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A great spot for late-night wings and greens, Comfort LA serves casual soul food in DTLA and Inglewood.
R & R Soul Food
R & R is an unassuming soul food spot in a Carson strip mall with great smothered fried chicken.
Chef Marilyn’s is a great takeout spot for soul food in West Adams—just make sure to get there early.
Alta Adams is an excellent Southern spot in West Adams that’ll make you feel like you’ve found a second home.
Les Sisters' Southern Kitchen & BBQ
Les Sisters' Southern Kitchen in Chatsworth is a Valley institution and home to some of the best soul food in LA.
Uncle Andre's BBQ
Uncle Andre's is a tiny soul food shop in Studio City and a great option for a quick solo lunch.
Dulan’s Soul Food Kitchen
Dulan’s is an LA soul food institution, with two locations in Inglewood (and one in Crenshaw).
4 Great Spots For Gumbo In LA
Kicking off Madri Gras or just want some cold weather comfort? We’ve got just the thing.
CW & Chris Fish and Chicken
Southern-style fry joint CW & Chris Fish & Chicken offers an ocean's worth of seafood in South LA.
If peach cobbler french toast and jambalaya omelets sound like you're idea of brunch, head to the New Orleans-inspired Flavor Table in South LA.
Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles
Roscoe's is a flat-out LA institution. Visit their new flagship store in Mid-City for fried chicken that will make you cry tears of joy.
Willie Mae's is a New Orleans' institution with spectacular fried chicken and good sides.
Dunsmoor is an upscale, Southern-leaning restaurant in Glassell Park that cooks almost everything over wood fire.
Southern Girl Desserts
This Baldwin Hills bakery sells southern-style desserts like peach cobbler and sweet potato pie.
Hatchet Hall is a Southern-leaning restaurant in Culver City where you’ll actually leave full.
Fixins Soul Kitchen
Fixins Soul Kitchen is a Downtown LA restaurant specializing in soul food.
Big Daddy’s Kick’n Chicken
Big Daddy’s Kick’n Chicken is a good spot for a quick meal before a game at SoFi Stadium.
Roscoe's Chicken & Waffles
Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles has 100% earned its fame. Your stomach, wallet, and friends will all thank you.
Post & Beam
Post & Beam is a pizza and Southern food spot in Baldwin Hills.
The Serving Spoon
The Serving Spoon is a classic diner in Inglewood that serves excellent Southern breakfast staples.
Stuff I Eat
Stuff I Eat is a vegan restaurant in Inglewood with solid Tex-Mex and southern dishes.
Darrow’s New Orleans Grill
Darrow’s is a Carson go-to for Southern staples like fried catfish, jambalaya, po' boys, and some damn good gumbo.
Harold & Belle’s
Harold and Belles is a creole spot serving great Cajun seafood in Jefferson Park.
Hot N Juicy Crawfish
Hot N Juicy Crawfish is an eat-seafood-out-of-a-bag chain restaurant and where you go for pure comfort.
Stevie’s Creole Cafe
Stevie’s Creole Cafe serves what just might be the Holy Grail of LA gumbo.