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Southside 815

Southside 815

Southern / Soul Food Restaurant, Cajun / Creole Restaurant, and American Restaurant$$$$
Downtown Alexandria, Alexandria
  • Arty Y.
    "Definitely recommend the Virginia burger to folks from outta town."(4 Tips)
    Clint H.
    "The crawfish po boy was excellent."(5 Tips)
    Bill W.
    "Pulled pork nachos ... best nachos EVER!"(2 Tips)
    "Best chicken nachos ever!!!"(2 Tips)
74 Tips and reviews
  • Southern food
  • happy hour
  • po' boys
  • nachos
  • drunken pot roast
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  • Jody B.
    Jody Boudreaux, RealtorNovember 15, 2012
    Po-boys & Caesar salads with a creole mustard base dressing. Specials everyday. Casual dining for the entire family. Great atmosphere. Secret dish not on the menu-Cajun Queen Salad.
  • Vivien P.
    Vivien PetersonMarch 15, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Everything here is great! I've been dining here since I moved to Va in the early 90's. Saturday brucjhand Sunday bruch is also awesome, especially the Bloody Mary's!
  • William M.
    William McGheeDecember 23, 2016
    I was a great place. I got there a little late and went some other place to watch the Bengals as it was crowded -- a good thing and a sign of it being a great place. Love the menu!
  • transiTALK Transportation Media Group
    This is hands down the best sit down, home-cooked style food you will come across in Alexandria. From the BBQ Ribs to the Drunken Pot Roast, there is something on the menu for everyone!
  • Erin C.
    Erin CushingOctober 17, 2012
    Delicious (and incredibly low-priced) Southern food! Shrimp and sausage with grits is my favorite, and raw bar Wednesdays can't be beat!
  • Tyler M.
    Tyler MSeptember 14, 2014
    Delicious brunch, the chicken and sweet potato waffle special was out of this world
  • Anthony I.
    Anthony IaffaldanoDecember 26, 2012
    Virginia burger is as good as advertised, but ask for a jar of homemade remoulade on the side too. Your fries will thank you.
  • Clint H.
    Clint H.December 15, 2011
    Great selection of southern food along with some twists and liberties taken on some dishes. The crawfish po boy was excellent. Sad they dd not have mufaletta. Will come back soon!
  • Joseph K.
    Joseph KristofferSeptember 15, 2011
    Great happy hour: $3 rails, $4 wines, $2-3 drafts, 1/2 off burgers, and $2 mini pulled pork sliders, oyster po' boys, and nachos.
  • Dereck P.
    Dereck ParadaOctober 19, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    The burgers are amazing! The bartenders are great! One of my favorite "go to" places. Can never go wrong.
  • Aimee A.
    Aimee AimeeJuly 28, 2013
    The blackened catfish and bread basket were tasty. The meal was less enjoyable because I felt quite rushed by the wait staff. Want to get your money and get you out of there the minute you sit down.
  • Tim H.
    Tim HarveyMarch 7, 2013
    One of the best bars of all time. Without a doubt. Location. Bartenders. Food. Crowd. All top-notch.
  • Todd M.
    Todd MaxwellJanuary 3, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Food is good. Wednesday is raw bar night. Chili is really good. They have a decent selection of beers.
  • Bud J.
    Bud JacksonJanuary 2, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    get here by noon on Sunday for a seat during football games. great affordable brunch and half-price burgers during NFL games
  • Jason H.
    Jason HartApril 15, 2012
    Get the ribs. Fall off the bone deliciousness with a slightly spicy BBQ sauce. So good.
  • Robert A.
    Robert AlpiginiNovember 23, 2014
    While not a big beer selection, they do carry some of the best craft brews around.
  • Daniela R.
    Daniela RodriguezApril 17, 2015
    Happy hour was great, but be very very careful on what you order to eat. I and several friends have gotten sick!
  • Anthony Z.
    Anthony ZahlerSeptember 10, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Their Big Noodle Mac n Cheese is awesome! the Fried chicken Pasta will surprise and delight you!
