We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chez Soul

$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
711 Madison St, Fairfield, CA 94533-5729
+1 707-427-3338
Website
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

65 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 65: English reviews
Davis, CA
Level Contributor
123 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Think fried catfish or chicken, crayfish ettoufee, and the like, all a la New Orleans and environs. If you like that kind of soul food, and we do, this is a destination for you. The largish dining room was packed with tablefuls of mainly African Americans, and the staff are about 95% African Americans (a good sign, since this segment... More 

Helpful?
Thank Triumph3A
Vallejo, California
Level Contributor
22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Family atmosphere. Great food, good people. Get there early or you won't get a seat. Great for groups or individual. Just good old down home cooking!

Helpful?
Thank fatimaepes
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

Great food, made fresh, so the wait may be a little long. Only draw back, tight eating space. The food portions are large, so prepare to take some HOME!

Helpful?
Thank Josephine W
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

The food here is really good, but I ordered Ox tails and around the bone they were perfect but in the inside it was freezing cold. I don't like to eat Ox tails re heated, I thought they were freshly cooked. I didn't complain about it, I just haven't returned since.

Helpful?
Thank Traci B
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

As a soul food place, this is all Fairfield has to offer, and the food is decent, if somewhat over priced. If you dont know how to cook soul food, you'll love it.

Helpful?
Thank Helen C
Redding, California
Level Contributor
158 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Great food and a very friendly and efficient staff. Weren't really sure what to expect with a southern cuisine menu, but we were really happy with our decision to try it. The food was great and there was plenty of it.

Helpful?
Thank Pat w
Fairfield, California
Level Contributor
27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

What a lovely restaurant to take the family to there were eight of us immediately receded and greeted by staff menu is extensive food was delivered hot and well presented large portions everyone enjoyed their meal and a leftovers were used today for lunch fantastic place I highly recommend

Helpful?
Thank seansoma
Tokyo, Japan
Level Contributor
33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

We ordered 3 lunch specials and 2 kids meals. The bbq ribs were amazing but it was a small portion for lunch. The fried chicken was the best I've had by far, incredibly moist and the skin had a great flavor. The fried catfish is was delicious too! Very moist! The food was a hit with my 2 picky children,... More 

Helpful?
Thank Debbi B
Fairfield, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

I enjoy the food every time I go, my favorite is the smothered fried pork chops, yams and fish and chicken. I encourage every one throughout California to come out and enjoy the southern style cooking you want be disappointed, even though this restaurant is in Cali, I think the south would appreciate the taste, The atmosphere is very pleasant... More 

Helpful?
Thank angelalasseter
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is the best soul-food I've had in years! Quality and delicious food in an ambient atmosphere everyone will enjoy. I met the owner whose family roots is from Texas and Louisiana. This is an outstanding choice for families or business groups.

Helpful?
Thank Irving M

Travelers who viewed Chez Soul also viewed

 

Been to Chez Soul? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $25
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Madison St, Fairfield, CA 94533-5729
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: +1 707-427-3338

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Chez Soul and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Davis, CA
3 months ago
over a year ago
over a year ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Chez Soul staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?