Original Smokehouse
Crab Shack
& Authentic Dive Bar

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South Street Original Smokehouse, Crab Shack and Authentic Dive Bar has been a Nashville landmark since 1991. At South Street Restaurant, we are known not only for our famous "Southern Urban Cuisine," but also for our lively open-air atmosphere.

People come from all around to sit in our convertible, open-air restaurant and enjoy the plentiful portions of great eats. Try our fabulous smoked Pumped Chickens, the Nashville Rib, Crab & Slab, Crab-O-Rama, Smoked Pork plate, Southern Broil or one of our daily creations.

South Street Restaurant's hottest new addition Nashville's Only" Tree House Oyster Bar" is now open. When you visit South Street make sure you step upstairs into the “Tree House” where you can enjoy the open-air breeze in a perfect hideaway. Fresh Oysters shucked while you enjoy a refreshing beverage.


happy hour



Local Drafts
Domestic bottles
Well liquors
House wines


Pulled pork sandwhich
Friday shrimp po'boy
2 fish tacos
Half-dozen raw oysters
8 wings

join us for brunch!





907 20th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 320-5555


I was so pleased with how the party went. At the top of the list was Maria. She was absolutely amazing!! She took great care of each person at the party and was quick and always had a smile on her face. I wish I had her memory because once someone put in their order, she remembered it from then on. The food was delicious and I was very happy with the presentation on the platters. The decorations and the colored lights were very nice too. Marcus also did a great job of being very attentive to us and making sure that we had everything we needed when we wanted it. The space was perfect for our size which I believe ended up being 27. I really appreciate all the calls with me and your flexibility with our food options. You and all of your staff did a great job and I will definitely recommend you to others. Thank you for making our company Christmas Party a wonderful occasion!
— Jane B.
I just wanted to send an email and thank you for everything. It was perfect, the staff were perfect, the food was phenomenal, and the music was absolutely on point! Literally there was not one single thing that could have been better than it was. Everyone came up to me all night just raving over the appetizers! You did such an amazing job putting everything together. Bryant and the rest of the staff were just out of this world. I kept trying to tell him that if there was a way for us to give them even more money, it wouldn’t be enough, because they just went above and beyond to help make the night so great. Seriously the best staff I have ever worked with! You took my requests and just made them the absolute best reality. Without a doubt, we are now lifelong South Street customers, whether it be for events or even just dinner on random nights. Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart, as well as on behalf of my family. I hope you have a great weekend, and such a Merry Christmas!
— Callie S.
We had around 40 people off and on, and everyone raved about the wonderful food and excellent staff. The party exceeded my expectations in every way. I really appreciate all you did to make this happen.
— Christy A.

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