What Is The Best Soul Food and Southern Restaurant on Long Island?

Soul food
Southern-fried chicken and waffles is a classic soul food dish. (Photo by Arnold Gatilao)

From fried chicken and macaroni and cheese to cornbread and collard greens, southern and soul food are both comforting and delicious and will leave you fulling stuffed and satisfied after any meal. But when you’re hungry for a taste of soul food or Southern cooking, which restaurant on Long Island is best?

Long Islanders voted Chara’s Kitchen & Catering the Best Soul Food and Southern Restaurant on Long Island in the 2020 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest!

Chara’s Kitchen and Catering of Bellport is a full-service pop-up restaurant and catering company that has been serving Long Island and the New York City area since 2008. They offer catering services year-round for its customers with a tagline of “Always Fresh and Made With Love.”

They specialize in soul food and comfort food and have well-known desserts and sauces like banana bread. They specialize in events from barbecues to weddings.

Chara’s Kitchen and Catering creates new dishes daily and gives their customers a new experience each time they taste their food.

Chara’s Kitchen & Catering is located at 515 Atlantic Ave. in Bellport. It can be reached at 631-355-5929 or charaskitchen.com

To find all the other 2020 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest winners, visit bestoflongisland.com Nominate for your favorite businesses and people in the 2021 Bethpage Best of Long Island program through Aug. 31.

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