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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Chef Lee's Famous Soul Food

1160 Blue Hill Ave. (Morton St.) Send to Phone
617-436-6634
Soul food is still alive and kicking in Dorchester, where grease is prominent and the customers are kept happy with bacon-and-egg sandwiches, steak burgers and catfish.
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Lunch & Dinner Mon.-Sat.
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  • Dress code: Casual

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Chef Lee's Famous Soul Food Restaurant Review

: Soul food will never go out of style, but it does become increasingly harder to find. Chef Lee’s in Dorchester is a local legend of sorts and it looks the part with vintage 50s diner d├ęcor: shiny stools, fading Formica, and portraits of Langston Hughes and Ella Fitzgerald beaming on the walls. While Bob the Chefs restaurant in the South End gets the press, fans of things greasy and lovingly cooked give praise to Chef Lee’s. Each meal brings a different must-have; breakfast means bacon-and-egg sandwiches; for lunch it must be steak burgers; and for dinner, fried catfish. The biscuits, gravy, waffles, and fried chicken seem to be ordered at any hour. This is food that speaks of a people, in this case African-Americans, and a place, in this case Dorchester. We can’t think of a better place to come for this kind of meal.

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