Our 21 favorite spots across the city.
Phaithe NormanAugust 9, 2021
Soulé is a soul food restaurant in North Lawndale with incredible dishes like shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes, and lamb chops.
Adrian KaneJanuary 25, 2023
Chicago’s Chicken and Waffles in Bronzeville is known for their fried chicken and fluffy waffles.
Soul Veg City is a vegan soul food restaurant in Chatham.
Oooh Wee It Is is a great Southern restaurant and cereal bar in Chatham.
Greater Grand Crossing
Roy’s Soul Food is a soul food breakfast and lunch spot in Greater Grand Crossing.
MacArthur’s is a Chicago staple serving Southern and soul food.
Lloyd’s Upscale Catering in Avondale is a takeout-only spot with fried chicken and BBQ.
Daley’s Restaurant in Woodlawn serves diner-style dishes and soul food classics.