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River Oaks


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


$7 - $32
American, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
With seasonal greens, avocado, mango, citrus vinaigrette
Tuna Tartare
With‎ wasabi mayonnaise
Camembert platter
With ratatouille
Charcuterie Platter
With prosciutto, olives, salami, artichokes and roasted peppers
Three Cheese Tasting
Mussels Mariniere
With grilled bread
Soup of the Day
Nicoise Salads with Seared Tuna
With‎ haricot verts, tomato, olives
Caesar Salad
Hearts of romaine, roasted red pepper aioli, parmesan and garlic shrimp
Warm Goat Cheese Provencal
With seasonal greens, caramelized onions, roasted peppers and olive tapenade
Hot Dark Chocolate Foudant Cake
With berries and vanilla ice creams
Creme Brulee
Homemade Sorbets or Ice Creams
Key Lime Pie
Wih macadamia nut crust and dulce de leche fresh whipped cream
Warm "Mojo" Chocolate Chips Cookie with Ice Cream
Caramelized Salmon
With cauliflower risotto
Crispy Ahi Tuna
With english pea and wasabi puree and orzo pilaf
Pan Seared Halibut
With haricot verts, tomato edamame, olives and lemon oil
Tortellini with Parmesan Cream
With peas, mushrooms (pancetta optional)
Crispy Lemon Chicken Paillard
With petite salads Parmesan
Duck Two Ways
Spiced duck breast, duck confit
Niman Ranch Rack of Pork
With sweet potato puree, currant mostarda
Steak Frites
New york strip with herb butter, pomme frites
Ribeye Steak
With pomme gratin, broccoli and truffle sauce
Braised Short Ribs
With parsnip puree, roasted root vegetables
Haricot Verts
Pomme Frites
Orzo Pilaf
Roasted Root Vegetables
Cauliflower Risotto
Bread Basket with Herb Butter
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All reviews halibut nicoise salad red snapper rack of lamb burger the key lime pie never disappoints great lunch food was wonderful full bar chef entrees servers pan mouth peabody
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Reviewed March 8, 2019

Solid Menu with a variety of curated picks. Have been here several times while in Memphis on business. The bartenders are great.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nomadic-Route
Reviewed February 13, 2019

River Oaks is consistent, night over night, week over week, year over year. The food is outstanding! I love the Halibut, the red snapper, the burger, the rack of lamb and nicoise salad. But everything is great! The service is excellent and you get to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MemphisZ
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Chef used to be at the Peabody in Chez Philip Opened his own place. Outstanding food. Do not miss this restaurant on your next trip to Memphis it’s hard to find in gps

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jaqit
Reviewed December 9, 2018

This restaurant is amazing. The food was wonderful. I am not a meat eater at all and the choices were exceptional. The service was beyond compare. Eileen and Brian are the best servers!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jim B
Reviewed December 6, 2018

This place is amazingly fantastic! Way better than Houston’s for those of you who like to frequent there. But she does an awesome job of making each plate a beautiful presentation. When your plate comes to the table you automatically feel special like it’s your...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank atti2ude
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Thankfully my companions and I all wanted to try the same thing so we each ordered and shared. The food was incredible! We had the filet mignon, sea scallops with angel hair pasta and herb crusted lamb rack. All three were amazing with flavors that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nadia m
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Great service and atmosphere. The dinners were beautifully presented and my entree was impeccable. Highly recommend the ahi.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cardiffian2017
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Five of us had Saturday night dinner here. The scallops and the key lime pie were perfect! Great service too!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AlmaronDickinson
Reviewed July 18, 2018

I have driven through Memphis over 200 times over the last 35 years and I am so glad I stopped to eat here on my last trip through. The atmosphere, the food, the service is over the top. I dined here in the middle of...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Larry D
Reviewed July 4, 2018

I can count on River Oaks to be good. Warm, cozy ambiance, good food, good service, consistent. That's hard to do, but River Oaks does it. Make reservations for busy times or just show up during non-busy hours for a table. Beautiful bar, too. Food...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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James Hays M
June 4, 2015|
Response from Jerry_Bagnell | Reviewed this property |
James, I've only been there for dinner on a number of occasions. Everything has been delicious. On my first visit, there were so many menu options, I asked the server for a recommendation. They may have luncheon specials... More
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