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Beale Street

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Address: Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 901 526-0117
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Renovation and renewal have come to this historic street known as the...

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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The difference between Beale Street in Memphis and Honkytonk row in Nashville in terms of crowds and activity was obvious to my wife and I during our week long visit to Tennessee... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Goffstown, New Hampshire
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137 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First off we did go during a very cold day at lunchtime, so the area was not hopping with entertainment. But there were so many homeless people, one of which chased down my husband, to the point where he thought we was going to be mugged. We were a large group, but we separated, and he was left alone because... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved it.........I was initially dragged to Memphis by my wife to see Gracelands but loved this city. Every night seems to be something happening and different themed nights. Plenty of different bars/clubs all with a fantastic music. My only additional suggestion is don't wonder to far off the beaten track as I didn't really feel safe at night

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montreal
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were told by many locals to not visit Beale street on a saturday night because it is unsafe. We went in the evening on a friday and during the day on saturday. Lots of bars and restaurants offering your typical bar food.

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chicago, il
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Bill street was cool listen to a band at BB Kings Place had a lot of fun only to get back to our car and find a parking ticket even though the signs clearly said we were not in violation .seems like the city uses it is a ticket trip to get more money. Double check your parking you may... More 

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Amherst, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This street rocks all night long and never seems to sleep. Visit any of the clubs and bars on this street for excellent music, food and drink. Visit BB Kings place on the corner of Beale and Second Street for great food and live entertainment. No visit to Memphis is complete without a visit to Beale Street the most famous... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The difference between Beale Street in Memphis and Honkytonk row in Nashville in terms of crowds and activity was obvious to my wife and I during our week long visit to Tennessee. In part, this could be due to us being in Nashville over the NHL All Stars weekend. But Nashville was hopping while Beale Street was not.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were expecting more but it seemed run down and there were a few homeless people walking around and laying around. The only thing I would go see is the Peabody ducks and that was it.

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Rolled into town on a foggy December night. I hit up a few places along Beale Street before heading back to my hotel. Lively crowd, average prices, warm weather- total win! Cops were present to keep an eye on the chaos during last call. For a solo female traveler, that's much appreciated. + very cheap parking!!! + no cover charge

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beale St is the main attraction in Memphis and it lives up to its reputation. Two long blocks of pedestrian friendly partying with all sorts of music and bars. Go there early to avoid the cover charges. Also, don't wander too far from the main strip by yourself, as the surrounding area can get a bit seedy. Trolley's make travel... More 

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Manchester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beale Street is the tourist heart of Memphis and a great spot to eat, drink and party the night away. It's a couple of blocks of bars almost all of which offer great live, blues based music. We enjoyed a wide variety of bars and saw everything from traditional old school blues to more quirky acoustic stuff. The area felt... More 

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