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Germantown Commissary

2290 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, TN 38138-5931
+1 901-754-5540
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“banana pudding” (143 reviews)
“ribs” (446 reviews)
“pulled pork” (147 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2290 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, TN 38138-5931
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took a friend from up north looking for real BBQ. Everyone said The Commissary, so we stood in line and waited with the crowd. We were not disappointed. What great food in a true local BBQ joint. Every bit of food was good.

Thank J B
Reviewed 3 days ago

In a metropolitan area where BBQ restaurants can be found in every shopping center, strip mall and a lot of random parking lots, Germantown Commissary is definitely one to visit. Get there early or have a late lunch, but be prepared for a little wait...More

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Surprised to see a large crowd on a Monday night, but that confirmed to us we were in the right place! It took a short time to be seated, but our mouths were watering at the smells and sights that filled the room. It was...More

Thank Amy J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is a hidden Gem. I probably wouldn’t have stopped in except we are staying with a friend and he took us there. It is amazing food and pretty average prices. The barbecue beef brisket sandwich was delicious. The sides are great. It is...More

Thank Jenna C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very rustic little BBQ joint in German town, just out of Memphis Tennessee. We had ribs and catfish very tasty. Definitly not a fancy place but food was good and waitstaff friendly. We would eat there again if we were in the area

Thank foreakerc
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had asked a local business associate where I should eat take my customer for great bbq, and he said hands down "The Germantown Commissary". I was a little skeptical, but my customer agreed and off we went. Right by a little small-town train station,...More

Thank srgoldstein
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is small and not fancy. We had the 2 meat combo. We choose the ribs and brisket which comes with b.beans, coleslaw, deviled egg and small roll. We also had BBQ mac n' cheese. Everything was very good. Would definitely come again if...More

Thank Bonita F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found the Germantown Commissary from Trip Advisor. We arrived at 5:30 on Friday and were seated immediately. But the time we left, there was a waiting line.Our server, Samantha, was friendly, attentative and efficient. There were many choices on the menu, a wide range...More

Thank Ertghj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife are volunteers at the Fed Ex St Jude Classic golf tournament and enjoyed the excellent Pork BBQ sandwich provided by the Germantown Commissary. The woman cook had a pleasant smile and greeted all the volunteers coming through the line. The sauce was perfect...More

Thank Captain H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here on a trip to Memphis last week. We had already eaten at another popular Memphis BBQ spot that we didn’t love so a lot of BBQ weight was being placed on this meal. We ordered pulled pork sandwiches with...More

Thank durre002
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Nathan J
March 4, 2017|
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Response from 901Michael901 | Reviewed this property |
Just German by name - a high end suburb of Memphis - good restaurants in the city though.
Nancy T
September 30, 2015|
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Response from ladybd | Reviewed this property |
I would try Mello Mushroom or Russo's. They are both near Forest Hill and Poplar Ave. and have pizza and other items. I Iive around here and also have to plan for large numbers of students for my job. Kids would probably... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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