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Marlowes Ribs and Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
McKellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD
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4381 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38116-6407
+1 901-332-4159
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Campbellsville, Kentucky
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The pink Cadillac picked us up at the RV park and returned us after dinner (free ride). The food was great and reasonably priced. We would return if we end up staying in Memphis!

Thank snowbirds479
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We love the beef brisket, baked beans, coleslaw. The best part was the BBQ sauce --so good you could not get enough. Right down the street from Graceland. Seemed safe as anywhere else to eat!

Thank Linda H
Memphis, United States
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot recommend anyone go here due to its location in a dangerous area. The food is good, but much better can be had in safer locations! Elvis Preseley Blvd is only safe right in the Graceland area.... DO NOT STOP anywhere else on that street nearby.

Thank John P
Leeds, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most memorable smoked brisket joints I have ever been the choice is vast and service is excellent a true southern delight

Thank iskender1142
Gilbert, Arizona
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in the south we wanted to try southern food. Marlowes did not disappoint. I have never eaten this type of food. Michelle our server was friendly and was patient with a newbie. Okay I think I died and went to heaven when I tried the corn fritters. Where have they been all my life. I had southern chicken which... More 

Thank kathrynsT8480BK
Little Rock, Arkansas
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Marlowes is a very "Memphis" place to eat with Elvis music and movies on the TVs. Pink limo's outside. Ribs very meaty, pulled pork standard (avg for Memphis, but better than what is in your town), and great sauce. No dry rub here. Huge portions. You will leave stuffed. Outstanding side dishes too, including the best beans I have ever... More 

1 Thank swwtheman
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have lived in Whitehaven my entire life. I just started going on a regular basis, at least twice a week. I always enjoy the food, and the service most of the time. I had one bad experience with a server but I decided how to handle that. Now the biggest problem that I have is the gnat. You have... More 

1 Thank Karen J
Lake Mary, Florida
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So maybe this review isn't entirely fair. I travel around the US for work. Their brisket is not TX brisket, but it's good. Their chicken is decent, but it's nothing special. It didn't actually taste like chicken. I just finished eating it and have the taste in my mouth and I can't quite place it, but chicken is not one... More 

1 Thank Patrick G
Powhatan, Virginia
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was recommended to this place by the concierge at The Guesthouse at Graceland. They pick you up in a pink cadillac limo and make you feel like a Queen. Once you arrive, the REAL DEAL begins...Lots of Elvis memorabilia and artifacts all over this humble restaurant...but it's not humble long!!! The young waiter (I didn't get his name, but... More 

1 Thank Regina R
Monterey, California
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible place to get some Memphis BBQ. They immediately were able to sit our large party and serve us. Excellent, amazing, delicious does not adequately describe the food, atmosphere and staff at the restaurant. From the appetizers to the ribs, everything was fantastic. They helped accommodate our two children and made the meal memorable for all of us.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4381 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38116-6407
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > McKellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD
  • Neighborhood: McKellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD
  • Phone Number: +1 901-332-4159

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