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Neely's Bar-B-Que Restaurant - CLOSED

5700 Mount Moriah Rd, Memphis, TN 38115-1623
901-795-4177
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Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert

136 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The service was okay, fast, but we could hardly hear our waiter (we hear just fine usually...lol). The food came out fast, but everything was on/with plastic & styrofoam...yuck. The coleslaw tasted/smelled spoiled. The beans had pulled pork in them & were mushy. The ribs...the ribs had basically no flavor in the meat...none of that great smoke flavor. The barbeque... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

My friends and I were in Memphis and decided to try this place because we'd all seen the Neely's on the Food Network and wanted to give it a try. HORRIBLE doesnt begin to describe the taste of these ribs as they were so bad, none of us finished them. The place was rather empty and run down as well.... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I had a layover in Memphis in October 2013. There was a Neely's BBQ restaurant in the airport terminal. I really did not want BBQ, but I didn't have a long layover and it was convenient. I ordered the smoked turkey meal. It cost me $10 before tip and it was not tasty. The turkey was smothered in a spicy... More

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Anderson, South Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Thought we give the Neely's a try, the placed was a little empty. Just thought we were a little early and beat the crowd. It was defiantly, nowhere near what we expected. Left food on the plate, I was brought up to eat everything that is put in front of you. Sorry this was not good.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We we were going to eat here during the Memphis in May contest. Much to our surprise they were closed- permanently it appeared. We had been here once before in 2010 and the food was so-so, but it was close to closing time then. We figured we would give them another shot. If the food stayed the way it was... More

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Montgomery
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117 reviews 117 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

My husband and I drove to this location on our way through Memphis in May 2013. It was closed down with a For Sale sign in the window. What a shame. I have seen the Neely's on the Food Network, and was hoping to try their restaurant. I am not a big BBQ fan, but my husband is.

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Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

I love BBQ and I'm in Memphis to tour some of the most notable BBQ restaurants. I've seen Jim Neely's restaurant on many food shows, award winning and all that. I just had to go! I ordered the chopped pork and some ribs. My wife had the pork sandwich. IT IS THE WORST BBQ I HAVE EVER EATEN. And I... More

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Kansas City, Kansas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

This is one of the highest ranked BBQ joints in Memphis.... Why? My husband and I were not impressed, and BBQ is one of our favorite types of food. The ribs were extremely fatty, and their famous "bbq spaghetti" was nothing more than bbq sauce with noddles... not impressed. It took us 20 minutes to even get the water we... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

This place is good for the value. The food is tasty. The counter help leaves a lot to be desired. They are teens that tend to speak with each other more than listening to customer. If you call your order in it saves you time. I believe they are closed as of May 2013.

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devanboog
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Food is WAY below average,service was horrendous.My family sat in the lobby area for an hour looking at many open tables. Simply put, if you are not African American American, you're not going to get good service. We were made to feel like we were not welcome at all. The second that an african american couple came through the door,... More

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