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Marlowes Restaurant and Ribs

4381 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38116-6407 (McKellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD)
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Ranked #39 of 1,262 restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: McKellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD
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80% Recommend
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Panama City, Florida
Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

We ate here after taking a free ride in a pink Cadillac limo from where we were staying. The ride was nice, I gave the driver a tip (both ways - two different drivers - two different Caddys). The restaurant is a shrine to Elvis. It's just blocks from Graceland, and they serve Barbeque or home cookin'. We went on... More

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Senoia, Georgia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Great BBQ.....ribs, brisket and pulled pork! Loved the atmosphere which is all Elvis. Gold records, some of his stage outfits, tv's playing his movies. LARGE PORTIONS! Our server Luke was great. Loved the gift shop also and the gentlemen working that night was awesome to talk to. This is a must !

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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79 reviews 79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Super-friendly staff serves up great food at fair prices. You can smell the goodness when you walking he door. Lots of fun Elvis paraphernalia with a gift shop too. Highly recommend!

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Maybe we ordered wrong, but we were not blown away by the bbq. The bbq sauce was the best thing we ate. This said, our service was great.

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Morris, Illinois
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

I loved the fact that the Pink Limo came to pick us up in the Heartbreak Hotel, and took us for Supper!!!!! We were able to enjoy some drinks, and not have to pass because we were driving!!! I had the Pink Cadillac, and the Blue Hawaii!! Loved them both!!! I started with the fried green tomato's, and my hubby... More

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New Orleans
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

The drivers were prompt in picking us up from our hotel, we were seated right away, our waiter was at our table within seconds, food was delivered promptly, and when we were done a car was waiting to take us back to the hotel. Service was very good. The food itself was disappointing. We ordered ribs and brisket. The ribs... More

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Palm Springs
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW via mobile

OK, so "Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives" got this one wrong (or they did something special when Guy visited?). My brisket was not sliced ACROSS the grain, and was more like shredded beef (but with strands inches long, like a plate of worms). You couldn't taste any "bark", or see any smoke ring! And it was slopped in BBQ sauce, so... More

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Pointblank, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

A pink Cadillac ride, barbecue and Yuengling beer, what could be better? Pick up the fuzzy pink phone in the lobby of the Heartbreak Hotel and a pink Cadillac will pick you up and take you to Marlowe's. Lots of Elvis memorabilia on the walls and really good food. My favorites were the sausage and cheese appetizer, burgundy mushrooms and... More

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Clinton, South Carolina
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

One of the main reasons we came to Memphis was for the ribs. We had several different varieties and these were AMAZING!!! Everything was great but they give a TON of food.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

went with my husband cause read reviews great way to experience memphis food , although i'm not a fan of bbq went along, its such a busy place my husband ordered steak and he enjoyed it thought i be on safe side and order chicken salad as i knew i wouldn't eat the meat , the chicken tasted bbq and... More

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