Three Gavels

Wilson’s Soul Food

  • Local's Favorite
  • Quick In/Out
  • Take-out Available
  • Walking Distance

.3 miles from the Courthouse. Without an REM album title to their credit (See, Weaver D’s), Wilson’s has cultivated a loyal following and garnered national recognition the old fashioned way.  For almost thirty years, locals (and now, in-the-know tourists) have lined up for their famous fried pork chops and sides.  Served cafeteria-style, the meat-and-three plates feature a daily selection ranging from the aforementioned pork chops to ribs, pulled pork and fried chicken, paired with vegetarian sides (a rarity in the soul food genre), cornbread and sweet tea.  Led now by second generation owner Angelish Wilson, coming off a recent feature in O Magazine, the restaurant has reached legendary status and is considered one of the go-to places among American soul food connoisseurs.  A short walk down Washington Street and a quick in and out makes this iconic Southern eatery a popular stop for courthouse goers.

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  1. Courthouse Bites says:

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