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Beale Street

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Address: Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 901-526-0110
Activities: Nightlife
Description: 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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My 3rd trip to Beale..my friends 1st...place was packed...got worse after FedEx forum group dumped onto Beale...visted several shops..at at BB Kings....a must do when in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
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Morristown, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

My 3rd trip to Beale..my friends 1st...place was packed...got worse after FedEx forum group dumped onto Beale...visted several shops..at at BB Kings....a must do when in Memphis....

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Ripon, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We love Beale Street for the music and the BBQ. You can walk a 2-3 block area with drink in hand in and out of the bars. Great music every night. Two musts: Blues City Café for BBQ and music, quick service and excellent food. And the Rum Boogie Café we love for drinks and music. No trip there is... More 

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yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

This one of those must see places. On Wednesday nights the street is full of weird and wonderful motor cycles. Go here in the daytime and stroll around, have a few drinks,listen to some great music and then do exactly the same in the evening!! A must see.

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Tampa, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

A trip to Memphis wouldn't be complete without a stop on Beale Street. The gift shops were small and quaint, not many restaurants open early so we walked awhile, if I wasn't traveling with a nine year old I can see how this could be fun, nevertheless,great place to visit but not with children, especially at nite

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

lots to see/lots to do/lots to buy/lots to eat LOTS OF ACTION going on! Did not like that I forgot my shades that day..bought a few things

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Lithonia, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This a great place to tour! It's FREE to walk down Beale Street! It's fun and you see so much history. You can go into a number of the nice restaurant. It feels like a walking party

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The whole street comes alive! The best night was Wednesday as all the bikers meet, the street was buzzing from the bikes to the music and the beer! The fried green tomatoes are must to try.

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Cypress
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Music was awesome! OK, it's crowded and there is a very small cover, but that's how it goes! Worth it! Plan to stay as long as you can!

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

So I would say that Beale Street is the baby version of Vegas (in the terms of the street, walking WITH alcohol). It is a lot more live then vegas in the sense of music! I love the lights of Beale Street!!

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Killeen, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We were visiting Memphis for the Liberty Bowl and had a BLAST on Beale St! I am from Texas, so I am use to partying on 6th Street in dowtown Austin, but loved Beale St for the blues, bars, food and atmosphere. GOOD TIME!! Want to go back!

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