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Corky's BBQ

5259 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3513
(901) 685-9744
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Ranked #14 of 1,263 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
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Enid
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Visiting civil rights museum and ate at corkys after reading trip advisors review. Corkys a football field away from entrance to museum. Once inside it said it was memphis best ribs. So husband ordered half rack and said they were amazing. Kinda long line to order but went fast. Thought prices were reasonable too.

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

we are provide Jersey BBQ Restaurant quality food service Tasty food with good size servings. Jersey BBQ Restaurant served fabulous brisket. You can buy two meats with two sides or three meats with three sides (enough for two to share). as your wish jersey BBQ Restaurent is Very clean restaurant with a very courteous staff. Jersey BBQ Restaurant is The... More

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Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

The dry Memphis original ribs are so delicious. My husband and I shared a rack of ribs. They bring out rolls and my husband ate one. I didn't eat any because the food was more than enough. We both had the twice baked potato salad and it was very good but I prefer my own potato salad, Texas style. My... More

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New Braunfels, Texas
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156 reviews 156 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Always good! In my trips to Memphis, they always include a visit or two or three to Corky's. Can't go wrong no matter what you order. The BEST PORK anywhere. Spaghetti is awesome too. Ribs, beans....the list is endless for good stuff! Go for lunch or dinner and go hungry!

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Dandridge, Tennessee
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155 reviews 155 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

My fiance and I spent a week in Memphis, and determined to eat our weight in BBQ while we were there. We chose to visit Corky's based off of multiple reviewing websites, and off of local recommendations. We visited on a weeknight for dinner, and were not disappointed! Our waitress was incredibly friendly and full of life, she was singing... More

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Hickory, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Corky's is my favorite Memphis BBQ which has good food, atmosphere, sit down dinning, excellent service, and the best friend onion rings I've ever had. Always a must when I'm visiting in Memphis.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

While vacationing in Memphis, we visited Corky's for the first time. Come hungry and expect DELICIOUS! The Onion Ring Loaf, and it is a loaf, is a must try-perfectly seasoned, gently deep fried and very tasty. Dry Rubbed Ribs were meaty and flavorable, although a bit strong. With the addition of Corky's BBQ sauce. they were perfect! Our waitress was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Small restaurant with lots of staff around to help you. Our server Keisha was wonderful. She recommended the BBQ Nachos which were amazing. We ordered dry rub ribs, and a chicken and brisket plate. The food was served quick, hot and delicious. Locally made pale ale was also worth trying.

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Memphis
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93 reviews 93 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I love this place both for dining in and carry out. From the ribs, to the pulled pork dinners, to the BBQ Nachos, you can't go wrong whatever you order. They serve ribs both wet and dry, so my husband and I always order one dinner of each. Try their Onion Rings, Baked Potato salad, beans and coleslaw. This is... More

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Collierville, Tennessee
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33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We love to get Corky's to go on weeknight's for a quick dinner! The BBQ Nachos appetizer is DELICIOUS! Get ready for a LARGE portion though! We are pleased every time we visit this restaurant! :)

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