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Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse

551 S Mendenhall Rd, Memphis, TN 38117-4217
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Ranked #64 of 1,272 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $80
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Dayton, Ohio
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

This is an old school and old money kind of place. We love it, but it's not inexpensive. The steaks have been very good, cooked as we asked, and hot when served. The service is great. You can even have a private dining room for just the two of you at no extra cost! They also have a piano lounge... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Service, Staff, Location and the food are all 5 star. Even the bar is an enjoyable place to sit, relax and have a drink with friends

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Ankeny, Iowa
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71 reviews 71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I have know eaten at folks folly twice and there is much to like. The atmosphere is great, tradition, meat counter, etc. I really can't say enough about the service - Phenomenal. The only problem is the food, just OK. Not spectacular, not bad but OK. Good filet, little undercooked. Mashed potatoes good. spinach ehh no flavor. bread great. Everything... More 

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Helena, Arkansas, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Just like the title says, Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse is good but it just isn't good enough for the price. If you read my other reviews, you will find the steak restaurant that I compare all others to and Folk's Folly just isn't in the running even though the price is about the same if not a little higher. There... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Folk's Folly should be a great place to dine. I keep returning, thinking this time they will get it right. It has all the "right stuff" until you start eating. Great atmosphere, check. Great cozy, dim piano bar, check. Great menu selections, check. Deliciously prepared, high quality food, WRONG. I mean that is the whole point of giving your hard... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We took some business guests to this restaurant and were very disappointed and embarrassed. Out of 7 people, four of us had to send our entree back. One of the problems was burnt lobster tail served with a fillet that was one of their specials that night. It's really sad to see a nice restaurant go down hill so badly.

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Bartlett, Tennessee
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My wife and I went here for our anniversary. I was a bit taken back when I asked if they could do something special since it was our anniversary. They said "Of course, we will put balloons at your table and you will get a free caramel cake." Balloons??? I thought I would give it a chance. I had been... More 

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Bartlett, Tennessee
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We went there on our 44th anniversary. The food was great and the service outstanding. I've eaten there a couple of times over the years and it has always been great. It's a bit pricey, but its worth it. The lighting is dim and you can hear conversation across your table easily.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

great meal from top to bottom. steaks cooked perfectly, great salads and sides. waitress could not have been better. can't wait to go back.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We loved this restaurant, quiet, comfortable, Good Food, and atmosphere. If you like local and Love a Great Steak...this is it! If you Get the Rib-Eye, there will be a HUGE bone attached and it is so good. We loved the Bakery and butcher shop where you can go get what the restaurant has but take it home and cook... More 

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Additional Information about Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse

Address: 551 S Mendenhall Rd, Memphis, TN 38117-4217
Phone Number: 901-762-8200
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 80
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Seafood, Steakhouse

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