2023: Bronx Voted New Soul Cafe Best Soul Food and Southern Restaurant!
New Soul Cafe
1039 Castle Hill Ave
(718) 409-5501 – newsoulcafe.com
New Soul Cafe proudly holds the title of the Bronx’s go-to spot for soul food, creating a dining experience that feels like a warm hug for your taste buds. This isn’t just a cafe; it’s a culinary sanctuary where every dish tells a soulful tale of flavor and tradition. What makes New Soul Cafe stand out is its unwavering dedication to authenticity. Picture the tantalizing aroma of seasoned meats and the homely sides that transport you to grandma’s kitchen – each bite is a heartfelt nod to the soulful roots of this beloved cuisine. On the menu, discover southern classics that range from succulent fried chicken to creamy mac ‘n’ cheese, satisfying cravings and delivering an authentic taste of the South. With genuine hospitality and a menu that speaks to the heart, New Soul Cafe reigns supreme as the pinnacle of soul food excellence in the Bronx, inviting everyone to relish the true essence of comfort and flavor.
2022: The Bronx Voted Paula’s Best Soul Food and Southern Restaurant!
746 E 233rd St
(718) 655-1022 – paulasoulfood.com
With a Bronx location that’s been open since 2015, Paula’s has reigned as the Bronx’s spot for soul food. At Paula’s the whiting sandwich and platter are popular orders as well as the dinner specials with baked chicken, mac ‘n’ cheese, and collard greens. Dinners range from $12 to $35 and there is a large seafood selection, ranging from tilapia to lobster, and there are also $7 lunch specials.