From the looks of the red tin building, with its oversized front porch, you might think Sylvia sells farm equipment, or maybe even farm-fresh vegetables. Turns out Sylvia Mae’s Soul Food is the place to go if your soul or your body is in need of nourishment. We were greeted warmly by Sylvia herself and ushered to a table covered in red-and-white oilcloth. (Click Read More to see article in TexasMonthly)
Sylvia is dedicated to making savory soul food & home cooked meals from scratch! Down home country cookin’ just like your grandma made, right here in the Heart of East Texas.
Located just north of Downtown Jacksonville, you can get your fill of fried catfish, smothered pork chops, chicken fried steak, or even our specialty fried ribs (just to name a few.) Don’t forget the greens, purple hull peas, and tasty tators.
We also have some of the most delicious cakes and pies around!
We also have daily specials, in addition to our regular fare. So, don’t be a stranger, stop by and check us out!
If we don’t have what you want, please let us know!