Southern restaurants in Orlando showcase delicious menu options for any resident or patron looking to experience some authentic Southern cuisine and culture. These eateries are to be considered the best soul food in Orlando and highlight unique fried chicken, barbecue, and more. Comfort food in Orlando doesn't get much better than this so you need to try these southern hotspots.

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Check out the best southern restaurants in Orlando if you want to taste all the South has to offer. For more Orlando restaurants and dining in Orlando, 407area is your go-to guide for all the best places to eat in Orlando.

610 W Morse Blvd, Winter Park FL, 32789
The COOP is a Winter Park neighborhood restaurant celebrating the home-style fare of the South with breakfast, lunch, & dinner! Hospitality at every...
Dixie Dharma
4.4  5 Rating (1)
2603 E South St., Orlando FL, 32803
Market on South is our 100% plantbased full-service kitchen, bakery, bar, & marketspace for locally-sourced, artisan craft goods. Come check us out! Opens...
Pig Floyd's Urban Barbakoa
4.7  5 Rating (2)
1326 N Mills Ave, Orlando FL, 32803
Zagat: "The barbecue offerings span the globe at this Mills 50 counter serve, where the menu highlights flavors from Texas to Vietnam. Wood, white brick...
Highball & Harvest
4012 Central Florida Pkwy, Orlando FL, 32837
It was how Central Florida's abundant harvests moved from field to table, an iconic symbol of the region's agricultural might. Highball & Harvest (H&H)...
Soco Restaurant
4.7  5 Rating (6)
629 E Central Blvd., Orlando FL, 32801
Award-Winning Southern Contemporary Cuisine in the Heart of Thornton Park.
Cask & Larder
Bar & Restaurant $$
Orlando International Airport, 1 Jeff Fuqua Blvd, Winter Park FL, 32827
The name Cask & Larder has two meanings; "Cask” refers to the beer being made in-house and "Larder” the deep rooted name for a Southern pantry. We utilize...
Chicken Salad Chick | Vineland Pointe
Restaurant $$
11587 Regency Village Drive, Orlando FL, 32821
Chicken Salad Chick serves Southern-style chicken salad in 12 flavors made by hand daily. We're THE place for delicious chicken salads, fresh sides and...
Outpost Neighborhood Kitchen
2.8  3 Rating (2)
2603 Edgewater Dr, Orlando FL, 32804
Where the good ‘ol days and modern comforts collide into family recipes, twisted classics, and fresh food. This Neighborhood Kitchen's name is the Outpost....
Tibby's New Orleans Kitchen | Winter Park
4.8  5 Rating (4)
2203 Aloma Ave., Winter Park FL, 32792
Tibby's is not just about what you see but how it makes you feel. It's about expressing personality & character through food, music, art and heritage....
Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen
875 Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee FL, 34741
Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen serves made-from-scratch goodness: Quality ingredients, prepared fresh in our kitchen. It’s the right way, not the easy way....
Nikki's Place Southern Cuisine
Restaurant $
742 Carter St, Orlando FL, 32805
Nikki's Place was established in 1999, a black family owned business putting our money back into the community. We are "Serving The People!"
Sharon's Homestyle Cookin
Restaurant $$
5667 Orange Ave S, Orlando FL, 32809
Home cooking breakfast lunch and dinner we cook from scratch fresh daily