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Itta Bena

145 Second Ave., Memphis, TN 38103
+1 901-578-3031
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lamb chops” (3 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
“she crab soup” (10 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
145 Second Ave., Memphis, TN 38103
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

This restaurant is a hidden gem on Beale Street. The restaurant is above BB Kings Blues Club. The ambience is really nice and the wait staff were excellent. The food was very well done and a nice break from Memphis BBQ.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 183King
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Best hidden gem in Memphis. I chose to celebrate my birthday by having dinner here with friends. The atmosphere was great, and the food and service was even better! I have already recommended to future Memphis visitors and will continue referring ti Itta Bena as...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank HannaB666
Reviewed 17 June 2018

You must try this - it is pure class in a somewhat grotty location. Food is superb, service outstanding.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MarisaB974
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is wonderful. Absolutely amazing food. The New Zealand lamb chops are just perfect. The martinis are great and the bar staff was so friendly. A must for fine dining in Memphis.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Devin85
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Everything was Fantastic and our waitress Greta was incredible and the Lamb was great. The old fashion was very good.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Ed F
Reviewed 6 January 2018

This restaurant is quite hidden above BB Kings with no sign outside to direct you off the street. We made a reservation and knew to go inside but we were still unsure when directed to the third floor only to open a door to a...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Ilume
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This was a great dinner . The service was on point , attentive but not over the top . I had some picky eaters In my group and they didn’t bat an eye making the changes for them ! The wine the food was so...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank renomax
Reviewed 2 November 2017

My friend and I were treated to a delicious meal at this restaurant before attending a Grizz Game at the Fed Ex Forum. Oh My Goodness! I have been coming to this area for many years, and had never noticed this place before. You enter...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Finding the Itta Bena can be difficult. You can come in thru BB Kings or from the outside stairway. The resturant is on the third floor and there are no signs. I tried the lamb chops. They were cooked to prefection and creatively displayed. Service...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Carl C
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is outstanding! The food is delectable with she crab soup that is unparalleled anywhere on this planet, ambiance that is welcoming and staff that are hospitable and knowledgeable of their eats and alcoholic concoctions, as well as an extensive wine list. The perfect...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Mzsbach47
BBKingBluesClub, Manager at Itta Bena, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review. We truly take pleasure in serving our guests, so we’re glad you had an amazing experience with us. We appreciate your feedback and we hope to be given another opportunity to serve...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Second Ave., Memphis, TN 38103
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-578-3031
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