About Social Southern Table and Bar
Lafayette, LA 70503
Be real. Eat good. It"s all about being true to who you are: sharing with friends and family and enjoying each other's company over a good meal. The ingredients are always fresh and that is the cornerstone of our farm to table approach. It's talking about dinner when you're having lunch. Have you got some positive energy to share? Or maybe your grandmother's recipe for cobbler?
Leave here and create some more good in your world. We're all apart of it.
Southern, Gastro Pub, American
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday + Wednesday
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
off site catering available
Complimentary valet parking on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Social Southern Table and Bar Ratings and Reviews
This must be my 6th visit. The food is ...
This must be my 6th visit. The food is always tasty and the service very good. A lot of people were out this Saturday night ( and it was early, 6:30 PM). The parking lot was packed and we had to drive around for almost 10 minutes looking for a spot. Ended up parking at a neighboring restaurant and walking across the street, but it was well worth it. Got the mahi mahi special and my buddy had the shrimp and grits. Tried two different drinks with satsuma; delicious. Will make it back again in the spring to see what's cooking.
Waitress wasn't well versed with recomme ...
Waitress wasn't well versed with recommendations or alternatives for drink menu. Food was bland but not horrible. I have head many great reviews and Social, however I just think it isn't my cup of tea as for as flavor and menu options.
This place was ahhhhmazing! The food was ...
This place was ahhhhmazing! The food was incredible and the service was LIKE NO OTHER! I couldn't wait to leave a review. Chatlain (sorry,I know I misspelled it!) and Victoria waited on us. We honestly felt like kings and queens. I love great service but this was top notch!! We regret not having been to Social before now. Do yourself a favor and get the FRIED GREEN TOMATOES, they were delicious! We ordered more to go. Tonight was hands down a night to remember for my husbands birthday... we will definitely be back!
We made a reservation in advance for a h ...
We made a reservation in advance for a holiday dinner date with an elderly family member. When we arrived at the restaurant, they seated us at a table in the back of the room, near the kitchen door. When we asked to be moved to a better table, we moved to a booth in the bar near the trash pile and coolers. Our meal was good, the restaurant was very loud. We will not go there again for special occasions or with friends or family that we want to converse with. The most disappointing thing about the evening was the poor service and uncaring attitude of the staff. Even if we had not finally been seated in the bar, overall this restaurant has more of a bar type feel.
My wife and I's favorite rest. in Lafaye ...
My wife and I's favorite rest. in Lafayette......Brandon has been our waiter for over 4 years, he is the best......the whole menu is great......Armando is a great manager.....we just LOVE Socials.....Thanks for keeping the food and service, and quality top notch....Mike B.
We had a fantastic brunch experience at ...
We had a fantastic brunch experience at Social Southern Table & Bar. Our server Kathleen was extremely accommodating and really made our first visit memorable. I applaud the restaurant for its deep and surprisingly diverse cocktail and spirits selection. We'll be back very soon-- thanks.
First visit. Really like the simple men ...
First visit. Really like the simple menu. Our waiter, Logan, was polite, knowledgeable and provided the perfect amount of attention. I like that he suggested that we wait to order our main course until we had been served the Frites. Wise choice as the Frites order was more than enough for the two of us; it waste a very flavorfull version of poutine, and not a bland gravy on soggy fries. We opted to just split the crisp wedge salad and roasted brussel sprouts for the remainder of the meal. The food was delicious and seasoned nicely. (So many restaurants throw in too much salt in search of flavor.) The setting was comfortable and the noise level within reason for the number of people there. Varied seating options ( booths, high tables an stools, bar) can accommodate any dining group while giving a feel of closeness.
We arrived 30 min early for our reservat ...
We arrived 30 min early for our reservation so we sat at the bar and ordered drinks and appetizers. The bar service was wonderful and we could tell from the appetizers that dinner was going to be good. The Krab Nachos and Fried Green Tomato's were awesome.
