-4282
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