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Blues City Cafe

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Address: 138 Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 901-526-3637
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11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 am
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Blues City's world famous menu has drawn attention of presidents and...

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.

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Good food, great atmosphere

We were just here in May for the Memphis in May BBQ Festival, it was late and the food was good not great, Ribs ok, don't waste your money, go to a real BBQ place if you want... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our evening was made not only by the ribs and music, but by the barman who was Dani Devitos double. Who greeted us by saying "hello you English Wan...s" He made some absolutely ridiculously strong stunning cocktails without a name. Although we guess it was something like English........ After which my shy wife was up there boogieing with the band!

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Thank winchmorehill
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at the Blues City Cafe in Memphis in September last year and when we found out that we would be passing through Memphis we knew we had to cone back! The ribs are amazing, and the music on Sunday night is awesome! Loving some Blues City Cafe once again!

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Thank S G
Newbury Park, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an early dinner as it gets crowded. Large helpings..typical of southern food. Good choice of beer on tap and bottled.

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Thank cwilkecat
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

I really loved the shrimp is was seasoned very well! The atmosphere was awesome as well. I really enjoyed myself. Thank u for the experience! 😄

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Thank Latoya G
St. Louis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We were just here in May for the Memphis in May BBQ Festival, it was late and the food was good not great, Ribs ok, don't waste your money, go to a real BBQ place if you want ribs, staff nice!

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Pontiac, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

They asked us at the door if we wanted our food with music so when we said yes we got escorted into the bar area. The 3 piece band was very entertaining and we ordered drinks and supper. The food was good but not much of it. When I ordered 6 shrimp I assumed they were BIG ones. They were... More 

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Thank Jane D
Coconut Grove, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Both times we stopped into this bar we heard excellent live music! Drinks were good and cheap and atmosphere was fun. Highly recommended

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Thank Flydog66
Selby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Had a excellent night in here for some drinks, the barman was very friendly and there was a good selection of beers. The Memphis 3 the band who where playing were very good

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Thank ghotchkies
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

We were a group of people dining on their famous ribs. Excellent service and we are all seated together for dinner. Best ribs in Memphis. After dinner we found seats in the bar/concert arena and enjoyed a great group playing music from days gone by.

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Thank Hans G
Longfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Having arrived in Memphis my mate and I were aware of the necessity to visit Beale Street. We initially went into a bar where we left after one song as the woman could best be described as screaming out consistent with child birth or seeing ones worst ghost.- she may even have looked in a mirror depicting herself realising she... More 

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