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Rum Boogie Cafe

182 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
+1 901-528-0150
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Boogie on Beale Street

Had a fantastic time at Rum Boogie Cafe. It's a legendary joint with live music most nights and a... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Baltimore, Maryland
Waitress should be fired

Visited on 10/3/17 to see Gracie Curran. She was outstanding We (both over the age of 50) had to... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
via mobile
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Laid back blues bar featuring live music nightly.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“great music” (12 reviews)
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182 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Had a fantastic time at Rum Boogie Cafe. It's a legendary joint with live music most nights and a great atmosphere. Guitars with the names of famous folk who've been there hang all the the place. The stage is close and makes for an intimate...More

Thank davidscotthowe
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Visited on 10/3/17 to see Gracie Curran. She was outstanding We (both over the age of 50) had to show our ID’s to get in....no problem with that We sit at a table and get carded again. Totally useless since they know everyone in there...More

1  Thank boandjill
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

fantastic blues band with exceptional sound system...and not too loud like most places. small $3 cover to get in and normal pricing on drinks. decor was over the top. old signage from Stax, 250 signed guitars dangling from the ceiling, appropriate lighting. service was very...More

Thank R P
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed for a few drinks, got there around 9:30. Waitstaff very friendly, crazy bartender sent me thru the "creepy door" to find the ladies room, she was right. It was adequate. Drinks were a little pricy but the atmosphere made up for it. Up...More

Thank MrsShorey
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I love their smoked wing appetizer which is a meal for me and is my first stop in Memphis. I have a new addiction their fried pickles. A whole dill pickle is thinly sliced and battered, which is very light and crunchy. It is served...More

Thank spunky617
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Heard several good bands up and down Beale street but then add topped by Rum Boogie and couldnt leave! The band was awesome! They know how to entertain!!

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The Only Place we found on Beale Street that played traditional blues. We walked the whole street. Two Blues bands. We paid a $5 admission and were not hasseled for drinks.

Thank Neill B
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Ok, I have been smoking ribs for several years. I make my own rub and sauce from scratch and strive for perfection. So much so that when I make them, I have to do three racks because of family. That being said, Rum Boogie is...More

Thank dave_meister_67
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Excellent Blues bar! Authentic music and reasonable prices for a tourist location. Like the Juke joint side of the venue. One side is traditional Delta blues the other modern, but still pretty entertaining.

Thank ronski124
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

When I look at the reviews I am reminded that everybody's experience is unique and different. So many things play into an experience, service, quality of food, ambiance, how welcome one feels, etc. While this is undoubtedly a tourist trap of epic proportions, I had...More

Thank TheDeacon87
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Steve F
20 August 2017|
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Response from MrsShorey | Reviewed this property |
There is a small spot in front of the stage but not a big area. You can dance but we did not see any the night we were there.
27 July 2017|
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Response from ronski124 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall any restrictions, but I didn't see any minors at the club either.