50Kitchen is a fusion style restaurant located in Fields Corner in Dorchester. It’s a place that represents second chances, the power of community and cultural diversity through the food and the people that we serve.
Our menu focuses on traditional southern cuisine staples like our Shrimp & Grits, Gumbo or our Chicken & Waffles as well as fusion experiments like our Jambalaya Egg Rolls.
Food was so delicious and the staff very friendly! Also I’m used to large portions where I am never able to finish my food but the portion sizes were perfect! Definitely have to go back and try the lunch/dinner menu.
Go support this local business!
While waiting for our food, one of the wait staff brought out the honey fried corn bread and they were AMAZING! The chicken and waffles were delicious. My husband got the half rack (crispy style) with collard greens and kimchi, and the Asian slaw. They were yummy. The owner, Anthony Caldwell stopped by and we chatted for a bit. He’s so nice, and everyone was welcoming. We will definite at here again (at least once a week if we lived closer).
This was a great hidden gem. Service was friendly and attentive, the food was fabulous! We'll definitely be back soon and often!
My friend and I LOVED our first trip to 50Kitchen! It was Mother's Day and they were pretty crowded (it's a small space with a handful of tables indoors and another handful outside), so we had to wait a few minutes for our reserved table outside. The service was a little slow (again, they were busy), but the waitresses and the rest of the staff were super nice and the food was DELICIOUS, which more than made up for the short wait. We had the honey cornbread, the shrimp and grits, the banh mi sandwich, and sweet potato fries, and everything was absolutely amazing! (And there are sooo many other items on the menu that I am dying to try still....) The ambiance on the outdoor patio is really nice too - they have a high wall separating the seating area from the street, so it was not too loud. We barely even noticed the traffic noises except for when a fire truck or ambulance went by. We will definitely be coming here again! Highly recommend!
Awesome AWESOME food!! We went on Mother’s Day when it was super crowded and they still made it a smooth engagement. The servers were sweet and polite and made sure we didn’t wait too long. The food was all delicious and even our three little picky eaters LOVED it! Chef Anthony even made sure to personally greet and wish each table a happy holiday before they left. One of the best Mother’s Day because we ALL know how service can get on that day in some restaurants lol
Chef Anthony took care of us! Crazy good! My friend refused to share his leftover Shrimp and Grits with his family! It was selfishly good food!
Very friendly staff - nice neighborhood place. We ordered chicken and waffles and shrimp and grits. Both great. The cornbread was outstanding. We placed one order of cornbread to start and towards the end of our meal we were still talking about the cornbread so we placed another order for cornbread to go. It was that good! Can’t wait to come back.
During these covid times better for takeout than dining in. Food was delicious well worth the wait.
The food and service were phenomenal. I don’t know what’s in the cornbread but it’s addictive!
It was awesome. It was my birthday dinner . Everybody was happy
The good was amazing! I would absolutely come back.
First off, this place is more of a takeout/eat-in spot as opposed to your traditional restaurant with a dedicated wait staff. Don’t be misled by the fact that they are on open table and take reservations. With that expectation set, the food here is phenomenal and worthy of multiple visits. The chef here is very humble and even made an appearance to see how we were enjoying our meal, and please believe that it was thoroughly enjoyed.
Absolutely Amazing! Everything at this restaurant is top notch including the executive chef. We ordered multiple items off the menu and not a single one was disappointing, they were all DELICIOUS!! We drove 45 minutes to try 50kitchen and we will be making the drive a lot more often. I highly recommend 50Kitchen and suggest you try it out no matter how long the drive!
The chef takes care to have an authentic flavor reminding you of a true southern comfort food. The food is made upon your order so your plate is hot, fresh off the stove. The service is friendly and attentive.
Clearly this place is popular as it fills up pretty fast. Which has the potential to delay orders a little but well worth the wait.
Food was delicious. COVID precautions are taken seriously and the service is wonderful. Will gladly come back again and again in the future!
