The best restaurants in Memphis (Tennessee)

Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken, Memphis TN.
  • Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken, Memphis TN.

    310 S Front St 38103 Memphis TN United States
    At Gus's we're all about the food. Gus's restaurants are low-key with a southern flare where you will hear soulful classics emitting from the jukebox. Many people call Gus's a "blues-infused southern eatery." At Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken we focus on the chicken. We begin by using quality chicken which is treated to our special preparation techniques before being marinated in our proprietary batter. Once it's properly fried to a crisp golden-brown, we serve it up with a plate ...
    Price range: Moderate
Charlie Vergos Rendezvous
  • Charlie Vergos Rendezvous

    52 S Second St (Entrance Is in the Back on Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous Alley) 38103 Memphis TN United States
    Welcome to our official page! The Rendezvous has been a Memphis tradition since 1948.
    Price range: Moderate
Kooky Canuck - Memphis
  • Kooky Canuck - Memphis

    87 S 2nd St 38103 Memphis TN United States
    From Montreal to Memphis, we’re bringing the goodness of the Great White North to the people of the South at Kooky Canuck, one delicious dish at a time. We’ve been serving up staples like sandwiches, salads, burgers, and more -- along with quintessentially Canadian dishes like our Poutine, Great Maple Sirloin Steak, Donair, Tourtière, and Maple Bread Pudding. Don’t forget our four-pound Kookamonga Burger Challenge either! If you’re ever looking for hearty Southern food with a uniquely Canadian twist, you ...
    Price range: Moderate
Babalu Tapas & Tacos - Overton Square
  • Babalu Tapas & Tacos - Overton Square

    2115 Madison Ave 38104 Memphis TN United States
    Overton Square was one of Memphis’s original entertainment districts. It was also home to the first TGI Friday’s franchise outside of New York City. In May 2014, Babalu brought new life to the old Friday’s location with the grand opening of Babalu Overton Square. Stained glass windows pay homage to the Friday’s era, in addition to original exposed beams and 16 foot high ceilings. Outdoor seating and roll-up garage doors enhance the beachy, Latin vibe. Today, Overton Square is once again ...
    Price range: Moderate
Charles Vergos' Rendezvous
  • Charles Vergos' Rendezvous

    52 S 2nd St (at Union Ave) Memphis, TN 38103 United States
    The Rendezvous has been serving ribs in a downtown Memphis alley since 1948. It has been owned and operated by the Vergos family for three generations. If you want to eat like a local Memphian, start with a pitcher of beer & cheese/sausage plate and soak in the atmosphere.
    Price range: Moderate
Blues City Cafe
Hard Rock Cafe Memphis
  • Hard Rock Cafe Memphis

    126 Beale St 38103 Memphis TN United States
    Feel free to share photos, videos, your Hard Rock experiences...whatever! This is Hard Rock! Be authentic, irreverent, democratic, passionate, & unpredictable. Just keep us classy, Facebook! Mission: Love All ~ Serve All Take Time To Be Kind All Is One Save the Planet Posts by Team Memphis: ^JH Jessica Halliday, Sales Coordinator ^LS Leia Spengler Sales & Marketing Manager For band booking information, email
    Price range: Moderate
Lafayette's Music Room
  • Lafayette's Music Room

    2119 Madison Ave 38104 Memphis TN United States
    Lafayette's Music Room is a new version of an old classic. This Midtown staple serves fantastic, fresh food while having live music every night of the week. For ticketed events, please visit our website at:
    Price range: Moderate
Wiseacre Brewing Company
The Majestic Grille
  • The Majestic Grille

    145 S Main St (btwn Peabody Pl & Gayoso) Memphis, TN 38103 United States
    Gratifying food & gracious service take center stage in an atmosphere honoring the glory of the dawn of the silver screen. Best Downtown Restaurant '08, '09, '10. Open for Lunch & Dinner seven days. Brunch Sat & Sun 11 - 4. Happy Hour 4-6 M-F.
    Price range: Moderate
Loflin Yard
  • Loflin Yard

    7 W Carolina Ave 38103 Memphis TN United States
    Loflin Yard is a restaurant, bar and event space, but above all else, it’s a haven in the heart of downtown. Grab a bottle from the wine rack, order from anywhere, and settle inside or out. No matter which house you pick, you’ll feel right at home in the Yard.
    Price range: Moderate
Huey's Restaurants
  • Huey's Restaurants

