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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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The best time visit beale street is early in the evening.if your going to eat so you can avoid the crowd. Then walk around to the bars you want to and then end up at the hotel for... read more

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went during Memphis in May and it was very crowded. Lots of people just standing around outside all the bars. There was a lot of police down there and checking ID just to get past the barriers. I felt uneasy. No one looked happy. We left after walking through it.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lively but tacky, a drinking street of bars just like every city has. Very busy at night lots of drunk youngsters, but safe all the same.

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Thank Pontelandords
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The best time visit beale street is early in the evening.if your going to eat so you can avoid the crowd. Then walk around to the bars you want to and then end up at the hotel for a drink before going to bed. If your visiting with friends uber would be the way to go

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Greenwood, Mississippi
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed the evening out. The atmosphere was great. The music took me back, hearing songs that I grew up listening to and the people were lively.

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Newburgh, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I, my wife and 15 year old son drove to Memphis for a quick summer weekend get-away. We stayed just off Beale Street to be in the middle of everything and believe me you are when you stay off Beale Street. We walked the street during the day and highly recommend you do this if you are going to do... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Some great bars and music but above all the atmosphere is fantastic. I felt so excited to be there and really enjoyed the experience.

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Merseyside, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A high density street filled with blues venues to part every tourist from their hard earned. It's a bit like Honky Tonk Row in Nashville except it's blues rather than country music - which is always a good thing. Good music and a great atmosphere but can be too much on a busy week end such as national holidays etc.... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love this attraction. Just a few block long, which is good for walking. We have already revisited..!

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I thought Beale street was huge with free entry to every bar..however I was completely wrong almost every bar had a cover charge whether it was happening or not...be prepared to spend just to walk in

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

No trip to Memphis would be complete without a stroll down Beale Street and a visit to the many bars and restaurants. The vibrant music scene is alive and well and provides a great background to the culture of the city

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