Southern Cross Kitchen

4.3
409 reviews
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$30 and under
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Southern
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  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
From the creative genius behind Gypsy Saloon and the culinary work of Stella Blu Restaurant, comes the newest restaurant in Conshohocken. Located just over the bridge, Southern Cross Kitchen combines great food and a wonderful atmosphere with good ol’ southern charm.
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Delivery or takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Southern, American
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Hours of operation
Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - close
Sunday: 10:30am - close
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:30am - 3:00pm *Between the hours of 10am-4pm Sundays we only accepts parties of 6 or more*
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Phone number
(484) 344-5668
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Entertainment
Live music most Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Please call for more information.
Reviews from verified diners
409 reviews
4.3 out of 5 Stars
Outstanding
54%
Very Good
29%
Good
9%
Fair
2%
Poor
5%
4.4
food
4.0
service
4.4
ambience
4.0
value
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83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LH
3.0Dined 3 days ago

My wife and I had dinner in the bar area. It seemed like there was a click of people in there including the bartender and he seemed more interested in their conversations than waiting on us. Very young crowd and we are not on the very young side.

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2.0Dined 6 days ago

Honestly, our servers were lovely. It's also a beautiful space. We've gotten takeout there for dinner in the past, but like 2 years ago, and it was great. However, I will never return for brunch. It was disappointing. I didn't have any mixed drinks but multiple people had issues with the lack of alcohol in theirs. They remade though, so I would still recommend the bar there. I'd say that half our party loved their food and had no problems. 3-4 of us had nearly inedible eggs. Oil literally pooled on the plates. It was crazy. One of the guys still ate theirs, guys yknow. Couple of us basically just ate the tops of our plates. I did report it, not looking for any freebies, just wanted the cooks to know it was bad enough that I thought I should say something. Our servers were very nice about it and the manager was supposed to come up to see us but never did so... Shrug. Anyway, I'll give it a shot for dinner again sometime but if you go for brunch, 1) don't eat upstairs it's hot AF, and 2) avoid all of the omelettes.

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OT
1.0Dined on July 13, 2018

Three different glasses were dirty!

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SM
4.0Dined on July 9, 2018

Was really looking forward to the fried chicken I'd heard so much about. It was okay. Not as crisp as I'd hoped but good flavor, not overcooked, and not overly salted which sometimes happens. The collard greens were delicious. The peach cobbler was tasty - not overly sweet. The cocktails were excellent.

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OT
5.0Dined on July 7, 2018

Great food, great atmosphere and excellent staff and service

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S
4.0Dined on June 30, 2018

Delicious brunch

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MW
5.0Dined on June 29, 2018

Willy was our server and was awesome in every way. We’ll be back for brunch in a few weeks. Great atmosphere.

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K
5.0Dined on June 24, 2018

Our waiter, Cory, was wonderful and elevated our brunch experience.

The food was great, which I have come to expect from Southern Cross. However, Cory's service and attentiveness was what really pushed things over the top.

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WT
5.0Dined on June 22, 2018

We booked this for our vow renewal lunch and everything from the staff to the fried green tomatoes was fantastic! We had an amazing day!

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OT
4.0Dined on June 17, 2018

Had a great dinner and Eric was excellent!

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DL
5.0Dined on June 17, 2018

Went for Fathers Day brunch. Great meal

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OT
4.0Dined on June 16, 2018

Father’s Day brunch with the family. Good time. Our first time there and will be back!

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TS
3.0Dined on May 27, 2018

Although the service was extremely slow and took awhile to get our drinks, we understand that it was a holiday weekend so there were most likely staffing issues. The food however was amazing and will be the number one reason we come back again! We've been to Gypsy Blue many times and this is a welcome addition to our list.

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S
4.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Great neighborhood gem

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K
5.0Dined on May 20, 2018

Got together for a friend’s 40th birthday for brunch. Always love the atmosphere here. Was our friend’s first time and she wants to plan more brunches here because she loved it so much. Staff was pleasant and helpful.

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OT
5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

Such a great time! Dinner was perfect and the night was topped off with a fun acoustic band. It made our special night out one for the books!

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OT
3.0Dined on May 13, 2018

They were understaffed for the night (Mother's Day) and not handling it well.

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OT
2.0Dined on May 13, 2018

We had high hopes after hearing good things from friends - but they must have been having an off day. Service was so incredibly slow (even the kids meal for a toddler came 90 minutes after we were seated) and the meals were disappointing. Appetizers were great and the drink selection is impressive.

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OT
1.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Mothers Day disaster. Long story short, service was nonexistent. Appetizers, along with children’s meals, arrived almost an hour after ordering with no apologies. Additionally, had to flag down other staff for drink refills. That said, I did receive an apology when my kale salad was made with spring mix, as well as for my corn bread being frozen. The manager did step up by removing both items from the bill. Unfortunately, our Mothers Day dinner was already ruined at that point.

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GE
4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

There for Mother’s Day brunch. Despite having a number of large parties they were very efficient and had plenty of staff on hand. Everyone was extremely friendly. Food was delicious.

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OT
1.0Dined on May 12, 2018

The food was really bland. No salt. “Poached eggs” were hard in the middle. The biscuit on the eggs Benedict was clearly microwaved. Caramelized onions were crunchy and undercooked. Service was slow and had to find waitress to ask for iced tea refills. Worst, my fiancée had TWO water glasses with lipstick on them before getting a clean one.

