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Buckley's Restaurant East

5355 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3610
(901) 683-4538
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Ranked #20 of 1,263 restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

I love their salmon salad blackened, and their pecan pie is awesome!! I requested blackened seasoning on my salmon, and it was terrific!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The steaks are great and service is quick! We always find something new to try on the menu and are never let down.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

I really hate to write a bad review, I know what these do to places. But it was probably the worst service I have experienced in a long time. I've served and bartended from fine dining to Hole in the wall restaurants and have been doing it a looooooong time, so maybe I just expect more. Let's begin with the... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I are here with my teenage nieces and nephew last week. The restaurant was quiet. We had the ravioli which was amazing as was the grouch burger and the loaded Buckley buds. My niece forgot her bag when we left but didn't realize until the next morning. We stopped by in the morning (they don't open until 5pm). Mike (I... More

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Hustonville, KY
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75 reviews 75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

We were a group of 8, which sometimes causes problems for a restaurant. They were prompt getting our table and were seated in about 10 minutes (it was a Wednesday). The prices were a little high, entrées from $18-28. My small steak was $22, but it was great. The meat was tender, great flavor, and cooked just right. DH had... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have been eating at Buckley every since it opened and have not had a bad meal. Even when they got our order wrong they always corrected their mistake and gave you a comp while you were there and not on your next visit. That speaks highly for a restaurant in my opinion. They have a frequent visitor program that... More

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Jefferson City MO
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We come to Memphis every year, and we never miss a visit to Buckley's! Delicious food, wonderful service. You won't find a better steak in Memphis!

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Huntley, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

We had a very romantic Valentines dinner here. The food was good; however the friendliness and service was what made our experience memorable. The atmosphere is great for a romantic dinner. I felt that the value for the meal is good as well.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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132 reviews 132 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I recently met up with some friends for dinner. One suggested Buckley's which I had not visited yet. We walked inside to find the most quaint, dimly lit, fun atmosphere! There were bold pieces of art, fun music, great service & just an all around fun vibe. Every single bottle of wine on the menu is very reasonably priced. The... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We'd had dinner in this establishment some years ago and it appeared at the time that the majority of the cuisine was primarily steak. However, with this visit I noticed that the steak variety has expanded as well as the entrees. There's some Italian dishes and chicken as well. Since we had a good experience with steaks on our last... More

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