23 "Southern" Restaurants in Los Angeles.
Like the name implies, Sal’s Gumbo Shack is a Long Beach go-to for gumbo. But there’s a whole menu of great Southern food, too.
Darrow’s is a Carson go-to for Southern staples like fried catfish, jambalaya, po' boys, and some damn good gumbo.
Stevie’s Creole Cafe serves what just might be the Holy Grail of LA gumbo.
Tacos Negros is a new spot run by the same people as My Two Cents, a tremendous Southern comfort food restaurant on Pico.
Piccalilli in Culver City combines Asian cuisines with low country flavors - with mixed results.
Hotville is a new hot chicken spot in Crenshaw that can trace its lineage back to the legendary Prince’s Hot Chicken in Nashville.
An excellent soul food spot with two locations in Inglewood (and one in Crenshaw), Dulan’s is a neighborhood institution.
The Serving Spoon is a classic diner in Inglewood that serves excellent Southern breakfast staples.
My Two Cents is a Southern spot on Pico with the best shrimp and grits in LA.
Ms. B's M&M Soul Food is an Inglewood institution with some of the best soul food in the neighborhood.
The Court Cafe is a comfort breakfast food haven in Ladera Heights. Be prepared to have leftovers (or be very full).
Hatchet Hall is a Southern-leaning small plates restaurant in Culver City where you’ll actually leave full.
Alta Adams is an excellent Southern spot in West Adams that’ll make you feel like you’ve found a second home.
Hilltop is a very good daytime cafe in View Park-Windsor Hills that serves excellent coffee and grain bowls.
Lucky Bird is a fried chicken stall in Downtown LA’s Grand Central Market with easy seating, and very solid fried chicken.