22 "Southern" Restaurants in Chicago.
The Delta is a Southern restaurant in Wicker Park specializing in hot tamales.
Parson’s Fried Chicken & Fish serves good fried chicken on the best patio in town. This is an excellent hangout spot when it’s nice outside.
Luella’s Gospel Bird is a Southern restaurant in Wicker Park that makes great fried and jerk chicken.
Quick, easy, and delicious Southern style fried chicken. Roost Carolina Kitchen is a great spot.
Blue Door Kitchen is a nice but not too fancy Gold Coast restaurant in an old mansion. The courtyard patio is beautiful for when it's nice outside.
Gus’s has great fried chicken in a cool Fulton Market loft space. Expect a bit of heat from their trademark cayenne heavy seasoning.
Honey Butter is a casual spot in Avondale serving deboned fried chicken that’s really good.
Dove’s serves Southern-inspired Mexican food in an old luncheonette. Jam out to some Chicago soul music too.
Ina Mae Tavern & Packaged Goods is a restaurant in Wicker Park serving New Orleans-inspired food.