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Southern Kitchen

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1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
+1 253-627-4282
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08:00 - 19:00
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Sun 08:00 - 19:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 20:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Miles City
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102 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The peach cobbler is the best! We had an order of fried chicken, bbq beef and catfish strips. We all were stuffed and very happy.

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Thank Christi B
Lakewood, Washington
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233 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you want southern, deep fried goodness, this is a good place to go. They serve huge portions, so come hungry. Friendly staff and a decent amount of seating.

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Thank djstatick
Everett, Washington
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

What a unique & quaint little cafe in Tacoma and all food we tried was DELICIOUS....catfish, rice and beans,candied yams and the little pancake that tasted like good ole' cornbread. Added butter to this little pancake and it was so good. Really this was a great eating experience. Look forward to another visit.

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Thank Jean B
Puyallup, Washington
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We were craving southern cuisine and originally we went to Soul but for some reason the restaurant did not open by noon so we came to Southern Kitchen instead. Lets just say we are glad we did so because the food was amazing. We had the cajun catfish strips and the butter fish with sides of yams, collard greens, and... More 

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Thank Shay M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The food was well prepared and delicious. The staff was friendly, funny and very attentive. I was happy.

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Thank Suzanne F
Fresno, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We came here wanting some good southern food and we scored! We had the catfish straps and the Southern fried chicken with sides of rice & gravy, cornbread dressing, yams and Mac n cheese. Each plate came with a cornbread flap jack. Everything was delicious. The chicken and fish were fried to a crisp perfection, while juicy and flavorful. The... More 

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Thank AYoung707
Ridgefield, Washington, United States
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245 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Place was hard to find even with Waze. The food was great with huge portions. My husband and I both had veggie platters. We had fried okra appetizer and it was enough for 6 people. The sweet tea was spot on. Only thing I wasn't crazy about was the corncakes. Too sweet and heavy and cold. The service was efficient... More 

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Thank emmalea3
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We love southern food and this was fairly good. The waitstaff was great! Crust on chicken was crispy but pretty flavorless. Same with the catfish. Not the hot juicy crispy fried chicken I grew up on. The last downside was our clothes smelled like grease all afternoon. Upside, the place was packed.

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Thank Lisa M
Andover, New Jersey
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

The name says it all. Its just like you were in Momma's kitchen and she'll make sure you're treated proper. Great folks and great food.

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Thank Midwatch42
Edmonds, Washington
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

I had the chicken fried steak with mac and cheese and redbeans for the sides. The whole thing was devine. My friend had the catfish strips with okra and cornbread stuffing. We both got the mango lemonade. Amazing on all. The only down for me was the portion size of the chicken fried steak, it was a bit small.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 19:00
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?