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The Standard

Certificate of Excellence
Downtown Nashville
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167 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203-3731 (between Commerce and Church Sts.)
Tue 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Nashville, Tennessee
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Standard at the Smith House has a long southern history. But is making history even today. They have taken well know southern comfort foods and brought in accompanying flavors that truly compliment or enhance the dish. The food was delicious from the lightly breaded fried green tomatoes with chunky crab meat and mustard sauce. What a great flavor experience.... More 

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Highland Lake County, Indiana
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For the history buff, this is a cool place with a fine history, but to me, I didn't care for the actual facility. I'm not one for having a moose head stare at me while I eat. Food was good (asked for well done steak, wasn't. oh well!). Service and Host were amazing. When we went, we were the only... More 

Thank jhiggins7
Dana Point, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

The reservation host is a PRO. The waiter was informative and energetic who came from the private club.

Thank harkenrider
Miami, Florida
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Talking about character! This place is ALL character.....as soon as you walk in you are greeted as if a mogul arrives to its mansion where the servants line up to greet him. I'm a very easy going person so I was not uncomfortable but amused at the formality. They have really good house Wines, one of the best filet mignons... More 

Thank Camila G
Palm Coast, Florida
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47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

The impressive service started when the Valet showed us in before he took the car. Had a small private room for a business group. Plenty of servers kept the wine glasses full and the food coming out hot and fresh which many places struggle with for a group.

Thank Charles G
Nashville, Tennessee
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

The Standard has been on my list for a special celebration for quite a while. I walked through those very front doors into the historical 19th century building when I was a child taking piano lessons from Susie Mae Beasley on the second floor. It was thrilling to revisit the house and to be so warmly welcomed by Billy Corr,... More 

Thank Ann W
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Excellent food and atmosphere. The music and ambiance of the restaurant really adds to the dining experience. Outstanding service, never waited for anything. Highly recommend.

Thank JK M
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

This steakhouse is in a very old homelike building, near downtown Nashville, TN. The only parking is valet in front of the restaurant or city parking down the street. Valet parking is free, except for the tip to the very nice valet driver. The food was exceptional and the service was over the top. Expect to pay $100 -$200 for... More 

Thank Brent H
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

What an incredible experience ! The filet was perfect. Ribeye done to perfection, with a wonderful smokey flavor. All the side dishes were fresh and exceptional. The atmosphere is warm and friendly in a elegant and wonderfully restored historic home. The round table next to the fireplace was perfect for family conversation. The staff went above and beyond what you... More 

Thank Joe W
North Little Rock, Arkansas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We had a party of 10. There were three wait staff attending our needs. Steaks were not cooked as ordered and served to the wrong guests. One of our group didn't get served until five to eight minutes after the rest of us. The waiter commented that the steak must have gotten lost. Two members of our party had fish... More 

Billy C, Manager at The Standard, responded to this review

My sincerest apologies and regrets for your less than stellar dining experience. I can assure you that I take each and every Trip Advisor review very seriously. I have researched the matter and called your host, Mr. White personally and offered my heartfelt response. I have gathered the details from the three wait staff involved, as well as the kitchen... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$40 - $50
Steakhouse, American
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203-3731
    (between Commerce and Church Sts.)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville>  > Downtown Nashville
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Nashville
  • Phone Number: 16152541277

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