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Beale Street

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Address: Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 901 526-0117
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Renovation and renewal have come to this historic street known as the...

Renovation and renewal have come to this historic street known as the "Home of the Blues." Flashy music clubs and restaurants abound.

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You will find good music, many places where to eat (from fast food to expensive restaurants), souvenir stores, exhibitions, you name it. It was not so crowded when we came, so we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Winfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fun place to visit, there were a good amount of people out, but not too crazy. There are lots of shops to go into as well as restaurants and entertainment. I felt safe walking up and down the street and if was a good overall atmosphere. We settled on BB Kings for entertainment, great music, ok drink prices, fun place!

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Thank jensmith23
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have never been to Beale St so we went to see what all the talk was about. It was fun to see but one time is enough, very packed, lots of pan handlers. It is a place to see at least once.

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Cordoba, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You will find good music, many places where to eat (from fast food to expensive restaurants), souvenir stores, exhibitions, you name it. It was not so crowded when we came, so we enjoyed it every night we spent at Memphis.

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere at night with loads of bars & live music. Plenty of eating places , try B B king 's place . Watch the street entertainers !!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lively place to walk around, dine or to listen to good music. I found it similar to Bourbon Street, New Orleans but without the beautiful architecture that characterizes the buildings in the French Quarter.

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Thank Annie K
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not a party person but love to eat on Beale Street. All of Downtown Memphis is worth a visit but Beale Street is a must see. You simply can't get the feel in the day and simply MUST go at night. The music is amazing the history stunning. I personally feel you will not truly grasp it's significance without including... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beale street is a mecca for music fans and you can see why. It's a buzzing, colourful, vibrant Street full of music and food. It starts to get busy around 7pm, stays open till the very early hours. Saturdays are very expensive. You have to pay 10 dollars just to enter the street, then up to 20 dollars to go... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I always enjoy visiting Beale Street everytime I visit Memphis. It fun with a great atmosphere kinda reminds me off a milder version of Bourbon Street.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beale Street is iconic and didn't disappoint. We had previously visited Broadway in Nashville which has a similar set up but what a difference, there were no loud drunk people here! The shops are interesting and it has information bards that detail the history of the street and the traders who worked there. Good choice of restaurants and some great... More 

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Carrollton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm a people watcher and there's no greater place to watch people in Memphis as Beale Street. The place was jumping with people, great music, street performers, and food everywhere. It was like being in a moving Blues and Rock and Roll festival the whole time. It reminded me of Bourbon street in New Orleans.......full of life and characters. You... More 

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