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“Amazing food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Soul Food Cafe - CLOSED

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Soul Food Cafe
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Buffet, Takeout
Whitehouse, Texas, United States
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Amazing food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2012

Great little dive. They have really good soul food and they make you feel like you are having a meal at their house. Great service and they are so friendly.

Visited November 2011
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Thank Phillip W
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English first
Texas
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“REAL FOOD with REAL FLAVOR....Down Home Style.......”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2009

The food is like a Sunday afternoon with family back in the day! The Southern food is filled with flavors and freshness! It is truly comforting and delicious. The folks are friendly and very caring- we were even given a complimentary sample of the cobbler that The Neely's would love! :)

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Tyler, TX
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Place for home cooked food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2009

This is a wonderful, little known jewel nested in downtown Tyler. Discovered the first time while serving jury duty - ended up going to lunch there all 5 days of jury duty. The food is clearly all home cooked with love and lots of laughter, delicious (with disregard for calorie counters), and genuine warm, friendly service. You can taste the real butter in the peach cobbler! Absolutely the best food for the price.

A nice selection of generous helpings served cafeteria style so you can see the food you are ordering. Only exception is the fried cat fish which is prepared to order and well worth the extra wait. Extra crispy, piping hot and not oily or greasy. Casual, comfortable atmosphere with a mix of business professionals, bankers and lawyers from down the block to small groups and families.

You can also come in and get your lunch to go for a quick stop delicious alternative to fast food (ugh!).

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“Go eat at Soul Food Cafe!!! The atmosphere is GREAT the food is fab! go there now!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2008

Go eat at Soul Food Cafe!!! The atmosphere is GREAT the food is fab! go there now!!!

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