red beans and rice

Hidden Manna Cafe

Welcoming, family-owned cafe offering coffee and Southern-style breakfast and lunch (plus dinner on weekends). Operating Hours Monday – Thursday 9 to 3 pm Friday and Saturday 9 to 11 pm  

  • (708) 248-5571
  • 3613 W 216th, Matteson, IL

MacArthur’s Soul Food Restaurant

With a cafeteria style set up, MacArthur’s consistently serves up hearty Southern comfort food such as fried chicken, mac and cheese, collard greens and yams. MacArthur’s is frequented by both Chicago shakers and movers as well as many out of town celebrities who stop in for a bite whenever they are in town.  

  • (773) 261-2316
  • 5412 W. Madison St., Chicago, IL, USA

Original Soul Vegetarian

In 1983, lead by our unwavering commitment to wellness and longevity, we created an oasis of health – Soul Vegetarian Restaurants is recognized internationally as the best tasting regenerative cuisine for the vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike.  

  • (773) 224-0104
  • 203 E. 75th St., IL, 60619

St. Restaurant #2 Country Kitchens

Not far from Tuley Park, this southern food served cafeteria-style is a stable restaurant in the Chatham area. They are popular with the breakfast crowd too.   Hours Mon: Closed Tues: – Sun: 8am – 8pm  

  • (773) 962-0700
  • 727 East 87th Street
the breakfast lounge

The Breakfast Lounge

The Breakfast Lounge is a modern day eatery where you can get everything from pancakes and eggs to chicken & waffles, as well as delectable gourmet sandwiches and scrumptious salads!  

  • 773-687-9257
  • 2360 N. Clybourn, Chicago, IL, 60614