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998 Mississippi Blvd, Memphis, TN 38126-5704
901-507-1519
Today
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Food!

Very tasty home cooking - what they call soul food in the Delta, I am told. The catfish was the best we had in over a week of Delta restaurants. The cooked cabbage, pickled tomatoes, mac and cheese and beans were all flavorful and perfectly seasoned. The best part of the visit was the owner who... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
Kris L
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Shawnee, Kansas
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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Shawnee, Kansas
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Very tasty home cooking - what they call soul food in the Delta, I am told. The catfish was the best we had in over a week of Delta restaurants. The cooked cabbage, pickled tomatoes, mac and cheese and beans were all flavorful and perfectly seasoned. The best part of the visit was the owner who talked to our group... More 

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DeSoto, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I was surprised, but the food was good. Almost like home cooking. Best meal I had in Memphis. Green and cabbage, fried chicken were all good selections. Had to wait longer than would like to have.

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San Francisco
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Good southern food, plenty of choices, but the best part is the history. We met the owner as he walked around telling stories about the restaurant and the neighborhood. The people working and eating there are great resources if you want to learn more about the civil rights struggle in Memphis. This is an important part of the history of... More 

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Royal Leamington Spa, England, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Having eaten out every night for the past two weeks road tripping America this place reminded us all of eating around a family table. Hearty home cooked meals with no frills, bells or whistles. I like a restaurant with a small menu. It means more thought and time has gone into each one. We really enjoyed our meals with the... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I am a native of Memphis, and find it hard to believe I never have eaten at the Four Way especially considering all the hype. I had a friend from New York in town and since we were going to Stax thought I would take her for some real soul food and have a treat for myself. Staff is super... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If this is your idea of soul food...I suggest you visit a Cracker Barrel. The staff was very hospital and friendly...but the chicken was as dry as Spock's sense of humor! The turnip greens may have been canned and the okra frozen. My Momma's from the middle of the delta so I am well versed in collards, mustards and turnips!... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

While on a quick weekend visit to Memphis for a wedding party, we heard from other out-of-town guests at the party about Four Way Restaurant just down the street from the Stax Museum of American Soul Music. What luck! Our departing flight was delayed giving us an opportunity to enjoy a Sunday lunch at Four-Way--the best meal we had all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Very delicious! I had the Fried Chicken (dark meat) with Sweet Potatoes and Greens (best I've ever had). I thought the owners were very nice and there wasn't a dull moment the entire time. While we waited for our food, we took the time to look around at some of the pictures on the wall and were amazed by some... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Visited here one night about an hour before closing after hearing about the peach cobbler. We were ignored for about 10 minutes upon entering the restaurant. Finally we were asked what we wanted. We were never asked if we wanted to be seated and were only given the option to take the food away. I have never felt more unwanted... More 

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Cincinnati
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Yum! Fried chicken, turnip greens, and yams served in a friendly place. The Four Way is worth a stop every time we visit Memphis, or are driving through.

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Additional Information about Four Way Restaurant

Address: 998 Mississippi Blvd, Memphis, TN 38126-5704
Phone Number: 901-507-1519
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 998 Mississippi Blvd, Memphis, TN 38126-5704
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: 901-507-1519

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?