37 "Southern" Restaurants in New York.
Oola’s Kitchen is a soul food spot on the Lower East Side where you should eat a delicious double smashburger.
Like all of the locations of Peaches, the one in Fort Greene serves fantastic Nashville style hot chicken.
Bayou is a New Orleans-inspired brunch and dinner spot on Staten Island with an outdoor area that looks like it’s always celebrating Mardi Gras.
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.