    1910 Madison Avenue PMB 506 38104 Memphis TN United States
    Welcome to Huey's. We have proudly won Best Burger in Memphis since 1984. Not in the mood for a burger? Try one of our sandwiches, salads, soups, munchies, or healthy options. Open daily for lunch, dinner, and late night dining. Shoot frill picks into our ceilings, and write on our walls. Live music on Sunday nights. Share your experiences with us here on Facebook!
    Price range: Inexpensive
Cafe Eclectic
  • Cafe Eclectic

    603 N McLean Blvd (North Parkway) Memphis, TN 38107 United States
    Since opening in 2008, Cafe Eclectic has continued to offer delicious food with integrity by supporting local producers, growers and artisans. The quaint neighborhood coffee shop and breakfast cafe added their own bread bakery in 2009 so that they could offer the freshest baked goods, all made fr...
    Price range: Inexpensive
Huey's Restaurant
  • Huey's Restaurant

    1927 Madison Ave (Tucker) Memphis, TN 38104 United States
    Huey's is a locally owned neighborhood bar and grill with seven locations around Memphis. We proudly hold the title of Best Burger in Memphis since 1984. Check out our website for more info!
    Price range: Inexpensive
Rum Boogie Cafe
  • Rum Boogie Cafe

    182 Beale St 38103 Memphis TN United States
    Rum Boogie Café is a unique restaurant and bar established in 1985 as the cornerstone of the Historic Beale Street and Highway 61, in the mid 1980’s Renaissance of the famed Entertainment District. It blends down-home Delta dining with smokin’ Memphis blues played live seven nights a week, hence their saying “Down Home Cookin’, Down Home Blues”. It sits right in the middle of the musical melting pot that first stirred together the ingredients of poplular music today; blues, country, ...
    Price range: Moderate
Bayou Bar and Grill
  • Bayou Bar and Grill

    2094 Madison Ave 38104 Memphis TN United States
    The Bayou Bar & Grill was established in 1987, by local Chef Michael Cahal, formally trained under Chef Paul Prudhomme of K-Paul's, New Orleans. Chef Cahal wanted to bring a neighborhood bar & grill from The Big Easy to heart of Overton Square.
    Price range: Moderate
Trolley Stop Market
  • Trolley Stop Market

    704 Madison Ave 38103 Memphis TN United States
    Locally grown food served up fresh everyday! Indoor local artisan market - featuring one of a kind gifts. Family friendly Owned & operated by local farmers
    Price range: Inexpensive
The Second Line
  • The Second Line

    2144 Monroe Ave 38104 Memphis TN United States
    The Second Line is much like the places Chef Kelly grew up eating in- a much more casual environment with food like poboys, seafood plates, roasted meats. Located right next door to Restaurant Iris, The Second Line is open for lunch and dinner.
    Price range: Moderate
Alchemy Memphis
  • Alchemy Memphis

    940 S Cooper St 38104 Memphis TN United States
    Alchemy’s mission is to restore dignity and distinction to cocktails; to serve remarkable and memorable food; all the while creating a social and sexy atmosphere that drives people in and keeps them coming back again and again. Kitchen closes an hour before the bar. Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday - Kitchen from 4:00-10:00 Monday-Thursday - Bar open 4:00-10:30 Friday and Saturday - Kitchen open 4:00-12:00 AM Friday and Saturday - Bar open 4:00-1:30 AM Sunday- Kitchen open from 10:30 AM -8:00 Sunday- Bar open from 10:30 AM - 8:00
    Price range: Moderate
Young Avenue Deli
Texas de Brazil
The Arcade Restaurant, Memphis' Oldest Cafe
  • The Arcade Restaurant, Memphis' Oldest Cafe

    540 S Main St 38103 Memphis TN United States
    The Arcade has the honor of being Memphis' oldest restaurant. Speros Zepatos founded the diner in 1919 after immigrating from Cephalonia, Greece. Situated at the corner of South Main Street and G.E. Patterson, the original building was a small, one story, wood framed building. Food was actualy cooked on potbelly stoves! In 1925, Speros tore down the wood structure and built the Arcade Building in a Greek revival style, complete with retail stores to signify the "Arcade" name. HAPPY HOUR: 4-7pm ...
    Price range: Inexpensive
Earnestine & Hazel's
Belly Acres
  • Belly Acres

