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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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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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Moncks Corner, South Carolina

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Enid, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We decided to eat here while stopping on Beale street to look around. After looking around at what others were eating we decided on the ribs. The BBQ sauce was good and the ribs were so so. The beans were "the best I've had at a restaurant " says my mom. I thought the fries were over cooked. As a... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great service, super fast & delicious food. We had the ribs with cat fish, fries, beans and coleslaw. So worth the price. Very tasty and service with with a smile ☺ Thanks so much from Canada xoxo Will most definitely be back when in this area. I highly recommend it to everyone. 🍛

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

So going in one entrance it looked like a school cafeteria, going in the other way it was all high top tables.... but I had seen something on the menu outside that still made me want to eat there, tossed in dressing salads. Once seated in the middle section our waiter was attentive and made some excellent suggestions, all I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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Houston, Texas
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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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Additional Information about Blues City Cafe

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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