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55 South

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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OYSTERS​
Happy Hour Oysters 4-6pm
½ Dz 11.95
Dz 20.95
Ice-Cold Gulf Oysters
½ Dz 13.95
Dz 21.95
Char-Grilled
Garlic-lemon butter, parmesan
11.95
Fried Oyster Nachos
1/2 dz with Remoulade and Pico on tortilla chips
SNACKS​
13.95
Bag o’ Shrimp
Tossed in garlic cajun butter, served with grilled bread
10.95
Smoked Queso with BBQ Brisket
House smoked queso topped with bbq brisket and pico de gallo, served with tortilla chips
7.95
Fried Pickles
Served with comeback sauce
11.50
Fried Green Tomato-Shrimp Remoulade
Boiled shrimp tossed in remoulade sauce, over pickled & fried green tomatoes
10.50
Guacamole
Avocados, serrano chile, lime, cilantro & chips
8.95
Smoked Wings
Served with Comeback sauce, a house favorite
11.95
Garlic Crab Fries
Lump Crabmeat, Seasoned Fries, Lemon-Garlic mayo, Green Onions
9.95
BBQ Chicken Nachos
Pulled Chicken, Spicy Sauce, 3 Cheeses, Lettuce, Pico, Sour Cream, Pickled Jalapenos
GUMBO & SALADS​
Cup 6.55
Bowl 10.55
Seafood Gumbo
Shrimp, crab, and crawfish served with rice and a dark roux
Cup 5.55
Bowl 9.55
Chicken & Sausage
Chicken and homemade andouille served with rice and a dark roux
12.55
Spinach Salad
Fried chicken with mandarin oranges, pecans, feta, shaved onions with honey cayenne vinaigrette
11.55
Grilled Shrimp Salad
Grilled Bay shrimp, Romaine, Spinach, Bacon, Avocado, Pickled Onion, Cherry Tomatoes, Black-Eyed Pea Relish, Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette
7.75
55 Wedge
The standard with blue cheese dressing, apple smoked bacon, tomato, red onions
7.95
Grilled chicken +5.00
Blackened shrimp +6.95
Caesar Salad
Traditional style with romaine hearts & croutons
SANDWICHES & SUCH​
Served with chips
Sub French fries +2,   Sub Sweet potato fries +2,  Sub Red Beans or Gumbo +4
10.55
Nashville Hot Chicken
White bread, pickles, mayo
10.95
Dirty Bird
BBQ chicken, fried egg, cole slaw, secret sauce on texas toast
13.95
Mahi Reuben
Grilled mahi with cole slaw & comeback sauce on rye
11.55
Double Burger
House Blend Beef  topped with cheddar, caramelized onions, pickles, mayo, mustard. served with fries
10.95
Pimento BLT
Local cheddar pimento cheese, fried green tomato, bacon, lettuce, comeback sauce on texas toast
13.95
55 Po’ boy Remix
Fried shrimp & fish on gambino’s new orleans bread, topped with cole slaw, pickles, & comeback sauce
10.95
Roast Beef Sandwich
Slow cooked brisket, side of gravy, lettuce, mayo
ENTREE PLATES​
18.95
55 Mahi Mahi
Local cheese grits, asparagus, orange chipotle glaze
24.95
Seared Ribeye
Garlic red skinned potatoes, red wine braised mushrooms & onions
14.55
Red Beans and Rice
Diced Pork and House made Andouille, Onions, Blond Roux
13.55
Fish Tacos
Grilled, fried, or blackened Mahi Mahi topped with Cole Slaw, Pico de Gallo, Cilantro Avocado Cream, Served with Poblano Rice
14.95
Brisket Tacos
Slow cooked beef brisket in corn tortillas with pico de gallo, guacamole, served with poblano rice
15.95
Shrimp & Grits
Sauteed shrimp, apple bacon, mushrooms in a white wine butter over local cheese grits
14.95
Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya
Pieces of chicken and andouille sausage cooked with trinity vegetables and secret stuff
Kids Menu
Available Upon Request
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Takeout
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were in TN for a birthday and wanted to have lunch in Franklin after visiting their great Farmer’s Market. Love 55 South but a 90 minute wait and we had three small, active boys with us. But I put my name in anyway and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank jam1531
Reviewed 1 week ago

The dining room is packed tight and we won't be going back. However, the bar is fun. I am more interested in dining where we can hear every word from the next table.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DONNAT364
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Slipped in for brunch. Delicious food, drinks and service. 2 for 1 Mimosa. Had a an excellent Beermosa! Try the homemade donuts!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank X3040QPjoelm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great bar and the food was excellent! The atmosphere was lively too. They have a great and lengthy bourbon list. I will be back!!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank baxterclement11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five of us arrived for dinner on a Saturday around 6pmand there was a 45 minute wait for a table -no big deal. The place is rather small, half bar & half dining room, & it seemed like wait staff & other employees were constantly...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank luckyduck63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If and when you get tired of the noise and commercialism of downtown Nashville, get in your vehicle and make the relaxing/scenic drive to the beautiful town of Franklin. 55 came highly recommended and it did not disappoint. Shae (spelling?) is a great bartender and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank klbillyg13
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

Very nice spot for late meal or apps and drinks - our server was very good and the grilled shrimp and bacon salad with lemon basil vinaigrette was great (i like spicy food)! beignets for dessert were also very good - open until 10pm the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank becca83-TN
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Had lunch here in downtown Franklin. Cool themed interior. Unbelievable food. The "bag o' shrimp appetizer was amazing. Pricey, but was well worth it. Will definitely go back.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank donnaandstevem
Reviewed May 1, 2019

Stumbled upon this gem in Franklin. Sat in the bar area. Very comfortable and an A+ for the menu and food. Wait staff was awesome even when they were crazy busy. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank kellyelle
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

This is a kid friendly casual restaurant with friendly staff and great food. The chicken and waffles are so good! Try the brisket queso dip appetizer too!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank christS2415AO
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March 28, 2017|
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Response from cinny0823 | Reviewed this property |
55 South has a Sunday Brunch that serves oysters….Puckett's Boathouse also has a brunch that opens both open 10AM and I believe oysters are served then…it's located down the street from to 55 South, so you don't have far to... More
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