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Arcade Restaurant

540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
+1 901-526-5757
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast here was a great experience. It it crowded with I mean lines of people all over you if you sit near door. Service is slow and paying out was very slow as well. Food was good for the portion size and quality. Pricy but...More

1  Thank Jstinger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While visiting Memphis, we went to Arcade, described as the oldest restaurant in Memphis. The food was good, standard breakfast fare, with some southern twists like grits and biscuits & gravy. Some of the booths and tables had photos and plaques commemorating notable diners. We...More

1  Thank William N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This landmark did not disappoint. Busy on a Sunday at noon but worth the wait. Pizza was delish and salads and wraps were generous in size.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great vibe and food at the Arcade! Friendly staff, tasty breakfast menu, and awesome Memphis ambience. Had a great breakfast with my team before we headed out to work at the Memphis in May BBQ Fest. Definitely hit this spot if you're looking for a...More

1  Thank Brian T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sat in Elvis' booth, great diner with a fantastic vibe. The grits were fantastic. Super fast service, many items are premade.

Thank Pattie S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Fantastic atmospheric oldest diner in town 5 minutes from the civil rights museum lovely food ,staff and an Elvisfire booth to boot. Don't miss this place.

Thank paulandlinda04
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This was on our must see lists because of it's history with Elvis. Apparently it was one of Elvis’ favourite places to hang out and there's also a booth dedicated to him as it was his favourite place to sit. On weekdays it closes at...More

1  Thank cjudge109
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We loved our diner breakfast at Arcade. Nothing like southern gems such as grits, gravy, and sweet potato pancakes! The coffee was delightful and refilled often by our wonderful waitress. We walked the short block from there to the National Civil Rights Museum. By the...More

Thank Oma77
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I have mixed feelings about reviewing this place. Overall, I would've probably given this a "good" rating. On the one hand, it's a lovely historic diner with great atmosphere and friendly wait staff and good food, but on the other hand the wait for our...More

Thank momtrips
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We had a wonderful breakfast here the morning after the BMS Awards. We went because it was recommended and it lived up to the recommendation. GREAT food, huge portions and friendly staff. Also, the best country ham I have ever had!

Thank Wayne D
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Becky B
Where is available parking
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.
How are the prices?
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.
Is breakfast served all day or does it end at a particular time?
14 September 2016|
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Response from KelcieTheExplorer | Property representative |
All day!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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