Southern Social

4.9
1561 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$31 to $50
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
American
Aptly named for its locale, Southern Social nestles up to the old Southern Railway’s historic Germantown Depot and sits adjacent to Southern Avenue.

Owners of downtown Memphis’ Flight Restaurant and Wine Bar have opened Southern Social. The top tier fine dining restaurant will reflect the high standards established at Flight.

The restaurant features a chef-inspired menu, offering fresh seafood and prime steaks. Southern Social brings exceptional specialty cocktails and Flight’s award-winning wine selections.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
American, Steak, Seafood
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of operation
Brunch
Sun 9:45 am–2:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu, Sun 4:45 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 4:45 pm–11:00 pm
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(901) 754-5555
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress code
Smart Casual
Open Google Maps
icon/ic_locationCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_cross_streetCreated with Sketch.
Cross street
Poplar Pike
icon/ic_parking_detailsCreated with Sketch.
Parking details
Complimentary Valet
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1561 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.9based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.9
service
4.8
ambience
4.6
value
Noise · Moderate
99% of people would recommend it to a friend
5
4
3
2
1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
OT
Memphis
1 review
Dined 14 hours ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great! Great! Great!

Report
Helpful
OT
Memphis
1 review
Dined 15 hours ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food great service.

Report
Helpful
O
Memphis
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We have been there 4+ times and every time we leave we’ll pleased. This happened to be in celebration of my wife’s birthday. We arranged the reservation more than two weeks before because Southern Social is popular and reservations can be difficult to arrange. The staff are so accommodating and anxious to make the whole meal a positive experience. Our waitress,Zoe, made the entire dining experience great. Then she quickly found me to return my credit card which I had left on the table when we left to go to our car, which she had arranged to be brought up by the valet. Hard to beat the experience!

Report
Helpful
A
Memphis
19 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best place around and worth the dime, Joe was and is great would highly recommend southern social

Report
Helpful
OT
Memphis
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We celebrated our 27th wedding Anniversary! Our experience here was absolutely top notch! The service, food and ambiance was amazing! I recommend this restaurant for your special occasion!

Report
Helpful
OT
Memphis
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place

Report
Helpful
r
Memphis
9 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service and food were exceptional and something we will definitely try again.

Report
Helpful
JR
Memphis
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We celebrated my husband’s birthday st Southern Social and he absolutely loved it, as did I! The service and staff were all very courteous and professional. My husband was even treated to a complimentary dessert which was delicious! We will definitely recommend Southern Social to our close friends/family. Awesome!💯

Report
Helpful
OT
Memphis
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and even better service! Overall a fantastic meal!

Report
Helpful
OT
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, superior service. A delightful dining experience! Had the fried chicken. It was better than Gus’s. Looking forward to my next visit. The staff was A+ especially my server Hannah. Thanks to Kyle, one of the managers, for going out of the way to get some lemonade from the store when the restaurant was out. Big thanks to Madelyn, Anna, Aly, Jake, Tate, Linda, Liz, Nathan, Allie, Lauren, Morgan, Jessi, Chris, Micah, and Matt for making my dining experience one I will cherish for the rest of my life.

Report
Helpful
PG
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Been there a bunch this year. Always great service.

Report
Helpful
DG
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

2nd occasion to have dinner with my wife here. Our new favorite date night place. Excellence of service starts in the parking lot, and continues through the whole dining experience. We have eaten at restaurants all over the world, and this is some of the best food we have had.

Report
Helpful
KA
N. Ireland
3 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful restaurant! Great Atmosphere. The fried pimento cheese sandwiches and bar-b-que shrimp were both outstanding. The food was impeccable. My daughter had the s'mores dessert and declared it to be the best dessert she has ever eaten. This place never disappoints.

Report
Helpful
P
South Dakota
3 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

First time to visit, after hearing nothing but good reviews. I’ve never been greeted by so many employees in the same restaurant. Everyone was friendly and welcoming. Food was great, service was awesome. Definitely will be back.

Report
Helpful
S
Memphis
2 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service were excellent. It was our anniversary and we were greeted with champagne and chocolate covered strawberries.

Report
Helpful
OT
Memphis
12 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always good

Report
Helpful
SS
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

PERFECTION top five meals of my whole life! The friend chicken is everything 😍

Report
Helpful
NT
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exceptional service. Great food. Wonderful ambience. Professional valet.

