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Pete & Sam's Restaurant

#569 of 1,250 Restaurants in Memphis}
€€ - €€€Italian, Pizza
3886 Park Ave, Memphis, TN 38111-6635
+1 901-458-0694
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good21%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
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“bbq pizza” (14 reviews)
“italian salad” (11 reviews)
Open Now
04:30 - 21:30All hours
Italian, Pizza
€€ - €€€
3886 Park Ave, Memphis, TN 38111-6635
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waste of time/money. Guy sitting on the bench in lobby when we arrived ended up being our waiter. My chicken cacciatore was a piece of flat over cooked chicken covered in in cups of flavorless red sauce. Skip this place.

Thank rettup
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a well known family style place in Memphis but they are ridi g on the coat tails of what was versus now. The service is terrible. The food is hit or miss. On this visit it was a miss. The ravioli had as...More

Thank MemCer
Reviewed 11 October 2017

On a recent trip to Memphis, my extended family and I gathered for dinner at Pete and Sam’s with some friends. It had been many years since I was last there and the restaurant was just as I remembered it. The large menu featured pastas,...More

Thank JourneyJen
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Our family loves Pete and Sams. Been going for generations. Get the Beacon Salad and the BBQ Pizza. Delicious!

Thank monkeydog80
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The food was much better tonight as it had been too salty or Not very good but changes have been made for the good! Ms Vita's spinach is still as good as ever but red sauce is GREAT now not sweet and salty.

Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Visiting Memphis for the second time I had heard about this place and that it was a landmark and that we had to try it. Upon arrival it was loud and filled with kids running and screaming around. We were put at the back. Next...More

Thank Lisa Z
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I have not been to Pete & Sam's in 25 years and after tonight I can honestly say that, like a good red wine, it has definitely improved over time. Our waiter, Jake, was very attentive, refilling our water glasses four times throughout our meal....More

Thank Mimi2341
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The service was fair and the waiter was pleasant and the restaurant itself was nice, however the reason for dining out is the food and here you waste your money. We ordered grilled founder and I also had minestrone soup. The soup was bland and...More

Thank Larry T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I went to Pete & Sam's at 14 years old, on my first date. My husband threw my 60th birthday there. The food and atmosphere is still remarkable now as it was then. Highly recommend. Best Italian food I have ever had!!

Thank Gaye W
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My husband, Steve, and I always try to eat at local restaurants while on vacation. We really try to eat where the locals eat. Sadly, Pete and Sam's fell way short on the mark of good dining. The only thing that Steve and I agreed...More

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Questions & Answers
8 August 2015|
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Response from Larry G | Reviewed this property |
They have very thin and crispy crust pizzas in 3 different sizes. Also offer a small 6" pizza as a side dish with dinners.
Dale N
13 April 2015|
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Response from Larry G | Reviewed this property |
No bar that is seperate from dining area. Also they only sale beer but do allow you to bring in your own wine or liquor.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
04:30 - 21:30
04:30 - 21:30
04:30 - 21:30
04:30 - 21:30
04:30 - 21:30
04:30 - 21:30
04:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3886 Park Ave, Memphis, TN 38111-6635
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-458-0694
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