Welcome to Soul Food House. A place that serves you good food and treats you like family to fill your soul.

Welcome to your home away from home

Founded in 2015 by David and LaTonya Whitaker, Soul Food House is a family-owned restaurant located in the heart of Tokyo, Japan. It was birth out of a desire to bring authentic American Southern and Cajun cuisine to the hearts and stomachs of those that live and visit Japan. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you are from, when you walk through the doors of Soul Food House, you are family coming home. So come on in and Taste the Love at Soul Food House.

  • Homemade Food

    Our Soul Food House dishes are all locally sourced and scratch-made for everyone to enjoy. Owner LaTonya Whitaker along with our amazing team of talented chefs pump out all your favorite Southern and Cajun classics from mac & cheese to chicken & dumplings to shrimp & grits and so much more. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options are also available.

  • Creative Cocktails

    Soul Food House has amazing cocktails for everyone to enjoy. Owner & Mixologist David Whitaker likes to create cocktails that tell a story or invoke an image. If you don’t like alcohol, no problem, there are many tasty options to hit your palate just right. At Soul Food House, it’s not about drinking but appreciating and enjoying the drink.

  • Fantastic Music

    Gospel, Jazz, Blues, Soul and Funk Music can all be found at Soul Food House. From Live events to Open Mics & Karaoke Nights, a night of fun awaits you. Click here to find out the next event.

  • Warm Environment

    Soul Food House is not just a restaurant, it truly is a home away from home. Great staff, an awesome atmosphere and family are all here to serve you.

From The Owners

Hear directly from LaTonya and David Whitaker about the soul of Soul Food House and what you can expect when you visit.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you are interested in cooking classes with LaTonya, please make a reservation through Niki’s Kitchen.

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