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“Great Location” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Blues City Cafe

Blues City Cafe
138 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3712
901-526-3637
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Ranked #28 of 1,271 Restaurants in Memphis
Price range: $15 - $15
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 2ND STREET
Transit: Bus and Taxi pick up and drop off are done directly across the street from our front door along with a Trolley Stop about one block away.
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great Location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We ate here before walking along Beale Street. I had the chicken. Those from our group who had the ribs said the meat just fell off of the bone, they were so tender.

Visited June 2014
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Lubbock, Texas
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462 reviews 462 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 115 cities Reviews in 115 cities
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
“Great service---fall off bone ribs”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

This is our favorite rib place and we had a great rib dinner here on our recent foray to Memphis. Despite a Saturday night we were quickly seated. We tried their tamales as an appetizer and they were very good. Masa coating firm enough to contain meat mixture but did not overwhelm. Ribs were flavorful and so tender i did not even have to pick them up. My fork flaked off the tender meat. Slaw and beans were also good...but perhaps larger servings? Adam was a wonderful waiter and readily suggested the boiled red potatoes instead of the fries i did not want and kept our glasses filled. Already thinking about our next trip to Memphis and BCC

Visited June 2014
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Annapolis, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Simple, yet, excellent food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Ribs, baked beans, fries, Texas toast, sweet tea...need I say more. I could easily eat there every night.

Visited June 2014
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Great place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Our first stop for ribs. The place is unique with a lot to look at. There was a line when we arrived but they move you quickly. The door man was great. Food was good. Service quick. We had a great time. We really enjoyed it!

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Perth
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13 restaurant reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Good food and service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Good food and service and all at a reasonable price. Highly recommended. Get the apple dumpling thing.

Visited May 2014
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