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Address: 138 Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 901-526-3637
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11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 am
Activities: Dining
Description: Blues City's world famous menu has drawn attention of presidents and...
Blues City's world famous menu has drawn attention of presidents and celebrities alike. Check out the best food on Beale with live music nightly in our world famous Band Box.
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Great Ribs

After Graceland, this was a great place to eat. We were in the Cadillac room and was able to enjoy the Blues music coming form the bar. Then walked it off on Beale St. We had a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What can I say - I keep returning for the music. It's always good here and the drinks and food prices are very reasonable.

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Moncks Corner, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

After Graceland, this was a great place to eat. We were in the Cadillac room and was able to enjoy the Blues music coming form the bar. Then walked it off on Beale St. We had a great time.

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Pontypool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I was a bit surprised to be served beer in plastic glass but beer was good. The 20oz ribeye was awesome. Place a little scruffy, but that's whT Blues joints are about.

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Mahomet, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Picked the Blues City Cafe based on other TripAdvisor reviews and they were right on the money! The portions were huge so we ended up sharing a couple of the dinners. The rib meat literally fell off the bone. I have never seen such clean bones at the end of a meal. The big hit was the cheese fries appetizer... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I just wanted to say that I went to Memphis with high hopes of seeing many great live jazz and blues bands. Freeworld, a regular attraction playing at Blue City Cafe were on my list as I saw many great reviews. I never got to eat there, but the place was always crazy busy and the floors were so dirty... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We loved Blues City Café. Not especially for the food, but for the music! WOW. Memphis 3. Earl the Pearl. And more. We loved sitting at the bar with Keith the bartender. What a fun guy. Even when extremely busy, he made us feel very welcome and at home. So enjoyed talking to him about Memphis, the music, and his... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Seems the thing to do in Memphis - ribs on Beale street - enjoyable but not the best I have had. Good atmosphere though if you are a ribs and music fan.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

food was great!!! the service was #1 but the side items were in small plastic medicine cups. will come again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

A guy called Brad Burkedahl and his band were playing and they had the place rocking'. Great entertainment - great place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Like many restaurants in this section of Memphis it isn't clean looking but the food is excellent, we had the Tomales with Chilli to start and then ribs and cat fish. My first cat fish experience and it was nicely deep fried! Worth eating here if you are in town before heading to local bars on Beale St.

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Additional Information about Blues City Cafe

Address: Address: 138 Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 901-526-3637
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 am

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