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Beale Street Tap Room

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Bar, American, Pub
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168 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
+1 901-521-1851
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Mon 12:00 - 00:00
Tue - Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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Memphis, Tennessee
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In this age of enforced "tolerance" to all manner of things, smoking in a BAR is not always tolerated. Couple the smoker-friendly atmosphere with a full bar and live blues, you have an extremely authentic albeit hazy, dark, authentic environment perfectly suited for those who are curious about the "Real Beale Street".

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Thank Eric H
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Music was good. The crown and Ginger was expensive but I wasn't in the mood for the $5 beer. I liked the mug display. We will walk to another bar. It's located well since we only have a couple of hours.

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Thank Ana T
New Zealand
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154 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great music for free the night we stopped in. That said, the beer selection was average for a place that calls itself 'tap room'. Check it out, judge for yourself.

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Thank janenbenNewZealand
Trabuco Canyon, California
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85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Cool little place to stop for a beer. They have a unique display of mugs on the wall behind the bar.

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Thank andezz99
Toronto, Canada
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309 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 318 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We ended up here on a Monday night, attracted to it from reviews labeling it as a dive bar. It certainly was! I've read that it can get quite lively here on the weekend with a band etc - none of this happened on a Monday night. It was us, another patron, and the bartender. Very nice guy (can't remember... More 

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Thank Ryjones
Anamosa, Iowa
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

My friend and I have visited the Tap Room two years in a row and have been pleasantly surprised both times by the quality of live music available. No cover charge - walk in and sit down. Beer reasonably priced. We'll be back!

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Thank IowaBoy1
Arkansas
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Stopped here for some happy hour beers...great prices and had our favorite Yeungling beer that we cant get back home. Not many people when we were there which was good as the bar could get very smokey as the night went on.

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Thank Heather D
Wheaton, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Terrific band!!!! Played blues, rock, country and gospel music almost non stop. Beer is priced right and bartenders are attentive. Probably the BEST music we experienced during our stay in Memphis.

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Thank jacy2
AZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

There are nicer places on Beale but something always brought me back. The house band was always playing blues and little Miss Carrie can really belt out a tune. They have an extensive beer selection and it is air conditioned. A must on those muggy Memphis nights.

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Thank azzdave
WEST YORKS
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

We came here principally for a drink and the music however the smoky atmosphere would have put us off eating anyway. The food looked ok and seemed re4asonably priced but prefer a more relaxed atmosphere to eat in.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, American, Pub
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 01:00
Thursday
16:00 - 01:00
Friday
16:00 - 01:00
Saturday
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-521-1851

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?