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Germantown Commissary

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$$ - $$$
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2290 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, TN 38138-5931
+1 901-754-5540
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Conway, Arkansas
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77 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had the ribs for two last night at Germantown Commissary. We were lucky to get a table right away - the only one open at about 6:45 on a Tuesday night. It's very small, but cozy. Husband and I split the ribs for 2 - meaning we got one slab with our own sides. The order came out in about... More 

Thank SuePete
Collierville, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Germantown Commissary is a landmark and really a hole-in-the-wall sort of restaurant in the old part of the City of Germantown, which is a Suburb of Memphis, TN. It's pork BBQ that is pulled or if you like ribs has been smoked and cooked and delivers a great BBQ taste. The Commissary has its own sauce, I prefer their... More 

Thank Gregory D
Germantown, Tennessee
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63 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Memphis and barbeque are usually uttered in the same breath. Can't swing a dead cat in the area without hitting a BBQ joint. In Germantown, it's the Commissary. They've been around forever and serve up fantastic pulled pork, ribs, baked beans, cole slaw, and the potato salad is to die for! Parking is scarce and since we live close, we... More 

Thank Susan P
Germantown, Tennessee
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We live in Germantown and Germantown Commisary is our go to for catering needs when groups visit ! Their pulled pork, beans and slaw party packs is a perfect solution. It's packed up nicely and comes with all the plates, serving pieces and sauce! Order the banana pudding and deviled eggs as extras!

Thank Paula W
Germantown, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of Memphis best. A must. Oh smells so good. And try the pigs tracks. Yumm. And the pie..omg.. Small but eclectic joint with sassy and fast service. Don't miss this one.

Thank msa747
Germantown, Tennessee
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent BBQ in a small hometown atmosphere. Carmel Cake is wonderful! Monday night, all you can eat ribs.

Thank gl0balbiztraveller
Germantown, Tennessee
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is a favorite place for a different Memphis BBQ. The meat has a distinct smokey taste not found in other meat in this town. Not bitter, just delicious! If you want a pleasant surprise, give it a try.

Thank TennesseeBud
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The décor is simple, but you're there for the food - and that's as advertised - great authentic smokey BBQ with all the usual sides. Yummy

Thank Luc L
Istanbul, Turkey
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very modest and authentic, typical American BBQ. The Restaurant is comfortable plus you can buy sauces and spices to prepare at your home. But it will never replace eating at the location.

Thank Mehmet Tekin H
Cheswick, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 4th BBQ place on our "Eat Our Way Through The South" road trip. I loved the ribs, but they are a bit chewy. My wife had a hamburger (has had enough ribs) and said it was one of the best she has ever had. We also enjoyed the Coconut cake and the Caramel cake. If you are... More 

Thank John L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2290 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, TN 38138-5931
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Germantown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-754-5540

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