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Southern Kitchen

€€ - €€€American
1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
+1 253-627-4282
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“corn cakes” (27 reviews)
“collard greens” (20 reviews)
“catfish” (33 reviews)
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08:00 - 20:00 Hours
€€ - €€€
1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
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Reviewed 30 December 2015

We happened into this small restaurant by accident and our family of four happily feasted on what I would call country southern staples: fried catfish hushpuppies fried okra grits mac and cheese fried chicken Everything was hot (important for grits!),and there was a lot of...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Aljameela
Reviewed 16 October 2015

When you walk into this place it feels like you are walking back in time a bit, into a small town café filled with old friends and long-time customers, casual, easy-going, filled with aromas of comfort food. Seriously, the atmosphere alone is worth going into...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank r a
Reviewed 29 September 2015

If you like friendly service and down home Southern cooking then this is your place, Best grits ever!

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Ghsailor
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Maybe they've changed management since I was there, but my one and only encounter in this restaurant was not pleasant. The restaurant was less than half full on a Sunday and we were told that there was not seating available and that we would have...More

Date of visit: September 2014
Thank Shawna B
Reviewed 14 June 2015

My brother and sister in law took me here for lunch when I came for a visit. It is a place they love and frequent. Its the picture perfect of southern home soul cookin'. The fried chicken i had was delicious as we're all of...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank bluecanoe2
Reviewed 26 May 2015

My family went for breakfast and ALL loved our meals. Can't beat the amount of food you get for the price on the breakfast special. The strawberry lemonade with whip cream on the top was a 1st for me, but delightful. Glad I tried something...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank BaseballMama123
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Great food. Best biscuits and gravy in town. Super friendly service. Fried chicken was featured on Diners, Dives & Drive-ins.

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank Tacomaboy
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

I never would have picked this place driving by. It doesn't look like much from the outside. Southern Kitchen is a perfect example of "never judge a book by its cover." Every single item, including the drinks, were extremely satisfying. Highlights were the sweet drinks...More

Thank jblatz716
Reviewed 6 April 2015

4 of us drove up for dinner from Olympia for some good southern food that we'd heard about. The neighborhood was a little iffy, the parking tight... but OMG was it worth it! The food was fabulous! Fried chicken... chicken fried steak... and the greens!...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank JnJ0419
Reviewed 28 March 2015

This was our second time eating here and we thought the first time was a fluke when the service was slow but after today we will no linger be going back. The food is good but not worth a two hour trip for lunch. We...More

Date of visit: March 2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, 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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