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Captain John's Bar-B-Que

106 US Hwy 72 W, Collierville, TN 38017
(901) 853-8004
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Ranked #9 of 105 Restaurants in Collierville
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Jul 1, 2014
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English first
Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I love this place.......rightly priced, for great tasting food! I gave a party and served the pic- nic package pork shoulder, it was the hit of the party! This BBQ is great with white wine or any beer of your taste. 5 stars.......for the Pic- Nic Package! Would recommend this place to anyone!

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Collierville, TN
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I've eaten a ton of BBQ in my day, all over the South, and I can say without hesitation or hyperbole that this is my favorite spot. Their pulled pork is delicious and the ribs are excellent, but what puts this place on the map is the sauce. The staff is very friendly and the clientele is about as diverse... More

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Bartlett, Tennessee
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This one is truly a TREASURE! Somewhat hidden off the beaten path. The barbecue is excellent . Love their sauce, too. Very informal dining area where the locals are called by name by a friendly staff. Be sure and try out Friday's special: Fried Catfish. That is if you can get in. You may have to wait a minute or... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Captain John's was one of the first places I ate when I first moved here. No offense to the famous chains around Memphis, but nobody does cue like the local mom and pop joints. I absolutely love this place. Whether you're ordering in, driving through, or grabbing a family pack to take with you, you will not be disappointed. This... More

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United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

This place surpasses many of the more "talked about" barbecue places in the area. They have a spicy vinegar based sauce that tastes excellent. Nice and friendly staff as well.

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Collierville, TN
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

Captain John's doesn't have any ambiance, but it does have good BBQ. It is not the best in the area, but ALL Memphis BBQ is wonderful. Here you get good sized portions at a reasonable price. The staff is very friendly. You order and then pick up your food, so there is a fast food atmosphere, but it is good... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Eating inside is not great, but they have a very convenient drive up window. Ribs and barbecue sandwiches are excellent.

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Collierville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

Very good food! Everyone was very friendly a very good place for lunch. fast srevice .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011 via mobile

The bbq nachos r new n they r great give a lot of meat. The bbq sandwich plates r good n on Friday the catfish is to die for. Overall I would eat there everyday love it all n its worth the pay.

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Memphis, TN
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107 reviews 107 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2010

I've always been a fan of Captain John's Bar-B-Que. I like the flavor much better than Corkey's, and it is the only other choice in Collierville. However, Germantown Comm. is still my favorite. The decor is nothing special - just a typical BBQ joint. Basic wood tables on a 1-room tile floor. Ordering is done at a counter. The ribs... More

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