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Chez Soul

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711 Madison St, Fairfield, CA 94533-5729
+1 707-427-3338
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
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Traci B
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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.

Thank Helen C
Redding, California
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139 reviews
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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.

Thank Pat w
Fairfield, California
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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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

Thank seansoma
Tokyo, Japan
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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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 

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 

Thank angelalasseter
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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.

Thank Irving M
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great place to have sorter foods. Local friend brought us there. It was Sunday lunch time so many people are enjoying generous portion authentic food. We ordered Fried Chicken Family meal for three adults and yet they are plenty- it was the best I have ever had! For side, we had candied yams and Collard Greens. Both are really good.... More 

Thank Naomi N
Fairfield, California
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102 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

Great food, family owned and fast service. Come to this restaurant almost every other month to join a group of retirees from work and hang out. Not had a bad meal yet.

Thank Christie T
Fairfield, California
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59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Enjoy this place. Been going for years. Much improved on speed of service, but some things are fried on order. Used to only enjoy the fried chicken. It was so good I never wanted to change. But then I moved on to the pork chops and that became my new favorite. This past year I tried the short ribs. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?