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Blues City Cafe

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138 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3712
+1 901-526-3637
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Blues City Cafe bar was super -- Blind Mississippi Morris on the stage !!

Looking for some good music and this was definitely the place ! The beer was cold and our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toothsc
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Greenville, South Carolina
Meat that falls off the bone... literally.

My husband and I went to Beale street and read a ton of articles on how good this place is to eat... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nikki Z
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Blues City's world famous menu has drawn attention of presidents and celebrities alike. Check out the best food on Beale with live music nightly in our world famous Band Box.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (129 reviews)
“catfish” (34 reviews)
“tamales” (12 reviews)
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138 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3712
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+1 901-526-3637
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for some good music and this was definitely the place ! The beer was cold and our server/bartender was very attentive. We spent about 3 hours drinking and enjoying the music ! Will definitely go back when next in Memphis.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went to Beale street and read a ton of articles on how good this place is to eat and we were not disappointed. We shared a full rack of ribs, fries, baked beans and each had our own sweet tea. The...More

Thank Nikki Z
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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Visited the blue city cafe last night ! The food was really nice , we chose the local food ribs catfish etc ! The ribs ell off the bone and the catfish was so tasty ! The waiter was very good he remembered every dish...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2018

Great wet ribs. My husband had catfish and ribs and really enjoyed it. I had ribs and BBQ chicken. Dinners come with 3 sides. We had beans, great coleslaw and turnip greens. Service was good but we were there early. Also reasonably priced.

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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Regular Memphis folks said this was the best for BBQ ... they were right on!! Angela our server & bartender couldn’t of been more hospitable... we also can recommend this as a great Beale Street experience!

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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Great food and fun atmosphere! We had catfish, ribs, fries, and slaw. Good service, music, and food.

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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Head into the bar on Beale street opposite B.B. kings and have a great night. No cover charge, cheap drinks and fabulous live music from a band that seem to know everything and will play anything you want. Super talented band with a great interaction...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

This place is exactly what I felt Memphis should feel like. Great LIVE music, wonderful staff and excellent food! Everything was exceptional!

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

Awesome fried fish, greens were delicious! Courteous staff!! We didn't get a lot of attention like you might be used to in a resturant but we got what we wanted in a reasonable amount of time. Too busy , but that's a good thing! Loved...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

So today we went to Beale street....for no other reason than we're in Memphis and you kinda have to, it to lunch time and we couldn't decide where to eat...but the Blues City Cafe had a really good mix of people and looked busy so...More

Thank martin n
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Susan D
July 21, 2018|
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Response from jimmycfc61 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure on that one Susan I had the fish
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debratuchscherer
June 10, 2018|
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Yes they can
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