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Southern Kitchen

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1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
+1 253-627-4282
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“corn cakes” (31 reviews)
“catfish” (28 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
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Reviewed November 27, 2014

I really enjoyed this place, it's true southern food in Seattle. The corn bread served at the start of the meal was unusual, it was in pancake form. I had never seen that before. And it was delicious. I had the best chicken fried steak...More

Thank axs666
Reviewed November 3, 2014

We love fried chicken and decided to try the local "southern kitchen" restaurant on 6th avenue in Tacoma WA yesterday. It was a cool drizzley kind of day; soo, this sounded just like what the doctor ordered. We looked forward to a couple of fried...More

1  Thank Loughfavorites
Reviewed October 10, 2014

Small restaurant but definitely where the locals eat. Was recommended to us while visiting in Tacoma. Did not disappoint. Yummy food and good portions. Crowded right after we got there for lunch. We were early; friendly staff and locally owned family business. Nothing fancy, go...More

Thank dolls111
Reviewed September 24, 2014

Travel for a living many family members from MS. My wife and I went to SK while in WA for the State Fair. I have spent a lot of time in the South visiting fam and working. This place is way off the mark on...More

Thank Texas"Red"
Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

This place is just a very nice hometown type of place right in Tacoma. It has been on the Food network and has a very good reputation. I enjoyed the Food and the people. The best thing I had was their strawberry lemonade It is...More

Thank Balucanb
Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I first started coming to this resturant in 1989...even moving away and make the time to stop and eat...ALWAYS GREAT FOOD AND PEOPLE!!!!

Thank Shane W
Reviewed September 1, 2014

Went to find a place to eat and started roaming around. I stumbled upon this place and was pleasantly surprised! Even though it was afternoon I still got eggs and fish and grits and it was AMAZING. The hot summer day was quenched with homemade...More

Thank blainebabe
Reviewed August 16, 2014

the food was great but I think the customer service was wonderful. we had a little mishap and the waiter paid for my son's and mine lunch....he didn't need to , you know things happen, but I think it was a very nice gesture...even though...More

Thank jonnybro
Reviewed August 15, 2014

We purposely sought this place out! Whole, fried catfish, collard greens, brisket, corn cakes, sweet tea, and more, in a clean tiny diner with tons of character! Mango lemonade with whip cream top. Lots of comfort food, and the owners made conversation! Photos on the...More

Thank DLorahH
Reviewed August 12, 2014

Friendly wait staff and mouth-watering home-style dishes! The fried chicken was crunchy on the outside and moist on the inside. Wish I had the recipe! The hash browns were crunchy - just how we like them! Can't wait to return to try the other side...More

1  Thank LucyVacation
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1716 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405-3310
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-627-4282