    2102 Trimble Pl 38104 Memphis TN United States
    Belly Acres Citified Farm Fresh Restaurant brings farm-fresh gourmet burgers to the city! It is the quality brand the Belly Acres' Team has developed using grass fed beef with creative homemade toppings in a fun "farm" setting right here in the city! Great burgers in a unique atmosphere, Belly Acres provides a dining experience we like to call "Citified Farm Fresh!" And, we're not satisfied with the acres we already farm. Our goal is to become even more sustainable as ...
    Price range: Moderate
  • LBOE

    2021 Madison Ave 38104 Memphis TN United States
    Welcome to LBOE, home of the best burger in Memphis. At LBOE we serve up burgers the old fashioned way using fresh never frozen ground beef and turkey, and the highest quality veggie patties, and then we infuse a modern twist with some great flavor combos. All of our burgers are hand made to order. We also proudly serve up great sides like fresh cut fries, local artisan chips and delicious salads. At the bar you'll ...
    Price range: Inexpensive
Restaurant Iris
  • Restaurant Iris

    2146 Monroe Ave 38104 Memphis TN United States
    Restaurant Iris specializes in French-Creole cuisine featuring local and seasonal ingredients. Chef Kelly English infuses his endless creativity and passion for food into each dish. Whether indulging in his Oysters three ways, a “Knuckle Sandwich”, or a dessert made just for you, one is sure to reap the benefits of Kelly’s rich culinary background. We invite you to experience Restaurant Iris, simplicity at its most elegant.
    Price range: Expensive
Otherlands Coffee Bar
Flying Saucer Memphis
  • Flying Saucer Memphis

    130 Peabody Pl 38103 Memphis TN United States
    The Flying Saucer is located in Downtown Memphis at 130 Peabody Place. If you need directions you can call us at (901)523-8536. Home to over 200 different brews, be they draught or bottle and a kitchen putting out Memphis' best burger, hand-punched fries, and awesome pub fare. Ask our well-educated staff to help you find your new favorite alternative to beers you've probably seen commercials for. We love to get Beerknurdy.
    Price range: Moderate
Flying Fish - Memphis
  • Flying Fish - Memphis

    105 S 2nd St 38103 Memphis TN United States
    Flying Fish offers a relaxed lakefront atmosphere and simple, hearty fare. The main selections are fresh fried catfish, shrimp and oysters, though the restaurant offers a wide selection of grilled fish, shrimp cocktail, snow crab legs, burgers, chicken and crawfish. Grilled salmon, trout, and tilapia are offered each day, as well as several other heart-healthy grilled fish options. Beer, margaritas and wine also are served. The restaurant also encourages its patrons to bring in proof of their fishing prowess and ...
    Price range: Moderate
Aldo's Pizza Pies Downtown
  • Aldo's Pizza Pies Downtown

    100 S Main St, Ste 101 38104 Memphis TN United States
    NY Style pie to please! Dough made fresh in house daily, pies stacked high with quality ingredients. We Deliver 38103 Contact us for private events/catering/parties: Follow us on Twitter/Instagram @Aldospizzapies
    Price range: Moderate
Miss Polly's Soul City Cafe
Peggy's Healthy Home Cooking
The Bar-B-Q Shop
  • The Bar-B-Q Shop

    1782 Madison Ave 38104 Memphis TN United States
    The Bar-B-Q Shop is a local, family-owned business, ready to show you what slow smoked, Memphis-style BBQ is all about. Voted top BBQ ribs by local reader polls, and founder of the signature BBQ spaghetti. See our articles in Southern Living, USA Today, Yahoo Travel, Food Network, New York Times, BBC News, and more. Come see us for see us for some true Memphis BBQ in a casual atmosphere filled with smiling faces!
    Price range: Moderate
Broadway Pizza Memphis
The Farmer
  • The Farmer

