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Southern Kitchen

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1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
+1 253-627-4282
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun 08:00 - 19:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 20:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Richland, Washington
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193 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was a lot of local people that knew each other and made the environment loud and friendly. Food was good, fried, and fun. I had a whole fried catfish in cornmeal. it came with two eggs, hash, and a biscuit. My wife had the French toast, eggs, and bacon.

Thank Coug8491
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

If you like home style food, this is a great place. I had the breakfast special ($5.75) which was two eggs, sausage with biscuit and gravy and grits. This was very good. My co-worker, who has been in New Orleans and had true southern food, lived this place. He had the catfish breakfast and cleaned his plate!! This place was... More 

Thank Schwidawg
Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

God is great, and this food is everything! The restaurant is very comfortable and cozy, the people are very friendly and professional, the owner came up to us and personally thanked us for coming in. Thank you lord for this delicious food, ladies and gentlemen... enjoy great fresh food and support your local Black businesses.

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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great breakfast with real grits. (Grits are hard to come by outside the South.) Service was quick and complete. Alot of interesting pictures and such.

Thank David M. M
Miles City
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114 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 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.

Thank Christi B
Lakewood, Washington
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264 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 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.

Thank djstatick
Everett, Washington
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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.

Thank Jean B
Puyallup, Washington
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 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 

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.

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 

Thank AYoung707

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
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?