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Rum Boogie Cafe

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182 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
+1 901-528-0150
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Maesycwmmer, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered the Memphis Platter (between two people). It was tasty and can't fault the food or the service. A little on the expensive side, but the atmosphere and decor was good and I suppose you pay extra for the location being Beale Street.

Thank HappyGirl214
Worcester, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped in here daily for the week we spent in Memphis. Bartenders mad the experience for us here. There is so much to look at in the restaurant and bar area here. Guitars line the roof and memorabilia covers the wall. The drinks were good and priced fairly. We highly recommend a stop here.

Thank jakeaussie
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a Friday night in March and although I imagine it being a lot busier in he summer we got a great experience of the real Beale Street music scene. Plenty of space in the bar, lots of beer to choose from and a nice venue to soak up the atmosphere. Freeworld were playing and they were fantastic. Really... More 

Thank OnlyOneAlexis
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered food. The guy behind the bar snatched my card out of my hand. He barely made eye contact with me. The food tasted good, but 8 hours later I woke up with pains and cramps, cold sweats and was vomiting for 30 minutes. It was the only thing I had eaten that day.

Thank Amjf234
Memphis, Tennessee
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really like this place. I've eaten there a time or two. I cook Cajun food, so I'm picky and it's alright, just mine is way better. I go eat in places that doesn't serve what I cook at home. The music is really good usually but if it's slow, go through the door on the west side, the two... More 

Thank mysouthernroots
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86 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first experience with red beans and rice was here at Rum Boogie almost twenty years ago. Add in the wonderful sweet corn bread and you have a perfect combination. Been to New Orleans and could not find n equal to the Rum Boogie recipe. Great music atmosphere on historic Beale Street. Can't go wrong.

Thank Wayne W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beers were a little expensive but hey you get to listen to awesome live music so we didn't mind. we had the red beans and rice dish and it was really good. Very friendly staff

Thank allyson r
Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was not as bad as the food. Overall not a good experience. I guess the food may have been better had we been drinking more

Thank Chrisr0ss
Yreka, California
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211 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were far more interested in the music than the food.We came to hear the delta blues@ the rum- boogie cafe and we're not disappointed. Several artist performed all were fantastic in the smokey sultry Beal street atmosphere. Just couldn't get enough.....

Thank monsoons2013
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food in this funky fun bar. Room to dance, happy crowd. Decent selection of beer, but go elsewhere if you are looking for an extensive selection of microbrews.

Thank Gayle M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub, Cajun & Creole
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 182 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-528-0150
Of all the clubs and bars on Beale Street, Rum Boogie Cafe is the one not to miss. If their superfine rum selection and beer aren't enough to entice you, the Cajun and barbecue menu should-ribs, fried catfish, gumbo and red beans and rice served by fast and friendly servers. Live Music 7 days a week 365 days a year!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?