About The Southern
Located on the ground floor of the Pinnacle at Symphony Place in the heart of the burgeoning SoBro district, The Southern takes its guests on a culinary journey where every entree tells a story. The traditional yet eclectic eating house features a state-of-the-art, shuck-to-order oyster bar, a real wood-fired grill, a locally grown buying strategy, deliciously tender meats and direct sourced, guaranteed fresh, sustainable seafood. The menus at the southern combine indigenous flavors with exotic ingredients and offer an authentically southern adventure with a twist. The Southern will prove soon be to be known for its genuine hospitality and unmatched eats.
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 10:45am
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 9:30am - 3:00pm
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Dinner: Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Any Other Time Menu: Daily 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Late-Night Menu: Friday - Saturday: 11pm-midnight
3rd & Demonbreun
$31 to $50
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The Southern and TomKats are pleased to offer a variety of full service catering and event planning options to meet your specific needs. Whether you're planning a private dinner for 50, or a lavish event for 500, we can customize a menu that is right for you. Please feel free to contact us!
Online Form: http://thesouthernnashville.com/catering/
Phone: (615) 256-9596
The Southern offers 3-hour validated parking in the Pinnacle building garage (garage subject to flat rates during downtown events) and complimentary valet parking Monday thru Friday from 11am to 10pm and Saturday & Sunday 9:30am to 10pm (during lunch, brunch, and dinner).
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
To make a standard reservation in our main dining room for a party of 10 or more (up to 20), please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on private events, groups of 21+, and booking the Demonbreun Room or the Southernaire Market, please fill out the correlating form (accessible below) or e-mail email@example.com.
The Demonbreun Room at The Southern Steak & Oyster is an intimate and inviting space with plush, high-backed chairs, beautifully crafted wood tables and floor-to-ceiling windows. Accommodating up to 60 seated or 75 for a standing cocktail reception, the Demonbreun Room is the ideal setting for any gathering.
The Southernaire Market is perfect for intimate dinner parties, lively cocktail receptions, or that special event that needs a bit of Southern charm (up to 30 guests seated and 40 standing).
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The Demonbreun Room and The Southernaire Market are two uniquely southern private event spaces perfect for rehearsal dinners, corporate get togethers, cocktail parties, or an intimate gathering with your friends.
The Southern Ratings and Reviews
We (bachelor party of 7 in late 20s) got ...
We (bachelor party of 7 in late 20s) got seated in a dining room between a bachelorette party and large group of what seemed to be locals on a Saturday night. You'd think we would be the loud and rowdy group but we could barely hear ourselves as the two other groups competed over each other. Seemed like the main dining room where they sat parties of 2-6 was not as bad.
Good was great though. All guys said it was the best meal of the weekend. Service was good as it was a Saturday night and they were busy. Would come back and hopefully not get sandwiched between two loud groups.
We thought we were going for brunch but ...
We thought we were going for brunch but brunch is only served on the weekend. Our server, Kevin, noticed how disappointed we were and gave us recommendations (including ordering an egg on a burger). Every recommendation (including drinks) he gave was incredible!
We went back for brunch on the weekend!
We were at The Southern on August 17, 20 ...
We were at The Southern on August 17, 2016. It was just the two of us. Most tables were larger groups but we didn't mind. The atmosphere is casual but interesting. I have been to there before and both times had the filet. It is exceptional. There is plenty to choose from, though, on the menu. Very fun to be there and right around the corner from Broadway. If you are looking for a great casual and vibrant restaurant and plan to follow with a cruise down Broadway, this is a great selection. I will be back!
You will be missing out if you do not ea ...
You will be missing out if you do not eat here! This is our second visit. The food is outstanding and the service is 5-star. The oysters are wonderful. trust your waiter. We had several dishes which were all wonderful. Top it off with the bread pudding and you will leave happy:-)
If you're looking for a good steak, this ...
If you're looking for a good steak, this is the spot. If you're looking for a great bourbon selection too, then look no further. It has a very upscale feel and EXCELLENT service, with prices to match. Truly a case of you get what you pay for, which is quality in every respect. I recommend making a reservation because it can get very busy, even on more chill nights of the week. It has a dimly lit, bourgeois atmosphere, so can be good for a business dinner, date, or other special occasion.
Well the valet and hostess was indiffere ...
