A & R BAR-B-QUE 24 N. Third at Court, 524-5242 ALCENIA’S 317 N. Main, 523-0200 ALFRED’S ON BEALE 197 Beale, 525-3711 ARCADE RESTAURANT 540 S. Main, 526-5757 AUTOMATIC SLIM’S TONGA CLUB 83 S. Second, 525-7948 B. B. KING’S BLUES CLUB Inspired by an authentic Delta juke joint, this club at Second and Beale includes B.B. King photos and memorabilia, along with a reputation for fun, food, and music. Live music nightly with the world’s finest musicians, including the energetic solid rock, soulful, groovy house band, All Star Bands. Casual dining with a variety of Southern comfort food fused with flavors from around the globe. The lip-smacking BBQ ribs and white cheddar mac and cheese are legendary. 143 Beale, 524-5464, bbkingclubs.com BACH’S LUNCH 50 N. Front, 432-2224 BANGKOK ALLEY 121 Union, 522-2010 BARDOG TAVERN 73 Monroe, 275-8752 BEALE STREET TAP ROOM Beale Street’s neighborhood bar, featuring 24 beers on tap and 22 in the bottle. Jukebox and pool table. Open late-night with great beer specials. Join the world-famous Mug Club. Mon–Fri 5pm–5am, Sat–Sun Noon– 5am. 168 Beale, 527-4392 BEIGNET CAFE 124 G.E. Patterson, 527-1551 BIG ONO BAKE SHOPS 116 S. Front, 522-8999 BLACK DIAMOND 153 Beale, 521-0800 BLUE MONKEY BAR & GRILL 513 S. Front, 527-6665 BLUE PLATE CAFE 113 Court Square South, 523-0332 BLUEFIN Bluefin serves “edge cuisine” — highly creative dishes that blend recipes from across the globe. Sit at a sleek sushi bar, in comfy lounge-style seating, or in oversized booths. Also, two private dining rooms with seating for large groups and a patio. Open for lunch Tue–Fri 11:30am–2pm. Dinner Mon–Thu 5pm–midnight, Fri–Sat 5pm–1am, Sun 5–10pm. 135 S. Main, 528- 1010, bluefinmemphis.com BLUES CITY CAFE Open early for lunch and late night for dinner. Dine in or carry out. Enjoy the best meal on Beale, from BBQ ribs and catfish to the best steaks in town. Live entertainment nightly in the Bandbox. Cadillac Room available for 10 or more. Featured on Travel Channel’s “A Taste of America,” Food Network’s “Bobby Flay Show,” Bon Appetit magazine’s “BBQ Issue,” and Southern Living magazine. 138 Beale, 526-3637, bluescitycafe.com BLUFF CITY COFFEE 505 S. Main, 405-4399 BOGIE’S DELI 80 Monroe, 525-6764 BUTCHER SHOP 101 S. Front, 521-0856 CAFE NAPOLEON 86 N. Main, 524-1848 CALHOUN’S SPORTS BAR & GRILL 115 G.E. Patterson, 528-8600 CAPRICCIO GRILL The Peabody Memphis 149 Union, 529-4199 CENTER FOR SOUTHERN FOLKLORE A place where delicious Southern specialties and live music make lunch a great experience. Showcasing the best regional music, books, and artwork. Coffee and beer bar features espressos, cappuccinos, milkshakes, and Southern and ethnic delicacies, such as Ella Kizzie’s homemade peach cobbler, greens and hot-water cornbread, and more. Smoke-free. Mon–Sat 11am–5pm. At the Peabody Place Trolley Stop, 119 S. Main, 525- 3655southernfolklore.com THE CHEESE CAKE CORNER 113 G.E. Patterson, 525-2253 CHEZ PHILIPPE The Peabody Memphis 149 Union, 529-4188 CHINA RESTAURANT 150 Jefferson, 527-3838 CIRCA BY JOHN BRAGG 119 S. Main, 522-1488 CLUB 152 Open daily 4pm–4am; opens 11am in warm months. Three floors of fun! First floor: live dance music every night plus pizza, sandwiches, pasta, and salads. At Mustang Sally’s on level two, put some funk in yo’ trunk! Level three, “The Shadows,” Memphis’s #1 upscale club, open weekends only for members or by invitation. 