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Johnny G's Creole Kitchen

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156 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 528-1055
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11:00 am - 2:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food. Looks like theyve Closed.

Enjoyed their food, but it looks like they've closed. I don't know if they've moved to a new location, but there is a new restaurant in this location now.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Enjoyed their food, but it looks like they've closed. I don't know if they've moved to a new location, but there is a new restaurant in this location now.

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Clarksville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Tripadvisor is a wonderful tool for those of us that travel often but one must be aware that some people just like to complain for the sake of complaining. I read reviews on this place, as I do a lot of places, and I can honestly say that I found absolutely no justification for the negative ones. The employees were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

A server at another place actually recommended here. Started with greens, also recommended. Garlicky yumminess. We each had po' boys; Oyster and shrimp. Not Gulf Coast quality of course, but both were quite good and the bread really fresh. Quick service. Low key atmosphere. just right.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Worst food I ever had, plus they stole money off my credit card.. will never look at that place again..DO NOT EAT THERE!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

We ate lunch here. Husband had shrimp and catfish. I had grilled catfish which wasn't on the menu but the GM was very accommodating. The food was excellent! Service was excellent! The greeter even remembered my husband from the day before.

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Croydon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We had a great chicken gumbo and catfish po boys at Johnny’s Creole Kitchen. Worth a visit if your in town

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Stopped by during Elvis week. No brisket that day. Ordered some fried seafood. Not memorable. Potato salad was the most notable dish

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We arrived 15 minutes before they closed for a late dinner. They greeted us warmly despite the fact that we were they only thing keeping them from closing on time. I enjoyed my meal. I had a seafood platter with crawfish and shrimp.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

After reading many of the reviews, we must have been here on an "off" night. We ordered and they were out of their best rib sauce. I got a sandwich with a different sauce, which was okay. My hubby ordered the gumbo and it just wasn't spicy like he thought it might be (it is supposed to be creole). Our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Went for late lunch on a weekday, Beale St itself was pretty much empty so Johnny G's wasn't very busy so can't really speak as to how it is when busy, however, we were both seated and served very quickly. Food was a little pricey for the portions but that's honesty to be expected on Beale St. Ordered a Ghost... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 156 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (901) 528-1055
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 am

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