  • Steve D.
    Steve DahlgrenJanuary 6, 2015
    Shrimp po'boys and a Swärtzbier are a delicious combo. And half price on Mondays.
  • Arty Y.
    Arty YatesFebruary 9, 2012
    Definitely recommend the Virginia burger to folks from outta town. Great experience. Decent service.
  • William R.
    William RestrepoFebruary 24, 2013
    Great for bringing kids because is a bit loud, and food is delicious.
  • David H.
    David HessJuly 11, 2011
    Fried chicken special on Mondays & Thursdays. Awesome, get with southern greens too
  • Washington Capitals
    Washington CapitalsFebruary 13, 2013
    Stop by here to watch Caps games - it's a great Caps on Tap Viewing Party location!
  • Jen G.
    Jen GMarch 19, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Always get a delicious meal here and the service is excellent.
  • Mac
    MacFebruary 16, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Given the "state of the economy," Southside has extended their Happy Hour to 7:30 instead of 7pm. During HH their burgers are half price (Virginia Burger is AWEsome) and wings are $.35 each. Read more
  • Cartier D.
    Cartier DiamondFebruary 12, 2013
    Try the Combination Po' Boy - #FatTuesday#PoBoy#Cheapdrinks#foodporn#instafood
  • Tyra W.
    Tyra WilliamsMay 18, 2014
    The food is wonderful, especially the nachos, and drunken pot roast.
  • Kelly H.
    Kelly HuntJanuary 3, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Go to Southside twice a week and the bartender will have your order and drink of choice memorized. Grilled cheese and fries w/ side of Mayo for me.
  • Bob S.
    Bob SomervilleFebruary 4, 2012
    Rusty nail salmon special was awesome. Good time, good food, good service
  • Kelly H.
    Kelly HuntJuly 8, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Go to SOuthside. Order their nachos, but replace the meat with black beans for a veggie meal. Yum!
  • TJ
    TJJanuary 5, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The pulled pork nachos are excellent!
  • RLV
    RLVDecember 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Great happy hour. Friendly & efficient bartenders.
  • Mary-Katherine M.
    The fried catfish was excellent. 👌🏼
  • Bob L.
    Bob LaigoSeptember 25, 2011
    The ribeye was delicious medium-well! Pretty fast service too
  • Judi D.
    Judi DarnellJuly 6, 2014
    Best baby back ribs in all of NOVA.
  • Paul E.
    Paul EdsonApril 29, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Monday and Thursday nights = the best fried chicken in Old Town.
  • Greg K.
    Greg KochFebruary 24, 2014
    Great Brunch, love the eggs benedict
  • John D.
    John DaytonMarch 1, 2016
    Half price poboys for lunch on Monday!
  • Rahael J.
    Rahael J RJune 2, 2013
    The pancakes are always pretty good!
  • Brian H.
    Brian HunsickerJanuary 15, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Have yet to find better Buffalo wings in NoVa.
  • Chuq Y.
    Chuq YangAugust 8, 2011
    The rainbow trout tastes earthy. Very good.
  • Larissa B.
    Larissa BJuly 28, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    They make their own remoulade sauce. Try it!
  • Charlotte R.
    Charlotte RuthOctober 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the Dixie chicken sandwich! Its delicious!
  • Anthony Z.
    Anthony ZahlerSeptember 1, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Save room for th Peach Pound Cake, homemade deliciousness!
  • Bill W.
    Bill WhiteMay 4, 2012
    Pulled pork nachos ... best nachos EVER!
  • Nicole G.
    Nicole GauvinFebruary 6, 2013
    The cornbread is very good.
  • heidi l.
    heidi longNovember 8, 2016
    Charleston chicken and the wings are good.
  • Lacy B.
    Lacy BaugherApril 1, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Best biscuits and gravy in the city!
  • David W.
    David WilderAugust 17, 2013
    The servers are pretty bitter.
  • Ian H.
    Ian HSeptember 26, 2010
    I've eaten here off and on for years, and no matter what I order, I've not been disappointed.
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