These Are The Best Fried Green Tomatoes In Every Southern State

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Kitchen No 324 - Oklahoma

Kitchen No 324

It may be hard to spot the fried green tomato in this image, but that's simply because it's accompanied by eggs benedict with avocado and fried potatoes. It's the perfect brunch trifecta.

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The Pig & Pint - Mississippi

The Pig & Pint

This delightful barbeque joint is based in Jackson, and Mississippians can't get enough of the fried green tomatoes. According to several Yelp reviews, they are tender on the inside and perfectly crispy and golden on the outside.

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Sunny Point Café - North Carolina

Sunny Point Café

The fried green tomatoes are delicious all on their own at Sunny Point Café, but most folks prefer the pecan-crusted fried green tomato sandwich. Now, that sounds like a dish we can get behind.

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Cru Café - South Carolina

Cru Café

Cru Café serves their fried green tomatoes with pork belly croutons, feta cheese, and smoked tomato caramel sauce. Need we say more?

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Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken - Tennessee

Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken

Fried chicken may be the famous dish at this Tennessee restaurant, but most Southerners agree that the fried green tomatoes give the iconic meal a run for its money.

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Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill - Texas

Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

Some say everything's bigger in Texas, but we say everything's better in Texas as well. The fried green tomatoes at Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill are often served with smoky, sauced shrimp. The combination is perfectly scrumptious.

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Horseshoe Restaurant - Virginia

Horseshoe Restaurant

Fried green tomatoes served with pimento cheese and chili sauce are a delicacy at the Horseshoe Restaurant in South Hill, Virginia.

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Iron Horse Tavern - West Virginia

Iron Horse Tavern

Grab your friends and family and head to the Iron Horse Tavern in Morgantown to enjoy the best fried green tomatoes West Virginia has to offer.

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South City Kitchen Midtown - Georgia

South City Kitchen - Midtown

At Georgia's own South City Kitchen you'll enjoy goat-cheese-stuffed fried green tomatoes resting in a shallow pool of warm tomato basil sauce. This dish will have you shouting hallelujah.

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Miss Shirley's Cafe - Maryland

Miss Shirley's Cafe

Some folks don't consider Maryland to be one of the Southern states, but one bite of Miss Shirley's Café's fried green tomatoes will have even the toughest naysayers singing a different tune.

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Otto's - Kentucky


Even though you may be visiting Kentucky to experience the iconic Bourbon Trail, be sure to stop by Otto's to taste some of the best fried green tomatoes money can buy.

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Upperline - Louisiana


New Orleans is known as one of the greatest food cities in the world, and Upperline is surely no exception – especially when it comes to the restaurant's fried green tomatoes.

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Po' Boys Creole and Fresh Catch - Delaware

Po' Boys Creole and Fresh Catch

If you prefer your fried green tomatoes to be ultra sweet, Po' Boys Creole and Fresh Catch in Milton, Delaware is the place for you.

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Yardbird Southern Table & Bar - Florida

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar

This isn't your ordinary fried green tomato; it's actually a fried green tomato BLT. Based in Miami, Florida – Yardbird Southern Table & Bar is serving us the ultimate combination we never knew we needed.

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Mike's Place - Arkansas

Mike's Place

Southerners can't seem to decide whether it's the fried green tomato or the homemade remoulade sauce at Mike's Place that makes the dish so outstanding. Either way, we'd like to chow down on a heaping helping.

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Market Lunch - Washington D.C.

Market Lunch

Based in Washington D.C., Market Lunch serves up some of the finest fried green tomatoes south of the Mason-Dixon Line. Don't let the unassuming photo fool you, this dish is sure to impress.

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Saw's Soul Kitchen

Saw's Soul Kitchen

Fried green tomatoes aren't normally the first side dish that comes to mind when eating Southern barbecue, but we'd enjoy Saw's Soul Kitchen's version of the food favorite with just about anything.

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