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Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery

4.6
4.6
2462 Reviews
$31 to $50
Southern

Located in the old Brewering Association Building, Southerleigh was named after the prevailing Gulf breeze and the Texas coast’s proud sense of place. Southerleigh serves Chef Jeff Balfour's modern take on Texas' cross- cultural cuisine. The on- premise brewery will offer a rotating array of original recipe, craft batch beers from Brewer JC Norris.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Southern, Comfort Food, Brewery

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu 11:00 am–10:00 pm Fri 11:00 am–11:00 pm Sat 3:00 pm–11:00 pm Sun 3:00 pm–9:00 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:45 pm

  • Phone number

    (210) 455-5701

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Jeff Balfour

  • Catering

    coming soon!

  • Private party facilities

    A beautiful exclusive area. All inquiries please contact us for more information. Thank You!!

  • Private party contact

    Mia Checo: (210) 455-5701

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown

  • Parking details

    Public parking throughout the area, accessible for all.

  • Entertainment

    Live Entertainment, Coming Soon!! TBA

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Gender Neutral Restroom, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.4Value

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined today

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Check with the restaurant to see what you want is available.

  2. JZ

    JenniferZ

    San Antonio

    6 reviews

    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall3food3service5ambience5

    I went for the brunch and was disappointed. I ordered the Braised Country Ham Benedict. While it was presented beautifully, I did not immediately see that the meal was missing one poached egg and the base corn bread because I couldn't see they were missing under the hollandaise. The staff was very courteous and it was removed from my bill, but the meal was lack luster and I didn't have time to let them fix it (they kindly offered). Just wasn't the experience I was hoping for.

  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cancun

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Waitress very good ! Friendly and attentive

  4. j

    josephh

    Greensboro

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall2food2service3ambience4

    Everyone in my group of four left disappointed. It really felt like there was no quality control in the kitchen. Food was poorly seasoned. Proteins were overcooked and dry. Presentation was off-putting. The aioli's emulsification was broken – should have never been allowed out of the kitchen. The quality was certainly not worth the price.

  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service3ambience5

    It was good. Waitress was all over the place but being there and the food over came that and we were happy.

  6. MH

    MichelleH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had family in from out of town and we took them to Southerleigh because it’s one of our favorite places. Our waitress Megan was so sweet and gave great recommendations. Thanks for helping us enjoy a great family dinner.

  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall1food3service2ambience1

    The drummers sitting outside the restaurant were clashing with the music from the speakers outside. The service was soooo slow. The oysters were good but the flys were ridiculous. May need some fans or helicopter things to fight that.

  8. RC

    RudyC

    Austin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent service, food and home grown beer!!! Loved it😎

  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Everything was super!!

  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    On line menu is out of date by a few years

  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall1food1service4ambience1

    Not the best food….everything is fried and my Trout had a dirt taste to it

  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Beautiful place with excellent service. The food was a higher quality than anticipated and all was delicious. We had appetizers, entrees and desserts and everything was very good. High recommend.

  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food, great atmosphere! I loved their beer and our waiter was excellent. Definitely a must visit when in San Antonio!

  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Aric, Ben and Hannah did an amazing job serving us! 100% best experience I have had. Great food, great staff and just over all an amazing experience. Glad we celebrated our 3 year anniversary there.

  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience5

    It was great!

  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had a great experience! Brunch was awesome and our server Alejandra was great!

  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 7, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience3

    Perhaps I had a little higher expectations so was not as “wowed” by the food as I expected to be (NYer leaving review). The cocktail and ambiance at Sternewirth before heading over to Southleigh is likely partly to blame (highly recommend). I had the fried chicken and side of mac and cheese. The fried chicken was very fresh, crispy and moist (including the white meat). I was hoping for a little more flavor in the batter but the side dipping sauces were good. I’m not a huge fan of dipping sauces in general so was looking for standalone flavor but overall, I would probably order again. The mac and cheese was okay. Not the cheese flavor that I was looking for but then again, everyone has their own style. I prefer a sharper cheddar type sauce whereas this was a milder flavor but still more than just your typical cheese sauce. The dusting of spices was a good add. The portions are very large so definitely recommend a share. If traveling solo for a work trip, I would still recommend the splurge in a side or two just to try the different flavors. I ate inside and had a really attentive waiter. The only downside was the fact there were at least 5 flies flying around my table which were more irritating than a sign of uncleanliness. This may be do to fact that they have a little easier access to come inside since there’s not vestibule buffer. Since there is also a lot of seafood cooked, the smell may also cause more attraction. Overall, I would probably eat here again for a more casual setting but would try and make the venture to their fine dining location if time permitted. But definitely see the appeal for a causal but higher end menu with a group of friends or family. Beer was light and refreshing for the over a 100 degree weather!

  18. A

    Am2009

    Portland

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The location, in Hotel Emma, was amazing! The restaurant is beautiful and the food was outstanding. We’ll definitely go back.

  19. F

    Funvacation

    Salt Lake City

    22 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on June 6, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Great service and the food and drinks were great!