Well the valet and hostess was indifferent to our arrival. The noise level is more like a cafeteria than an upscale restaurant. The food was good but a bit overpriced. I will probably go elsewhere next time we go to Nashville.
Recommended to us for our anniversary di ...
Recommended to us for our anniversary dinner. Went on a Sunday night. Very loud and full of tourists. Our server was slammed and not very attentive. They have a good selection of whiskeys/bourbons. He did bring over a more knowledgeable person for a recommendation. However, it took that person 20 minutes to return to tell us the bar was out of his recommendation. The meat we ordered was good and flavorful. However, the sides left something to be desired.
David was our server and I appreciate a ...
David was our server and I appreciate a restaurant and a server who knows oysters! Awesome selection. Great dinner as always. Request the BBQ shrimp be made into an entree! It's divine! Ribs were plentiful! Could not believe my Fiancee at all of them! Fresh ingredients and wonderful atmosphere. Disappointed nothing was done for anniversary but we enjoyed Nashville anyways!
Disappointing service. Been here on seve ...
Disappointing service. Been here on several occasions now. Wine glasses remained empty. Waited 15 minutes for second bottle to arrive. I'm a local, might be time to turn this place over to the hordes of tourists, bridal parties, etc.
We had brunch at the Southern, and it co ...
We had brunch at the Southern, and it couldn't be beat. The chicken and waffles were the best in town, and the drinks were a close second! We were told it was a can't-miss place to eat in Nashville and we weren't disappointed
My wife and I were on vacation in Nashvi ...
My wife and I were on vacation in Nashville and were looking for a nice restaurant with good food as the previous few nights we had eaten at country and western bars where the music was great but the food was not the best. I researched on line and thought the Southern sounded like the right kind of place to get good food but not to upscale. The earliest reservation time was 9:45pm which was not a problem for us as we usually eat late. I must say that our whole experience at the southern was fantastic. Our sever was great and the food was excellent, the best we had the whole trip. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to any one looking for a great meal at really nice restaurant that's not crazy expensive. If ever we are back in Nashville we would not hesitate to go there again.
Picking out my dry aged steak with my wa ...
Picking out my dry aged steak with my waiter and the head chef was a blast and just one of many enjoyable parts of the whole time there. I can count on one hand in 20 years a restaurant that is spectacular in every part of the dining experience. This is a very well-run business, they are very focused on their menu, and they are phenomenal customer service.
The Southern was great and very accommod ...
The Southern was great and very accommodating! We had a group of 10 girls for a Bachelorette Party and each one of used LOVED our meal. Our server was fantastic. Our food was served in a timely manner and we really enjoyed it!
The food was great...but our waiter (hip ...
The food was great...but our waiter (hipster guy) wasn't the best... I ordered a bottle of the Steakhouse Cabernet. When I told him that's what I wanted, he proceeded to tell me he wouldn't recommend it if I intended to get steak. I told him that was okay, because I was planning to get a salad.
He bring out a bottle of the wrong wine, I think it was Bluebird something. I shook my head, and he said "Oh sorry, I must have grabbed the wrong table's wine. So he goes to get the correct bottle.
I ordered the hot chicken salad and my boyfriend got the cheeseburger. Food was phenomenal. The hot chicken salad was just hot enough. Loved it!
When we get the check, we found the waiter charged me for the wrong bottle, and the wrong hamburger. If I hadn't been here before and enjoyed the experience, I'm not sure I would come back...
Very acommodating when we needed to swit ...
Very acommodating when we needed to switch our reservation as we were driving in from WI
Good service-fried green tomatoes were excellent!
Known for steaks and oysters
Oysters were delicious!
My steak was undercooked for medium rare so be sure to understand how they grill their steaks.
Mgr stopped over when she saw the steak was sent back to the grill; extremely accommodating!
I would return to Southern for another great time
Great place to grab quality southern foo ...
Great place to grab quality southern food-I just moved to Nashville and my guests want to try "southern" food. I appreciated there were "healthier" options than the typical fat full food! Great meal, my halibut and sweet potato grits was a perfect serving and we also enjoyed the BBQ shrimp as an app
We had taken out of town guests to the r ...
We had taken out of town guests to the restaurant. While I was looking for a restaurant, my husband chose The Southern. He wanted to order the pork chop because of a recommendation for a friend. He ordered the pork chop and the waiter came back to let him know there was No pork chop available. Not sure how that could happen in an upscale restaurant. The food was delicious and the service was also good.
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