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“Good grub from friendly staff- delicious” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Memphis Minnie's

Memphis Minnie's
576 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3407 (Haight-Ashbury)
(415) 864-7675
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Ranked #201 of 4,523 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery
Neighborhood: Haight-Ashbury
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“Good grub from friendly staff- delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

Really friendly helpful staff allowed us to try before buying as this food is new to us. Delicious pork and brisket sandwiches. This is casual counter style dining but all the more fun because of that. We hopped on the Muni from downtown Golden Gate Park and it stops almost right outside

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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163 reviews 163 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
“Tasty!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Had never been to a bbq restaurant before and was determined to try it while in SF.
We got the bus from our hotel which was rather a chore but we managed it!
Now...the review..the restaurant is a busy area and I thought rather run down, it was, in the 60s THE place to be! Without being unkind, I was rather shocked at the inside, very basic. We sat down and looked at the menu. We then realised we had to go to the counter to order and pay. they then call your name when the order is ready and you go to the counter to collect. Not having had bbq in usa before, I decided to have a 'minnie's taster' you choose three meats, I chose, beef ribs, smoked sausage and chicken. My son had smoked sausage, you then choose two side orders. I had sweet potato and smoked beans and my son had mac and cheese and and potato salad. We both had corn bread muffin which was to die for. The meat was so tasty, of course we realised that there was far too much of it but ploughed on regardless. On the table are huge bottles of sauces. I loved the Texas red sauce and I bought a bottle to bring home, also on the table are huge rolls of kitchen roll, which you will need. It was quite busy there (we were there about 2pm) and if you can look past the rather scruffy surroundings and concentrate on the food you will be in for a treat! The 2 meals and 2 Fanta came to $45 absolute bargain! No photo's sorry. I did use the bathroom and it is one for all, meaning, one toilet for men and women.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Santander
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“Good barbecue, good price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Kind of a "fast food" place, though not exactly that. Tasty food (though a bit greasy), well cooked. Good service.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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San Francisco, California, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Barbecue in SF, YES”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Memphis Minnie's nails it when it comes to BBQ. The food selection is very wide and it's all good. Warning to first timers, it can get busy (justifiably so) and the decor is (paper towel napkins) can set you foodenistas back a step, but deal with it and have at least the ribs, brisket and chicken. Wednesday I believe is still Pastrami day and this really is special. And the thrill of eating on checkerboard vinyl tableclothes and the wall decorations just enhances the experience. I knew someone who took out from there almost every day they were open (wonder if they had a recent cholesterol check?). Parking the the lower Haight is always problematic, but once you leave patting your belly who cares.

Visited February 2012
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New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Very Good BBQ”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

Quick service and good Barbeque in a safe neighborhood. Very good ribs

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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