Brenda's Meat & Three is one of The 13 Best Southern Food Restaurants in San Francisco.

1. Brenda's Meat & Three

9.1
919 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA
Southern Food Restaurant · Western Addition · 118 tips and reviews

Saranya S.Saranya Sampat: The biscuits and gravy is a must try. You get 2 eggs of any style and I chose poached. Add fried chicken breast for $5. It was a perfect Sunday brunch.

Arlynne C.Arlynne Cakes: Great food.

Michael L.Michael Liu: Despite the name, vegetarian and vegan options here.

Hard Knox Cafe is one of The 13 Best Southern Food Restaurants in San Francisco.

2. Hard Knox Cafe

8.6
2526 3rd St (at 22nd St), San Francisco, CA
Southern Food Restaurant · Dogpatch · 103 tips and reviews

Jessica B.Jessica Baldwin: I'm from Alabama, and I think that's the best cornbread. Wish they'd add some fried okra ;)

Christine N.Christine Ngo: Vietnamese owners FOR THE WIN.

David F.David Forbes: Try all the sides

The Front Porch is one of The 13 Best Southern Food Restaurants in San Francisco.

3. The Front Porch

8.6
65 29th St (at Tiffany Ave), San Francisco, CA
Southern Food Restaurant · Bernal Heights · 141 tips and reviews

JamJam B.JamJam B: it starts and ends with the fried chicken. crispy on the outside, tender and juicy on the inside - and deliciously seasoned!

Carlos A.Carlos Ambrozak: Eat fried chicken at Front Porch.

Sarah B.Sarah Bruning Meron: If someone offers you a biscuit, gravy, fried chicken, bacon, cheddar with a side of grits, you put on your elastic pants and say yes. (Stoner stack)

Brenda's French Soul Food is one of The 13 Best Southern Food Restaurants in San Francisco.

4. Brenda's French Soul Food

8.8
652 Polk St (btwn Eddy & Turk St), San Francisco, CA
Southern Food Restaurant · Tenderloin · 501 tips and reviews

Daniela V.Daniela Vélez: Great brunch!! Generous portions, should get the early, the place is excellent and gets really crowded

ThrillistThrillist: The Hangtown Fry may be the true breakfast of champions: A crispy oyster, bacon & scallion scramble with girts and a biscuit.

AskMenAskMen: Serves up beignets stuffed with crawfish, apple or chocolate, & goodies like shrimp over cheddar grits. The po' boys here are as yummy as anything you could find in the Big Easy. Read more.

Hard Knox Cafe is one of The 13 Best Southern Food Restaurants in San Francisco.

5. Hard Knox Cafe

7.8
2448 Clement St (at 26th Ave), San Francisco, CA
Southern Food Restaurant · Outer Richmond · 58 tips and reviews

John C.John Cassillo: Looking for southern food in SF? Hard Knox is the place. Try the oxtail with macaroni and cheese, plus cole slaw. Corn bread is also amazing.

Becky F.Becky Fang: ASK FOR BRIAN, PR!!!

Pete P.Pete Petras: Get the 3 piece fried chicken.

Little Skillet is one of The 13 Best Southern Food Restaurants in San Francisco.

6. Little Skillet

7.6
360 Ritch St (at Lusk St), San Francisco, CA
Southern Food Restaurant · SoMa · 171 tips and reviews

Greg P.Greg Price: Chicken and waffles! Syrup is molasses-based and incredibly good. Chicken is tender, and waffles fluffy and delicious.

7x7 Magazine7x7 Magazine: Indulge in the fried chicken and waffles...it's #4 on 7x7's Big Eat SF 2010. Read more.

Kat L.Kat L: Go back to Little Skillet

Old Skool Cafe is one of The 13 Best Southern Food Restaurants in San Francisco.

7. Old Skool Cafe

7.7
1429 Mendell St (at Oakdale Ave), San Francisco, CA
Southern Food Restaurant · Bayview · 11 tips and reviews

Bikash M.Bikash Mishra: The gumbo is excellent... just the right amount of spice! The peanut butter stew is very good too. If you want to try the fried chicken in a smaller portion, get the drummettes.

Om A.Om Ami: Don't expect the best of service...

Sara A.Sara Akhavan: sweet potato frites & live entertainment: a magic combo

Tastebuds is one of The 13 Best Southern Food Restaurants in San Francisco.

8. Tastebuds

7.4
600 5th Ave (Balboa), San Francisco, CA
Southern Food Restaurant · Inner Richmond · 5 tips and reviews

Kayo S.Kayo S.: Shrimp dishes including shrimp & grits, and shrimp breakfast burritos were good. Friendly service.

katrina p.katrina panovich: Shrimp and grits with eggs is soo good

Brian L.Brian Longtin: Juicy, flavorful fried chicken, great with waffles for brunch.

Frisco Fried is one of The 13 Best Southern Food Restaurants in San Francisco.

9. Frisco Fried

7.2
5176 3rd St (btw Bayview & Thornton), San Francisco, CA
Southern Food Restaurant · Silver Terrace · 21 tips and reviews

SFGateSFGate: This Bayview restaurant has become our favorite stop for straightforward chicken with a light, crisp coating. Each order ($8.99 for two pieces, $10.99 for three) comes with corn bread and two sides. Read more.

Grub CrawlGrub Crawl: KOOLAID!!!! GRUBCRAWL.COM

Clement L.Clement L: Slowest service ever

JJ Fish & Chicken is one of The 13 Best Southern Food Restaurants in San Francisco.

10. JJ Fish & Chicken

7.1
5100 3rd St, San Francisco, CA
Southern Food Restaurant · Silver Terrace · 10 tips and reviews

ᴡ J.ᴡ Johnson: Love the catfish, a friday favorite !

MegsMegs: Get the cat fish its the bomb!!

Alexander M.Alexander Moore: Jumbo Prawns, Wings, Catfish.

Victory Hall & Parlor is one of The 13 Best Southern Food Restaurants in San Francisco.

11. Victory Hall & Parlor

8.0
360 Ritch St (at Lusk St), San Francisco, CA
Cocktail Bar · SoMa · 45 tips and reviews

Chris H.Chris Hadfield: Great craft beer selection and incredible pulled pork sliders

Tommy L.Tommy Leep: Shit was legit

Frederic B.Frederic Barthelemy: Their partnership with the Little Skillet, is amazing and full of win for fried chicken among many other items. /The/ place to be for late dinner and drinks in SOMA

Biscuits and Blues is one of The 13 Best Southern Food Restaurants in San Francisco.

12. Biscuits and Blues

7.6
401 Mason St (at Geary Blvd), San Francisco, CA
Jazz and Blues Venue · Lower Nob Hill · 41 tips and reviews

Kevin R.Kevin Railsback: The fried chicken is to die for here. Best fried chicken I've had in the Bay Area.

Art F.Art F: Get the Jambala with chicken & sausage. With good blues and a buzz it makes for a good meal.

Lucky J.Lucky J: This place is Open!. I am not sure why it says Closed.

Baby Blues BBQ is one of The 13 Best Southern Food Restaurants in San Francisco.

13. Baby Blues BBQ

7.1
3149 Mission St (at Precita Ave), San Francisco, CA
BBQ Joint · Bernal Heights · 73 tips and reviews

Seema K.Seema Kumar: Mashed potatoes, beef brisket, collard greens, and corn bread are amazing!

Brittney G.Brittney Gilbert: They deliver. ribs. to your house.

scott ..scott ...: The banana pudding is tremendous. It's not pudding on any airs.