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Memphis's 4 best spots to score soul food on a budget

Memphis's 4 best spots to score soul food on a budget
Mot & Ed's Southern Eatery. | Photo: Jarvis H./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on October 03, 2019.

Looking to sample the best soul food around town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable soul food spots in Memphis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture when cravings strike.

1. Mot & Ed's Southern Eatery

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Topping the list is Mot & Ed's Southern Eatery. Located at 1354 Madison Ave. in Midtown, the Southern and New American spot, which offers soul food and more, is the highest-rated low-priced soul food spot in Memphis, boasting 4.5 stars out of 163 reviews on Yelp. Menu offerings include chicken fingers, burgers and homestyle fries.

2. Four Way Restaurant

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Next up is Four Way Restaurant, situated at 998 Mississippi Blvd. With four stars out of 140 reviews on Yelp, the Southern spot, which offers soul food and desserts, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an affordable option. The menu features fried chicken, baked fish and boiled okra.

3. Wild Bill's

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Midtown's Wild Bill's, located at 1580 Vollintine Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the low-priced bar and New American spot, which offers soul food and more, 4.5 stars out of 26 reviews. Stop by for some live entertainment.

4. The Grille

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The Grille, a Southern spot that offers barbecue, soul food and more in Parkway Village-Oakhaven, is another budget-friendly go-to, with four stars out of 46 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3711 Lamar Ave. to see for yourself. Look for beef brisket and ribs on the menu.


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