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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

I LOVE this place! From the time we arrived until the time we left, our experience was awesome. We were greeted just outside the door by a young man who held the door for us. We were welcomed again by Tonya, the hostess who showed...More

Thank ChandraYarber
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a historic club, kind of run down inside but I think this adds to the popularity of it. We saw some great entertainment and the food is quite good as well. I would recommend this place as a must see.

Thank rbf441
Reviewed 2 days ago

Family of four with teens enjoyed the ambience and music. Food was average and the service was mediocre at best. I would eat elsewhere and come for the bands.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Called in for a meal and on entering thought what a dive! However, a couple of beers and great ribs we soon settled in to absorb the atmosphere. Fortunately stayed on to join friends as the King Beez started playing- wow! Angela Adkisson was singing...More

Thank 2wombats
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were a party of 3 adults and 2 teenagers. All of our food was awesome, ribs, BBQ, pulled pork... all so good! Our server was great as well. Brought back home their Rub and BBQ sauces that they sell. Would definitely visit again!

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were visiting for one night and this place came highly recommended and we know why! Great food, good drinks and fantastic music!! We can't wait to come back.

Thank Priscilla R
Reviewed 4 days ago

We was looking forward to hear some real blues but they played everything but blues. The band they had was decent but the wrong location. They also are the only Bar/Restaurant that we saw on the strip that charges a 10usd cover charge. When you...More

Thank Jimmie S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The BBQ was tender and tasty. My wife said the gumbo was ok but not great.The atmosphere in the restaurant was very enjoyable with the music in the background. It was very reflective of Beale Street.

Thank haroldw3
Reviewed 4 days ago

B.B. Kings - Memphis is just one of those places you have to go b/c you're in Memphis, and it's B.B. Kings. The food is good, the service is mediocre, but the experience is on point. We made reservations online day-of and walked in to...More

Thank courtney w
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came at 8:00pm on Father’s Day, our first night in Memphis. Got seated within 15 minutes. Had the sausage and cheese, ribs, and bread pudding. Food was excellent, service was spot on, and live music really made the experience. Overall, really enjoyed the visit! BTW,...More

Thank Jon C
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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