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South Street Original Crab Shack & Authentic Dive Bar

907 20th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 320-5555
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Ranked #449 of 1,718 Restaurants in Nashville
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Lexington, Massachusetts
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69 reviews 69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

We were very excited to try this place and could not have been more disappointed. It was a really off day for the kitchen. My Mahi was overcooked and I could not eat the rice. The pulled pork was terrible, even the sauce could not save it.The sweet potatoes were dry and the corn bread was not edible. What saved... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We walked from our hotel for dinner and we were very pleased with the food and service. The Painkiller cocktail (or two) was a great way to start the meal! I really loved the crab cake appetizer and the Pulled Smoked Chicken with the Great White Sauce! Yum!!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This restaurant was fine. I've eaten here a few times with a friend who lives in Nashville. As someone else mentioned, their beer selection is limited but it's okay. I had a decent local brew. We shared the fried green tomatoes which I enjoyed. I had an appetizer for my meal and didn't particularly care for it but it was... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

It was great to get away from the madness of 2 & Broadway. The outdoor seating at the bar was what you would expect from a place locals hang out. I had the special of the day. Gator Sausage over pasta. It was excellent and my wife had the Shrimp and Grits. She said it was average. We really enjoyed... More 

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rochester ny
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I really enjoyed this place. It was away from all of the noise on Broadway so we could eat dinner and actually hear each other. It had a nice area to sit outside and the prices were very reasonable. It is just a short walk from Vanderbilt college and came recommended from the gentleman at our hotel. Definitely would go... More 

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Minneapolis
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I did the whole rooftop thing and the atmosphere was very cool! I sat at the bar and the bartender was awesome! Very personable and friendly. He also made suggestions, which I love. Tried the fried pickles and shrimp and grits and both were amazing!!! I wanted to go back, but time got away from me.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I would eat somewhere else since it wasnt special and have drinks on the rooftop with friends. One party in our group said the fried shrimp was good. Others said the pulled pork was dried out. Pump Chicken is good but not incredible or anything.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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45 reviews 45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This is definitely a bar first and eatery second. Also, I have a problem with going to Nashville and eating at a crab shack so I guess I shouldn't have expected a lot from the fish/seafood side of the menu. Service was alright and they DID turn down the music for a while when our group asked. In general, the... More 

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Bossier City, Louisiana
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95 reviews 95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

We go here each time in Nashville on business, and I don't get it. Food is marginal. I had the enchiladas which were tasteless and microwaved. The smoked plate looked good. Beer selections were limited but at least tasty. If you gotta eat, try it bur I don't see it

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Fort Leonard Wood
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The worst filet steaks we’ve ever had. If I had to guess – they micro waved to defrost and fried it without any spices. It was soooo bland, tasteless and cold in the middle. On the other hand, the shrimp and grits was fair – didn’t have much kick to it - but was alright. Snow crabs were ok –... More 

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Additional Information about South Street Original Crab Shack & Authentic Dive Bar

Address: 907 20th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212
Phone Number: (615) 320-5555
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Seafood

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