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B.B. King's Blues Club

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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American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
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143 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3713
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’m so happy we came here. This is the original BB’s and we are in Memphis. I highly recommend the “strong island iced tea” because the name say it all. For starters we had skillet shrimp. In addition to the yummy shrimp, the toast was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank fromsuntowind
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic night of food and entertainment. We were ready to leave and new band came on and had already settled our bill. But decided to stay and started a new tab. Such a great atmosphere and Beale Street was amazing even though they were experiencing...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank WorkToTravel_12
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a great lunch here. Staff was very helpful with recommendations and very friendly. Meatloaf was delicious and the corn muffins were yummy.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank denj865
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Me and my family wanted to eat here for dinner but went somewhere else once we were informed there was a cover charge. I understand having a cover charge late in the evenings for entertainment and live music but not at 5pm. My family of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ellen055
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was good enough in terms of the food, service and location that I went twice during the 4 days I was in town! Enjoyed the ribs and the nachos (with chicken) - although the slaw was left uneaten...cabbage in a thin milk sauce....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 327janef
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to BB's on a Thursday evening and it was 5 dollars entry for the Live music. The resident band was excellent and covered a lot of Soul music and then went onto do other genre's. It was a fun night and the beer...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank fran769
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a fun and entertaining place to sit for awhile. The food is great too! The band was awesome and had fun interacting with the clientele. Prices are decent and the waitstaff was friendly and accommodating

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank marjie3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for a place for some great ribs and this is the place!! Ordered a side of grits and they are not from a box!! Delicious!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank vwman62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after a visit to the cotton museum and Beale Street. We had the ribs and they were quite possibly the best ribs we have ever had, they are out of this world. If your looking for a bbq place downtown...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 127gib
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited BB s on both nights in Memphis. Bands are on at 5 and 7.30 every night. Arrive early doors for a good seat. Food and drinks were amazing.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank scoie1973
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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.
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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