152 Beale, 544- 7011, club152memphis.com COURT HOUSE DELI 22 S. Main, 527-2253 COYOTE UGLY SALOON 326 Beale, 888-UGLY COZY CORNER RESTAURANT 745 N. Parkway, 527-9158 CRAVE CATERING AND EVENTS 662 Madison, 526-1899 CREPEMAKER 175 Peabody Place, 522-1290 CURRENTS 50 Harbor Town Sq, 260-3300 DENNY’S 166 Union, 522-1304 DOUBLE DEUCE SALOON 340 Beale, 527-9002 DYER’S HAMBURGERS 205 Beale, 527-3937 EARNESTINE & HAZEL’S You’ve got to see this historic bar! The famous Soul Burger sizzles for lunch 7 days a week. Lunch delivery of 4 or more available Mon–Fri for just $5 per burger. Tucked in the back of this storied building, the cozy, 16-seat 5 Spot restaurant serves fine dining fare accompanied by white tablecloths, candles, and a jazz jukebox. Bring your own wine! Open daily 11am–3am. 531 S. Main, 523-9754 ELLIOTT’S RESTAURANT 16 S. Second, 525-4895 FELICIA SUZANNE’S 80 Monroe, Ste L-1, 523-0877 THE 5 SPOT 531 S. Main, 523-9754 FLIGHT RESTAURANT 39 S Main, 521-8005 FLYING FISH 105 S. Second, 522-8228 FLYING SAUCER 130 Peabody Place at Second, 523-PINT FRANK’S MAIN STREET MARKET AND DELI 327 S. Main at Vance, 523-0101 FRONT STREET DELI Memphis’s oldest delicatessen, since 1976. Breakfast served till 11am. Hot/cold sandwiches, plate lunches, homemade desserts, and salads. Beer served. Sidewalk cafe. Mon–Fri 7am–2pm. 77 S. Front, 522-8943 GEORGE’S COFFEE SHOP 50 N. Third, 528-9713 GREEN BEETLE SPORTS BAR 325 S. Main, 526-0383 GRILL 83 83 Madison, 333-1224 GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB 158 Lt. George W. Lee, 522-0130 GUS’S WORLD FAMOUS FRIED CHICKEN 310 S. Front, 527-4877 HAMBURGERS AND MORE 3 S. Main, 545-0048 HAPPY MEXICAN 385 S. Second, 529-9991 HARBOR TOWN COFFEE 111 Harbor Town Sq, 590-2815 HARD ROCK CAFE 315 Beale, 529-0007 HARRY’S DETOUR SOUTH MAIN 106 G.E. Patterson, 523-9070 HOOTERS RESTAURANT Peabody Place at Third, 523-9464 HUEY’S DOWNTOWN 77 S. Second, 527-2700 THE INN AT HUNT PHELAN 533 Beale, 525-8225 ITTA BENA Tucked away worlds apart from Beale Street, this exclusive, upscale restaurant is designed after the speakeasies of the ’20s, with an unmarked, discreet entrance. Itta Bena combines upscale Southern contemporary cuisine with a Delta influence. Enjoy an intimate signature martini in the private lounge. We’re a favorite with local and visiting celebrities … for obvious reasons. Join us. Dinner daily 5pm. Third Floor above B.B. King’s Blues Club, 145 S. Second, 578-3031, ittabenamemphis.com KING’S PALACE CAFE Live jazz and blues nightly. Home of championship gumbo. Dining and entertainment in the tradition that made Beale Street famous. Daily blackboard lunch specials, Memphis-style BBQ, etouffee, pasta, oysters, and specialty dishes, like our famous chicken pontalba. Lunch and dinner daily 11am–till. 162 Beale, 521-1851, kingspalacecafe. Com KOOKY CANUCK Locally owned in the heart of Downtown, award-winning Kooky Canuck provides a fun, unique dining experience for all ages! This comfortable lodge setting serves “Americana” food with a Canadian twist, including poutine, BBQ egg rolls, Glenna’s meatloaf, catfish, prime rib, veggie burgers, fried Cornish hens, skillet desserts, and the famous 4-lb Kookamonga burger — free if eaten in one hour! Table top s’mores, Kids’ menu, private parties. Open