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Lawan's Soul Food Restaurant
Successfully serving the Charlotte area since 2001, La’Wan’s Soul Food Restaurant is a family owned business with “home style family recipes” made to a new modern twist. On any given day you are likely to see Kenny Adams waving from the kitchen, one of the Adams daughters waiting tables and La’Wan Adams herself holding court chatting with customers, most of whom she knows by name.
La’Wan’s Soul Food Restaurant has a family atmosphere where the food is hot and loyal customers stream in all day long.
Opening at 10:30am daily, La’Wan’s serves lunch and dinner as well as providing catering services to local businesses and the neighboring residential community. Notable customers include the Charlotte Bobcats and Carolina Panthers, along with fortune 500 companies such as Microsoft & BellSouth. Community leaders, local and national celebrities flock to La’Wans to get the best “home style” cooking available in the local area. While ranking # 1 in their customer’s hearts La’Wan’s also placed 1st at Homearama 2005 at the Palisades and received the Best Southern Cooking award – AOL 2005. The restaurant has also received the Steve Harvey Hoodie award.
At La’Wan’s, you can enjoy mouthwatering fried or baked chicken; a crispy fried salt and pepper catfish dinner or smothered pork chops. If you are watching your carbs, then consider broiled seafood or a grilled chicken entrée. Most of the vegetables are seasoned with smoked turkey and highly favored by all customers, especially the collard greens. The mac and cheese has been hailed as the best in the city! Come on in and savor the flavor of the best home style southern cooking in the south!
Catering an event can be an overwhelming task especially when you try to do it on your own. But we at La’Wan’s Restaurant will do it for you, making it simple, efficient and affordable. Whether you are planning a beautiful wedding, a birthday party, a family reunion, graduation, a tail gating party, business meeting or special event, we’ll bring the home town family-feel to your next event with our lip smacking Southern-style soul food.
Lawan's Daily Menu
Our menus are developed by La’Wan herself and are based on authentic. Southern style soul food. We place great emphasis on fresh ingredients and authentic soul food recipes. If you’re planning on stopping by for lunch or dinner, enjoy our delectable weekly specials, which are always served with 2 side orders, cornbread or a roll and a drink. Whether you choose lunch or dinner, we have a huge array of entrees and fabulous side dishes, plus we always have authentic soul flavored meals prepared fresh and exactly to your. Southern tastes. And if it’s a delectable dessert you want, let us show you what a real Southern soul food dessert will do to your taste buds. They are truly unforgettable.