Soul food fans, take heed: there's a new outpost in town to get your fix. Located at 3939 S. Polk St., Suite 305, in Five Mile Creek, the fresh arrival is called Kendall Karsen’s Upscale Soul Food.
As its name implies, Kendall Karsen’s Upscale Soul Food specializes in elevated soul food. The menu features items such as fish fillets, pot roast with vegetables, chicken quesadillas, seafood pasta, ribs, wings and an array of classic sides, including macaroni and cheese, collard greens, loaded potatoes, candied yams, cornbread and okra gumbo.
With a 4.5-star rating out of nine reviews on Yelp so far, Kendall Karsen’s Upscale Soul Food has overall been warmly received by patrons.
Derrick S., who was among the first Yelpers to review the new establishment on August 14, wrote, "This place is so elegant and the food is amazing. It's worth the wait. ... Best soul food I've had in a while."
And Yelper S K. wrote, "I would give this place 10 stars if I could. ... I had [the] chicken, cornbread stuffing, mac and cheese and okra gumbo. That stuffing was the stuff dreams are made of, and I inhaled the okra gumbo. Loved it!"
Swing on by to take a gander for yourself: Kendall Karsen’s Upscale Soul Food is open from 11 a.m.–8 p.m. on Wednesday-Saturday and from 11 a.m.–7 p.m. on Sunday. (It's closed on Monday and Tuesday.)
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