The 3 best Southern spots in Norfolk

The 3 best Southern spots in Norfolk
My Mama's Kitchen | Photo: J David H./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on October 23, 2019.

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Southern fare?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Southern spots around Norfolk, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.

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1. My Mama's Kitchen

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First on the list is My Mama's Kitchen. Located at 7943 Shore Drive in East Ocean View, the traditional American spot, which offers barbecue and chicken wings, is the highest-rated Southern restaurant in Norfolk, boasting 4.5 stars out of 360 reviews on Yelp.

2. Sam's Texas Sub Shop

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Next up is Highland Park's Sam's Texas Sub Shop, situated at 4311 Colley Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 177 reviews on Yelp, the deli, which offers sandwiches, barbecue and more, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Some Da Eat

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Some Da Eat, a Southern spot that offers soul food, comfort food and more in Inglenook, is another go-to, with four stars out of 151 Yelp reviews. Head over to 6586 Tidewater Drive to see for yourself.

Deciding when to check out the top spots above? Fridays tend to be the busiest days of the week for consumer spending at restaurants across the Norfolk area, while Mondays are least busy, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of online reputation management and marketing automation for small businesses. Last year, average daily transactions at restaurants climbed to 55 per business on Fridays, compared to 35 daily transactions on average on Mondays.

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