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Corky's BBQ

5259 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3513
(901) 685-9744
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Ranked #15 of 1,261 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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PHOENIX
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

My second choice for best barbecue in Memphis. I had a pulled pork sandwich with pork ribs and beans and cole slaw. I couldn't get up from the table afterwards HaHa. Went back 2 days later doin't pass this one bye

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Memphis, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I have been to the one on Poplar Ave. near White Station Rd and the one on Germantown Pkwy. I prefer the one on Poplar Ave. but they are both great and the parking is easier on Germantown Pkwy. I like the Corkys BBQ sauce better that any other brand so add that to a slab of ribs and OMG... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

As a big fan of bbq I travel all over the soutgheast looking for the best of the best but in my home town Memphis I find myself always heading to one of the best places to dine on "Q" in the world and that's Corky's on Poplar. Last week my daughter and soon to be son in law came... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I prefer the dry ribs. But the wet is great and so is the chicken. This place fills up fast at dinner time, and for good reason. Service is friendly and very helpful. If you don't know much about barbecue, just ask.

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Memphis, TN
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Excellent ribs with onion loaf, drinks and great service. The rolls and desserts are luscious. Be prepared to wait unless you go early. You can order drinks from the bar while you wait. People watching is an added attraction.

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

ANYTIME I am even close to Memphis I stop in here for some of the best Q around. On my trip North I stopped in for the pulled pork and on my return trip South I had the beef brisket. Always love the ribs but they are a little difficult to eat while driving.

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Germantown, TN
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49 reviews 49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

This is a great place for amazing ribs as well as sandwiches. It is the "go to" for a last minute great sandwich for lunch. There is always a lot of meat on the buns and get the sauce and the slaw on it. Very sloppy and very yummy! This is so much better than Top's, which is right next... More

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Hickory, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed the dry ribs - ordered online and got them to go for outdoor concert! Beans and cole slaw were delicious sides. Perfect!

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Vellinge, Sweden
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The Dry ribs are awsome, i really enjoyed them and will defently come back for these. The waitor was a little short and asked us to pay in the middle of the rib eating.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I thought it was just okay when we ate it fresh. But weirdly enough the left overs the next day tasted so so much better. I deff would get again just for the leftovers the next day haha.

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