About Us

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The Restaurant

Welcome to Mama Bond’s Soul Food Kitchen.  A place where you will experience the warm southern hospitality and made from scratch soul food. Mama Bond’s Soul Food Kitchen staff are always friendly and will greet you with a smile when you walk in the door. 

Located at 125 E Charles Street,  Suite 100, downtown Muncie, Indiana.  Mama Bond’s Soul Food Kitchen will feed your appetite and soul. The kitchen will feature a special daily menu at a price that is right. Mama Bond’s Soul Food Kitchen is the only Soul Food Restaurant in Muncie that offers Southern Fried Chicken, Southern Smothered Porkchops, Southern Pig feet, Southern Sweet Potatoes, Southern Collard Greens, Southern Pinto Beans and much, much more.

Mama Bond’s Soul Food Kitchen is geared to take out, but seating is available as well as curb side pick-up.  On Sunday’s you will have the dine in experience of being waited on and serve southern hospitality style.


Chef Sonya Hawkins

As a child, Sonya had always had the desire to cook.  Growing up watching and helping her mother Minnie Hawkins, who is famous in the Muncie Community for cooking at the Big Wheel and 12th Street Cafe.  Sonya assist her mother in preparing, her special dressing around the Holidays at 12th Street Cafe.

As Sonya got older, she branched out and started cooking for friends and family gatherings over the years.  Sonya has shared food ideas and recipes on social media, along with Sistahz & Brothaz That Can Cook.  Her demand for her food has increased.   Sonya has always been a factory worker, but her desired was to cook.  Sonya dreamed of running her own restaurant one day and that day finally came true, with the help of owner Mrs. Andrea Venable-Bond.  Mrs. Bond set out to look for a soul food chef and came across Sonya Hawkins.  Mrs. Bond and her family fell in love with Sonya's cooking and discovered that Sonya was the one who should take on and run Mama Bond's Soul Food Kitchen, whose name originates from Andrea's late mother-in-law, Mama Regina Bond.  Mama Regina Bond was known for her kindness, generosity, and her good cooking.