Our dinner server was awful. We ordered and then he vanished. 30 minutes after we ordered he showed up to check on our drinks. I told him that we ordered 30 minutes ago and it seemed to be taking a long time and he challenged my timeline. Well...technology is a great thing. I sent a text to my husband just after ordering so I had a time stamp. Seriously...a server wants to argue about the amount of time we were waiting? Then he told us that our order went in behind a party of 30. I responded to him that that was not my problem. Honestly, had he checked in on us we may not have even noticed the 30 minutes.
When dinner did arrive the food was amazing. The chicken and biscuits and shrimp and grits were comfort food nirvana.
The next time I am in Lafayette I will eat here again. Only I hope that my server has found a vocation better suited to their skill set.
Great food, drinks, and service. Our se ...
Great food, drinks, and service. Our server was hearing impaired, which might sound like a hindrance, but he might have given us the best service we've had all year. Food came out quickly, hot and delicious. The prices are a touch higher than similar places, but the quality is fantastic and they have a focus on local/seasonal delicacy worth the extra. Inside dining area is a bit loud, but we managed to carry our conversation well enough.
My husband and I love Social. The food i ...
My husband and I love Social. The food is inventive and delicious. I tried a new dish on this occasion--a squash salad-- that was disappointing. It had very little flavor. Our waitress offered to replace it with a different dish, and I declined. I probably should have done that. I would not recommend the dish, nor would I order it again.
My wife and I went there for dinner whil ...
My wife and I went there for dinner while in Lafayette. It was recommended by a friend, and we were satisfied. Though our server, Chris, was very good, the food was about as expected. The sauce on the drummettes was too salty, but the fried chicken was quite tasty. The sides were good, and the restaurant is hip. They have a nice selection of drinks and craft beer (which I always appreciate).
All that being said, Social Southern Table probably would not be on the top of my list for Lafayette restaurants to go back to, but it'd be in the top 10.
Our server was Kathleen, a charming woma ...
Our server was Kathleen, a charming woman who couldn't have been more helpful and knowledgable about the menu. Her suggestions were right on. Good job to the bartender by the way, on the great sazerac. The Krab Nachos were light and delicious, the shrimp and grits were the best I have ever had, and the smoked chicken was cooked perfectly. The bread pudding was not as good as we have in New Orleans, so I'd pass on that if you are a bread pudding fan. But definitely one of the best restaurants I visited in the Lafayette area. More consistent than the sister restaurant, Charlie G's. Highly recommend...
Excellent service. Cool, relaxed atmosp ...
Excellent service. Cool, relaxed atmosphere. Food is on point! The pork belly sliders and the krab nachos were perfect starters and were absolutely delicious. We also had a special flatbread with farmers market veggies that was soooo good. You can never go wrong with the smoke fried chicken-n-biscuits, it's probably their most common dish. Our server, Rena, is hands down one of the best servers in any restaurant in the entire USA!! You won't be disappointed at Social!
This is one of my favorite restaurants i ...
This is one of my favorite restaurants in Lafayette, we tend to visit at least once a month. I especially enjoy the smoked fried chicken, as well as other dishes. The collard greens are outstanding. I also really enjoy the specialty items from the bar. This is a great dining experience in a friendly and hip environment that has a lot of energy. It is definitely worth a visit!
Although service was very good and clear ...
Although service was very good and clearly this is a popular place, we were very disappointed with the food quality. We had the Szechuan pepper shrimp appetizer but the prawns were undercooked and we food the use of large chunks of crunchy black pepper over the top off-putting. Overall the flavor profile was just not right. My wife had the amber jack but the fish was over seasoned and lost in the spice. You could not taste the fish itself at all. Also, the bed of eggplant puree was an odd mix with the mashed potatoes that it comes with. Overall, the food was attractive but very heavy handed preparation work against the experience.
creamy grits- wonderful!!! 2 soft scra ...
creamy grits- wonderful!!!
2 soft scrambled eggs--(please no black pepper or seasonings) maybe one egg -not two .
smoked pork very tender--( needed larger serving of hollandaise sauce).
our first time, noise ^
$$ price ^
maybe a senior citizen menu?
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