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How do I find a “meat and three” near me? We’re glad you asked, because we’re hard at work to help you find meat-and-three restaurants, diners and cafes across the U.S.

The state links above list places that serve great food in one or more of these categories: American, Bar or Pub, Cajun, Caribbean, Creole, Fine Dining, Hot Chicken, Soul and Southern. These joints are typically “mom and pop” establishments that serve a “meat and three sides” in some form for lunch and/or dinner. The “meat and two” is included in our listings.

Like a lot of “meat-and-threes”, we are not fancy here at MEATandTHREE.com. Whatever your preference, though, it is our hope that you find much pleasure in exploring the great variety of offerings from many dedicated and talented people all across this great country.

Proud Mama’s Kitchen in Prince George, Virginia

By |June 30th, 2019|Categories: Meat and Three, Virginia|

Keeping things old school is what Proud Mama's Kitchen, also know as PMK, in Prince George, Virginia is all about. Yet, as first-time restauranteurs, the new owners, Daniel and Traci, are trying out some new

Fodor’s Gets It Right About Nashville and Meat and Three

By |June 29th, 2019|Categories: Meat and Three, Music City, Nashville|

Fodor's advice for visiting Nashville, Tennessee is "spot on" in this article, in my humble opinion. Author Nicole Kleist says that "meat and three" should be the first phrase you know before hitting the Music

Fat Johnny’s Comfort & Soul Restaurant in Columbiana Alabama

By |June 27th, 2019|Categories: Meat and Three, Soul Food|

Sometimes you gotta post about something just because the name is great. Like, Fat Johnny's Comfort & Soul restaurant located in Columbiana, Alabama. If you can't figure out what kind of food they serve, I

Quick Take on Easy Summer Hot Dog Recipe

By |June 21st, 2019|Categories: Recipe, Summer|

I saw this recipe article and video--a quick take on an easy summer hot dog bar--and thought it looked really good. Maybe I'm hungry again (why does this happen so often?), but figured it would

NFL Draft, Music City and the Meat-and-Three

By |April 25th, 2019|Categories: Meat and Three, Music City, NFL Draft|

You’re in Nashville for the NFL Draft. Music City's southern hospitality has covered you like a warm blanket. Now it's time to eat! If you googled the options, you likely came across a term you

Legendary Harlem Restaurant Serving Soul Food Since 1962

By |April 20th, 2019|Categories: Soul Food|

Yes, I heard about the legendary Sylvia's "Soul Food" Restaurant in Harlem years ago. Their reputation for serving fantastic soul food plates gets my Alabama home-cooking roots charged up. However, after watching this video by

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