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Sweet Mama's Soul Food Restaurant & Salad Bar
Cuisine: American, Soul Food
Sweet Mama's Soul Food Restaurant is mainly a grab and go place with a few tables and chairs and a wealth of delicious selections for just $5.30 per pound, a find in one of NYC's hottest culinary... Read More
Sweet Mama's Soul Food Restaurant is mainly a grab and go place with a few tables and chairs and a wealth of delicious selections for just $5.30 per pound, a find in one of NYC's hottest culinary nabes – Harlem. And instead of a sports channel, you'll be entertained by a music video of African-American artists like Stevie Whonder and Whitney Houston. Above all, it is a very clean place that serves soul food – mac 'n cheese, collard greens, fried chicken, jerk chicken, oxtail or honey wings – for $5.50 a pound, which is likely a record low for Manhattan. Pescatarians will delight in the curried salmon or whole fried tilapia. With so many selections, vegetarians will find it easy to share a meal with you. Sweet tea and lemonade are also great. At Thanksgiving, Sweet Mama spreads the karma by sharing its wealth serving some 700 New Yorkers.
689 Malcolm X Blvd. (or Lenox Ave.) & 145th St.
New York, NY 10037
- Daily 8am-11pm
- Buffet: "Leave room for the cornbread, the banana cream pie or the yellow cake with coconut buttercream; and tip the very congenial staff."
- Best for Buffet Because: Good food, served buffet style with a friendly staff and facilities any five-star hotel would be proud of.