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Interstate Barbecue

2265 S 3rd St, Memphis, TN 38109 (Downtown)
901-775-2304
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Ranked #260 of 1,263 restaurants in Memphis
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We are so happy we tried Neeley's during our Memphis BBQ vacation. I ordered the smoked turkey and my husband ordered the combo with the turkey and beef ribs. He rated the ribs a 9.5, which is AWESOME. I tried some of the ribs and can understand why he felt that rated that high on his scale :). The beans... More

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Panhandle Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

On several trips to Memphis in years before GPS, I'd been unsuccessful in finding this restaurant. But with a GPS i was able to find it fast and have lunch before driving over to Little Rock. Excellent pulled pork sandwich with cole slaw on the sandwich as it should be. And a side of baked beans with shredded pork in... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

On a recent trip thru Tennessee we stopped here for some of that memphis bbq. They give you a ton of food so bring a healthy appetite. The bbq was good better than your average place. It wasn't mind blowing but good old fashion bbq.

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Dallas, Texas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

A short drive from the main Memphis attractions, but the quality is great and the portions are large. A much better experience then the more tourist oriented joints down town. Get the sampler and share it.. it goes a long way.

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Indianapolis, IN
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The BBQ at interstate was delicious. So good that we had it for lunch and dinner in the same day. Also got a bottle of their hot sauce to take home. If you're in Memphis I highly recommend you try it. And remember, get the Pork, not Chicken.

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Amityville, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Saw this on the Travel Channel, had to go and well worth the trip. We got the $20 meal for two and it was out of this world. 2 kinds of ribs, sausage, pulled pork, coleslaw, baked beans, bbq spaghetti. Delicious meal in an unpretentious setting

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Missouri
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Spent the night in Memphis and wanted BBQ. Went here based on recommendation of friends. We were not disappointed. Food was very good for what we ordered. Service for us was prompt, attentive, and polite. We had no issues with service. This is not a 5 star dining place and the building has seen some wear, but we were there... More

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We love BBQ and believed the TV hype. Skip this place and go to Rendezvous. Service here was terrible. Our ice tea was sour; coleslaw was yellow, old and bitter.BBQ ends were covered with a ketchup based sauce.Might have been a great place 20 years ago: not now. Only positive thing was the low prices.

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Abilene, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

So saw this place on TV a few times and heard all the raves. I ordered damn near one of everything the BBQ nachos, the spagatti and pulled pork sandwich. Now it was ok just didnt live up to what I was hoping for.

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Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Don't get me wrong, the BBQ was good and our waitress was friendly, but I expected the actual BBQ to be more memorable. I would not go out of my way for this. But if I was in the area, sure, I would go back.

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