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 11:00am daily, La’Wan’s serves lunch and dinner as well as providing catering services to local businesses and the neighboring residential community. We’ve also added a daily lunch buffet Monday – Saturday from 11:00am – 2:00pm, and Sunday from 11:30am – 4pm that is both affordable and plentiful. Notable customers include the Charlotte Hornets and Carolina Panthers, along with fortune 500 companies such as Microsoft & BellSouth. Community leaders, local and national celebrities flock to La’Wan’s 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!