daily 11am– 1am; bar open until 2:30am. 97 S. Second, 578-9800, kookycanuck.com KUDZU’S BAR & GRILL 603 Monroe, 525-4924 LENNY’S SUB SHOP 22 N. Front • 543-9230 LEONARD’S BARBECUE 103 N. Main, 528-0875 LITTLE TEA SHOP Downtown workers have lunched here since 1918 for the best of Southern home cooking. Plate lunch standards include chicken pot pie, catfish, greens with hot sauce, blackeyed peas, and cobblers for dessert. Iced sweet tea is the authentic drink, and the decor, like the food, is homey and comforting in the middle of a stressful day. Works by local artists adorn the walls, adding to the feel of lunching in a cozy home. Mon–Fri 11am– 2pm. 69 Monroe, 525-6000 MAGGIEMOO’S ICE CREAM AND TREATERY 150 Peabody Place, 522-1912 MAGNOLIA GRILLE 250 N. Main, 527-7300 THE MAJESTIC GRILLE Home of the “Unforgettable Sunday Brunch” 11am–3pm. What began in 1913 as the Majestic Theatre is now a 1940s-style bar and grill, with an upscale, uniquely Memphis ambience and great food at reasonable prices, specializing in steaks, fresh seafood, flatbread creations, and gourmet burgers. Located one block north of the Orpheum. Watch the trolley go by on our lush patio, enjoy a signature martini, or gaze at the intricate theater ceiling while dining with friends … either way, you’ll enjoy great food and friendly service. Free wireless internet access. Open daily at 11am. Kitchen open late. 145 S. Main, 522-8555, majesticgrille.com MAMA KATIE’S DINER 662 Madison, 576-1502 MARKET CAFE 149 Madison, 577-0086 MARMALADE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE Marmalade Restaurant believes that sharing the South’s best-kept eatery secrets is one of our major contributions to Memphis’s population. Marmalade’s food offers the TASTE OF HOME. This includes our grilled steaks and pork shops, Southern fried catfish and chicken, fresh garden vegetables, seafood gumbo, cornbread, and homemade peach cobbler. Full-service bar, on-site parking, and music with R&B, Soul, and Jazz DVDs. Facilities for group meetings and dinners. Tue–Thu 6–9pm, Fri 6pm–midnight. 153 G.E. Patterson, 522-8800 MCEWEN’S ON MONROE 122 Monroe, 527-7085 MESQUITE CHOP HOUSE Offering delicious prime steaks and seafood with superb service. We proudly serve Prime Certified Angus Beef and offer an extensive wine list. Join us for lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch, or for cocktails whenever the mood strikes. Open daily. Lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch. 88 Union, 527-5337, mesquitechophouse.com MISS CORDELIA’S GROCERY Delicious sandwiches made to order, homemade daily soups. Fresh-baked breads. Authentic, fresh, fun dishes to enjoy at our table with a glass of wine, on the patio, or to go. Call for catering needs. Cordelia’s Table open daily 7am–9pm. 737 Harbor Bend in Harbor Town, 526-4772, misscordelias.com MISS POLLY’S SOUL CITY CAFE Authentic soul food heats up Beale Street! Fried chicken and waffles, home-cooked vegetables like Mamma made, and all the down-home trimmings that make soul food a Southern tradition — all accompanied by soulful music from the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s. Open daily Mon–Thu 9am–midnight, Fri 9am–5am, Sat 7am–5am, Sun 7am–midnight. 