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    Give your wife the night off, and bring the family down to My Wife Didn't Cook! When it's barbecue you're craving, there's nowhere better than New Britain, CT's only soul food restaurant.
    Our authentic Southern cooking means the best fried fish and chicken, collard greens, and more. Don't forget to try Nana's own banana pudding!
    With over 50 years of cooking experience, our team is passionate, dedicated, and ready for what the future holds. We love to put our customers first, and keep an open mind and an open ear. When you're here, you're family.
    We receive plenty of support from our community and are always pleased to hear feedback.

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Mac n cheese
Mac and Cheese

Our most famous menu item is our cheezy, baked mac and cheese. Don't sit around waiting at home, grab the whole family and come to My Wife Didn't Cook for the best macaroni for miles!

Fried Chicken

As a homestyle local restaurant in the New Britain, CT area, we are the best place to visit for quality fried chicken. Come on down and try New Britain's favorite home cooked food for yourself!

Fried fish
Fried Fish

When you are craving fried fish from a southern chef who knows how to make it, drive down to My Wife Didn't Cook. We are the experts when it comes to genuine southern cooking.

Collard greens
Collard Greens

What would a Southern food restaurant be without collard greens? Ours are seasoned to perfection and pair beautifully with any of our entrees. We have the most delicious southern veggie sides for you to try.

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89 W Main St
New Britain, CT 06051

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