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Soul Food in South Florida

Miami Foodie Girl Jul 29, 2008 05:03 PM

Are there any soul food restaurants in dade or broward and if so which ones are good?

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    The Chowfather AKA sobe Jul 29, 2008 05:40 PM


    I believe Peoples in Overtown is considered sould food and bbq. Never been just passing on the info

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      2cooks5eaters Jul 29, 2008 06:25 PM

      I visit South Miami about 2-3 times a year. I have not experienced a good soul food restautant. I know a great Jamaician restaurant. And a guy that sells the best ribs ever by the side of the road!!!

      1. Rockin Rich Jul 30, 2008 02:22 PM

        Peep's rules!


        1. floridan Jul 30, 2008 03:13 PM

          Try Betty's in Fort Lauderdale, on Sistrunk Blvd. just west of I-95.

          I think a lot of people's tastes in Soul Food is fairly idiosyncratic, so what may appeal to one person may not to another. Still, I find Betty's fried chicken and pork dishes very good as is the cornbread. Good variety of desserts (including red velvet cake).

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            2cooks5eaters Jul 30, 2008 05:34 PM

            Has anyone heard of Miss Lucy's or Mama Lucy's or Auut Lucy's? Something Lucy!!
            Heard they were good for soul food from a Miami native.

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            1. re: 2cooks5eaters
              advisor_Girl Jul 30, 2008 05:50 PM


              We really enjoy Mahogany Grill near the stadium.

              The Mahogany Grille. 2190 NW 183rd St. Miami Gardens, FL 33056. 305-626-8100



              1. re: advisor_Girl
                Nick Jul 30, 2008 07:14 PM

                How are the chicken and waffles there?

              2. re: 2cooks5eaters
                advisor_Girl Jul 30, 2008 06:00 PM


                Mama Lucy's Homestyle Cooking‎ is east of the Gratigny Parkway (#924) 2201 NW 119th Street, (305) 687-8782

                I like a place right near there called Goldie's Conch House‎ 11275 NW 27th Ave, (305) 953-8406‎ which is more Bahamian than American soul food.
                and also Chef Creole Seafood 200 NW 54th St in Little Haiti - (305) 754-2223


                1. re: advisor_Girl
                  keysrat Jul 30, 2008 06:15 PM

                  I used to go to the original Goldie's in Nassau years ago. A true "conch shack" on the old harbour on Arawak Cay. Fried whole snapper and "scorch". Excellent. Goldie is a personable guy who sat and chatted with us a while. I have been to his conch house near MDCC- one of the girls working there was a child when I was last in Nassau but she remembered me as I was there often. I wish him success here in the States, I wish his place wasn't so far away!

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