34 "Southern" Restaurants in New York.
You can skip the Cajun restaurant on the ground floor of Canary Club on the LES, and head to the jazz club downstairs.
Chocolat is a restaurant in Harlem where you can eat some red velvet pancakes or a big serving of shrimp and grits.
Charles’ Pan Fried Chicken is a great spot for an extremely quick sit-down meal or some food to go. Be sure to get cornbread with your fried chicken.
Melba’s is a spot in Harlem with some great fried chicken, catfish, and waffles. Try it for a casual meal, and get a side of mac and cheese.
Jacob Restaurant is a buffet in Harlem where you can fill a styrofoam container with some very solid soul food, Caribbean food, or spaghetti.
Parish is a bar on the Lower East Side that’s a good spot for Happy Hour and New Orleans-inspired food.
Katie O’s is a counter-service soul food restaurant in Prospect Lefferts Gardens that makes fried chicken to order, and really good potato salad.
Printers Alley is a Nashville-themed bar in the Garment District, and it’s great for big groups.
Lowerline is a tiny restaurant in Prospect Heights with excellent New Orleans-style food.
Le Sia is a Chinese spot in the East Village specializing in large format seafood boils.
Jackson’s is a restaurant in LIC with Southern-ish food and a good Happy Hour.
The Gumbo Bros is a small counter-service spot in Downtown Brooklyn serving gumbo, po’ boys, and beer.