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Buckley's Restaurant East

#14 of 1,288 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: Reservations

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
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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
Great burgers AS WELL AS great Steaks

My wife and I have enjoyed going to Buckley's for great steaks for years. We had wanted to try the Steak Burger, but always got our Ribeye or Salmon. Well, tonight we decided to try out the Steak Burger. No, not just the regular Steak Burger, but the Memphis Jam. Wow! Sure, the Steak Burger... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
David E
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Memphis, Tennessee
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53 reviews 53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My wife and I have enjoyed going to Buckley's for great steaks for years. We had wanted to try the Steak Burger, but always got our Ribeye or Salmon. Well, tonight we decided to try out the Steak Burger. No, not just the regular Steak Burger, but the Memphis Jam. Wow! Sure, the Steak Burger itself was great, but merging... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

It was my partners birthday tonight. Joe met us at the door and seated us. Brian our server was right on the spot. The Memphis Jam App was out of this world. A must try. Partners Steak and my Vodka Ravioli the best. Reasonable price for the atmosphere and food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I was met at the door by Joe (the manager). I told him it was my first visit and he couldn't have been nicer. The restaurant has a dark and classy interior with a lot of wood. I started with a cup of lobster bisque it was served luke warm so I had to send it back to be heated.... More 

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Southaven, Mississippi, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Took our son out for his 22nd birthday to Buckleys on the recommendation of a co-worker. A little bit of a drive for us but got there at right at 6 and was shocked at the number of folks waiting already. It took about 40 minutes to get a table but before I get to that let me tell you... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Buckley's is a wonderful. If you like a good steak, this is the place. But they have some other menu items that are great. The honey glazed salmon is the best in town. We like their grab and go version of this and enjoy it at home as well. The salad and side-items are a great compliment to whatever you... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

So the food was outstanding. This place is apparently known for their steaks, but wasn't feeling a steak so I had their Mahi and Shrimp. It was really really good - great flavors and would recommend it to the end. As to the service, I was greeting by the manager with a handshake when I walked in. They seem to... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My wife and I have enjoyed going to Buckley's for great steaks for years - and loving it. I always have to have my "Wild Will Ribeye" which is always well-marbled and cooked to perfection with enough char and burn to enhance the flavor. My wife is a fan of the Salmon and has enjoyed many savory servings. She also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

From being greeted by owners at the door and treated like a VIP all the way through your meal, you will fall in love with Buckley's. The steaks are fantastic, service is friendly and on point and you leave with the certainty that you'll be back again! This is the place to take out of towners who want a steak... More 

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We've been eating here for years and have never had a bad meal. The Wild Will's Ribeye is always on point. The shrimp and grits are delicious. My son always gets the burger. We've had the salmon, pasta, salad, you name it and we've had it. You can't go wrong.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Best steak in town! Best value in town! Great service! This is a local favorite. If you're from out of town go here and ignore the tourist traps.

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Restaurant Details

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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