WONDERFUL!! WONDERFUL!!! experience. Chef Anthony has a hit on his hands. We will be back soon.
Will definitely be back SOON! The food was all hot and fresh, made to order. The service was quick and the food was out of this world. Nice vibe inside with laid back music, great space
Amazing food and chef! Already planning my next visit!
Best shrimp and grits in Boston - bar none!
The shrimp and grits were great! Chef came out to my table to chat about the food. He made us feel welcome/right at home! Going back soon to try these “gumbo” rolls soon. I hear they are spectacular!
It was recommended by open table for outdoor patio dining. Umm you do no service, open table, to misrepresent an otherwise great restaurant by doing that. “Patio dining” was a wooden platform on the street. A busy street. With noise and fumes.
We ended up taking it out to go. Food is EXCELLENT and will be back for more. Especially the shrimp and grits. Perfect.
But please. Get it together open table with what you categorize as patio dining winners.
Wonderful experience. Amazing food. Had the chance to meet Chef Anthony and hear his story. He has a good outdoor space for dining. Reasonable prices and very interesting food.
This place was AMAZING. The staff was extremely welcoming and friendly throughout the evening and were very attentive despite being a little busy. The food though!! Everything we ordered was delicious, will definitely be back to try other items on the menu. The story behind 50Kitchen is very inspiring as well, really appreciate the owner and head chef's willingness to share the deeper meanings behind the restaurant and behind every dish. Gotta check this place out.
I heard wonderful things about 50Kitchen and chef-owner and I am so glad we came! We ate outside which was nice- a bit noisy but that is to be expected w. traffic etc. My friend had the barbecue ribs which she loved. Had to bring some home as she was full. I had the fried chicken with waffles. I could not eat all the waffles - they were huge. Chicken was excellent and so were the accompanying sauces. We definitely plan to come back and try other choices on the menu. Salmon looks enticing!
Food was amazing!
It’s more of a takeout place vs an eat in restaurant. They do have glass dividers for the few tables that they do have.
Food was okay. The serving size for side choices are small. The cornbread is delicious. The pork ribs are good but bring your own steak knife for cutting. They only have bread knives available.
Cauliflower mash was also very good.
If dining in, you have to order the food on the app. The waitress service is on request only, meaning you have to beckon someone over to answer your food questions.
I wouldn’t eat in anymore but will order something to go. Menu is extremely limited.
Good location. Outdoor dining available
Eclectic menu! Delicious food! The staff was great - really friendly!
We ate on the patio. 3 words- Jambalaya egg rolls. And the other surprise- collard greens and kimchi. Amazing, who would of thought of that combination Pulled pork excellent. Anthony even came to the table and told us about the food and his personal favorites.
Can’t wait for next time. Im trying the cheesy grits.
Awesome staff and amazing food!
Food was amazing and fresh! I'll be back very soon.
I absolutely fell in love with this spot. The food is AMAZING. I had the chicken and waffles, and it was beyond delicious! The portion was big and the price was right! The atmosphere was cool and relaxing. The music fueled my good mood. I'll definitely be returning. 💯✊🏾
The food (Shrimp and Grits, Fried Corn Bread) were amazing. Because of COVID-19 outdoor dining was a little noisy but the food more than made up for that. I'm going back again this week with another friend to try a different dish.
We had an outstanding meal on the patio. Highly recommend the cornbread and chicken sliders in particular. We’ll be back!
50 Kitchen was amazing! I especially loved the crispy ribs and the Honey fried cornbread 😋.The shrimp & Grits we’re out of this world as well! Chef Cauldwell made everyone feel at home on the patio.
I would highly recommend trying this place if you’re ever in the fields corner area of Dorchester. It’s feels so good to support a local business and actually love their food !
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You can order delivery directly from 50Kitchen using the Order Online button.
50Kitchen is rated 4.8 stars by 35 OpenTable diners.
50Kitchen does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.toasttab.com/50kitchen/giftcards.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.