We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Southern Kitchen

€€ - €€€American
1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
+1 253-627-4282
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“corn cakes” (25 reviews)
“collard greens” (19 reviews)
“catfish” (31 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:00 Hours
€€ - €€€
1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (173)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

61 - 70 of 173 reviews

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

2  Thank Shawn B
Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

This is our 2nd visit and again very slow service. The food is really good IF you don't mind waiting forever...

2  Thank Tricia B
Reviewed 15 March 2015

We took some friends with us to eat lunch and then go to a car museum. not only did it take 1 hr 45 mins. to get our food (4 orders) we also watched customers who came in after us getting served before us. When...More

2  Thank Todd F
Reviewed 13 March 2015

I saw this place on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. When I recently visited Tacoma, I decided to try it. PROS: The restaurant is small but very cozy. The service was great! They really do make you feel like home here. I started off with the...More

1  Thank Baoyentran
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 27 hotels in Tacoma
Hotel Murano
3,497 reviews
1.80 km away
Courtyard Tacoma Downtown
344 reviews
2.00 km away
Silver Cloud Inn Tacoma - Waterfront
797 reviews
2.34 km away
Holiday Inn Express Tacoma Downtown
253 reviews
2.38 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Dirty Oscar's Annex
189 reviews
.40 km away
Magical Sandwich Makers Deli
100 reviews
.35 km away
The Table
58 reviews
.76 km away
Nearby Attractions
Wright Park
94 reviews
.92 km away
W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory
77 reviews
1.10 km away
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
14 reviews
1.22 km away
Tacoma Little Theatre
8 reviews
1.01 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Southern Kitchen staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing