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B.B. King's Blues Club

€€ - €€€American, Cajun & Creole,
143 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3713
+1 901-524-5464
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (528 reviews)
“fried pickles” (91 reviews)
“catfish” (108 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
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143 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3713
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Reviewed yesterday

So this review is two fold. Before the live band, we were having a great time at our business group dinner. The fried pickles were amazing and the BBQ was also excellent. Very tasty mixed drinks. Then the live band started to play. The band...More

Thank psudino
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ribs and beef Brisket were very good with a vineger based sauce. Best parts were the sides to include potato salad, Cole slaw and really good baked beans which we used for a dipping sauce for the brisket. The adult blues band was excellent but...More

Thank 52,725,272
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a reservation for 5:00 on a Saturday night in December. We sat upstairs with a group of 25. The service was great and the food was good too. The shrimp and grits was too salty. We loved the atmosphere! There was live music...More

Thank Tabatha F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped at BB King’s to hear some live blues. We figured the food would just be OK. What a surprise when the food was very, very good! I️ had the pulled pork with sides of macaroni and cheese and baked beans. The pork was tender...More

1  Thank Juliesonthego
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had BBQ, catfish and brisket - all cooked and prepared very well. Prices reasonable for iconic venue, good view of stage, excellent blues band! This was the only place on a Tuesday night that was busy and rockin' on Beale Street.

Thank rockcottagegardens
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went during the week. We got there before the cover charge kicked in. Our first seats were near a window and we couldn't see the band. When the first band left, a lot of guests did too so we were able to get seats...More

Thank Begonia3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for early dinner as we had a 9 month old and 3 year old in tow. Very friendly welcome (unlike in Nashville where the bars - not BB Kings - did everything to prevent us from entering). Cover charge of $5 per adult is...More

Thank Gareth M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw Memphis Jones at B.B. Kings Blues Club, Beale Street. on a recent visit to Memphis. My husband and I enjoyed Memphis Jones so much, wish we could have had the opportunity to see him again. What a great performance, I can't get the song...More

Thank pmkeys
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to take a break from our walking around Memphis by having lunch at BB King's Blues Club. We started with skillet shrimp as an appetizer and had the BBQ pork platter and BB's chicken salad for entrees -- all delicious. Lannette did a...More

Thank Prescott2007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and service was great! Friendly environment and the music was great! Easy walking distance from our hotel and fun experience on Beale Street.

Thank sauchter
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Kym P
19 October 2016|
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Response from kjyoung49 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice smoking inside but lots of smoking all over Memphis
Amy B
12 October 2016|
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Response from Shirley L | Reviewed this property |
Hi I am not the restaurant. Try them in person. Or Google. Sometimes it comes up there.
31 July 2016|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
No elevator.....pretty fair climb....but worth it!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3713
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-524-5464
  • E-mail
This is the original B.B. King's Blues Club located in Memphis, Tennessee, the home of American blues music, legendary musicians, famous barbecue, historic landmarks and great basketball. With live entertainment every night of the week - from authentic blues to classic soul and rock and roll - and a menu full of Southern favorites, the club is a popular destination spot on Memphis' historic Beale Street. The club offers a full menu comprised of a variety of the South's most delicious comfort foods influenced by flavors from New Orleans all the way to the Mississippi Delta, including authentic Memphis-style barbecue. You MUST stop in for our award winning ribs that are some of the best in town - which says a lot for a town known for the world class barbecue! Open daily for lunch, dinner and late night meals, the intimate restaurant and live music venue has some of the finest local entertainment in town live on stage nightly as well as national touring performers. B.B. King's offers several creative options to meet your event needs. With a unique layout, the club has several different areas available for booking that perfect venue space for a variety of events - from birthday parties and family reunions to wedding receptions and corporate events.
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