The Southern Kitchen
1001 East Tallmadge Ave. Akron, Ohio
Dine in and Carry Out Available
Catering Available
Hours: 12:30 pm-8:30 pm Mon-Thurs

12:00 pm to 9:00pm Fri, Sat and Sun

Prices are subject to Change


Sunday Buffet  - every Sunday 1:00pm to 7:00pm   - $17.99 adults(all you can eat)  

$12.99 children under 12 years old * Children under 3 years old eat for free


*All You can eat Fish Wednesday & Fridays All day(dine in)!
$10.99 includes All you can eat fish, 1 serving of fries and 2 ounce coleslaw. 

All You can eat Fish Fridays 4pm to 9pm (Carry out) 
​$10.99 includes 4 pieces of fish 1 serving of fries and 2 once coleslaw

Sandwich Combos + 1 side

Jay’s Beef Brisket-smoke house brisket piled high ….$9.99
Barb’s Southern Fried Tilapia, Perch or Catfish- with hot sauce.. $8.99
Joe’s Pulled Chicken- smoked chicken with bbq sauce...$8.99
Dion’s Pulled Pork- tender pork with barbeque sauce...$8.99
LA Ultimate Cheeseburger $12.99
Quarter pound burger piled high with pulled pork or smoked chicken, with lettuce and tomatoes with American or cheddar cheese and barbeque sauce
Gwen’s Pork Rib Sandwich  (3 bones)...$9.99

Specialty Sandwiches

Jazzie Wazzy’s Beef Poor Boy $5.99
Smoked beef sausage topped with coleslaw, barbecue sauce and french fries
Jay’s Catfish Poor Boy $8.99
Fried catfish topped with    coleslaw, bbq sauce &  fries

Dinner (with 2 sides)

Smoked Barbeque Rib (pork) Dinner- ½ slab 5-6 bone $16.99
Catfish Dinner, Perch, Tilapia, Whiting and Swai Dinner (2 pieces)...$14.99
Classic Beef Brisket Dinner  (8 oz) $17.99
Southern Rib Tip Dinner $13.99
Smoked Barbeque Chicken Dinner (½) $16.99


Beef Smoked Brisket & Chicken Quarter- $17.99
Pulled Pork Dinner. (8oz) $15.99
Baked Chicken & Dressing Dinner $16.99
Chitterling Dinner
1/2lb $9.50 no sides- with sides $14.99
1lb $17.50 no sides- $21.99 with sides
Shrimp Dinner $14.99
Assorted Pork Chop Dinner $14.99
Turkey Chops Available  $14.99
Smothered or Fried
Pig Feet Dinner $13.99
Smoked Turkey Drumstick $12.99

Beef Oxtails $16.99

(w/ 2 Sides)


Pork Neckbones and Potatoes $16.99

(w/ 2 Sides)

Daddy D’s Ultimate Platter ..$23,99
Beef Brisket (4 oz), Pork ribs (3 bones) and Chicken (¼) platter.  Barbeque can be served dry, wet, original or spicy


Coleslaw, Potato Salad, Cabbage, French Fries, Mac and Cheese, Green Beans, Pinto Beans, Great Northern Beans,

Black Eyed Peas, Onion Rings, Jalapeno Poppers, Collard Greens, Sweet Potatoes, Dirty Rice,

White Rice and Gravy, Mash Potatoes, Baked Beans 

Small Side $1.99  Med Side $4.50  Large Side $6.99



Smoked Chicken Salad $7.99
Tossed Side Salad $2.49

St. Louis Style Smoked RIBS (pork ribs only)
Full Slab Smoked Ribs $24.99
(10 –12 bones)
½ Slab Smoked Ribs $13..99
(5-6 bones)
⅓ Slab Smoked Ribs $10.99
(3-4 bones)

Kid’s Menu (1 meat and 1 side includes drink) $5.99
Chicken Nuggets    
Hamburger or Cheeseburger
Grilled Cheese
Sides: Mac and Cheese, French Fries, Applesauce
a serving….$4.99
Gwen’s Peach Cobbler
Beauty’s Sweet Potato Pie
Ora Lee’s Pound Cake
Barb’s Banana Pudding

Cheese Cake
Featured Weekend
(Sat and Sun) Special Desserts
{Ask your server} for our selection
· LA Soul Red Velvet Cake
· Dorothy’s Pecan Pie
· Doin’s beggin German    Chocolate Cake
· Joe’s yellow Golden Cake with Chocolate Icing
* Liz’s Caramel Cake
* Beauty’s Coconut Cake
* Daddy D’s Pineapple  Upside Down Cake

Featured Special- Bean of the Day {Ask Your Server}
Cup $4.99; Bowl $6.99
Pinto, Black Eye Peas, Great northern (cooked with pork or turkey) with cornbread
Cornbread Muffins
3/$3.50   6/$4.99     12/$8.99
Papa Harv’s Seasoned Wing Basket with Celery Sticks and choice of sauce
Smoked - 6/$7.99  12/$13.99
Fried- 6/$6.99  12/$12.99
(3) Soul Rolls
Cabbage or Collard Greens stuffed with smoked turkey or chicken  $6.99


(1) Soul Roll

Mac and Cheese w/ Shrimp $2.50

Black Eyed Peas, Smoked Chicken, White Rice & Cheddar Cheese $6.99
Sampler Platter
Catfish nuggets (4), fried or smoked wings (3), side of okra, choice of soul roll or dirty rice $13.99
3 Wings and a Belgium Waffle $7.99
LA Barbeque Sassy Nacho Salad ½ $6.99 Full $12.99
Choice of barbeque Pulled Chicken, Texas Beef Brisket, or Grilled Chopped Pork, Served on a bed of crispy tri-color tortilla chips with cheddar cheese, baked beans, jalapeno peppers drizzled with sassy barbeque sauce.  Choice of Texas Beef Brisket- $2.00 extra

Sprite, Coke, Diet Coke, Minute Maid, Bargs Root Beer (free soda refills only) $2.49
Coffee ….$1.50                
Sweet or unsweetened tea $2.49