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Blues City Cafe

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
138 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3712
+1 901-526-3637
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
138 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3712
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Blues City Cafe was very busy, but we didn't have to wait to be seated. The host took us to a table and the waiter came straight to us and took our drink orders and then we ordered our lunch. It came fast. We...More

Thank mjb282003
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love steak. So they recommended the Memphis Strip Streak at Blues City. This steak was one of the best steaks I have ever had in my life. I can't wait to go back

Thank Nicole P
Reviewed yesterday

Tennessee hospitality and quality friendly service at it's best. The Blues cafe was not the first place we were invited in for dinner but accordingly to the number of visitors to Beale Street was the best choice for good ribs. So we decide to give...More

Thank wazzaw123
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this place needing some food later in the night, the menu was chicken, ribs, salads etc. I ordered the southern fried chicken tenders with steak chips meal, my partner stuck with the chips, anyway, the food here was amazing, the chicken cooked to...More

Thank Steveirvine1811
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great ribs. Not fancy, great food though. Granted I am from the East Coast. PBR Tallboy and Memphis BBQ

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 3 days ago

I chose to get my fill of Memphis BBQ here, and was not disappointed! I ordered the Ribs & Catfish combo and was very pleased!

Thank Hanna B
Reviewed 3 days ago

A year ago I visited Memphis, and grabbed an Uber from Union Street down to the free Friday night concert (Reckless Kelly) at the Levitt Shell. The driver picked us up around 7:00 near Rendevouz, and asked if we had been in there. We had,...More

Thank ruffhaus8
Reviewed 3 days ago

We got dropped off by our hotel shuttle at the top of Beale Street and could see that there was a line to get into this place. We walked down then back up Beale Street soaking up the atmosphere (this was early evening). When we...More

Thank Digboo22
Reviewed 3 days ago

we have been to Memphis numerous time and have enjoyed Blues City Cafe. We were felling adventurous so we strayed into another restaurant that had many awards for being so good, Well, the other place, although being pretty darn good didn't compare to Blues City....More

Thank dan d
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Being from Memphis and an avid steak eater suprsingly they have the best in the city. Huge & juicy and the juice is so good you don’t need steak sauce.

Thank lfspears
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28 February 2017|
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Response from Skeney57 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tiffani, Blues City Cafe is in two sections, pure Cafe, sit down & eat , all welcome & next door fronting Beale Street is the Bar and Band section where you can also order meals ! it's a typical bar scene and would... More
Robert L
15 January 2017|
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Response from Rayswifeashley | Reviewed this property |
Steak and baked potatoes are gluten free unless made with certain marinades. So you should be fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 05:00
11:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3712
    (2ND STREET)
  • Public Transportation: Bus and Taxi pick up and drop off are done directly across the street from our front door along with a Trolley Stop about one block away.
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-526-3637
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