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R & J Southern Homecooking

8852 Rosecrans Avenue, Downey, CA - (562) 408-2211
100% Approval Rating (1 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Oyster Po'Boy
Southern Fried Chicken
Ox Tails
Baked Short Ribs
Sand Dabs
Banana Pudding Cheesecake
Crawfish boudin and hush puppies
Fried shrimp

Highlighted Reviews

rating
Ed Simon - Photos (20)
September 19, 2014
"R & J Southern Homecooking in Downey gives an authentic taste of true soul food. A medium-sized restaurant, not fancy but comfortable and homey, R & J has all the classics and does them very well. Julie, the owner, took the helm with her mother and sister 17 years ago, ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

8852 Rosecrans Avenue, Downey, CA
(562) 408-2211

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Tender and juicy chicken with a nice crunchy crust
"Tender and juicy chicken with a nice crunchy crust"
Ed Simon





Southern sweet tea is refreshing and a perfect accompaniment for any meal.
"Southern sweet tea is refreshing and a perfect accompaniment for any meal."
Ed Simon


Fried okra, perfectly cooked; a side dish that is hard to resist
"Fried okra, perfectly cooked; a side dish that is hard to resist"
Ed Simon


Greens, the perfect side dish, are flavorful and tender.
"Greens, the perfect side dish, are flavorful and tender."
Ed Simon


Hush puppies, with bits of jalapeño for that extra kick
"Hush puppies, with bits of jalapeño for that extra kick"
Ed Simon


Plump oysters, fried perfectly: this is the standard for oyster po'boys.
"Plump oysters, fried perfectly: this is the standard for oyster po'boys."
Ed Simon


Julie, the owner, creating magic with soul food.
"Julie, the owner, creating magic with soul food."
Ed Simon



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Ed Simon


The take-out window for the best gumbo in town.
"The take-out window for the best gumbo in town."
Ed Simon



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