Memphis, TN

  (23 restaurants)    
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1
Cozy Corner Restaurant
726 N Pkwy
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 527-9158
www.cozycornerbbq.com...
  • Barbecued Cornish Hens
4.5 out of 5
64 ratings
moved from original airing location (745 N Pkwy)
2
Gus's World Famous Hot & Spicy Chicken
310 S Front St
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 527-4877
  • Fried Chicken
    looks good; get the original (hot & spicy); classified recipe has been w/ family since 1953 (not even wife knows!); secret is liquid batter; looks good; suggest dipping in ranch dressing; looks good; spicy chicken
4.5 out of 5
1621 ratings
#12 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown)
3
Little Tea Shop
69 Monroe Ave
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 525-6000
  • Corn Sticks
    corn bread shaped in Twinkie-sized "sticks"
  • Fried Chicken
    w/ hint of Middle Eastern flavor
  • Hoppin' John
    Southern classic consisting of lentils (rather than traditional black-eyed peas), rice, with chopped onion, celery, red bell pepper & spinach; served on rice; "that might be up there with some of the best things I've ever had"-Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
94 ratings
est. 1918; Southern tea room serving Southern comfort food w/ twist of Middle Eastern flavors; each day serves something different
4
Payne's BBQ
1762 Lamar Ave
Memphis, TN 38114
(901) 272-1523
  • Chopped Pork BBQ Sandwich
    looks good
4.5 out of 5
189 ratings
5
Restaurant Iris
2146 Monroe Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 590-2828
www.restaurantiris.com...
  • Surf and Turf
    Fried Oysters Po' boy that uses a steak as its "bread" w/ blue cheese, bacon and hollandaise sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
188 ratings
6
Rizzos Diner
492 S Main St
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 304-6985
www.rizzosmemphis.com...
  • Lobster Pronto Pups
    lobster version of corndog; drizzled w/ Dijon Mustard aioli; looks good
  • Chorizo Meatloaf
    Mexican chorizo-ground beef based; topped w/ green tomato gravy & served w/ garlic mashed potatoes
4.5 out of 5
119 ratings
opened in 2011; hole-in-the-wall joint serving southern inspired upscale diner food; moved from original airing location (106 E GE Patterson Ave)
7
Uncle Lou's Fried Chicken
3633 Millbranch Rd
Memphis, TN 38150
(901) 332-2367
www.unclelousfriedchicken...
  • Fried Chicken
    looks good; chicken is fried and dipped in buffalo wing sauce; looks good
  • Whole Fried Chicken
4.5 out of 5
309 ratings
"if you live 300 miles within with joint, you should be getting yourself over here"-Guy Fieri
8
Alcenia's Desserts & Preserves Shop
317 N Main St
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 523-0200
alcenias.com
  • Sweet Potato Cobbler
  • Cha Cha
    pickled cabbage, onion, tomato (side dish)
  • Hot Water Corn Bread
    pancake-like corn meal
  • Pork Chops
4.0 out of 5
85 ratings
9
BBQ Shop
1782 Madison Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 272-1277
www.dancingpigs.com...
  • Ribs
    dry seasoned, smoked for 3 hrs & topped w/ homemade vinegar-based "Dancing Pigs BBQ Sauce"
4.0 out of 5
437 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best BBQ)
10
Farmer
3092 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38111
(901) 324-2221
www.thefarmermemphis.com...
  • Banh You, Bahn-Mi
    sandwich w/ choice of meat (roast pork, chicken, brisket or mushroom), pickled veggies, fresh cilantro, sesame aioli served on a French roll; Guy got the roast pork; looks good
  • Sloppy Joe
    Donnell Century Farms ground beef, root vegetables simmered in spicy-sweet-savory-chunky tomato sauce served on grilled bun; looks good
  • Pan-Seared Mississippi Catfish
    catfish filet, mac 'n cheese, fresh vegetable, smoked tomato broth; looks good
4.0 out of 5
17 ratings
since 2011; farm-to-table restaurant serving "elevated" comfort & sustainable foods; menu changes daily, weekly & seasonally based on the availability of ingredients; open Tue-Sat; moved from original airing location (262 S Highland St)
11
Four Way Restaurant
998 Mississippi Blvd
Memphis, TN 38126
(901) 507-1519
www.fourwaymemphis.com...
