Southern Hospitality
Southern Hospitality

Southern Hospitality

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://sohodc.com/
  • Phone: (202) 588-0411
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
    Lunch: Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm
    Dinner: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Pay with OpenTable,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Southern Hospitality
In a city bursting with northern influence, we recognized the need for a warm southern welcoming. This is what we are here to provide! Located at the top of Adams Morgan, on the north corner of Adams Mill Road and Columbia Road, Southern Hospitality is an inviting venue consisting of two floors and an outdoor patio providing plenty of bar and dining space. Our second floor is a perfect venue for your next private affair; seating up to 60 & receptions up to 100. Our unique, handcrafted cocktails and an extensive and thoughtful wine & beer list make Southern Hospitality the perfect place to relax with friends & neighbors.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
Southern Hospitality reviews from OpenTable diners
76 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating3.8
  • Food3.8
    Service4
  • Ambiance3.8
    Noise LevelModerate
73% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for brunch (47)great for outdoor dining (33)good for groups (32)neighborhood gem (30)vibrant bar scene (14)fit for foodies (14)great for lunch (11)hot spot (9)late-night find (5)romantic (4)scenic view (3)special occasion (2)notable wine list (2)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • Amazing.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/23/2014
    Everything about this experience was AMAZING! ordered the Chicken and Waffles--would eat that every day of next week if I could. Mimosas were delicious! Nice ambiance and decor. Love love love! One critique: seasonal fruit comes with the waffles. Strawberries are NOT seasonal (or sweet) in November. Can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, better service!
    MBeats
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    The brunch was great. We had a group of 8 so we tried quite acfewvthings and there were no complaints. We were there for bottomless Mimosas and not once did we have to ask our waiter Ramsey for more, he just kept them coming. And even before we were seated and hanging out around the bar the bartender Casey was awesome. The entire staff made it a fun experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SoHo In DC
    FoodieFromPhilly
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Southern Hospitality is the PERFECT name for this restaurant. My boyfriend and I celebrated our 1 year anniversary in DC and decided to try SoHo. We were seated on the second level. The exposed brick throughout the restaurant was a nice homey touch. The second level was a little more cramped than the first level, but it just added to the intimacy. Our waitress Kripa was very sweet and informative. We ordered the shrimp and grits as a shared appetizer. He had the chicken and waffles. I had french toast with pork bacon. Oh yeah we also had BOTTOMLESS MIMOSAS! Kripa made sure our glasses stayed full and that we were comfortable and didn't need for a thing. We fell in love with Southern Hospitality and will DEFINITELY go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Decent food
    Brboy706
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    Food was good, quiet enough for a date, but nothing to write home about
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    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Find!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    I heard a lot about this place before i came and it lived up to the hype!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointed
    BeMoreFoodie
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    I came for my birthday brunch and I was really disappointed by the food. It looked like it was be amazing but everyone at the table had issues with their meals. My waffles were ice cold and my friends eggs were wrong and it was hard to get the servers attention most of the time. Maybe they were having a bad day in the kitchen but I don't plan on coming back to find out.
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  • Great Place for Brunch
    BrunchLover1
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    If you want good, filling food and bottomless mimosas then SOHODC is your place. I had brunch their for my birthday and our waitress was the best. The mimosas never stopped coming and the food was delicious! I had the Sunrise Sandwich with their version of home fries. They were in fact tater tots, which is fine, but just call them that. Overall, I'd recommend for groups, but make sure you make a reservation.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Service
    Maiorana68VIP
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    The hostesses, bartender, and the wait staff were phenomenal--nice and efficient and thoughtful. We dined outside in the patio area, which was very nice, even with a little bit of a bee/wasp problem. The food was good too. Probably the best things we had were the shrimp and grits and the strawberry shortcake. I thought the chicken and waffles was a bit underwhelming, considering the dish came highly recommended from a friend, but the fried green tomatoes were wonderful. The tater tots instead of the homefries (which were listed on the menu) were a nice surprise, as well, and all of the cocktails were very good. Bottom line: I would come back to eat there if I were in the neighborhood, but I would not make a special trip again.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Underwhelming
    MichaelVIP
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    I dined here recently and found it to be okay. I had the fried chicken, collard greens and macaroni and cheese. The presentation was poor. All of the food was pile on top of each other and it looked messy. The chicken tasted fine but I wish I had known there would be a sauce on the chicken because I would have requested it on the side. The collard greens lacked flavor and the macaroni and cheese was runny. For the price of the meal, approximately $90 for two ofus, we would have done much better at several other places around the city. On the up side, our waitress, Kripa, was great!
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Bottomless Brunch
    CCP2
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    After making a reservation for two upon our arrival we were seated immediately. I ordered the shrimp and grits as well as the French toast. My fiancée ordered the chicken and waffles. We enjoyed our meal, the presentation, attentive service, and due to our upstairs seating we were able to enjoy a private dining experience. This bottomless brunch was a great experience and comes highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Disappointed
    SaintVIP
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    The service was good, the food was extremely mediocre.
