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Miss Polly's Soul City Cafe

154 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
+1 901-527-9060
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“mac and cheese” (32 reviews)
“fries” (63 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
154 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Beale Street atmosphere and good value breakfast. Service was fine other than didn't deliver the breaakfast omellette in the way asked , soft and runny. Way too hard and not enjoyable.

1  Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch! We were greeted outside the restaurant and immediately seated. Diner atmosphere and a nice selection of comfort food. We had the Love Me Tender chicken sandwich and chicken wings. Ask the waitress for blue cheese dressing for wings but the restaurant...More

Thank Marianne C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate breakfast here twice because the food is so good. The Chicken Fried Steak with gravy is the best I've ever had. The gravy is mouth watering good. This place is on Beale Street and is just a little dive breakfast and lunch spot...More

1  Thank Tara F
Reviewed 7 March 2018

I have never had a BBQ Omelet before and I was pleasantly surprised. Excellent flavors, nice atmosphere, great service. Very friendly waitress. I would definitely recommend the BBQ Omelet.

Thank Therese C
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Now that’s the way it should be done! Best chicken on waffle ever! And the BBQ omelette was great too. Good service /lots of Beale St ambience!

Thank maryellen0718
Reviewed 21 January 2018

3 straight years coming to Memphis for IBC & I had never before ventured into this joint. This is my goto on Beale henceforth. I had the 4 veggie plate due to a tender tummy. Large portions, freshly prepared. And less than $8. My dining...More

1  Thank Texasleaguer
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We just needed a place to sit and cool down and eat lunch. We found the staff friendly and the food a little better than your typical tourist area restaurants

Thank jerry096
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We made it to Memphis and of course Beale Street. I had a want for Chicken and Waffles. Miss Polly’s Soul City Cafe right on Beale St had a sign for Chicken and Waffles. Sweet tea the sweetest I’ve had in my road trip from...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 2 January 2018

A hole-in-the-wall in the absolute best sense. Grits, fried okra and pickles. Chicken fried steak, etc. My wife from South Texas was in heaven.

Thank rrrarick
Reviewed 2 January 2018

I was told if i come to Memphis that i had to eat here. The food was decent. The wings were good and the fries were plan. The macaronni taste like boxed mac and cheese. The service was great so i would probally give hem...More

Thank livelife h
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Questions & Answers
28 January 2017|
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Response from nolamom22 | Reviewed this property |
not sure but we were there early like around 8ish... and the breakfast was excellent.... big portions......my husband and i shared a breakfast.... very very delicious..
20 August 2015|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous answer. This is old time southern soul food. It's not for the health conscience or limited ingredient eater. That doesn't mean you cannot find something to enjoy on the menu, but you won't be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-527-9060
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