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One and Only BBQ

1779 Kirby Pkwy, Suite 1A, Memphis, TN 38138-3666
+1 901-751-3615
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“deviled eggs” (16 reviews)
“brisket” (43 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1779 Kirby Pkwy, Suite 1A, Memphis, TN 38138-3666
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Reviewed March 6, 2017

In a city that is full of BBQ this little place is a standout. Firstly the staff is extraordinarily friendly - there was even a sweet lady standing out in the drizzling rain directing cars to parking spots or the drive thru lane. We decided...More

1  Thank Julie and Tom M
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

We ordered Bake Beans (good), Texas Toast came out over cooked(burned) and we returned it, Mac and Cheese was not hot and had shredded cheese sitting on top that was unmelted (bad), the Dry Rub Ribs (good), the wet BBQ RIbs ( good). Beef Brisket...More

Thank RAMAtlanta
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

Read the great reviews on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try. Totally amazing experience...the place has character. The servers, genuinely friendly . The food out of this world delicious! Highly recommend it!!

1  Thank Asif S
Reviewed February 23, 2017

So glad we stopped here on our way out of Memphis! The BBQ is fantastic, the sides delicious and the staff friendly and helpful. It is a small place but the BBQ had big flavor. Would definitely go back. Give the banana pudding dessert a...More

Thank sb7764
Reviewed February 10, 2017

went for lunch and everything was very good, from the baked beans to the pulled pork. this restaurant is better than some of the highly touted bbq restaurants in memphis. you won't get pitchers of beer or stuffy, indifferent waiters, but you will get good...More

Thank jim w
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Small BBQ place that has friendly service and good BBQ. Habenaro sauce is very good. Would eat there again.

Thank Allen E
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

My family and I were visiting Memphis this weekend. One and only BBQ was suggested by our hotel's front desk. After looking at the reviews here we decided to try it out. I cannot believe how good the ribs and sausage was! My wife choose...More

1  Thank Steven M
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

It was 9:30 on a weeknight and other restaurants were closed. Sometimes servers not happy at last minute guests but we were greeted by 3 people with smiles and welcomes. We were given samples of potato salad and banana pudding and the food was as...More

1  Thank Lynda F
Reviewed January 17, 2017

At first glance, this place is a hole in the wall. The size is relatively small, and there's nothing special about the atmosphere. But then you taste the food...amazing! In a BBQ city full of recognizable names, this place is a gem. People should be...More

Thank cbshirokova
Reviewed January 14, 2017

We chose this based on reviews and it's nearness to our hotel. We went on a Saturday night and there was no wait. There are maybe 10 tables - most were 2-3 people. Lots of carry out business, too. You're right on top of other...More

Thank LetsMaketheMostofIt
Alan K, Owner at One and Only BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2017

Hello LetsMaketheMostofIT, I apologize for your poor service at One & Only BBQ in Memphis. It is particularly disappointing we were rude. We have discussed your review with both servers. Eric clearly understands he let you down. We take pride in providing Southern hospitality. Your...More

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As I've lived in Memphis my whole life, I want to know: How can I buy an OneandOnly tshirt so that I can walk around and help advertise for this GREAT restaurant that has become my FAVORITE bbq restaurant, hands down!!!???
May 15, 2015|
Response from Alan K | Property representative |
Wow, you make us happy! Please call me at 219-5435 Alan the owner, and I will get your size and color and I will drop it off at either One & Only BBQ For you to purchase for $15. Thank you!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1779 Kirby Pkwy, Suite 1A, Memphis, TN 38138-3666
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-751-3615
  • E-mail
Memphis Style barbecue restaurant with outdoor patio seating. Full service, dine-in or take-out, full catering with delivery. Smoked meats including baby back ribs, pork shoulder, chicken, turkey, polish Kielbasa. Specialty BBQ items such as BBQ quesadilla, smoked drummies, chicken wings, BBQ pork or chicken nachos, fried pickles, BBQ bologna, hotdogs & hamburgers, vegan burger, vegan BBQ baked beans, Famous for Millie's house-made banana pudding and twice-baked potato salad! Excellent side dishes and desserts.
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