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South Street Original Crab Shack & Authentic Dive Bar

#371 of 1,696 Restaurants in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
American, Bar, Seafood, Barbecue, Pub
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907 20th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212-2134
+1 615-320-5555
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11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Surf City, North Carolina
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were traveling through Nashville to see the Grand Ole Opry and other sites. We have friend who is an agent there so we agreed to meet him there. Fantastic "open" restaurant. Great Meal. Cool place to meet a friend and visit.

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Thank Shagphil
Justin S, Marketing at South Street Original Crab Shack & Authentic Dive Bar, responded to this review

Hey, Shagphill, Thanks so much for taking the time to give us this feedback and thanks for coming in while you were in town! We're glad you had a great meal and we hope we added to your Nashville experience. Please come see us again next time you are in town! - Justin More 

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great servicer Mike upstairs Great deals on happy hour the BBQ was delicious Very fun vibe Close to Hattie B Excellent oysters 1 dollar each at happy hour

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Thank Angela B
Justin S, Marketing at South Street Original Crab Shack & Authentic Dive Bar, responded to this review

Hey, Angela! Thanks so much for the feedback and for joining us for happy hour! - Justin More 

Kentucky
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recommended South Street for brunch with two other couples, and wish we hadn't. We'd been there several times before, but it seems the place is now in a state of decline. Service was only fair, and our table top and booth area were filthy. The food was average at best. Doubt that we'll return.

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Thank GolfMominKY
Justin S, Marketing at South Street Original Crab Shack & Authentic Dive Bar, responded to this review

Hey, GolfMominKY We appreciate you taking the time to give us this feedback. We're sorry to hear that you did not have a good experience at brunch. We always want our customers to have the best experience possible at South Street and our owner Brian would like to reach out to you personally to learn more about your experience. Would... More 

Frisco, Texas
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88 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our food was awful. The majority of us could not finish. Desserts were gross. Ice cream tasted freezer burned and bread pudding was mush. Onion weeks over cooked. Waiter acted like we're were a pain. Menu looks New Orleans but very very far from it. Skip this place

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Thank MaryannwccTX
Justin S, Marketing at South Street Original Crab Shack & Authentic Dive Bar, responded to this review

Hey, MaryannwccTX, We're so sorry to hear that you did not have a good experience at South Street. Our owner Brian would like to reach out to you personally and learn more about your experience and try to make it right. Would you please email us at pansouthmarketing@gmail.com with the best way for him to reach you? Thank you -... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The pulled pork is great and they have a good brew selection. The location isn't bad at all. Situated in Music Row, it's one of many bars to stop in while doing a "crawl". The ambience is a little cozier than most and the staff are very friendly. Definitely recommend if you're in the area.

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Thank JJSteel1
Justin S, Marketing at South Street Original Crab Shack & Authentic Dive Bar, responded to this review

Hey, JJSteel1, Thanks for the feedback! We're glad you enjoyed your time at South Street and we appreciate the recommendation! - Justin More 

Dubuque, Iowa
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We were staying overnight in Nashville, wanted seafood for dinner and saw this on TA. We were not disappointed. Great dive bar near Vanderbilt University with some great character inside. The food was great and the service just as good! The sweet potato casserole and the grits were huge hits!

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Thank Jim H
Justin S, Marketing at South Street Original Crab Shack & Authentic Dive Bar, responded to this review

Hey, Jim! We're so glad you chose to stop by while in Nashville and that you enjoyed the grits and the sweet potato casserole. Those are some of our favorites as well. Thanks so much for taking the time to give us this feedback! - Justin More 

1 review
Reviewed 25 February 2017

My wife ordered the combo platter for 17 dollars, 3 shrimp and 3 oysters... 17 bucks for 3 shrimp and 3 over steamed oysters? The little amount of food we received was ok, nothing special... This place is a joke.

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Thank Brett n
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This was a pretty cute little place. It was pretty busy Saturday around lunch so we sat at the bar, service was okay. We had breakfast, and it was a lot of food for only $9 and it was pretty good! And they had $2 mimosas also. The walls of this place are garage doors which I assume they open... More 

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Thank Whitney L
Justin S, Marketing at South Street Original Crab Shack & Authentic Dive Bar, responded to this review

Hey, Whitney! Thank you so much for giving us this feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your brunch! Please come back and see when the weather gets warm more consistently and we will have the doors up! - Justin More 

Buford, Georgia
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

This place is awful!!! Worst food I have had in a long time. Uneatable. I have no idea how their rating is so high. Veggie burger was decent, but the queso dip was the worst thing out group ever tried. The atmosphere was average and the service was good. Wouldn't be a bad place to have a drink, just don't... More 

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Thank CaptainJacknCrew
Justin S, Marketing at South Street Original Crab Shack & Authentic Dive Bar, responded to this review

Hey CaptainJacknCrew, Thank you for saying that we would be a good place to have a drink and the service was good. We're sorry to hear that the veggie burger wasn't your favorite and that your experience with our queso dip was enough to warrant a one star review. But we do really appreciate your feedback. We always want our... More 

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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We were scheduled to eat here with a meeting I was attending. We were a group of about 20 and we were there at primetime for the dinner crowd. Food was good, service was outstanding. I had a half rack of ribs, they were moist and meaty without too much sauce.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 907 20th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212-2134
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-320-5555

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