42 "Southern" Restaurants in New York.
Cadence is a vegan soul food restaurant in the East Village that’s perfect for a special occasion date night.
Chick Chick on the UWS serves an entire menu dedicated to Korean fried chicken, and you should (in turn) dedicate yourself to their entire menu.
Kjun is a takeout-and-delivery operation that makes delicious Korean-Cajun dishes in a basement kitchen in the East Village
The Soul Spot serves Southern and Caribbean food in a small counter-service space near Borough Hall in Brooklyn.
Black Nile is a halal soul spot in Crown Heights with great fried chicken and Cajun seafood.
Chatman J Cakes is a bakery in the Bronx that specializes in cakes, zucchini bread, and pies with Southern influence.
Adá Supper Club is a rotating delivery series featuring three-course meals from Black and female chefs focusing on foods of the African diaspora.
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.