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Buckley's Restaurant East

#29 of 1,212 Restaurants in Memphis
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5355 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3610
(901) 683-4538
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 63
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful food and service!

Read the reviews and decided to give it a try. Wonderful food! I had the Mahi fish dish with a lemon cream sauce, it was fresh and wonderful flavor. It takes a great fish dish for me to give it praise. Our hostess and waitress had great positive attitudes and gave us excellent service. I WILL eat... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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San Antonio, tX
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San Antonio, tX
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Read the reviews and decided to give it a try. Wonderful food! I had the Mahi fish dish with a lemon cream sauce, it was fresh and wonderful flavor. It takes a great fish dish for me to give it praise. Our hostess and waitress had great positive attitudes and gave us excellent service. I WILL eat here on our... More 

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Des Moines, IA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This restaurant has been around a while. It's a family favorite. We started with the cheese bread and stuffed mushrooms. I really didn't care for the mushrooms. They needed something... had a bit of a wang to them. The cheese bread was inhaled. Our table had the Bourbon Street Chicken, The Ribeye and River City Chicken Alfredo. Everyone really enjoyed.... More 

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memphis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Admittedly it was Fathers Day, but I was so disappointed. We arrived at 5pm, were seated by 5.20pm, order was taken at 5.45 and the appetizer came out at 6.15. It was the Memphis Jam which was just boursin cheese and jam heated through. It was ok but nothing special. Still waiting , a small basket of bread came out... More 

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Loganville, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I ordered the filet and it was very good. The service was outstanding, polite and timely. Moscow Mules were on special for the evening, and our party had two rounds. Leave room for Key Lime pie - delicious.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

On one of our last visits to Memphis we put together an impromptu dinner for seven.I Was referred to Joe who is not only the manager but also the owner.I had forgotten how fantastic this place was. From the initial greeting by Joe to the impeccable service by several waiters who never left a water glass empty. We started with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Dropped by to try the burger and spicy salmon sandwich. Good food I would recommend it to anyone. Location is a little tough to get in and out of but worth the trip

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memphis
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This place has consistently excellent food and service. It is my go to place when I am interested in a steak.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Buckley's is a great little restaurant. The filet mignon and chopped sirloin steak were outstanding. The Caesar salads were excellent. The ambience was very inviting, and the service was excellent. We drove to East Memphis from downtown to eat here - well worth the drive. The hostess/manager was experiened at running the restaurant (it showed), and very friendly to boot.... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The place is hands down one of the best steak houses in the city. The owners are there constantly working hard serving customers. The food is always properly cooked to order and priced reasonably. There are many choices on the menu and I have tried most all of them. Order a steak or a burger Buckley buds and salad... finish... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The service has always been good, The atmosphere is relaxing and comfortable. My wife is a fan of the Vodka ravioli and always enjoys it. I just can't get past the fact that a self proclaimed steak house does not have a baked potato. A good salad, steak and potato are requirements, and they pull off two of the three.

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Additional Information about Buckley's Restaurant East

Address: 5355 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3610
Phone Number: (901) 683-4538
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5355 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3610
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: (901) 683-4538
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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