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Corky's Bar-b-q

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$$ - $$$
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1740 N Germantown Pkwy, Cordova, TN 38016-3307
(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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Memphis, Tennessee
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

So, if you visit Memphis, and you should; When you look for BBQ one of the more widely known names is Corky's, and it is good BBQ but it is not Great BBQ. The ambiance of the restaurant is good, the service is typically good, and the food is consistent, so for an all around place to go it is... More 

Thank MarkWinburn
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We placed an order online for pickup at a particular time for Memorial Day. We got to the drive-thru and were told to pull up because all the other people were waiting for orders too. We waited for 30 minutes, called inside, no answer, went inside, and they told us they'd be right out with our order. 15 more minutes... More 

Thank Kerry C
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

I visited this restaurant after flying in to the Memphis area for work. I wanted to try authentic Memphis BBQ and remember seeing Corky's Ribs on QVC. I went there right around 4pm and the restaurant was very empty. I was promptly seated and my order was taken very quickly. Service was very good and attentive. I ordered the BBQ... More 

Thank Brown_Eyes1977

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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
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
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: (901) 737-1988

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?