    3092 Poplar Ave. #11 38111 Memphis TN United States
    The Farmer's interpretation of "elevated" comfort food is presented to you using the freshest local and regional ingredients from sustainable farms. Unexpected flavors from familar dishes. The menu changes daily, weekly and seasonally based on the availability of ingredients.
    Price range: Moderate
Riko's Kickin Chicken
  • Riko's Kickin Chicken

    1329 Madison 38104 Memphis TN United States
    Want wings? We are located at 1329 Madison. Catering is available. Email us at
    Price range: Inexpensive
Dyer's Burgers
Dejavu Restaurant
  • Dejavu Restaurant

    51 S Main St 38103 Memphis TN United States
    DeJavu Restaurant is an Original Authentic Creole Restaurant. We also serve the best soulfood and vegan vegetarian. Chef Gay s a self taught chef who has developed a reputation as one of the best chefs in the mid-south.
    Price range: Moderate
Itta Bena
  • Itta Bena

    145 Beale Street (Above BB Kings on the Corner of Beale St and 2nd Avenue) 38103 Memphis TN United States
    Itta Bena, located on the third floor of B.B. King's Blues Club Memphis, is tucked away and is worlds apart from Beale Street. If you're looking for a swanky, secret getaway where the lights are low, the vibe is low-key and the music is just as sweet on your ears as the food is on your tongue, come to Itta Bena. The main menu focuses on contemporary Southern cuisine with a Delta influence. Enjoy such delights as the renowned she-crab soup ...
    Price range: Expensive
Ghost River Brewing Co.
The Beauty Shop Restaurant
  • The Beauty Shop Restaurant

    966 S Cooper St 38104 Memphis TN United States
    “Look Good. Eat Good.” are the words emblazoned on the front windows at the Beauty Shop. This hip and trendy restaurant in the Cooper-Young district of midtown Memphis does both, as it conjures up images of a ‘50s-style beauty shop, formerly Priscilla Presley’s curl-and-dye spot. It’s a camp wonderland where the façade is Jetsons-era Vitrolite, and choice seating is offered beneath hooded Belvedere hair dryers. Nostalgia is served with a sense of humor here. The beauty shop flashback comes complete with ...
    Price range: Expensive
Boscos Squared
  • Boscos Squared

    2120 Madison Ave 38104 Memphis TN United States
    Welcome to Boscos Squared, located in beautiful Midtown, Memphis, TN. Guests of Boscos Squared can choose from chef-created daily specials, appetizers, salads, entrees, and gourmet pizzas baked in our brick oven. We offer a variety of award-winning, handcrafted beers including internationally recognized Famous Flaming Stone, Midtown Brown, seasonal beers, and many others. Our Cellarman contest happens every weekday, and our beautiful Brazilian ironwood patio is open most days.
    Price range: Moderate
Pearls Oyster House
  • Pearls Oyster House

    299 S Main St 38103-3907 Memphis TN United States
    M-F 11am-4pm $1 Char Grilled Oysters M-F 4pm-6pm Happy Hour Banquet Room available for Private Parties...20-100ppl...No Room Fee..Call KC for details Beer of the month.. Magnola Southern Pecan $3.00
    Price range: Moderate
  • Hooters

    250 Peabody Place, Suite 101 38103 Memphis TN United States
    When we started, we wanted to put all the stuff we love in one place. Food we crave, ice-cold beer, and all the sports you could possibly watch on wall-to-wall big screen TVs. And let’s not forget the Hooters Girls. Their one-of-a-kind hospitality makes you feel welcome from the moment you walk in the door. It all seems so simple, we can’t believe nobody else thought of it. We're not the bragging type, but somehow we ended up with a ...
    Price range: Moderate
Silky O'Sullivan's
  • Silky O'Sullivan's

    183 Beale St 38103 Memphis TN United States
    Biggest and Best Outdoor patio in downtown Memphis (Please note: Service Animals only in restaurant and on the patio) Live entertainment daily both inside our main room and on the patio Live music features: Blues artist - Barbara Blue w/ Nat Kerr, Dueling pianos, daily acoustic acts and on the weekend our patio is rocking with live bands. Full menu including Seafood, Sandwiches, and our famous Sippin,Dippin, & Flippin Ribs Silky's house specialty drinks including our world famous Diver Our fully stocked bar ...
    Price range: Moderate