We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
TripAdvisor
Bloomington
Post
Inbox
Search

Southern Stone

Claimed

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Location and contact

Improve this listing

Menu

Split Plate Charge 2.50
APPETIZERS‎
Fried Green Tomatoes
A southern favorite, breaded with panko bread crumbs and served with corn relish and house made buttermilk ranch.
7.95
Low Country Boil
Fresh‎ mussels and shrimp sauteed with sweet onions, tomatoes, chives, garlic, butter, and white wine. Served with house-made bread.
10.95
Carolina Nacho Pizza
Black‎ beans, jalapeños, tomato, onion, lettuce, mozzarella, cheddar, and herb ranch loaded onto a crispy flour tortilla.
8.95
Basket O’ Chips
The name says it all. A basket of our fresh cut chips served with home-made ranch.
3.95
Catfish Tacos
Choose fried or grilled. Served with tomato, Cotija cheese, chipotle aioli, and slaw on a flour tortilla
Each3.95
Three9.95
Cotija Cheese Fries
Our fresh cut fries tossed with Cotija cheese and chives, and served with basil aioli.
6.95
Fresh Lump Crab Cake
Fresh and never frozen, served with seasoned rémoulade and slaw.
10.95
SOUPS‎
Roasted Tomato
Creamy tomato soup with mixed vegetables, served with house croutons and corn relish.
Cup2.95
Bowl4.95
Soup Du Jour.
Please ask your server for today’s selection.
Cup2.95
Bowl4.95
GREENS‎
Seabrooke Revival
Spinach, basil, chives, red grapes, toasted sesame seeds, goat cheese, shaved sweet onion, and cucumber served with apple vinaigrette.
8.95
Garden Greens
Mixed greens served with tomato, onion, carrot, cucumber and your choice of dressing.
6.95
Steak Salad
Mixed greens and romaine served with grilled Filet, tomato, bacon, bleu cheese crumbles, artichoke hearts, corn relish, asparagus, and Bleu Cheese Dressing.
12.95
Classic Caesar
Romaine hearts served with house made cheese croutons, parmesan, and Caesar Dressing.
6.95
SIDE‎
Collard Greens
2.95
39.95
411.95
Basket (serves 2-4)+1.95
Asparagus
2.95
39.95
411.95
Basket (serves 2-4)+1.95
Fried Okra
2.95
39.95
411.95
Basket (serves 2-4)+1.95
Side Caesar
4.95
39.95
411.95
Basket (serves 2-4)+1.95
Carolina Slaw
3.95
39.95
411.95
Basket (serves 2-4)+1.95
House Fries
3.95
39.95
411.95
Basket (serves 2-4)+1.95
Green Beans
3.95
39.95
411.95
Basket (serves 2-4)+1.95
Side Salad
3.95
39.95
411.95
Basket (serves 2-4)+1.95
Mashed Potatoes
2.95
39.95
411.95
Basket (serves 2-4)+1.95
Grit Cake
3.95
39.95
411.95
Basket (serves 2-4)+1.95
SANDWICHES‎
All of our sandwiches are served with our Fresh Cut Chips.
Substitute vegetarian patty for 1/2 lb. burger at no charge.
The Hog Heaven
Tenderized pork cutlet breaded and fried golden brown. Served on toasted bun with bacon, mayo, lettuce, and tomato.
9.95
Chicken Salad Sandwich
Hand-pulled smoked chicken, Granny Smith apples, candied pecans, and red grapes served on a croissant with cucumbers, tomatoes, and lettuce.
8.95
Dixie Chicken Sandwich
Fried or grilled chicken breast tossed in buffalo sauce or sweet BBQ. Served with lettuce, tomato, bleu cheese dressing on a toasted bun.
8.95
Fried Green Tomato B.L.T.
A take on the classic. Served with our fried green tomatoes, lettuce, smoked bacon, and herb ranch on fresh baked brioche. Roma tomatoes available to substitute.
7.95
Grilled Vegetable Melt
Roasted peppers, portabella mushrooms, yellow squash, caramelized onions, and mozzarella cheese served on fresh baked brioche.
8.95
The Cutter Classic
Fresh 1/2 lb. beef patty served on a toasted bun with onion strings, lettuce, tomato, cheese, and mayo
7.95
Repeat (Double)11.95
Three-peat (Triple)14.45
Pimento Burger
Our juicy burger served with bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo, onion strings, and pimento cheese on a toasted bun.
8.95
Hoosier Daddy Burger
1/2 lb. Burger served with caramelized onions, marinara, melted mozzarella, tomato, and lettuce on a toasted bun.
8.95
ENTREES‎
Signature Pork Tenderloin
Served either roasted with an apple, bacon, and Riesling sauce or grilled with a BBQ glaze. Add two sides of your choice.
18.95
Glazed Salmon
Pan seared salmon served your choice of our apple-bacon butter sauce or BBQ glaze. Add two sides of your choice.
17.95
Roast Chicken Breast
Served‎ with a roasted red pepper cream sauce with two sides of your choice
13.95
Smoked Drunken Chicken (Limited Availability)
Slow smoked ½ chicken available with a dry rub or barbeque glaze. Choose from Blue Ridge BBQ sauce or Low country mustard sauce. Served with two sides of your choice.
16.95
Shrimp and Grits
Sauteed shrimp tossed with peppers, onions, chorizo, and tomatoes served over our signature fried grit cake. Add one side of your choice.
17.95
Baby Back Ribs (Limited Availability)
Slow-cooked and falling off the bone. These baby back ribs will have you licking your fingers clean! Served with our house-made BBQ sauce and two sides of your choice. Half Rack 16.95 Full Rack
24.95
Crab Cakes
Two jumbo lump cakes served with house-made remoulade and two sides of your choice.
21.95
Filet Mignon
Seared and roasted to perfection, served with red wine demi-glace and two sides of your choice. Market
Pimento Mac
Baked mac n’ cheese using our homemade pimento cheese, with bacon and topped with bread crumbs and cheddar cheese. Served with one side
12.95
Vegetable Ziti
Noddles‎ tossed with mixed vegetables in our house made marinara and covered with parmesan.
13.95
PIZZA‎
Made with our in house pizza dough, fresh mozzarella, and signature marinara sauce. Served with one topping of your choice.
Chesee Pizza
6.95
KIDS‎
For guests 12 and under please. Free soft drink included. Juice and milk extra.
Kid’s Pasta Marinara
4.95
Chicken Fingers and chips
5.95
Grilled Cheese and chips
4.95
Kid’s Cheese Pizza
5.95
Kid’s Burger and chips
5.95
BEVERAGES‎
Fountain Soda
2.25
Free Refills
Stewarts Original
2.50
Barritts Ginger Beer
2.75
Hot Tea
2.00
Iced Tea
2.00
Brown County Coffee
2.00
Yoo-Hoo
2.25
Pellegrino (250ml)
2.75
Apple Juice
2.75
About
Southern Stone is a locally owned and operated Southern Kitchen, just south of downtown Bloomington. Our mission is to take our guests on a culinary journey through the flavors of the south, with our own modern refinement. We invite you to bring your family to our open air dining room, gather your friends at the front porch bar, enjoy the outdoors on our back porch, or host a party at our private dining area. We look forward to hosting you!
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $21
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Reviews (153)
Filter reviews
153 results
Traveler rating
64
38
28
12
11
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
64
38
28
12
11
Show reviews that mention
All reviews pimento burger collard greens cotija cheese apple bacon pork tenderloin fries shrimp tacos salad crab cakes chilli sweet grass johnny cake the wait staff under new ownership an appetizer seated right away beer selection
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 153 reviews
Reviewed October 16, 2019

