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Bar-b-q Shop Restaurant

1782 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-2642 (Midtown)
901-272-1277
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Ranked #26 of 1,267 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $10
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Neighborhood: Midtown
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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Woodstock, Maryland
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184 reviews 184 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Two hungry couples looking for the very best in Memphis BBQ and we found it out here at The BBQ Shop. What a find it is. This food was our favorite during our trip to Memphis and it was well worth the ride to search out this spot. The ribs both wet and dry were the very best anywhere in... More

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Banning, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Had a super plate of bbq spaghetti full of smoked chopped pork and a killer sauce. My friend had the chopped pork sandwich and it was huge....and so tasty. The prices are moderate and the portions are generous. Will definitely be back.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

We went for the first time in 2006 when our son was looking at Universities. Just went back for the second time. It was just as good as we remembered. The dry ribs and sides were very good.

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I've eaten at this restaurant fairly regularly for 25 years and it's always good. They have a distinctive sauce combination (savory & hot) which I prefer over the sweet sauce lavished on the Q by most Memphis shops. Each is uncommonly good, but be careful of the hot sauce (in the red bottle). A little dab will do you. I... More

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Florissant, Missouri, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

BEST BBQ. Super nice staff. Food was fall off the bone delicious. We will come back to Memphis just for this place.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Hubby and I were actually heading out to Central BBQ when our doorman at Madison Hotel described his experiences at the BBQ Shop and our plans were changed. To begin, upon arrival was a bit scared about the lack of street parking but found there was a nice parking lot behind the restaurant along with a back entrance into the... More

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West Hollywood, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Family owned, off the beaten path, delicious BBQ restaurant. Great prices, great service and great food. I visit every time I'm in Memphis. Hands down the best.

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Germantown, Tennessee
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121 reviews 121 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Ordered the half and half wet/dry regular rib meal. Loved both the wet and dry rigs. Meal came with outstanding baked beans (sweet and BBQ flavored), great cole slaw, and very good Texas Toast. What more could you want??? Seated and greeted quickly. Good and attentive service. Lots of parking behind the building.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Planned a trip to Memphis with my fiancée and this was one of the places he wanted to eat at. It was a short drive (about 15 minutes) from our hotel and was definitely worth the trip. Parking was super easy (got a spot right out front) and we were seated right away. He got the combo plate of ribs... More

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Bogart, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My original review was mistakenly posted for the wrong restaurant. My review for Bar-b-q Shop Restaurant in Memphis, Tennessee is as follows: A friend had recommended the BBQ spaghetti at the Bar-b-q Shop Restaurant in Memphis, TN. When we asked the waitress about it, she described it and offered a sample. It was delicious so I ordered the plate.

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Additional Information about Bar-b-q Shop Restaurant

Address: 1782 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-2642
Phone Number: 901-272-1277
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Midtown
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 10
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Steakhouse

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