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Philadelphia soul food Restaurant Reviews

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Welcome to our Philadelphia soul food restaurant reviews guide where you'll find top restaurants off the beaten path, both locally owned and chain. In fact, some of the best restaurants in the Philadelphia just might be the little mom and pop operations flying under the radar. For some of the best picks in Philadelphia, you've come to the right place.

Our Philadelphia restaurant reviews guide can help you make sense of the thousands of options out there. Happy eating!

Also check out our Best Restaurants in Philadelphia 2013 Guide


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Sole To Soul

 5 star(s)  (12/12/2013)
“Service was so excellent. They went out of their way to make sure that we had a pleasant visit. The biscuits with the garlic butter was fresh and delicious. Food was very tasty, did not care too much for the potato salad, too many different ingredients in it for me. Turkey was so tender and seas... ”

Relish

 5 star(s)  (04/25/2013)
“I really enjoyed my time at Relish my daughters and I went for our monthly girls night out and we were overly impressed with the food and the service. If you are in that part of town definitely drop in for a meal or make reservations to catch the soul stirring music well worth it.”

Soul Delicious Platters & Catering

 5 star(s)  (02/27/2013)
“Soul Delicious has delicious dinners for an inexpensive price. I look forward to my meal each and every time I go. They have fried fish, greens, real Mac n cheese, the yams are so perfect. I have tried almost everything on their menu and its hard to choose because everything is great. If you lov... ”

Sole To Soul

 5 star(s)  (09/26/2012)
“The food was the best I've had in along time.”

Relish

 5 star(s)  (11/01/2011)
“If you want EXCELLENT FOOD and great music,with a romantic atmosphere RELISH if you want great cat fish, and cornbead. The drinks are great try RELISH on me..”

White Horse Tavern

 5 star(s)  (07/25/2011)
“My experience finding somewhere fun to enjoy myself is a great time to shine in the maturity of focusing on having the pleasure of being around good people.”

Sole To Soul

 4 star(s)  (03/09/2011)
“Good Food Good Service”

Sole To Soul

 3 star(s)  (02/12/2011)
“i was truely disappointed. because of the name i thought i would be dinning on some soul food. how wrong was i? completely. i order roasted potato that were over season, mac & chesse i still can't figure out what all was done to it. they try to hard way over the top of what mac & chesse is. fry fis... ”

Sole To Soul

 4 star(s)  (01/15/2011)
“My sister and I went for a late Friday dinner and we were pleasantly surprised that we didn't get end of the night service that sometimes comes with being at the end of the night. Food was delicious and the service was lovely. We will go again.”

Relish

 5 star(s)  (11/23/2010)
“My wife and I celebrated our 22nd anniversary on 11/19/2010 at Relish and it was a wonderful Relish to us. The food was excellent and the service was all I needed to surprise my wife for our 22nd anniversary, and the live jazz was all that and the prices were medium to high, but you get what you pa... ”

Relish

 5 star(s)  (11/09/2010)
“Sadly, out of business as of today, Nov 9 2010.”

Sole To Soul

 2 star(s)  (11/07/2010)
“The GOOD: This restaurant looks great on the inside. The chairs hurt after sitting in them for a while. The background music was fantastic. The warm bread they bring out was great,too. The BAD: They put the same seasoning on everything and it was way too heavy. It was on my salmon, broccoli, roas... ”

Sole To Soul

 5 star(s)  (09/08/2010)
“Great food -- will go often”

Relish

 4 star(s)  (04/07/2010)
“My girlfriends and I have enjoyed going to Relish/Sadikis for the past two years. Friday night for Jazz and appetizers and on special occassions for dinner. However, our recent experience last Friday was not good. When I made the reservations I asked for a table in the Jazz Cafe and was told that... ”

Relish

   (11/24/2009)
“My dining experieince at relish was delightful. However, I have tried to purchase their red velevet cake for Thanksgiving. ( The cake is excellent!!!) However, I called them 5 times within a 5 day period and no one never bother to respond to my request. This has been a great disappointment, I was w... ”

Relish

 5 star(s)  (11/09/2009)
“This location of Ogontz Avenue has had many owners and has been many different food venues. When Relish came I thought this is just another food spot that wont last, boy was I wrong. Everything about my experience was excellent. The Customer Service and the Food was superb. The live band was just a... ”

Relish

 5 star(s)  (07/31/2009)
“Love this place! When I heard Relish was owned by the same brothers who own Warmdaddy's and Zanzibar Blue I had to come. It was truly a PERFECT evening. Great service and great music. Love the crab cakes, just needed more spinach.”

Relish

   (07/20/2009)
“The customer Sservice was excellent our hostess was very friendly and helpful. I will be sharing my experience with other friends and family.”

Relish

   (07/20/2009)
“The customer service was excellent our hostess was very friendly and helpful. I will be sharing my experience with other friends and family.”

Relish

 3 star(s)  (07/12/2009)
“My husband and I have had 2 dining experiences at Relish, once for dinner and the most recent was for brunch. The dinner experience was much better than the brunch. Dinner was okay. Brunch not so much, For $20.00 a head, the food on the plates were just not worth it. My husband ordered the waffle wi... ”

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