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Cooper-Young Historic District

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Neighborhood: Cooper Young Community Association
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Address: Cooper and Young Streets, Memphis, TN 38101
Phone Number: 901-276-7222

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Celtic Lion

went to Celtic Lion for dinner with friends and had a great time. Bein May it was breezy and felt nice. Sound was a bit loud so we had to talk louder but all in all Had a great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 23, 2016
Genevieve D
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

This area is a must see alternative to Beale st as this is where locals will eat, drink and socialise. There are plenty of restaurant bars etc. A word of advice to make sure when drinking in Tennessee you may be asked for ID (even if you are well over 21) as a Tennessee law..

Thank jcb145
Santa Maria, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Great restaurants and other social attractions! Live music is awesome! Went to some restaurants more than once, they kept me coming back! Looking forward to my next visit!

Thank sscaligirl325
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Caution - Freight trains run down Southern Ave., and we didn't expect them a couple of times after midnight, horns blasting. Hard to believe a dense residential neighborhood has to put up with it. With only a couple of days here, missed the chance to explore neighborhood.

Thank 3citykids
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

went to Celtic Lion for dinner with friends and had a great time. Bein May it was breezy and felt nice. Sound was a bit loud so we had to talk louder but all in all Had a great visit and food. Staff was always there for refills and service was fast

Thank Genevieve D
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53 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

We went on the first Thursday of the month, which is supposed to be when stores stay open late, there are vendors and live music. We went about suppertime, almost all the shops (the few we could find) were closed. We checked out Burke's Books, which was great, and the House of Mews, which is a worthy cause. There are... More 

Thank mimibobo23
Huntington, New York
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382 reviews
142 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

Cooper-Young is a quaint little area with mostly restaurants. Mostly locals come here to avoid the tourists on Beale Street. A younger crowd hangs out at CY. They have some good restaurants, but If your time is limited, it is not worth going out of your way. We did have a nice dinner at the Celtic Cross but nothing special.

Thank Nez D
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5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

Fun couple of blocks filled with a variety of restaurants each catering to a specific taste.Very walkable and people are friendly

Thank Sandra K
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

As of title.. Seems to have a few nice restaurants around but that's about what you gotta get.. Many shops are closed.. Many are also vacated.. We visited the central BBQ for dinner. It was voted one of the best in 2015.. But I guess it's a little over rated..

Thank freeme81
Chandler, Arizona
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130 reviews
55 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

This ended up being our "go to" during our visit...when we were stumped on where to go for dinner, lunch, etc....we always turned back to Cooper Yong District! Such a fun place, and a LOT of various restaurant choices (go check out The Beauty Shop Restaurant)! :)

Thank MichelleandBob2013
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626 reviews
193 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

This is a nice area to visit with some slightly different shops and restaurants. We enjoyed the lovely book shop (Burkes) and the juice bar (I love juice bar). Felt very safe during the day.

Thank LAW64

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