154 Beale, 527-9060, misspollysmemphis.com MOLLIE FONTAINE LOUNGE 679 Adams, 524-1886 MOVIE AND PIZZA COMPANY 110 Harbor Town Sq, 527-2233 MS. GG’S HOME COOKING 288 S. Fourth, 527-0693 NEELY’S BAR-B-QUE 670 Jefferson, 521-9798 NYC DELI 40 Main, Ste 150, 590-4515 ON THE RIVER SEAFOOD AND MORE 51 S. Main, 522-0052 ONIX RESTAURANT 412 S. Main, 552-4609 PA PA PIA’S Pa Pa Pia’s is an authentic Italian restaurant serving family-recipe pastas, piccatas, saltimboccas, manicotti, and other traditional dishes. Open-fire pizzas and chocolate ricotta cheesecake are popular with Downtowners at lunch. Pa Pa Pia’s recipes came to the U.S. with Antonio LoSapio in 1901, and the family tradition continues today with operating partner Jim LoSapio making sure every dish is served in a way that would make his ancestors proud.Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week. 83 Union, 521-4331, papapias. Com PEABODY DELI & DESSERTS & THE CORNER BAR The Peabody Memphis, 149 Union, 529-4000 PEARL’S OYSTER HOUSE 299 S. Main, 522-9070 PIER RESTAURANT 100 Wagner Place, 526-7381 PIG ON BEALE Memphis-style hickory-smoked BBQ. Everything is homemade and seasoned to taste. Pulled pork, mouth-watering ribs, smoked turkey sandwiches, and BBQ wings. Home of the BBQ Feast! Live Memphis blues and rock ‘n’ roll every weekend. Sun–Thu 11am–10pm, Fri–Sat 11am–till. 167 Beale, 529-1544, porkwithanattitude.com PRECIOUS CARGO 381 N. Main, 578-8446 PRIMETIME SPORTS BAR 150 Peabody Place, 543-8800 QUETZAL MEMPHIS 668 Union, 521-8388 RENDEZVOUS 52 S. Second, 523-2746 RENEE’S SANDWICH SHOP 202 G. E. Patterson, 525-2963 RIO LOCO 117 Union, 523-2142 RIVERSIDE GRILL 694 Riverside, 527-3946 ROCKY MOUNTAIN CHOCOLATE FACTORY 150 Peabody Place, 526-5050 RUM BOOGIE CAFE Blue plate lunch specials, championship gumbo, BBQ ribs and chicken, and worldfamous red beans & rice. A true Southern dining experience with nightly music featuring James Govan & the Boogie Blues Band. Full bar/casual dress. Memphis music memorabilia and more than 175 autographed guitars. Open daily 11am–2am. 182 Beale, 528-0150, rumboogie.com RUMBA ROOM 303 S. Main, 523-0020 RUSSWOOD PARK SPORTS BAR & GRILL Inside Holiday Inn Select 160 Union, 525-5491 SAFARI WORLD TAPAS BAR 414 S. Main, 672-7339 SAIGON LE 51 N. Cleveland, 276-5326 SALAD EXPRESSIONS 120 A.W. Willis St., Suite 103, 572-7004 SAM’S HAMBURGERS AND MORE 94 N. Main, 543-9977 SAUCES 95 S. Main, 473-9573 SEKISUI 160 Union, 523-0001 THE SILLY GOOSE 100 Peabody Place, 435-6915 SILKY O’SULLIVAN’S 183 Beale, 522-9596 SOLE RESTAURANT AND RAW BAR 170 Lt. George W. Lee, 334-5950 SOUTH OF BEALE 361 S. Main, 526-0388 SOUTH PHILLY 250 Peabody Place, 527-0007 SPAGHETTI WAREHOUSE 40 W. Huling, 521-0907 SPINDINI 383 S. Main, 578-2767 STARBUCKS 332 N. Lauderdale, 495-2320 170 Lt. George W. Lee, 334-5938 SUBWAY SANDWICHES & SALADS 85 N. Main, 543-3782 110 Auction, 521-9753 SUPERIOR RESTAURANT 159 Beale, 523-1940 TEXAS DE BRAZIL 150 Peabody Place, 526-7600 TGI FRIDAY’S 185 Union, 523-8500 TJ MULLIGAN’S 362 N. Main, 523-1453 TUG’S 50 Harbor Town Square, 260-3344 WANG’S 113 S. Main, 523-2065 WESTY’S 346 N. Main, 543-3278 WET WILLIES 209 Beale, 578-5650 WRAPZODY GOURMET WRAPZ 99 N. Main, Ste 101, 503-9842 Say you saw it in the Full restaurant profiles are paid advertising. For information on how to get your profile in our Restaurant Guide, call 901-525-7118.
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