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The Beauty Shop Restaurant

966 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104-5611
+1 901-272-7111
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (58 reviews)
“barramundi” (5 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
966 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104-5611
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I tend to be a bit of a skeptic when someone claims to have "The Best" in any category. And, it seems like the places who specialize in breakfast or brunch all make that claim. So, my test is to order their Eggs Benedict, where...More

Thank Van P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fried Green Tomato BLT sandwich -- a delightful twist on a classic-- excellent! It's a little pricey but the cute decor more than makes up for it. Will be back to check out other clever menu items.

Thank TCTexas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to try brunch since the reviews were good AND they take reservations. We were seated right away and drink orders take within a few minutes. It took quite some time to get drinks. Meanwhile, the noise level was rising. We ordered sticky monkey...More

Thank HS-Susan
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Food was amazing, service was great, the place was sooo fun-- great concept! The only reason I don't give it 5 stars was because the restaurant filled with flies, more than ten... that was a little gross and certainly annoying when you're trying to enjoy...More

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Geeeze was I dissappointed! I walked in, it wasn't too busy, there was a space at the bar, so I sat down got some coffee from the bartender, and looked at the menu. The Eggs Benedict looked fantastic, so that's what I ordered. Ok, here...More

1  Thank Eric S
KarenCarrier, Owner at The Beauty Shop Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

I'm sorry you had a less than perfect brunch experience. I want to assure you we do not pre-cook our eggs, they are all made to order. Regardless, you didn't receive eggs up to your par, and for that I do apologize. We usually do...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We went to The Beauty Shop years ago. Saturday we were in Memphis and decided to go for lunch. We were not disappointed. The cheese plate was wonderful with a savignon blanc. Hubby had a salad with tuna, which he loved. My grilled romaine salad...More

Thank Itzie4you
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Was really p!eased we booked as it was busy as a Friday night - lots of locals. We were in a booth which was brilliant. Really lovely food and cocktails and great service. Not cheap but worth every penny.

Thank Dawes_family2014
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I waited in a line to get in, just to wait for a seat at the bar. As a solo traveler, sometimes service can be weird about you dining solo. That wasn't the case here. The white sangria was good and my blt was yummy....More

Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had made a reservation for 11 a.m. I'm glad that we did. When we got there the place was packed and we're only taking reservations at that time. We had ordered food and the dishes were just okay I'm very Bland....More

Thank Broadwaybeauty_88
Reviewed 11 July 2017

On recent trip to Memphis, decided to give The Beauty Shop a try. Had been there several years back for a business dinner meeting, and remembered it fondly. It did not disappoint ! First off, love the eclectic neighborhood in mid-town Memphis. Parking was easy...More

Thank MaddieOES
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Jeff B
24 July 2017|
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Response from KarenCarrier | Property representative |
We welcome kids! We do not have a separate children's menu, but we have several items on each of our menu that suit pickier eaters, and more adventurous eaters will find plenty of foods they'll enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 966 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104-5611
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Cooper Young Community Association
  • Neighbourhood: Cooper Young Community Association
  • Phone Number: +1 901-272-7111
Established in 2002. "Look Good. Eat Good." are the words emblazoned on the front windows at the Beauty Shop. This hip and trendy restaurant in the Cooper-Young district of midtown Memphis does both, as it conjures up images of a '50s-style beauty shop, formerly Priscilla Presley's curl-and-dye spot. It's a camp wonderland where the façade is Jetsons-era Vitrolite, and choice seating is offered beneath hooded Belvedere hair dryers. Nostalgia is served with a sense of humor here. The beauty shop flashback comes complete with original mint green wash basins filling in as sinks behind the hand built bar, made of tiger maple wood. The terrazzo floor is original. Glass brick stalls serve as intimate booths. Mixed with the retro renderings are modern touches such as hand-blown art-glass lights, and glamorous copper and silver-leaf walls. At this offbeat restaurant, the décor pays homage to the space's beauty parlor past, while the food offers flavors from around the globe.
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