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Sambuca

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Downtown Nashville
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601 12th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37203 (near 12th & Demonbreum)
The Green Line is a free bus runing every 15 min. untill 11 pm to & from downtown (but not on Sunday's )
(615) 248-2888
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 132
    Excellent
  • 85
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very Nice Restaurant Overall

We had a business dinner with a fairly large group and had a pre-selected menu so I can't vouch for the whole menu, but I had the flat-iron steak and it was wonderful! Seasoned and cooked to perfection. I sampled several desserts and everything was to die for! Live music different dinner... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Wano16
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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256 reviews 256 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We had a business dinner with a fairly large group and had a pre-selected menu so I can't vouch for the whole menu, but I had the flat-iron steak and it was wonderful! Seasoned and cooked to perfection. I sampled several desserts and everything was to die for! Live music different dinner. Now rowdy like a lot of Nashville places.... More 

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Dundee, Michigan
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7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We were here on a business trip and the staff were excellent accommodating about 65 people. While our choice of menu items was limited because of the group, the food delivered was excellent. I had the flat iron steak that can out well done as ordered. It was juicy and tasty. It made my top 10 for steaks around the... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Talented live entertainment. Menu is a little pricey with limited selections - but the food is very tasty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Traveling with 9 other girls from out of town, Sambuca was one of three restaurants we tried while in town. It by far was the best! Our server was so nice, extremely helpful, and attentive. We had the pleasure of being there on a night when Tiffany Johnson was performing and she blew us away! The food was awesome. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

I loved this place. The food was good. The band was good. The service was good. We went here on May 8 for my sisters pre-graduation dinner. Everyone in our party had a good meal from steak to shrimp. Everything was impeccable. I would highly recommend this restaurant. You need reservations.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

Loved this restaurant. There was something for everyone in our party I had the Fish Tacos which were delicious. Great, well designed but relaxed atmosphere. We ate on the patio. If you are in Nashville, don't miss this place!

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Trenton, New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is a beautiful restaurant and the food was amazing.. I went here for a wedding, the staff was friendly. I would love to go back for dinner .

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We had reservations for 8:15pm, we were promptly seated and our service was excellent. My drink was never empty never had to ask for anything service was what you'd expect for 35.00 entrees. Now I ordered the ribeye steak with Au gratin potatoes, my wife ordered salmon Oscar, we had the chicken somosas as an app. The app was delicious... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We met another couple here and all had a great time and great food. The live band rocked and helped create a great atmosphere. The dinning room is dimly lit and has an upscale feel. We sat at a cool circular / private type booth. Stuffed beignets (with mozzarella and proscuito) were fantastic! We shared the Misto Sea Bass and... More 

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Grand Island NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Hit Nashville with 2 friends on a "guy trip". We stayed in the Gulch area. Which appears to be evolving in the place to be in Nashville. I could see Sambuca from the balcony of our condo and decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed. We sat on the patio so I cannot comment on the live... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 601 12th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37203
    (near 12th & Demonbreum)
  • Public Transportation: The Green Line is a free bus runing every 15 min. untill 11 pm to & from downtown (but not on Sunday's )
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville>  > Downtown Nashville
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Nashville
  • Phone Number: (615) 248-2888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 45
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am

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