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  • A Favourite
    WineauxInAlexandriaVIP
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Southern Hospitality is a favorite ... A great place to eat in Adams Morgan.
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    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Your Average Neighborhood Place.
    TdalecVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Despite the pretensions of some of the entrees on the menu, this is beer, burger, salad and bar food place. The humus was excellent, especially the red chili-infused olive oil. The Cobb Salad was also top notch. The burger was beyond the medium rare I requested, and its vegetable garnishes had passed their use-by date. The fries were mushy and lukewarm at best. The service was great. There was an alumni group football-watching party in the bars and the staff graciously moved us twice to find a quieter table.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Great affordable brunch... Bottomless mimosas were a treat!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Choice in Adams Morgan
    WineauxInAlexandriaVIP
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Southern Hospitality is a great choice in Adams Morgan. Great menu selections that are well-prepared. And, save room for dessert...delicious (though on this occasion the pecan pie was somewhat crumbly). Me thinks that the wine list, particularly the red section, could use a fresh look with the aim of increasing options and general improvement.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Do not recommend for dinner
    KmcbVIP
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Food was just so so - mushy, greasy, and bland. We left alot on the plates and skipped desert... They were out of our first three picks for bottles of wine. Out of 2 food selections....not a good start. Ate in the upstairs room - thought it would be quieter than the blaring music downstairs! - but the bass from the downstairs music shook the floors - and our bodies - and competed with the quieter frank sinatra type music upstairs. Very annoying and unpleasant to listen to both at once. Would not return for dinner. Bar area seemed decent for a few drinks - but very loud music for a Sunday night.....
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  • Brunches Brunch
    Bruncher
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    SOHO was great for brunch. There was the unlimited mimosas. I wouldn't call them bottomless I saw the bottom of my glass between each one and took about 3-5 mins before it was full again. Food was good. Shrimp and grits had a different style. Steak and eggs the steak was cooked perfect. And chicken and waffles was yummy. (Opinion of my party not all me)
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • one of my fave brunch spots in dc
    nina
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    my friends & i enjoy this place. waitresses keep mimosas coming. it's not southern as i recognize it but the food is quite tasty.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brunch & Bottomless Mimosas!
    rensdins
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    The title says it all! I had the chicken and waffles. They could do better than a boneless chicken tender but otherwise the waffles were perfection! My husband had the French toast and sausage and was very pleased. Bottomless mimosas were flowing throughout! We tried to sit outdoors on this unseasonably warm fall morning but the bees drove us inside. There's syrup everywhere so I guess there's no real way to combat bees' attraction to the sweet stuff. Our server was understanding and accommodating.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great brunch with unlimited mimosas
    TonyKJ
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Tried this place out for brunch this weekend and the food was delicious! A bit overpriced but the mimosas kept coming! the staff were friendly and our food came out pretty quickly!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Luv2eatVIP
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Found it via web search...looking for bottomless mimosa brunch. Great food. The biscuits are perfect (i am a true southern girl...used to homemade biscuits...these held their own). The cerviche appetizer had a nice twist with the jalapeños. The mimosa were ok to me...one of the others at the table loved them. I enjoyed the pineapple mojito myself. Coming back for the french toast next time...had a bite and it was excellent with and without syrup....no egg taste!!! Our server Ramsey was very good. The atmosphere was nice. We ate outside.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointed
    foodielove
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Ordered the Sunrise Sandwich from their brunch menu and was completely disappointed. The eggs were cold by the time they reached our table and the avocado they put (I dont eat sausage) was brown. The home fries are actually tater tots and extremely greasy. Won't be coming back.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    The food was excellent and we have a great time here, I had the fried green tomatoes and chicken and waffles. The waffles were yummy! and the chicken was cooked perfect! I'm looking forward to the next visit!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Hmmm....Reheated chicken
    tgindcVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Have been meaning to go for a while, and finally made it on a Saturday for lunch. Crazy noisy inside, so I took the patio. Chicken and waffles: waffles were great, fried boneless chicken breast was ok. It had been cooked earlier (how early? hard to say) and just reheated. Part of it was cold, part was hot, so it would seem to have been microwaved. If I return, I'll be careful to order something that is cooked after I order it, not before.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great calamari
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    food is pretty good, nothing to write home about, and a but overpriced. you'll be happy, though, if you order the right thing. the appetizer was better than the shrimp pesci and the blue crab was just fried with veggies...nothing special but not bad. i heard the salads are pretty big and tasty, maybe i'll go back for lunch sometime. i wouldn't go out of my way to go back, though. i can say i went, and now there's plenty of other places to try before i go back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food and staff
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    A good friend was celebrating his bday weekend. I'd visited SOHO once before and decided to schedule the bday brunch at the restaurant. The party was a bit late, and the staff was able to accommodate us with no issues. The server did an excellent job and the food was great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great food, especially late night
    dining4service
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Service was fine. Food was good! Enjoyed eating outside!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food; music doesn't fit
    LeslieKayVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    The food was good. We had the side of Brussels sprouts which was awesome. The tacos were good, and the scallops were nice. The music on the outside patio for a Sunday evening was too loud and did not seem appropriate. It was a weird mix of popular dance music from the 80s, 90s, and today. We asked for it to be turned down, which they did.
