Craving soul food food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top soul food spots around Milwaukee, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings.
Topping the list is Goodkind. Located at 2457 S. Wentworth Ave., the bar, soul food and New American spot is the highest rated restaurant of its kind in Milwaukee, boasting four stars out of 222 reviews on Yelp.
Yelper Ophelia M. said, "Goodkind offers up impeccable cocktails and delicious eats in a cozy and comfortable environment. Came here for dinner and was immediately struck by the atmosphere. Goodkind has the cozy corner tavern vibe on lock."
2. Ashleys Bar-B-Que
Next up is North Division's Ashleys Bar-B-Que, situated at 1501 W. Center St. With four stars out of 43 reviews on Yelp, the soul food spot, which offers barbecue and more, has proven to be a local favorite.
Dan S. wrote, "This place had by far some of the best ribs I've ever had in Milwaukee. The staff was very friendly and gave me a little history on their restaurant. It's hard to find traditional barbecue and I enjoy this place very much. Great staff!"
3. Daddys Soul Food Grille
Avenues West's Daddys Soul Food Grille, located at 754 N. 27th St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the soul food, traditional American and Southern spot four stars out of 42 reviews.
Mindy H. said, "Smothered pork chop. Mashed potatoes. Greens. Mac and cheese. All excellent! Fast and friendly service. Will definitely return."