Soul Food Milwaukee

Soul food connotes hominess and comfort. But it can be presented with a more formally elegant approach. Such is the case with Monterrey (551 W. Becher St.). Chef-owner Dion Jefferson, known for his,Short Order Read more

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Mr. Perkins Family Restaurant (2001 W. Atkinson Ave.) is in an elite group of Milwaukee’s long-lasting eateries. Established in 1969, the restaurant adheres to an old-school aesthetic and approach that works: fantastic food, excellent servi... Read more


Tony’s BBQ Unlimited (3510 W. Villard Ave.) is a take-out establishment with buffet service from behind a screen. Featured are barbecued pork ribs as well as distinct spins on soul food sides. Read more

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Pat’s Rib Place (151 E. Sunset Drive, Waukesha) serves some of the area’s best barbecue and other exceptional soulful food in an amiable atmosphere. (Jamie Lee Rake) Read more

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Soul food comes Downtown! Actually, Chic Cafe (770 N. Jefferson St., lower level) calls itself Southern American cuisine. But by whatever name, Chic’s sort of African American fare usually doesn’t appear on menus beyond the Northwest Side. ... Read more

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