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The Origin of Due South

In the South, tradition is revered. Its people are known for keeping deep family roots, living in the moment, and enjoying generational recipes around the table for Sunday Supper. At Due South, our thoughtfully prepared dishes celebrate the best of the region, both through our award-winning fare and our convivial atmosphere.

Chef Rusty Holman and his team honor the distinctive and hallowed traditions of the region, preparing his cherished family recipes that have been handed down for generations. Between his signature house-smoked barbecue and regional classics like shrimp and grits, Due South’s menu is sure to impress even the most discerning Southern guest. And our award-winning cocktails and wide array of bourbon keep our Sunday Suppers buzzing late into the night.

Due South is also available for full-service catering and offers a warm, inviting space for your next event.The restaurant's expansive patio and spacious dining room are perfect for private events both large and small. For distinctive, authentic Southern fare with the region's signature hospitality to boot, there's only one way to go. Head Due South.

Looking for a waterfront view? Due South Dockside is the latest addition to the Georgetown Events family in Navy Yard. Located on the newly-revitalized Anacostia Riverfront Boardwalk, Due South Dockside is a waterfront oasis in the heart of the neighborhood. The venue offers a full bar along with our most popular dishes from Due South. Located less than a quarter-mile from Nats Park, Due South Dockside is the perfect locale for All Star Week gatherings of up to 100 people.