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Soul Flavors - CLOSED

354 Grove Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
201-217-3004
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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345 reviews 345 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The restaurant has white table clothes, the waitstaff are very friendly and helpful. The chicken is good, but the waffles are amazing! Try their traditional fried chicken and waffles. They have a very good selection of starters and mains to choose from and the prices are reasonable. Their local beer, a Harlem brew, is very nice to try, it's called... More 

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New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Very disappointed to share that soul flavors closed earlier this month. My understanding is that they never really recuperated from the financial damage caused by Hurricane Sandy...

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New York City, New York, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Had a great meal, ribs were excellent, chicken stew great, everybody liked the mashed sweet potatoes. Small restaurant, great staff and BYOB so your bill is reasonable; can't beat that.

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Dacula, Georgia
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95 reviews 95 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

So excited to finally have some southern cooking. I haven't had a biscuit since moving to Jersey. We ordered the cornbread/biscuit appetizer. Cornbread was good, but munchkin size. The biscuits were ok. Cod cakes disappointing. The Mac-n-cheese good, but not great. The mash potatoes were so runny they served with a spoon. They were flavorless. I asked for gravy. The... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great classic soul food all made from scratch, just make sure to bring your own wine/beer and block off a good chunk of time as it will take a while to eat, but it's sooooo worth it. Love the fried chicken and mac and cheese

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New Jersey
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

First off, I think this place is overpriced. Everything is priced ala carte. I've never been to a soul food restaurant that doesn't give 2 sides with their entrée. Not here, everything is priced separately. They do offer a $30 combo which includes a salad or appetizer, an entrée with one side and a dessert. Sounds good, right? The problem... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Food was good, not great but good. Too pricey for what you get. Service was horrible. Our waitress wore a necklace that said princess, I guess that's what she thought she was. Staff does not care about customers. Waitress messed up our order and did nothing to fix it. I will never return.

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Bayonne, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

After reading mostly glowing reviews on Tripadvisor, we visited this restaurant last night. We arrived early for dinner, at 4:30 PM. We were the only customers in the restaurant when we arrived and were greeted warmly as we were seated. We brought our own bottle of wine and the host opened it and brought an ice bucket and glasses. First... More 

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Stewartsville, New Jersey
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90 reviews 90 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

This is a great little place! The cornbread is the best I ever had. Biscuits were yummy too. I had ox tails, my husband had the pork ribs. Both were excellent. We also had the mac and cheese, collard greens, sauteed spinach and black eyed peas. Everything was authenticly seasoned, freshly cooked. The black eyed peas were not as soft... More 

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Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013 via mobile

Fried Buttermilk chicken on top of perfect waffles with a cream maple reduction...heaven! The biscuits and corn bread were prefection. The sides of mac and cheese (ok, but I am not a fan usually of it), but LOVED the okara which had a smoky flaor and consistency was ice and leafy, not mushy. Great place, service, got there when they... More 

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Additional Information about Soul Flavors

Address: 354 Grove Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
Phone Number: 201-217-3004
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: American

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