Report
Helpful
MM
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our 1st visit to Southern Social and our 12th wedding anniversary. The ambience was perfect and the owner and staff really knew how to make us feel special. The meal was great and the bread pudding was the best I've had in Memphis! And we really enjoyed the wine flights. We loved our first visit and look forward to the next experience.

Report
Helpful
OT
Memphis
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time going there. Found that all staff was very polite and welcoming. Our waitress guided us through the menu very well and made great recommendations. ( Abigail). Food was great. Can't wait to try more of the menu.

Report
Helpful
F
Memphis
4 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had excellent service and the food was great. A small mishap with a glass of wine in a flight of wine was quickly dealt with and a replacement provided. One had lamb, one had fried chicken, and one had salmon. Each was great. Desserts were good.

Report
Helpful
g
Memphis
111 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing. This was my brother's first visit here. He took my daughters to celebrate their birthdays. He raved about how awesome everything is. They ate from top to bottom of menu. Sonia, their server was excellent, super attentive, professional and friendly. He can't wait to come back again. They had the devil eggs/oysters, beef wellington, pork chop, halibut and scallops. For dessert, they received complimentary creme brulee. Thanks for making their birthday celebrations so special.

Report
Helpful
TP
2 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Southern Social was a great experience from the start. The hostess was exceptionally nice while leading us to our table. The waiter was very polite, respectable and extremely knowledgeable of the menu choices that night. We could not have had a better experience!

Report
Helpful
GF
Memphis
2 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is always good and the service outstanding. Even management goes out of its way to make sure ou are well taken care of. We have been many times and love this place. It is definitely worth a try if you have not been. Ask for just about anything and they will comply.

Report
Helpful
OT
Memphis
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Anniversary

Report
Helpful
MW
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Staff was excellent! Manager very friendly and showed us the outdoor dining area himself. Would highly recommend!!

Report
Helpful
GA
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome experience for my wife's birthday! It was worth every penny!

Report
Helpful
OT
Memphis
3 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always perfect!

Report
Helpful
PD
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious and the restaurant was beautiful. We were celebrating our daughter’s engagement and the service was excellent. We will be back.

Report
Helpful
OT
Memphis
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Sat on the patio which was very nice

Report
Helpful
CG
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as always!!! Food and service superb! Staff there is VERY attentive. Manager even checks in on every table. Love Southern Social!!!

Report
Helpful
g
Memphis
112 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great Anniversary Celebration. The entire staff is super polite and amazing. We were greeted upon arrival/departure by all team members. Our server Crystal was outstanding. She brought us champagne to start off our celebration, then she told us the features, etc. We had the Beef Wellington (our all time favorite), gumbo (delicious), ribeye steak and lamb and carrot cake for dessert. Every menu item was tasty, fresh and portions were plentiful. Crystal was super attentive. She was professional and polite. Thanks for making our special day so wonderful. We will definitely come back.

Report
Helpful
DK
Memphis
2 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My favorite place for special occasions and taking our out of town guests. Best service and hospitality in Memphis!

Report
Helpful
n
Memphis
18 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Everyone enjoined their meal; it’s difficult to have conversations because it’s very loud in the bar area

Report
Helpful
OT
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful birthday brunch for my boo!

Report
Helpful
F
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

As usual, Southern Social was outstanding. Food was delicious and Chris took great care of us

Report
Helpful
g
Nashville
6 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Memphis. Food is always delicious and It has the best service by far!

Report
Helpful
M
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Southern Social since its opening, has been and remains our favorite restaurant in Germantown/Memphis. Love the menu, wine selection, and ambiance. Consistently a great dining experience!

Report
Helpful
KS
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

THIS WAS THE BEST SERVICE THAT I HAVE EVER RECEIVED AT A RESTAURANT. FROM THE MOMENT WE WALKED IN UNTIL THE MOMENT WE WALKED OUT, EVERYONE CALLED US BY NAME AND SAID "HAPPY ANNIVERSARY". AWESOME EXPERIENCE!!!

Report
Helpful
CB
Memphis
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was outstanding as always, from the front door to the table and back again.

Report
Helpful
1
2
3
40