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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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“collard greens” (18 reviews)
“catfish” (30 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 19:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
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Reviewed 4 March 2015

Best food EVAAAHHH. There was a line to get in, which I was told was typical but it didn't take long to get a seat. The waitstaff was attentive, kind, had great suggestions, and was very prompt. The food was fantastic. I ate too much...More

1  Thank Wenonah D
Reviewed 29 January 2015

This restaurant was featured on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives and I can see why. The food was very typically and authentically southern. Wouldn't recommend eating here if you are on a diet. The fried okra are great, as well as the fried green tomatoes. I...More

1  Thank Lulu2828
Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

French Toast with Bacon & fresh OJ was Excellent. My friend ordered the veggie omelet & grits and was very happy. Quite a few people were ordering catfish & fried chicken at 10am and looked very happy as well. The staff is Fantastic & no...More

Thank JuneOlympia
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Good homemade breakfast spot in downtown Tacoma. Good size menu, have to try the catfish next time we're thru. French toast was excellent. Parking is a bit tough.

Thank SherwoodParkShrek
Reviewed 21 December 2014

OMG! This place rocks. We ate so much food I could barely move to get out of the place. It is a small place with great food and friendly people. Drinks are served in a mason jar. My sister and I ordered different plates so...More

Thank Sonja M
Reviewed 27 November 2014

I really enjoyed this place, it's true southern food in Seattle. The corn bread served at the start of the meal was unusual, it was in pancake form. I had never seen that before. And it was delicious. I had the best chicken fried steak...More

Thank axs666
Reviewed 3 November 2014

We love fried chicken and decided to try the local "southern kitchen" restaurant on 6th avenue in Tacoma WA yesterday. It was a cool drizzley kind of day; soo, this sounded just like what the doctor ordered. We looked forward to a couple of fried...More

1  Thank Loughfavorites
Reviewed 10 October 2014

Small restaurant but definitely where the locals eat. Was recommended to us while visiting in Tacoma. Did not disappoint. Yummy food and good portions. Crowded right after we got there for lunch. We were early; friendly staff and locally owned family business. Nothing fancy, go...More

Thank dolls111
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Travel for a living many family members from MS. My wife and I went to SK while in WA for the State Fair. I have spent a lot of time in the South visiting fam and working. This place is way off the mark on...More

Thank Texas"Red"
Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

This place is just a very nice hometown type of place right in Tacoma. It has been on the Food network and has a very good reputation. I enjoyed the Food and the people. The best thing I had was their strawberry lemonade It is...More

Thank Balucanb
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Restaurant Details

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