  • Fried Catfish
    coated w/ spicy kick
4.0 out of 5
80 ratings
since 1946; oldest soul food joint in Memphis; Martin Luther King was a regular here (his favorites: fried catfish, yams, collard greens & lemon meringue pie)
12
Kooky Canuck
97 S Second St
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 578-9800
www.kookycanuck.com...
  • Sasquatch Challenge
    challenge - 7.5-lb burger; Adam lost
4.0 out of 5
289 ratings
Big Foot Lodge was the name at filming...they changed it to Kooky Canuck at airing; challenge is now called Kookamonga Challenge (originally Sasquatch Challenge)
13
Marlowe's Ribs
4381 Elvis Presley Blvd
Memphis, TN 38116
(901) 332-4159
www.marlowesmemphis.com...
  • BBQ Dry Rub
  • Ribs
    top seller; smoked for 12 hours
4.0 out of 5
227 ratings
local and tourist favorite; Other Recipes: "Black Magic" (Seasoning)
14
S.O.B. (South of Beale)
361 S Main St
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 526-0388
www.southofbeale.com...
  • "Jack and Coke" Bread Pudding
    homemade Jack Daniels ice cream, bread pudding & topped w/ cola syrup
  • Duck Fried Rice
    topped w/ egg sunny-side up; looks good
  • House Popcorn
    complimentary w/ meal; air-popped, buttered & house-spiced; looks good
4.0 out of 5
260 ratings
Memphis' first gastropub; Other Recipes: Maple Bacon Braised Brussels Sprouts
15
Tom's Bar-B-Q & Deli
4087 New Getwell Rd
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 365-6690
tomsbarbq.com
  • Pork Rib Tips
    looks good
  • Rag Bologna Sandwich
    smoked bologna
  • Rib Tips
    popular
4.0 out of 5
248 ratings
long lines
16
Charles Vergos' Rendezvous
52 S 2nd St
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 523-2746
www.hogsfly.com
3.5 out of 5
1448 ratings
#24 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); institution BBQ restaurant
17
Dyer's Burger
205 Beale St
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 527-3937
www.dyersonbeale.com...
  • Deep Fried Burger
    no lettuce or tomato
3.5 out of 5
255 ratings
90-year old grease
18
Jim Neely's Interstate BBQ
2265 S 3rd St
Memphis, TN 38109
(901) 775-2304
www.interstatebarbecue.co...
  • BBQ Spaghetti
  • Pork Ribs
  • Barbecue Spaghetti
  • Brisket
  • Pulled Pork
3.5 out of 5
298 ratings
#55 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); opened in 1979 first as a grocery store to provide his disabled son with a job; recognized as one of the best BBQ (People Magazine, Vogue, USA Today)
19
Leonard's Pit Barbecue
5465 Fox Plz Dr
Memphis, TN 38115
(901) 360-1963
www.leonardsbarbecue.com...
  • Big Leonard Sandwich
    top seller; pork shoulder sandwich topped with mild BBQ sauce and slaw; looks good
3.5 out of 5
107 ratings
started in 1922 as a little stand w/ 5 stools; Elvis was a regular
20
Pete & Sam's Restaurant
3886 Park Ave
Memphis, TN 38111
(901) 458-0694
www.peteandsamsrestaurant...
  • Bar B Q Pizza
    pulled pork pizza
3.5 out of 5
77 ratings
21
Three Angels Diner (CLOSED)
2617 Broad Ave
Memphis, TN 38112
(901) 452-1111
threeangelsdiner.com...
  • Fried Chicken
    chicken brined for 10 hrs; served w/ turnip greens & corn cob; looks good
3.5 out of 5
83 ratings
CLOSED; open in 2010; everything is homemade; kid-friendly; "it's got a little hipster funk w/ old Southern classics"
22
Memphis in May Festival
365 S Riverside Dr
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 525-2425
  • Pork Ribs
  • Pulled Pork
3.0 out of 5
23 ratings
annual event in May; pork competition (ribs, pulled pork & whole hog)..."The Superbowl of Swine"
23
Butcher Shop Steak House (CLOSED)
101 S Front St
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 521-0856
www.thebutchershop.com...
  • $15 Steak Dinner (Monday Night Special)
2.5 out of 5
17 ratings
CLOSED
 Memphis, TN  (23 restaurants)    

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