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Arcade Restaurant

540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
+1 901-526-5757
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“french toast” (68 reviews)
“biscuits” (42 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our breakfast in the Arcade. It had a nice vintage feeling and the sweet potato pancakes were sublime!

Thank Eline V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arcade is a downtown treasure and a must visit. The oldest restaurant in Memphis with great history. The food is great, the staff is friendly and the charm is lovely. I recommend a visit to this landmark and try out any of their menu items,...More

Thank Slynne5570
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’d like to preface this by saying I’m a foodie and refuse to even eat a chain restaurants. So if your idea of a nice dinner out is a trip to Olive Garden, then this place is for you! Total 5 Stars! You and yours...More

Thank giggleblue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been told this is a must visit for breakfast or lunch. We visited for breakfast and and was not disappointed. I had the french toast and it was some of the best I have ever had. Portions are large and my husband was...More

Thank buzbee4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can tell it's a "landmark" restaurant. AKA old diner atmosphere, but super staff and great food. At least breakfast was really good. Great comfort food.

Thank snobear
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We heard how this place is a must to visit in Memphis and it did not disappoint. The food was excellent and having breakfast at 2 in the afternoon is one of my favorite meals of the day!

Thank cwalburn358
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Are you an Elvis fan? If you are and happen to like good food the Arcade should be one of your destinations. This is one of the oldest restaurants in Memphis, ( opened in 1919 ) and was a favorite of Elvis. You can request...More

1  Thank rs49ss47
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Friendly busy diner. Popular with locals and tourists. Good food but the French toast I had on the second visit was very disappointing and if I had looked more. Lovely at reviews I would have seen that it’s often described as hard fried bread and...More

Thank acc70
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Food was home cooked goodness! We randomly picked this resturant not knowing the history. So it feed my mind and my belly. I had the famouse Redneck Breakfast. It came with sausage & biscuits, 2 eggs, and hasbrown. Okay, so I know it sounds pretty...More

Thank molly a
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The food was delicious but the staff wasn’t very friendly. We asked one person if we can sit at the bar while we wait for a table and she said yes and the girl at the bar said we couldn’t sit there, we had to...More

Thank AviPrice7
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12 July 2017|
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Response from JenLeG | Reviewed this property |
There's a fair number of items that are dairy free, and they were happy to accommodate my dairy allergy by omitting the cheese! Enjoy!
Becky B
21 March 2017|
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Response from Trechia B | Reviewed this property |
Parking is on the street. It's not a high traffic area. I've never had to walk far.
29 December 2016|
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Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
As I recall the prices were on the moderate side. Probably under $10 each for a breakfast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-526-5757
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