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Tom's BarBQ and Deli

4087 New Getwell Rd, Memphis, TN 38118 (Quince - Oakhaven-Parkway PD)
(901) 365-6690
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Ranked #86 of 1,282 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Neighborhood: Quince - Oakhaven-Parkway PD
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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86 reviews 86 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Traveling across I-40 headed back east. Decided to check Guy Fiery ' s recommend for rib tips. Tom's was recommended. Went out of our way to get there. Definitely dive, however not a problem. Had the the "rib tips" more like rib jerky. Dry and tasteless, without sauce they would have been hard to swallow. Service was friendly and the... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I took the advise of TA and visited Tom's. The food was excellent. The ribs were done with a spicy rub and they had great flavor. You can tell these folks do BBQ the right way because you can taste the fire in the meat.

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Germantown, Tennessee
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146 reviews 146 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Exactly what you would expect for a BBQ restaurant. Nothing fancy. Just straightforward. I recommend it for lunch if you are out by the Memphis Airport. Sandwich Combo with one side and a soft drink for under $8.00 is not bad. Sandwich and side come in a nice paper bag with your order written across the front of the bag.... More 

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Millington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I know when you read this if you are not from here you will say "I thought that place downtown in an alley way" is supposed to have the best ribs? Well I have lived in the Memphis area for over 20 years now, and by far Tom' has the most flavorful, tender ribs and BBQ around! They even have... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We were very disappointed in the food here. Had baby back ribs.... very very dry with no flavor. My husband had beef nachos made from brisket which tasted NOTHING like brisket. Owner hollered at one of his employees... in front of all his customers. Very embarrassing to all on there. Bad experience. I would not recommend this place.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Toms is a little hole in the wall off of Getwell road. The brisket is to die for - and I don't even like brisket regularly. They have been featured on Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives for their Rib Tips. The staff remembers you and always offers a smile. I am sure to stop by whenever in the area.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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76 reviews 76 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I had the Jumbo BBQ Pork sandwich with slaw on it with Onion Rings and a fountain drink all you want . The bbq was very tasty and I was full as a tick on a coon dog afterwards. The order was processed very quickly and the folks were very friendly. for under 10 bucks it was well worth it.... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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129 reviews 129 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Everything was great, the wife had the brisket and I had the rib tips. In addition we shared a fried bologna sandwich. Great eats and this will be a must stop every time that we are in Memphis! Don't let this great tasting BBQ pass you up! It's a must try!

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Ellabell, Georgia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I'm a huge fan of local restaurants (and McDonald's, but that's only when TripAdvisor asks me if I visited one), so finding this hole in the wall restaurant was awesome. My wife loved the place by default, as she saw it on 'Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives,' which I'm pretty sure is where they get the bulk of their business from.... More 

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McFarland, Wisconsin
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81 reviews 81 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Went there for dinner while in town after hearing about it on DDD. I had the rib tips and my wife had the brisket. We've had a lot of brisket before and my wife swears this is the best brisket she's ever had anywhere. Rib tips were something I've never had before but after hearing Guy suggest them, I had... More 

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Additional Information about Tom's BarBQ and Deli

Address: 4087 New Getwell Rd, Memphis, TN 38118
Phone Number: (901) 365-6690
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Quince - Oakhaven-Parkway PD
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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