  20. BM

    BrandenM

    Houston

    14 reviews

    4.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5

    Food was good, only enjoyed the golden beer. Glasses were not available for a flight which was disappointing.

  21. C

    Cindy

    Minneapolis

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Always top notch service and wonderful food here.

  22. J

    Jesse

    Seattle

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Sitting outside and it was nice but the street band outside was a bit noisy. Not that the restaurant can do anything about it had a tough time talking over the music. All in all it was a great place to go. Would recommend.

  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Southerleigh was an great restaurant. There was great food and great drinks, and the ambiance was fantastic. A friend recommended this and I’m happy we went.

  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3

    We tried celebrating a birthday with7 people…they put us at two separate tables. Food was OK. Service was OK. Ambiance was just OK.

  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    I love the food and the service

  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Wouldn’t choose another spot at the pearl ! Service and food are expectational

  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    18 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on May 30, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4

    Seated indoors near a door leading to patio. This table should not have been seated as it was so windy outside that each time wait staff went in or out, everything on our table blew into the floor - napkins, menus, etc. food was great but it is very, pricy. Four entrees, three sides, four drinks = $240. $22 for fried chicken with no sides. Special occasion place but too pricy for every day.

  28. D

    David

    Houston

    36 reviews

    4.0

    36 reviews

    Dined on May 26, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    Our family had a great time at Southerleigh. The patio is ideally situated and our server was very friendly and met our needs. Highly recommend the redfish and cornbread.

  29. JF

    JuanF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This place, never disappoints. Took my neighbor, for the first time, and they loved it.

  30. BW

    BrittanyW

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great ambience and food! The waiter was very informative and helped us find some delicious gluten free options. They were out of several items due to food shortages, but that wasn’t the restaurants fault. I would recommend going!

  31. J

    Jenn

    Philadelphia

    30 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on May 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Service was outstanding. Full descriptions available for menu items. Food was delicious! Location was great, right in the Pearl District.

  32. DD

    DevonD

    Tampa

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Outstanding restaurant, large portions so we shared.. Wonder cold water Oysters, highly recommend watermelon, and the red fish was really delicious, with a grit cake and many gluten free options too. Wine and Beer some fun wine frozen drinks. Then if you like head into #HotelEmmabar. Can't wait to go back and try something new...maybe the seafood salad, Shrimp boil or even a steak they cover all the bases. The French Chardonnay was a perfect accompaniment!

  33. AT

    AmandaT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    My husband and I celebrated our anniversary here, and the staff at the Southerleigh made us feel like royalty! The food, service, and ambiance here are some of the best I've experienced in this country.

  34. JT

    JThorpe

    Houston

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This place is incredible! First time for us and we were very impressed with the food and service. Joe was an incredible server and was very knowledgeable.

  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This is now my favorite spot at the pearl!!

  36. JJ

    JustinJ

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 18, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience5

    Delicious food, wonderful ambiance, would recommend for a dinner for two or a group.

  37. SA

    SteveA

    San Antonio

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent meal and service as always! Highly recommend to all.

  38. C

    Cat12

    Raleigh

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I would give this place 10 stars if I could! The space is great - very "industrial chic", with a distinctly Texan flavor - it feels so authentic. The food is fabulous - my guest and I shared a wonderful steak salad, and then we each had seafood for our main course. But the real stars of Southerleigh are the staff - the service and management are extraordinary. I have a rare (and very unpleasant) allergy, and our server went above and beyond to ensure that I felt safe and comfortable with the dish that I ordered. I really appreciated their thoughtful attention, and warm but professional approach. I will definitely be back!

  39. CJ

    CantuJ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 12, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4

    Had never been to this restaurant, My friend and I both enjoy trying new food. Definitely a beautiful location and the food was great.

  40. SP

    ShantelP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We chose this place for an anniversary dinner. The look and ambiance of Southerleigh was great. A little louder than I though it'd be, but not bad. My husband said the meatloaf was the best he'd ever had. I got the redfish in a crab butter sauce, which was spectacular as well. The mac and cheese and cornbread were definitely a step up from what you'd expect. My husband loved the stout. I got the blanc house punch. It was a bit more sour than I thought it'd be, but not bad. Our waiter, Meredith, surprised us with a free dessert since it was our anniversary. She was extremely friendly and food and drinks were delivered quickly. Would definitely go back!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery using the Order Online button. Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (210) 455-5701.

Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery is rated 4.6 stars by 2462 OpenTable diners.

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Google Map for Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery

136 E Grayson Street Suite 120 San Antonio, TX 78215

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu 11:00 am–10:00 pm Fri 11:00 am–11:00 pm Sat 3:00 pm–11:00 pm Sun 3:00 pm–9:00 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:45 pm

  • Cuisines

    Southern, Comfort Food, Brewery

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Public parking throughout the area, accessible for all.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Jeff Balfour

  • Entertainment

    Live Entertainment, Coming Soon!! TBA

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Gender Neutral Restroom, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (210) 455-5701

  • Catering

    coming soon!

  • Private party facilities

    A beautiful exclusive area. All inquiries please contact us for more information. Thank You!!

  • Private party contact

    Mia Checo: (210) 455-5701

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