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Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse

551 S Mendenhall Rd, Memphis, TN 38117-4217
901-762-8200
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Ranked #17 of 1,269 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $80
Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Memphis, Tennessee
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

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
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

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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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 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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Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Best steak I have ever had, perfectly prepared and seasoned. Wait staff was attentive but not intrusive. Excellent suggestions by waiter, and atmosphere was inviting. Thank you, thank you for a wonderful dining experience.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

one of our favorite restaurants. Great aged cuts of beef, crab legs, lobster, and enough sides and salads to make my vegetarian bride smile. We both love the fried dill pickles and the wine list is one of the best in this part of the country. Our favorite place for special celebrations.

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High Point, NC
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The food at Folks Folly was absolutely perfect. We were a group of 8 adults and were in one of the private rooms. The serving staff is friendly, helpful and efficient. The chairs are comfortable for sitting and dining for several hours. The food was perfect. The sea bass in a lemon sauce was the best preparation anyone had tasted.... More

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Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas, USA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I've dined at Folk's Folly on a few occasions and just as in the past this was an excellent dinner. Good atmosphere, great service and really, really good steaks. This is what a good steakhouse should be.

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Tennessee
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Only in town for one night and asked my client where to go and they said Folk's Folly. Sat at the bar and my order got totally messed up. I had waited for a good while before it came out, but everything but the broccoli came out opposite from the way I ordered it. They offered to cook another steak... More

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