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Sambuca

601 12th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37203
+1 615-248-2888
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sea bass” (19 reviews)
“red snapper” (9 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
601 12th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37203
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a large group dinner on the upper level, looking down at the stage which had a reasonably good band that night. Service was friendly and fast. We had a limited menu and everyone seemed to enjoy the selections.

Thank Craig D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has live music every night. Nice music that's not too loud. The food choices are varied and tasty. My waitress was very friendly and I wish I could name her here, but I forgot her name. I like to pick the 3-veggie choice...More

Thank MLyndaO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went after dinner but the staff still was accommodating and we really enjoyed the fine musicians.

Thank jrYYC16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, we were on the outside patio on a warm night and food was accompanied by periodic screams from the party boats and beer - barrel-mobiles passing by. Restaurant is quite expensive with entries starting at around $28 and upto about $50 But everything...More

Thank Leo G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went To Sambuca's with my mother and another mother-daughter duo on a recent visit to Nashville. We had read about the restaurant online and were drawn to the blues band scheduled for that Friday evening. The band was absolutely fantastic and the service from...More

Thank fionamac_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tasted aromatic nicely presented food, listened to complete descriptions of the dishes on the menu. I had two small plates: a nice ahi tuna dish on a bed of lettuce which was preceded by goat cheese stuffed artichoke hearts. My husband had a fresh...More

Thank gsb48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fun evening! We had a fabulous waiter who took great care of us. The food was yummy, good wine list. The band was fantastic! Tiffany Johnson and friends is must see!

Thank KShawnT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were delighted to have such musical talent accompany our dinner. This clubby eatery offers a full dining menu and entertainment . We enjoyed wine and dined on salmon. Reservations are recommended

Thank 12,318
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Filet..like butter. Asparagus...tender and perfect. Miso Sea Bass...unforgettable. Wild Boar Chops? Best meal ever. Sambuca's a hidden gem. The setting is so pleasing, live music is impressive. Service - Corey - is superb. Just GO!

Thank TNyankeegal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband had the best steak ever at this restaurant. I had Scampi which was wonderful. We also had the crab dip appetizer which amazing. Highly recommend this restaurant downtown for a great night out with live music as well.

Thank 295red
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Lisa K
Is this handicap accessible?
7 November 2016|
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Response from nana112016 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. My husband and I were there only once as we were visiting a son who lives nearby. We were not happy that they seated us in a high table in the bar area. Fortunately we didn't fall off the chairs.
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JoshLowe11
Is there a dress code?
6 June 2016|
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Response from LanceSword | Reviewed this property |
I think the usual Shirt and Shoe policy probably applies (could check). Dressing like Johnny Cash would be cool - but not required.
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CherylVaBeach
do you have a gluten free menu ?
5 February 2016|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall there being a gluten free option on the menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$35 - US$45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 12th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37203
    (near 12th & Demonbreum)
  • Public Transportation: The Green Line is a free bus runing every 15 min. untill 11 pm to & from downtown (but not on Sunday's )
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville>  > Downtown Nashville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-248-2888
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