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Earnestine & Hazel's Bar Grill

84 E Ge Patterson Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-4410 (Downtown)
901-523-9754
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Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Just a hole in the wall that has a long history. Yes, it is a dive bar that serves only beer and the Soul Burger. But the beer was cold and the Soul Burger delicious. Step inside and you enter another world. Check out the juke box.

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Memphis
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

As a local Memphian, this is on my list of places I take out of town visitors. The soul burgers are good, but I mostly take them for the experience. This is a real dive bar, with loads of character. I LOVE this place. Dimly lit, fantastic history, great jukebox. There's nothing else like it here in town (that I... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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193 reviews 193 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Dimly lit, place your order at the bar, and they bring it to you. Cheeseburgers and beer is what they are known for. Burger patty was fairly plain but the onions, pickles, and dressing provided some good flavor. No fries, but you get a bag of chips. Beer was nice and cold. Bathroom was gross...and this was lunchtime. Hate to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Food is good! Building is old, historic and creepy! We loved it! Can't wait to go back! Upstairs bartender is someone you must sit a spell with!

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Brandon, Mississippi
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40 reviews 40 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Earnestine & Hazel's was recommended to us for the best burger in Memphis. Luckily for us we just happened upon the joint driving around downtown. This is definitely a "joint" or a "dive", but the history of the building, the brothel, and the various movies shot at the bar is well worth the stop. The burger was pretty good too... More 

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Waverly, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

From now on when I hear someone mention "dive bar" images of Earnestine & Hazel's will leap frog all others. My wife and I had just eaten and were walking past...it looked fun so we stopped in for a quick drink. This place is dripping with character and history. Its dark, dingy and looked like it hadn't been touched up...ever.... More 

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Houston
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50 reviews 50 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great bar! It had everything: cheap beer, amazing juke box, loads of history and a perfect ambiance. I can't wait to go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

It is impossible to describe this place but I'll try. It looks derelict from the outside and perhaps not a place you would want to go but enter the front door and your are transported back to an era long ago. Clarence the barman was our man of the holiday, a real hoot. He gave us a tour of the... More 

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Taylorville, Illinois, USA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We stopped here as recommended by a friend who is a "local". So glad she suggested it because we probably would have missed it. Never heard of a "soul burger" before, so we were curious to check it out. The burger was super good, and the place just ooozes character and history. Really enjoyed talking to Clarence while the burgers... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This historic bar is a great place to go that even many locals don't know about. It's a little off the beaten path, but the atmosphere is great and they have some of the best late night burgers in town. Delicious!

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Additional Information about Earnestine & Hazel's Bar Grill

Address: 84 E Ge Patterson Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-4410
Phone Number: 901-523-9754
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 am

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