Looking for a yummy Southern meal near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Southern spots around Raleigh, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs.

1. The Pit

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Topping the list is The Pit. Located at 328 W. Davie St. in Central, the traditional American spot, which offers barbecue and soul food, is the most popular Southern restaurant in Raleigh, boasting four stars out of 2,723 reviews on Yelp.

2. Beasley's Chicken & Honey

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Next up is Central's Beasley's Chicken & Honey, situated at 237 S. Wilmington St. With four stars out of 1,655 reviews on Yelp, the Southern and New American spot has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Jack's Seafood & Soul Food Restaurant

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South Central's Jack's Seafood & Soul Food Restaurant, located at 1516 New Bern Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Southern spot, which offers seafood and soul food, 4.5 stars out of 75 reviews.

4. Flying Biscuit Café

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Flying Biscuit Café, a breakfast and brunch, Southern and New American spot in Glenwood South, is another go-to, with four stars out of 631 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2016 Clark Ave. to see for yourself.

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