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Corky's Bar-b-q

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1740 N Germantown Pkwy, Cordova, TN 38016-3307
+1 901-737-1988
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:45 am - 10:00 pm
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Counce, Tennessee
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went to Corky's in Cordova at 4:15 on Nov. 9. We had eaten here several times before we moved to Pickwick Lake. Wife was really, really wanting some ribs. We had ribs at the Poplar Corky's a few months earlier and they were mighty good. The ribs we got on this day were a HUGE disappointment.... More 

Thank Widewader
Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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185 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

It you like ribs, They've got you! I like a certain place in St. Louis but the wet ribs at Corky's was as good as I could think of that has great ribs. I got the wet ribs. If you like dry, go there. But I can tell you, what I got was Gooooood!

Thank Gene B
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

A quick stop at Corky's. The pork shoulder, beans and Cole slaw was excellent. One of the signature dinners. The bar had NBA NFL and the World series on TV. Great meal and service

Thank thompsv
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Good and fast service. Great food and great staff. The restaurant is one of the largest dine in BBQ spots I have seen. Great location

Thank Tonyell S
Cordova, Tennessee
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156 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I enjoy going to get my lunch, with pull chicken with beans and apple cobbler. Always hot and good. You can order from the bar or the drive thru window and get you order fast.

Thank Al944
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

No better place to get classic dry rub Memphis ribs. Always excellent and with fast service. The pulled BBQ is also great and don't forget the onion loaf!

Thank Thomas H
Cordova, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Corky's always has great food with good service! It's my wife's favorite barbecue restaurant in Memphis!

Thank tnhog1
Toccoa, Georgia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We had such a good barbecue adventure with family that lived in Memphis (Bartlett) at Corky's! So good, unique place, good service - wanna go back again and again!

Thank smorriswade
Portage, Wisconsin
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140 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

If your looking for Rib's in Memphis there are a ton of place's in the city, and there good but Corky's is terrific. This is another place that makes Memphis food culture so Great. I think Memphis has so many types of ethnic foods that are a mix of the entire country. Give them a try, they have Dry and... More 

Thank Bob J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

I was worried that venturing away from my usual Poplar location would mean it wasn't as authentic a BBQ experience. Never fear, Corky's is still the gold standard, and we were able to get a table much more quickly than at the older location. Great meal!

Thank Elizabeth D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1740 N Germantown Pkwy, Cordova, TN 38016-3307
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cordova
  • Phone Number: +1 901-737-1988

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?