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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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913 Front St, Leavenworth, WA 98826-1482 (9th Street)
+1 509-888-4328
11:30 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just live near Seattle so it's only 2 hours! :) But we enjoy Leavenworth as well so often times we spend the night and do other things as well! We don't mind paying for the chips since they are not your standard "free" basket from Azteca! These chips are AMAZING and we get cravings for them all the time!... More 

Thank peaceofcake
Leavenworth, Washington
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Have not been there since last year due to a collapsed menu and having to pay for chips. Our friends wanted to go there, so we did. Although the food quality is not bad, the menu shrunk again, with higher prices, and the chips went up in price. The place was empty on a Wednesday evening, and the decor looked... More 

Thank SteveHauff
Quincy, Washington
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was delightful and different than most Mexican restaurants we have been to. I would describe it as bordering on gourmet. The atmosphere is a little to bar like for me. Staff was not as friendly as I would have liked.

Thank emmitt2727
Cappy B, Owner at South, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your recent trip to South! While we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal, we wish our staff would have been just as delightful. Rest assured that your review will serve as a pleasant reminder for our staff to tap into their inner holiday cheer!... More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat not only once but several times when we visit leavenworth. I'm of Hispanic derivation, trust me, my mother cooks THE BEST south of the borders' food. The refried beans are the dead giveaway, of a bad south of the border restuarant. South, passes with flying colors! The rice equals with the beans. Best rice as well. You'll never... More 

Thank Arlene C
Cappy B, Owner at South, responded to this review

Hello Arlene! We are so thrilled to hear that you could taste the authenticity! We hope to see you again sooner than later! Thanks again! More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was friendly. The food was very flavorful. It was a nice blend of South American flavors without being the same old boring Mexican food. I liked that they had a fully stocked bars. You could try one of their speicality drinks or order a Jack and Coke. The atmosphere was nice, clean, quite.

Thank AnneMarie W
Cappy B, Owner at South, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of South. We are happy you enjoyed your visit. We try our best to offer a variety of liquor and food for all our guests that like something different. We hope to see you soon! More 

New Jersey
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate dinner with a big group-food was tasty but could of been hotter. They took rerservations so that was great.

Thank Beachluv39
Cappy B, Owner at South, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We appreciate the feedback from our guests as it helps us improve day to day. We hope to serve you a hot meal soon! More 

A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us went to dinner at South and very much enjoyed the experience. The chips sampler was possibly my favorite, South has some great sauces to go with very good food. I had the carnitas plate and it was good but not great. Server was helpful and friendly. A great night and I would definitely go back to try... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Cappy B, Owner at South, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about your recent trip to South. We want you to leave LOVING everything about your experience, so we hope you will give us another go in the future! Until then, thank you again for the review! More 

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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

VERY expensive Mexican food. I ordered a small plate of two tostadas and it was excellent food but I think it was $14 for what should have been half that. Ca not recommend because of the menu prices

Thank Regina H
Cappy B, Owner at South, responded to this review

Hi Regina, we're happy to hear that you enjoyed the food, but are sorry that you were disappointed about the price. Our Two Tostada Plate is $11.95 for both lunch and dinner, $3.95 more for a side of our house-made cilantro-lime rice and Peruvian refried beans. While one of our lighter meal options, all meat options for our Tostadas are... More 

Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate dinner there twice during our stay. The chips and the salsa bar were so delicious as an encore to the equally scrumptious south of the border type food. We enjoyed the different experiences of dining both inside and out on the patio. The coconut mojitos were delightful and refreshing. This is an excellent choice for couples, family, friend... More 

Thank Kal T
Cappy B, Owner at South, responded to this review

Hi Kal! We are all so pleased to hear that you made it in over the summer and that you were able to enjoy the best of both worlds- indoors and outdoors at South! That Coconut Mojito special was definitely a hit during our hot summer temperatures in Leavenworth! Come see us once (or twice) next time you're in town!... More 

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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

South is not a Mexican restaurant-it's Andean....as in South America. We love their food and full bar as well. Their homemade salsas are fantastic and in the summer they have a cozy courtyard for outside dining. Worth going anytime!

Thank Brook F
Cappy B, Owner at South, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review Brook! You're right, we're South American, Mexican, Central American, a little bit of everything! We're so happy to hear that you enjoy our food- especially our house-made salsas! See ya in the spring on the patio! Thanks again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 913 Front St, Leavenworth, WA 98826-1482
    (9th Street)
  • Public Transportation: The trolley stops in front of SOUTH and the Link bus stop is about 300 feet away.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Leavenworth
  • Phone Number: +1 509-888-4328
South is a lively family friendly restaurant and bar with two locations, Wenatchee and Leavenworth Washington. We specialize in modern Latin food and drinks. Everything is fresh and homemade including our cocktail mixes. Our ambiance is a mix of antique and modern with bright colors in an eclectic design style. Check out our website.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?