Vote 4 The Best: Top 10 soul food restaurants in Metro Detroit

Soul Food at Powell's Place
Soul Food at Powell's Place (Flickr: Soul Food)

The 2021 Vote 4 The Best winners voted by Local 4 viewers can be your guide to the best places in Metro Detroit!

Top 10 soul food spots in Metro Detroit:

  1. Bistro Orleans on 15 (Sterling Heights)
  2. Beans & Cornbread (Southfield)
  3. Zukin’s Rib Shack (Lincoln Park)
  4. Detroit Soul (Detroit)
  5. Detroit Vegan Soul (Multiple Locations)
  6. Nikola’s (Southfield)
  7. Sweet Potato Sensations (Detroit) and Uptown BBQ & Soulfood (Detroit) *(TIED FOR 7th PLACE)
  8. Motor City Soul Food (Detroit), Steve’s Soul Food (Detroit), Southern Smokehouse (Detroit), Sloppy Chops (Detroit) *(TIED FOR 8th PLACE)
  9. Gumbo’s (Mt. Clemens) and Sweet Magnolia’s Southern Cooking (Southfield) *(TIED FOR 9th PLACE)
  10. Clayton’s Kitchen (Inkster), Ribs & Soul (Mt. Clemens), Yumvillage (Detroit) *(TIED FOR 10th PLACE)

(All winners are decided by fan vote through Vote 4 The Best voting period)


Our Sponsor -- We’d like to thank Wallside Windows for their longtime sponsorship of Vote 4 the Best and their support of southeast Michigan’s local businesses. Wallside is a Taylor, MI-based family business that manufactures and installs custom replacement windows, now in their third generation.


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About the Authors:

Ken Haddad is the digital special projects manager for WDIV / ClickOnDetroit.com. He also authors the Morning Report Newsletter and various other newsletters. He's been with WDIV since 2013.

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