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“excellent” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Cupboard

The Cupboard
1400 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-3623 (Central Gardens Area Association)
+1 901-276-8015
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Ranked #273 of 1,271 Restaurants in Memphis
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Diner, Vegetarian, Family Fare
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Central Gardens Area Association
Description: The Cupboard Restaurant has been serving up the freshest veggies in town since 1943. We serve breakfast all day, lunch and dinner, and offer a variety of catering options for groups both large and small. The Cupboard is also known for preparing fresh vegan and vegetarian dishes, as we do not use meat products in any of our veggies and many options are egg and cheese-free as well. The Cupboard prides itself on the fact that we have a number of customers who dine with us every single day.
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

this restaurant has the best home cooked meals in memphis.the service is supreme. the staff is friendly. they all make you feel like a member of the family. food is always hot, and they always use fresh vegetables.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Martin, TN
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Ho-Hum”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

We ate breakfast there once. It was a good, southern breakfast, but not worth what we paid. Our waitress sat in the corner reading the morning paper while we waited for her to refresh our coffee. They have many photos of celebrities who have apparently visited throughout the years. We did not go back during our 2 week visit, even though we were staying just down the street.

Visited August 2012
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Memphis, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Good southern cooking”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

Good, local restaurant known for plate lunches, breakfasts, and great service. Try the vegetable plate! You can even buy their cookbook.

Visited August 2012
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Memphis, Tennessee
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Not the same Cupboard we know.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Mashed potatoes were awful. Sugary sweet greens? Why is the cornbread the size of quarters?

Visited July 2012
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Memphis, Tennessee
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Cozy Comfort Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

They have the BEST chicken fried steak EVER
outside of Texas!

Visited April 2012
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