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OT
5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

One word “amazing” chicken n waffles is a yes yes yes.. that being said the shrimp n grits is a must have outstanding. The end all is the peach cheesecake “mind blowing”

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OT
4.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Get the shrimp and grits, you won’t regret it! Great happy hour for brunch cocktails, too.

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AS
2.0Dined on April 22, 2018

I have been at Southern Cross several times and this may be my last visit. Happy Hour is great but brunch has been disappointing. The service was usually slow but this time was almost too rushed though the servers were pleasant. Half of our water glasses were dirty and 2 with lipstick marks. The special $3 Bloody Mary's we're okay but again they were only $3. Two of us had the Hangover Crusher. Taste was okay but was lukewarm at best. My son got the Shortrib Benny. The hollandaise sauce was cold and seemed to have been sitting on the eggs and short ribs for a while. It also was not hot. The grilled asparagus were a disgrace to have put on a plate. Just a few the width of a toothpick and almost burnt. Huevos Rancheros were okay but my hubby has had better elsewhere. The chicken and waffles seemed to be the best choice at the table. I don't usually write such an unfavorable review but truly the last couple of dining experiences have not been good. There are better restaurants to visit in the area right now.

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JB
4.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Everything about Southern Cross Kitchen was fantastic! Everyone was so polite and the food was delicious! I would definitely recommend stopping in - you won't be disappointed.

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OT
3.0Dined on April 15, 2018

The food was awesome but it took a long time for the food to arrive. However, totally worth the wait. Of course I will come back again

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RU
1.0Dined on April 14, 2018

I gave it one star because the information on the website was incorrect. My family and I had visited at 2:30pm on Saturday and when we got there brunch was the only thing available. The website states that brunch ends at 2 so we were expecting to eat lunch type entrees. Unfortunately if we wanted lunch items we had to wait until 3pm and that only had limited items available. Although the waitress we had was nice I did not care for the other workers as they saw me standing at the podium waiting to be seated. They continued with their conversation and drinking beverages. The young lady who waited on us had to come from the back where it appeared she she had been washing dishes. Some of my family members agreed to go back at a later time during the evening. I hope that trip will prove successful.

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OT
1.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Waited an hour and 45 minutes for our entrees which were sandwhiches. A grilled cheese doesn’t take 1 hour and 45 minutes. Very disappointed. Have been there before but after this visit I highly doubt I will return.

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l
5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We visited SCK for Easter Sunday brunch. Even though we were a bit early, our table was ready and waiting for us. Our waiter was knowledgeable and friendly and saw to our every need. The food was delish and we even made room to share a dessert.
This was my second trip to SCK and certainly not my last! I will highly recommend to everyone.

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NP
4.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Spinach quinoa bland.
Salmon good.
Pecan tart home run!

Service just ok.

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OT
4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Solid comfort food in a relaxed, casual atmosphere.;

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OT
1.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Parade Day in Conshohocken. Apparently restaurant was slammed, so despite a reservation we were stuffed upstairs. Hostess said it was the only table available. Then the bagpipes and drums surrounded us. Our waitress then offered us to move downstairs.
We’ve had plenty of great service and good at this location. Last night was a sham. My wine was warm, our server was slammed. He put our appetizer order in wrong, couldn’t get back to table for drinks or dinner order so we left. Two Saturday nights, two Conshy Girl locations. Two strikeouts. Skip this place.

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OT
3.0Dined on March 6, 2018

I had a great meal of shrimp and grits....although my wife's fried chicken was over cooked.

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P
3.0Dined on March 4, 2018

The food is great and the atmosphere is lovely. But when you are still eating your starters and the entrees are dropped off getting cold should you hurrying to eat your food, that’s not ok. I’m not looking for fast food so I was disappointed in the speed of service which ranged from that to kind of slow. I would go again because maybe it was a one off but it was disappointing.

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AM
5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

My friends and I went for brunch and we had a blast. I got scrambled eggs with a biscuit, grits, and bacon - amazing! Everyone else loved their meals and service was great. Would definitely recommend going for brunch

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c
5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

The food is nice and comfy. The service is great. Every time I have been there I feel special. The waitress are very helpful, and care about their guest.

I will be back again. I had a nice evening.

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LR
5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

This is a fabulous fun restaurant. Food is delicious. Great service. We went on an evening a band was playing. So much fun. We were a party of 6 and sat around a piano set as a table. I would highly recommend Southern Cross Kitchen. ENJOY !

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OT
3.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Jambalaya with seafood was flavorful, quite delicious! Pan Seared Catfish entree is NOT recommended. Fish was soggy, not seasoned. I pan sear when I cook at home and know the difference. Enjoyed our conversation & service with the bartender/server. This was our first dining experience. Unfortunately, left a bit disappointed.

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TB
3.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Was very packed but glad they are busy. Made a reservation and had to wait a bit for drinks. Overall fun and their Manmosa is so good! Should get some more help for Sunday brunch especially with the spring approaching

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OT
2.0Dined on February 18, 2018

I was looking forward to dining here because I had heard such wonderful things about the weekend brunch. Unfortunately, I did not have the same experience. Service was subpar at best. The food was barely lukewarm. I had ordered the short rib Benedict and the biscuits were burnt on the bottom and rock hard. I will not be returning.

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