For the best in southern cuisine in Memphis, come down to Blues City Café. Featuring down-home seafood favorites such as seafood gumbo and fried catfish as well as barbecued delights like racks of ribs slathered in Blues City's famous barbecue sauce, if you bring a big appetite with you when you come to dine, you'll be glad for it—the portions here are simply enormous. You can also find live music acts here, and a large dance floor so you can "dance your meal off" when you're done eating. Blues City has something for everyone, so bring the whole family and find out why Memphis denizens keep coming back for more.
There’s nothing quite like Memphis Bar-B-Q. And you know there are plenty of Bar-B-Q joints in Memphis, so it isn’t exactly easy to keep a business running with all that competition. Tops Bar-B-Q has been serving Memphis for over 60 years now. Their slow-cooked, real pit Bar-B-Q has been satisfying Memphis locals, as well as eager out-of-towners, for over three generations with their tender, fall-off-the-bone baby back ribs and delicious burgers. And if you’re throwing a party or hosting an event, keep in mind that Tops does catering, too.
Situated along the famed Beale Street, Flynn's Restaurant & Bar is a casual spot for drinks, food, and live music?but above all, it's a place for Elvis fans. That's because on every wall, visitors will find some form of homage to The King, whether it's old photographs, trophies, or even signed yearbooks from the '50s. Under the gaze of the brown-eyed crooner, chow on Flynn's signature burgers?better known as Memphis Loosies?in five styles, or slow-smoked ribs.
The Southern spread at Evans Country Buffet changes daily, but diners can count on it to contain hearty homestyle eats such as baked chicken; biscuits and corn muffins; and well-seasoned country veggies. The cooks whip up lemon squares, cobblers, and from-scratch banana pudding to appease sweet teeth, and cups can be kept full with tea, coffee, and other beverages.
When the barbecue’s in Memphis, you know it’s good. Tops Bar-B-Q has been Memphis’ authentic go-to place for barbecue since 1952. Chefs make sure the pork shoulders are barbecued in the pit for at least ten hours, ensuring tender, savory flavors are part of every bite. Get your meat however you like it, in a rib sandwich, beef brisket or good old-fashioned hamburger. Picnic party packs are also available for the partying barbecue lovers, and the packages include beans, coleslaw, sauce, buns, meat and utensils for up to 24 people. Visitors should visit the restaurant’s website for deals, menu items and other information. Tops Bar-B-Q is Memphis’ affordable and delicious option for reliably mouthwatering barbecue. Reservations are accepted.
At One and Only Barbecue, they offer a traditional all-Memphis barbecue experience—AKA the best barbecue experience in the country. Stop by and take a seat in their comfortable dining room, or call ahead to order a convenient and delicious meal to take home. The menu at One and Only includes a variety of old favorites. Not only do they serve fantastic barbecue, but also several good Southern dishes like fried pickle chips, brunswick stew, fried chicken, and barbecue bologna chunks topped with slaw. Create a meal that is out of this world in their pork shoulder, smoked sausage, brisket, and pulled pork dinners. Enjoy a fun, comfortable, and filling night out at One and Only Barbecue and More.