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Germantown Commissary

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2290 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, TN 38138-5931
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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ypsilanti michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A good local place to go with a wide variety of BBQ items, I would avoid the tamales, but the rest of the items are generally quite good.

Thank richinmich
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here with extended family while visiting my sister in a hospital nearby. We were in a party of 6. This is a very popular establishment and we were looking forward to the experience. The building is way too small for the clientele. The 10 minute wait we were told we would have turned into 45 and we got that... More 

Thank Tammie W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is one of my favorite Memphis barbecue places. The food is always good. They know how to make sweet tea too. I buy their sauce and dry rub to use at home.

Thank Jrfox
Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food. Great atmosphere! Fast service. Chocolate pie is wonderful. You get lots of food. We feed 3 people with a lot of left overs.

Thank susan l
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Two of us visited here for baby back ribs while sampling ribs in the greater Memphis area. This place was very busy on a Sat afternoon, but the wait was not long. The service was quick and the food was brought out very readily. Our rack of baby backs was very tasty; and the meat easily came off the bone... More 

Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lived in Germantown years ago and never pass up a chance to eat BBQ at the Commissary. Prices are very reasonable and they serve generous portions. If you like BBQ this is a must.

Thank Chicagoan619
Madison, Alabama
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got here early to eat before our movie. For some reason my kids ordered burgers at a renowned BBQ joint and it took the kitchen 45 minutes to make them. All of the food was great and the ribs were cooked perfectly. If I am in Memphis again we will give them a try.

Thank Ray H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good BBQ....definitely better than what we can get in New Mexico, but not my favorite in Memphis. ALTHOUGH...it's REALLY good food. I don't think you can go wrong anywhere in Memphis. If you go, the Pig Sticks (tempura battered and fried sweet potato) are worth with the trip alone. Served with a spicy homemade honey mustard dip. Delish! Service was... More 

Thank Sara S
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I got there right at the end of the night (9ish) and everything was very fresh. Really liked the ribs....juicy and meaty. I always try the coleslaw and it was excellent. Our server was really nice and helpful. Caramel cake (to go) was great.

Thank Heller2238
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thought the barbecue sauce was excellent, especially the hot. However, the shoulder tasted as if it had been frozen and thawed, and the ribs were dry and a little tough. Service was good and the place is quaint, a little obscure.

Thank ajzway

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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, 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: 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?