Soul Food Restaurants
Angeline’s Louisiana Kitchen
2261 Shattuck Ave.
Lunch Tues.–Sat. from 11:30 a.m., Dinner Mon.–Thurs. until 9 p.m., dinner Fri.–Sat. until 10 p.m.
—fried cheese grits with crawfish étouffée
—Creole style barbecue shrimp
—Sautéed brussels sprouts
Everett and Jones BBQ
1955 San Pablo Ave. (at University Ave.)
(510) 548-8261 (this number is often busy due to a high volume of phone orders)
Note: Barbecue take-out only at the Berkeley location, but the pit is great.
126 Broadway (at 2nd St.)
Lunch and dinner Mon.–Thurs. 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Fri. 11 a.m.–12 a.m., Sat. 12 p.m.–12 a.m., Sun. 12 p.m.–10 p.m.
25 Mason St. (at Market St.)
Dinner daily, 5 p.m.–12 a.m. (bar stays open until 2 a.m.)
—Gourmet Cocktails such as spiked sweet peach tea
—Cornbread with maple butter
—fried catfish with fresh corn, okra, and cherry tomato succotash
—barbecued chicken with huckleberry potato salad
Gator’s Neo-Soul Café
129 South B St.
Lunch Tues.–Fri. 11 a.m.–2:30 p.m., dinner Tues.–Thurs. 5 p.m.–9:30 p.m. and Fri.–Sat 5 p.m.–10 p.m., brunch Sun. 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
—Grilled alligator patties topped with Havarti cheese and caramelized sweet onions in a Pinot Noir and horseradish gravy. Sounds strange, but it’s delicious.
—Shrimp and grits
—Minature cakes: red velvet, coconut, and yellow cake with chocolate frosting
8217 International Blvd.
Lunch and dinner Mon.–Sat. 11 a.m.–9 p.m.
—fried fillet of catfish
—black eyed peas
—peach cobbler (if you like it sweet)
Lois the Pie Queen
851 60th St.
8 a.m.–2 p.m. Mon.–Fri., 7 a.m.–3 p.m. Sat–Sun. (soul food dinner entrées made on Sunday afternoons only)
—red beans and rice
—sweet potato, pecan, or lemon icebox pie
Louisiana Fried Chicken
Lunch and dinner, Mon.–Thurs. 11 a.m.–8 p.m. and Friday 11 a.m.–9 p.m., lunch Sun. 12 p.m.–6 p.m.
—individual sweet potato pies
Nellie's Soulfood Restaurant & Bar
1155 3rd St.
Lunch and dinner, Tues.–Sat. 11 a.m.¬9 p.m., and Sun. 11 a.m.–8 p.m.