Atlanta, GA

Top 3 soul food restaurants in Atlanta

Sophie-Ann McCulloch
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ATLANTA, GA - Soul food is a traditional southern African American food that has been a favorite across the state. Soul food usually includes some southern deep-fried chicken or pork, green beans crispy slices of bacon mixed in, okra, different type of peas, and some homemade melted semi-burn macaroni and cheese. It is called soul food because these foods are consumed as comfort foods that will keep you well-fed.

The majority of the population in Atlanta are African Americans. This diversity is why Atlanta is surrounded by soul food restaurants. Here are the best soul food restaurants that you can find to cure your broken soul:

  1. K&K Soul Food
    K&K Soul Food has been serving soul foods like fried chicken and oxtails for more than 40 years. This restaurant opens from Tuesday to Saturday from 6:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. to accommodate everyone who's looking to have breakfast or dinner. Located at 881 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy NW, Atlanta, K&K Soul Food is also available for delivery on Grubhub. Their cheese grits, gorge on fried chicken, and cornbread is very recommended.
  2. Who’s Got Soul
    Located at 3818 Covington Hwy, Decatur, this restaurant is an authentic southern cafe and Black-owned soul food restaurant which focuses on family gatherings. This place only uses homemade sauces and seasonings to keep their original taste. Their fall-off-the-bone oxtail dish is one of the best soul food there is. Who's Got Soul opens every day except Monday from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.
  3. Busy Bee Cafe
    This restaurant is located at Downtown Atlanta 810 Martin Luther King JR DR, SW, and is open every day from 11:00 a.m until 7:00 p.m. Busy Bee Cafe has been operating for more than 70 years. Their candied yams and old-fashioned banana pudding are recommended.

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