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    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    The food and staff were amazing. Even though we were a little late for our reservation, they were able to find us a table outside. They had a great food and beer selection.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • brunch was meh
    lililu1
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    I wasn't expecting much, just an average brunch, and yet I was still disappointed by the food. The drinks were great. The service was great. The food was meh. The biscuits were pretty atrocious for a place with the word southern in their name.
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    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 46 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 29, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.9
    • Food3.9
    • Ambiance3.8
    • Service3.9
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 191 reviews are from the Southern Hospitality reviews archive.
  • No southern belle, here
    Carib
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    My friend and I expected fresh, southern cuisine. We were disappointed. The chicken for mc and cheese seemed to come from the freezer. Desserts also lacked that southern charm the restaurant claims to have.
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    late-night find
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  • always a good bet
    dcdinerVIP
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Today we went for an early dinner and had yet another great time. We sat upstairs and had the place to ourselves. The music was a bit strange but we enjoyed it. I got the chicken sandwich with a side of the asparagus and my roommate got the chicken and waffles. My sandwich was great when I put the asparagus sauce on it. You get a decent amount of avocado and the chicken was cooked perfectly. As always the asparagus was delicious! My roommate got a huge piece of chicken that she really liked. Overall this place is always great, service is friendly without being too present, and the price is reasonable. Of course I'll go back!
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    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrible food and very slow service
    Blueberries
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    I came here for brunch with a group of friends because I had heard about it and seen it written up - I got the biscuit sandwich and it was the worst food I've had at a restaurant. The eggs were cold and rubbery and the sausage was also cold and looked and tasted like it was frozen. My friend sent her food back to be microwaved. On top of that, there was only one person who was acting as both the server and bartender for the entire upstairs of the restaurant so our service was extremely slow, and the waitress said our bill came up short by $8 when we had double-counted and were actually $2 over. Overall an extremely disappointing experience - I will never be coming back here.
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  • Great Brunch Spot
    LetsDoBrunch
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    I had a wonderful time here for brunch with a group of friends. The food was delicious and the service was so fantastic. We did the bottomless mimosas and they just kept 'em coming.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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  • A Nice Sunday Morning
    AndieC
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    My family met for brunch last Sunday Morning and had a wonderful experience. We had noted the restaurant several times when driving through the neighborhood and thought it might be a good stop for an informal meal. The menu was varied, food was very good and the service was delightful. When they say bottomless mimosas, they mean it. It fits very well in the neighborhood and we will be back for an evening meal.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Good Brunch
    AntonioRVIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Wanted to sit on patio but it was full. Upstairs is nice if not a great atmosphere. Went for bottomless brunch and waitress could not have been better - she made sure our mimosas were refilled. Had chicken and waffles - nice big portion. Would come back again for other option.
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    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service, ok food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Loved the bartender, loved the server. The ambiance was great with comfy bar seating and great outdoor patio. Sadly the food that came out of the kitchen felt like an afterthought - over-cooked gummy fried green tomatoes and cold fried chicken benedict. Still, there was such great service and so much potential in the menu (not to mention generously flowing bottomless mimosas) that I will probably try again just to make sure.
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    great for brunch, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Family Brunch
    Fabulousv
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Our waitress really made us feel welcome. The food was great and we had time to chat between the courses. The bottomless mimosas kept zone coming. A very diverse group of diners and a really nice patio to people watch. We were celebrating Father's Day a day early and I m certainly happy we chose Souther Hopspitality.
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    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • first timer
    dcdinerVIP
    Dined on 6/9/2014
    My roommate and I went here during the week and had a great experience. We went at 5:30 and the place was empty but we didn't mind because we live near it and know that it is always packed, so the emptiness was a rare treat! We sat upstairs by the window which was a decent view. We weren't too hungry so I got the small plate fish tacos (simple yet delicious) and she ordered the small plate mac and cheese (creamy but not too heavy). We were surprised because neither were that small! Definitely good size portions. We also ordered a side of sweet potato fries (okay but would have preferred without the brown sugar) and asparagus (perfectly salted and flavorful). We were happy with the food and prices. Definitely will be returning again!
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    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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  • Great Brunch
    Annie
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    Had a really nice brunch at Southern Hospitality this weekend. It's often hard to find vegetarian options at brunch, but I had no trouble here. It was also wonderful that bottomless mimosas are only $15 and they will let you keep drinking after you've finished your meal. Our server Emily was incredible. So accommodating and fun- she really made our experience better.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.