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Beale Street

Memphis, TN 38103 (Midtown)
901-526-0110
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Ranked #5 of 56 nightlife in Memphis
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Walking Areas, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Mysterious Sites
Activities: Nightlife
Description: Renovation and renewal have come to this historic street known as the "Home of the Blues." Flashy music clubs and restaurants abound.
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Akron,Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

This is an awesome place to hear the blues.Each and every venue has something different inside.If you get a chance to hear Earl The Pearl on Tuesday nights(Blues City Café),he and his band were great.BB Kings is the only bar to charge a cover charge(3.00)all the others just pass a bucket and if you like the music you can support... More

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Saint Jacob, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

It's a great place to visit. Just stay on the main drag. It is not safe to wonder over a block or two, kind of like Bourbon Street in New Orleans.

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AR
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77 reviews 77 reviews
19 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great place to people watch. Walk by hear music coming out the doors. Plenty of resturants. Fun evening or afternoon

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Nashville, Tennessee
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We got the arm band so we could do a bar crawl. Lots of police so you feel safe to enjoy yourself. A variety of music, food and items to purchase. Had a blast!!! And it's on the trolley line if you stay on the water front (so you don't have to worry about parking).

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

beale street is the place to be always. good food, mostly friendly people and vendors, there is a cover charge at jerry lee lewis, but it will be deducted from your food bill. i recommend this place to enjoy music and good food.

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London UK
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This is a brilliant place to visit- music everywhere! We wandered up and down Beale Street on several occasions and visited various bars to listen to the music. There is so much talent everywhere and the atmosphere is electric! The sights, sounds and smells in the street are difficult for a non-pro writer to commit to paper but although the... More

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Clifton, Kansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

It was loud but the resteraunts were nice and theyre were the Beale Street Flippers who performed on the streets doing flips... I loved It

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We had a good time just wandering. The street is only a couple of blocks long. There are several "General" stores and souvenir shops. Great restaurants. B.B.Kings has the best gumbo I found -and I looked everywhere. The Rock and Soul museum was interesting and there's music everywhere. Check out Jerry Lee Lewis' place. The dueling pianos were a disappointment,... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

We walked it during the day so you got to look and read all the historic plaques and store signs. A real contribution to American music. Bet it is hopping at night!

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Any night of the week you can have an enjoyable time on Beale Street whether it is just listening to some great blues or to enjoy some famous Memphis barbeque. Lined with restaurants, bars and souvenir shops, Beale Street is probably the number one tourist spot in Memphis. I like that there is always a police presence and that the... More

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