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Henry's Soul Cafe

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5431 Indian Head Hwy, Oxon Hill, MD 20745-2020
301-749-6856
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Amazing Place

This is a review of the branch on Q Street in Washington DC, hope that's right. This is a takeout joint and an unadorned one, but the food is really good and the whole experience worth having. It's not a place that puts a lot into anything but giving you good food at a very reasonable price as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2013
Ferlinghetti
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Cambridge MA
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Berne, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Looking for a place that serves great tasting good, Henry's Soul Cafe in Oxon is the place! Our family tried the smothered pork chops, fried chicken wings, bbq chicken, and the bbq beef tips. For the sides we tried mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, buttered corn, rice with gravy, and potato wedges. Each meal also comes with cornbread. Once... More 

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Oxon Hill, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I Love Henry's Soul Cafe. When I get a taste for some good old soul food and don't have to cook it myself, that's where I head off to. It's a Family run business and they are friendly and the place is ALWAYS packed especially after Sunday Morning Church. People call those orders in and go there and pick them... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This review is on the Oxon Hill location. I love Henry's fried trout and smothered pork chops. They season them both well. Thefish was crispy and didn't have a lot of bones in it. The pork chops were meaty and well done. The portions are generous. I have purchased both of these meals and fed 4 people. Good job, Henry's...keep... More 

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Clinton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

They were professional and they were generous and made my family feel regal.THe food was amazing and we kept hearing from guests about the hospitality at the celebration

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My buddy visited me for the day from Birmingham and I wanted him to sample Henry's sweet potato pie. He enjoyed it just as much as I do.

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Cambridge MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

This is a review of the branch on Q Street in Washington DC, hope that's right. This is a takeout joint and an unadorned one, but the food is really good and the whole experience worth having. It's not a place that puts a lot into anything but giving you good food at a very reasonable price as fast as... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

If you want bland pre-cooked left over food then this is the place for you. The food is horrible. The best sweet potatoe pie? This must mean people in Maryland/DC have never had good sweet potato pie. I"m from LA and have had some of the best soul food in resturants. My family is creole from New Orleans so I... More 

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oxon hill
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Going into a restaurant for the first time and tasting all the basic, macaroni, greens, sweet potatoes, string beans, corn bread, meats, one taste... all the food was bad. I gave the food back and told them to keep the money and I have never been back. It appears to have that "Good Old Southern County Cooking" it not.

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Henry's is famous around the country for its sweet potato pies. They are really good. The rest of the menu it typical soul food.

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Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

This review actually is for the U Street, N.W. location. This is primarily a carry-out joint, but there is a small counter where approximately 4 persons can sit and eat. The plates are styrofoam and the utensils are plastic. The portions are large for the price and the food is satisfactory. The staff is "no nonsense", and don't seem to... More 

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Additional Information about Henry's Soul Cafe

Address: 5431 Indian Head Hwy, Oxon Hill, MD 20745-2020
Phone Number: 301-749-6856
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Oxon Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Address: 5431 Indian Head Hwy, Oxon Hill, MD 20745-2020
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Oxon Hill
  • Phone Number: 301-749-6856
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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