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South of Beale

$$ - $$$American, ,
361 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4207
+1 901-526-0388
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“duck patty melt” (26 reviews)
“brussel sprouts” (33 reviews)
“bread pudding” (24 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
361 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4207
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1 - 10 of 236 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to enjoy good food and be away from Beale Street. Great location, close to the Civil Right Museum. Try the patio is weather permitting. Nice charming waiter and great menu, delicious food.

Thank Abelard B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a casual dinner with a bar atmosphere, TV coverage of the World Series, and SOB delivered. We started with a local amber beer and a glass of Portuguese rose and both were very good. For dinner we had the SOB burger, and shrimp...More

Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our final food tour stop and the only stop where we purchased a drink with our sampling. Great local place off Beale that has a very friendly and eclectic vibe. Our sampling here was chicken and waffles which were fantastic! My wife chose...More

Thank Staecy A
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This place is just a few blocks from Beale Street and was an ideal place to have dinner before going to listen to the music. The menu was fantastic and upscale but the atmosphere was relaxed and friendly. The food was gourmet but there was...More

Thank Hadley973
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Great food. Saw this place on the food channel and wanted to check it out. Food was excellent. Inside has really loud music constantly playing, so it is tough to have a conversation. Outside patio did not lend itself to pleasant dining due to weather....More

Thank MF S
Reviewed 6 October 2017

My wife and I took outdoor seating on a fantastic evening and had a light meal. We shared an Brisket Eggroll Appetizer and Shrimp and Grits main course. Both were fantastic. We will absolutely be going back even though we live 100 miles away.

Thank RonalFos
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Very noisy atmosphere. Difficult to have a discussion with friends. Ordered the Duck Fried Rice, so salty couldn't eat it. First bite of duck was hard as a rock. Had I been by myself would have sent it back, with a group and didn't want...More

Thank Paulette V
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I had seen "S.O.B." on Triple D ("Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives") several years ago. I had even gone and gotten the Duck Fried Rice - it was good. Well, I recently took my wife to enjoy the great food at S.O.B. - and she enjoyed...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I are hear and the food and atmosphere were great. I had the pork chop and Mac and cheese. My tongue kept getting in my way.

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent fried rice, corned beef egg roll, yummy brussel sprouts, and pop corn. Folks next to us loved their salmon. Extra points for having a wine I like! Server was excellent.

Thank jfranji
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Response from Anandajean | Reviewed this property |
No they have a parking area right next to them!
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7 May 2016|
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Response from robhendry | Reviewed this property |
dress code is casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 361 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4207
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-526-0388
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South of Beale is Memphis' first gastropub! At the bar, we focus on unique cocktails along with local / regional beers from the area. Our food menu is new-American style with a few extra twists!
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