Our waitress was prompt and friendly. I ordered a pear martini that was wonderful! The menu was extensive with a variety of choices that made it hard to decide what to order! I got the chili and barbeque sandwich. Very good! My daughter got the...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank chris32363
Reviewed October 1, 2019 via mobile

Ask for Joy. She is a very friendly server who goes above and beyond to make your meal incredible. Had the brisket special. Fantastic. Soup and club sandwich was good. Caesar salad with chicken good. Very modern building. Large bar and beer and bourbon menu....More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Rick47172
Reviewed September 8, 2019

I have reviewed this restaurant before, and have been very pleased. However, our experience this weekend was underwhelming. I have always loved their pimento cheeseburger, but this time, the burger was undercooked and pink and the pimento cheese had absolutely no flavor. It was like...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank bandguy54
Reviewed August 27, 2019 via mobile

We got together there with friends many times over the years. The space is nice, not cramped like some other restaurants. The service is slow, it took a long time to get our orders which were pretty simple. The fried green tomato blt was good,...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank TrWorldTraveler
Reviewed August 26, 2019

How can you go wrong with a pimento bacon cheeseburger? The menu includes other sandwich and entree options. Just two suggestions. The homemade chips are good, but they could be great if salted and served with blue cheese. Also, the menu did not include the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank luv4phood
Reviewed August 24, 2019 via mobile

While we were seated almost immediately, we were then completely ignored for about 20 minutes. No welcome to the restaurant, no water, nothing. Waitress was pleasant enough when she arrived but was fairly inattentive throughout the meal. Staff in general seemed overwhelmed despite the restaurant...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 77,979
Reviewed August 10, 2019

Even though we live in Bloomington we have never been to Sweet Grass! Went out of our comfort zone tonight and went for dinner, we were not disappointed! Friendly staff, beautiful decor, very homey. I had the salmon with apple bacon butter? With mashed potatoes...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 475pattyp
Reviewed July 16, 2019

This restaurant is very clean and has great atmosphere. The staff was very friendly and the food is amazing. Love the fried green tomatoes. It is a little pricey but, worth it.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank darin1main
Reviewed July 3, 2019

The food here is exceptional. We tasted a variety of dishes, including eggs, waffles, and Johnny cake. Everything made from batter is amazing! The Johnny cake was better than Mom's! Our server was a bit forgetful but also very sweet and apologetic, so we gave...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank missqinprague
Reviewed July 2, 2019

We have been to Sweet Grass several times before, and it never disappoints. This evening, our server was Kathryn. She was extremely pleasant, efficient and friendly, which made our evening enjoyable. We had a cocktail, which we have to admit was very tasty, but didn't...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank mamasiepler
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 26 nearby hotels
Courtyard Bloomington
285 reviews
.72 miles away
Hyatt Place Bloomington Indiana
933 reviews
.88 miles away
Graduate Bloomington
85 reviews
.95 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn Bloomington
874 reviews
1.02 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 420 nearby restaurants
Turkuaz Cafe
114 reviews
.87 miles away
The Chocolate Moose
140 reviews
.69 miles away
Feast Market & Cellar
60 reviews
.01 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all nearby attractions
Cardinal Spirits Distillery & Restaurant
92 reviews
.22 miles away
WonderLab
227 reviews
.87 miles away
Buskirk-Chumley Theater
73 reviews
.94 miles away
By Hand Gallery
36 reviews
.91 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Southern Stone staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing