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“When you visit Nashville, The Standard is a must!” 5 of 5 stars
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The Standard
167 Rosa L. Parks Blvd (8th Ave) North, Nashville, TN 37203 (Downtown Nashville)
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Ranked #41 of 1,724 Restaurants in Nashville
Price range: $40 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown Nashville
Cross street: between Commerce and Church Sts.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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60 reviews 60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“When you visit Nashville, The Standard is a must!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Fantastic ambience, great service, and fabulous food. We both had the house special, which was a beautiful piece of 'melt in your mouth filet', served on a truffle hash cake, with tobacco onions. One of the best meals we have ever had! The prices are not cheap, but this is true 4 star dining.

Worth taking the time to visit The Standard in Nashville, TN.

Visited June 2014
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Athens, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great dinner and drinks at The Standard”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Located in the Smith House. Dining rooms are cozy and lend themselves to relaxed dining and conversation. Food is excellent, prepared and presented well. Staff is knowledgeable and attentive without being intrusive. $150 tab for two included before dinner drinks, wine with dinner, and a 20% tip.

Visited May 2014
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“A rare gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

If you were not looking for The Standard, it would be easy to overlook the neighborhood. The restaurant itself is beautiful from the moment you see the entrance. Built in the 1840s and formerly used as a boarding house, it is a delight to take a lingering walk through.

I enjoyed a starter of green tomatoes and followed with the best sea bass I've tasted. Coffee and Jack Daniels cheesecake topped it off. Service was impeccable. While jacket and tie are not strictly required, men will want to wear them here and women will likewise want to wear something as nice as the surroundings. My wife and I enjoyed the experience and will surely return our next time in Nashville.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chicago, Illinois
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12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Southern Charm”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

In January, after leaving 40 below zero Chicago we spent a delightful break in our long trip south at The Standard at the Smith House. We wanted to try something off the beaten path and this 1800's restored Victorian home was just the ticket.

We made reservations with Billy, the Maitre'D, who welcomed us warmly and escorted us to one of the small dining rooms where we proceeded to enjoy a wonderful meal. Our waiter was very attentive, the food was excellent, especially the Shrimp and Grits!

The room was very cozy and beautifully decorated in period pieces, and while the tables were beautifully spaced, we ended up chatting with a birthday party next to us and a couple from Australia , who were on their honeymoon. A thoroughly lovely evening!

If you want a break from the 'honky tonk' that comprises so much of Nashville, this is a lovely respite.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nashville
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85 restaurant reviews
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“If I could give Atmospere and Service a 6.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

Upon arriving, we were greeted with, "Hello, I am xxxx--what is your name. Come on in. We have a table waiting for you!" The rest of the service was just as friendly with intellegent and honest descriptions of the food (and a full tour of the mansion). The food was very good. The highlight was the fresh, homemade, sourdough french bread. NOT to say the bread was the only good thing. But the bread was memorable. We had crab soup, capri salad, caesar salad, anteloupe,and pork loin. It was ALL good. We will be back A LOT!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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