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The Farmer- MOVED

3092 Poplar Avenue #11, Inside Chickasaw Oaks Village, between East High School and Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, Memphis, TN 38111
+1 901-324-2221
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“salmon patties” (17 reviews)
“braised greens” (15 reviews)
“pot roast” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Wine Bar, American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3092 Poplar Avenue #11, Inside Chickasaw Oaks Village, between East High School and Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, Memphis, TN 38111
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Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

The best patty melt ever! Sweet tea is delicious, as are the pickles. Husband had the tomato basil soup, which was just ok. Great atmosphere, great service.

Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough about this place. The food was excellent and the server was awesome. My kids even commented as we left how nice and funny the waiter was. We will definitely be back!

Thank cghollingshead
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

We arrived just as it opened for dinner. My friends and I ordered the roasted chicken, salmon patties and country fried steak. It took forever to arrive and when it did, it was cold. Everyone's was cold. We never got bread until we were almost...More

Thank 07700204
Reviewed September 10, 2016

This was our first visit & we enjoyed it greatly! Food was quality, fresh & sufficient quantity. Service was very good & pleasing. Will go back there again !

Thank ShivUSA
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

I was having lunch with friends and wife. The food is served on fancy plates and larger servings. It doesn't look like much outside but inside you will want to look around until your table is ready. Antique store up front and dinning room in...More

Thank al g
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Add this restaurant to your list of must go. It will exceed your expectations and you will want to return over and over to try everything on their menu. All of the other reviews were right. Best pot roast ever. Best trout with Parmesan cream...More

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed July 22, 2016

We went at lunchtime and, honestly, I was brokenhearted to discover the highly acclaimed Shrimp and Grits is only served at dinner. I went with the Catfish instead, which comes with the Mac and Cheese. The Mac and Cheese was not all it was worked...More

Thank Mavin1
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Tight parking, limited menu options, loud dining room, and the inability to serve food hot. I first had to park to get in there. It was 12:30 and there were a couple vacant spots, but inconsiderate people had parked in a way that would not...More

Thank ActionBrian
Reviewed July 9, 2016

My family and I went there for dinner a few days ago. Service was very good and the atmosphere was very nice. Food was good but not great. We ordered the catfish, salmon patties, and shrimp and grits. The best dish out of all three...More

Thank TMan3032
Reviewed June 27, 2016

I ordered the roast with root vegetables. It came with a freshly baked homemade roll. The meat was very tender and the vegetables savory and perfectly cooked with a freshly baked roll on the side. It was delicious. The portion was a bit bigger than...More

Thank Maggie632
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$8 - $25
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3092 Poplar Avenue #11, Inside Chickasaw Oaks Village, between East High School and Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, Memphis, TN 38111 (Formerly The Elegant Famer)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-324-2221
The Farmer's interpretation of elevated comfort food is presented to you using the freshest local and regional ingredients from sustainable farms. Expect unexpected flavors from familiar dishes. The menu changes daily, weekly and seasonally, based on the availability of ingredients. At The Farmer, we believe in supporting the locals, and the environment. We are proud to be certified by Project Green Fork and we are friends and supporters of the Memphis Farmer's Market.
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