12 South Tap Room and Grill | Nashville, Tennessee
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12 South Tap Room and Grill
Exceptional based on 16 ratings
Type: Restaurant

2312 12th Ave S
Nashville, Tennessee United States 37204 [ print map ]
615 463 7552

12southtaproom.com

Hours: Mon-Sat 11am-12am


Mayor: Criz (1) | Taps: 20 | Bottles: 100 +/-


12 South Tap Room and Grill

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16 reviews for 12 South Tap Room and Grill
 Ambiance  70%
 Service  80%
 Selection  76%
 Food  76%
 Value  66%
 Overall  79%
 Rating  82%
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80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Dogbrick  (733) Columbus, Ohio | April 17, 2013
(Visited 02/2013): 12 South Tap Room is located ironically on 12th Ave South in a cool little neighborhood in south Nashville. There is a small parking lot in front of the building.

There is a patio out front. Inside is an eclectic array of funky colors, art, and old concert hand bills. Cement floors, and stickers around a cooler behind the short bar in the center. There is a chalkboard displaying new beers behind the bar.

The beer selection consists of around 20 taps with regional brewers like Blackstone, Calfkiller, New Belgium, Schlafly, Green Man and Yazoo. Many bottles too including Brooklyn, Oskar Blues, Rogue and Butternut. A few imports as well.

Service on a relatively slow early afternoon was good. Both the bartender and server were friendly and knowledgeable.

Food at 12 South includes, sandwiches, burgers, burritos and the like. Our sandwiches were both enjoyable.

Overall this is a great little spot to hit outside the city for some good beer and food.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
NachlamSie  (600) Denver, Colorado | May 15, 2012
This is a funky little restaurant/bar. Tons of cool stickers and decor adorn nearly every inch of wall and ceiling. the food menu is solid with emphasis on locally sourced offerings. I had a delicious brisket quesadilla. There is a patio. The beer selection rotates often and covers a good spectrum of styles and regions. Expect to pay $5 to $6 for any beer. Itís a funky little eatery with lots of personality and a fresh, changing beer selection.
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
illinismitty  (279) Nashville, Tennessee | October 26, 2008| Updated November 18, 2008
I finally found a good opportunity to check out this place. My best friend was playing two sets here on a Tuesday night. Located in a small redevelopment area near Belmont University, amongst trendy places like Mirror and Mafiozas. While they may not have the selection of Flying Saucer, what they do have is a good local Nashville vibe. Crowd is a mix of neighboorhood folks, musicians, and students. They feature a good mix of live music throughout the week, most of which is no cover (just put money in the tip jar). There are about 20 taps, including locals from Yazoo and Blackstone. Bottle selection is mosly fairly common domestic micro session beers, but there are a few European beers as well( could use more Belgians). Nothing rare, but any beer geek should be able to find something enjoyable. I have not tried the food yet, but the fusion menu looks good. Non-smoking, and bands start at 9pm nightly. Check the web site
52
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 10/20
Butters  (180) Richmond, Virginia | November 17, 2008
Went here to grab a pint of the Yazoo 5th anniversary Fresh Hop on draft. It was small, very crowded, and noisy as hell. About an hour after arriving, a shitty country band started playing (but this is nashville afterall ...), which cleared the place out a bit, but the service was still REALLY slow. But this was understandable because they only had 2 bartenders/waiters in the whole place! So cudos to them for doing a good job under the circumstances. The main draw for this place would be their (relatively) inexpensive, but delicious food. I had a terrific southwestern cobb salad and my wife had the salmon which was also great. I probably would come back, but only during the off-peak hours when there is no band.
78
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
bleeng  (142) Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas | May 3, 2011
Neighborhood hangout with kids welcome. No smoking a huge plus. Great service at the bar with samples freely poured. Nice well thought out selection of about 20 taps and 100 bottles. Food is good and all the other plates looked delicious. Parking is tight. Beats the smoking Saucer.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
Beerona97  (114) Washington | January 7, 2010
Great little place, pretty small but a very good specialty beer selection. I have had some very rare things here like Lips of Faith. Good food also, pretty low-key place.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Rustyham  (102) St. Petersburg, Florida | March 15, 2011
I really liked this place- their beer selection was big, not as big as Flying Saucer, but it had a lot more micros and special releases. The food was also very good, but a little expensive. My Hawaiian cheese steak was $13. Most of the beers on tap were only $3 on the day that I went Great place- Iíll prob be going often, especially since itís so close to work.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
edgallow  (86) nashville, Tennessee | August 14, 2014
Been here a few times. Nice selection of beer and decent food.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 1/10   OVERALL 14/20
jbrana  (33) NASHVILLE, Tennessee | June 30, 2013
This bar tends to get some great beers on tap and their staff generally knows what they are serving, which is nice. However, it is always impossible to find a parking spot or a table, and the prices are probably the highest of any bar in town.
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
IndyBeerSnob  (14) Nashville, Tennessee | February 18, 2012
Excellent place for awesome beer and awesome food. A killer combination. Go here if you want some beers that are a little out of the normal mainstream of beers. Plenty of taps and bottles, this place is one of my favorites. Oh yeah and the TVís are awesome

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