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Arcade Restaurant

540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
+1 901-526-5757
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“biscuits” (41 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Arcade is one of the must visit places in Memphis. The decor is an old diner. The menu is ok. The sweet potato pancakes lived up to their reputation for sure. However, my extra hard scrambled eggs were cold and still a but runny....More

Thank itsanissue
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a fun place with great atmosphere and an awesome menu! The sweet potato pancakes are my favorite & the burger is delish! You can even sit in the same booth that Elvis once frequented! You should definitely make time to visit....and afterward,...More

Thank Cara E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here for lunch on Sunday, on our way out of Memphis. Wow, was this better than expected! We all ordered from the breakfast menu. Biscuits, hashbrowns, bacon, eggs, sweet potato pancakes - but better than how grandma made them! Even though we were...More

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mostly the 2 stars is about the service. We ordered country fried steak (which was awesomely good) and hash browns, but when the order came it wasn't hash browns, no one had said "we're out" or said, "would you rather have..." just changed them up....More

Thank RadioCathy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for breakfast - oldest cafe in Memphis. Located across from Central Station in old downtown neighborhood. On-street parking. Old diner feel with old diner kind of menu. Service okay - slightly hurried. Had sweet potato pancakes, redneck breakfast, and omelet - all good, decent...More

Thank ColoAvsPuckhead
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Made a quick stop here on the way to New Orleans from Chicago for breakfast. While the building's history is impressive, the long wait for food is not. Breakfast was mediocre at best and not as described. Service was terrible. Very slow and inattentive waitresses....More

Thank Shyla J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We never go to breakfast, but before leaving Memphis we decided to stop. It was unbelievable. The food - and we tried several different things - was great. Our waitress, Taylor, was very friendly and helpful. The prices were quite reasonable and the amount of...More

Thank Ndnsr1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, amazing staff, I really enjoyed the historic feel that this place gives you as soon as you walk in the door. From the Greek pizza, To the legendary sandwiches, to the ridiculously good breakfast including sweet potato pancakes. I would eat here every...More

Thank Brandon B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here for lunch as many in my group wanted to eat the fried peanut butter and banana sandwich. I got the half sandwich, half salad order, which was fairly good and a large portion. The atmosphere was alright. The staff was kind but...More

Thank SWHoosierTraveler
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Memphis last week and made a reservation to sit in the Elvis booth at the arcade. When we got there the reservation was messed up and the booth was taken. The staff was amazing, they allowed us to sit, drink coffee and order our...More

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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 Davidtw41 | 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
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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