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McEwen's On Monroe

#22 of 1,195 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
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120 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2512 (2ND & MONROE)
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My daughter and I had gotten into Memphis the day before and had run errands all day and were beat. The valet at our hotel recommended McEwen's. It was close to closing time and they were still very nice and accommodating. The food was great...we enjoyed the small plate menu. The manager (Melissa) was very very kind to us!

Thank AustinMagnolia
Boston, MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

But nothing special. Service was good, ambience nice, the bartender very helpful in negotiating their limited wine list. But the food was not special, although it was fine. Just not worth it for foodies.

Thank DJsdad
Inverness, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended because it was nearby. We did not even finish a drink before leaving. They were unpleasant and made it clear we were not a preferred customer. We promptly left and made our disappointment clear. I did not eat, but menu appeared to be very high priced.

Thank Teresa B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Little pricey but it was so worth it. I don't mind spending the money but it better be good. And they get it. Great atmosphere and top-notch servers. Even if she spilled a drink on us. The steak was one of the best I've ever eaten. The chef here definitely knows what he's doing. Keep up the good job.

Thank Martini M
Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I love visiting McEwen's. The sweet potato crusted catfish is one of my favorite meals. Great for date night, celebrating, and showing visitors a wonderful time. Everyone leaves smiling after McEwen's!

Thank Matt V
Wynne, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a date night for the wife and I. We were looking for nice, relaxing, vintage type atmosphere and GREAT food. McEwen's DID NOT disappoint. Greeted with friendly Host and awesome staff. We started with the oyster appetizer, wowzer!! We both ordered different fish entrees , all I can say DELICIOUS!! This has to be one of the best... More 

Thank Traildawg92
Coolangatta, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I were so thrilled with everything we ordered. We started with the small plates - like tapas. We chose the watermelon salad, the chicken thighs and the steak and tots. They were sensational! We were so excited by how wonderful the meals were, we wanted to order everything on the menu. We settled for sharing the pan... More 

Thank Linda Carmody
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little spot. We always sit in the bar area. I do recommend reservations. Steaks are great but the Scallops are fantastic.

Thank klsmith530
Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

This was one of the best dinners of our trip, the baked brie was great, we shared a lot of the small plates and each was better than the next. My favorites were the crabcakes, the lobster risotto, and the flat iron steak with bacon tater tots. It was all so good, and the owner welcomed us in on a... More 

Thank DaisyDot24
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

What a find - agree with other reviewers, food was amazing, waitstaff topnotch. Really like the fact that they had a full menu but also have a 'small plates' menu - meaning super easy to share! Had the Grilled Peach stuffed with Gorgonzola and Arugula, Shrimp and Grits, Buttermilk fried oysters (amazing!), watermelon salad, beef sliders, crab cake crostini with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2512
    (2ND & MONROE)
  • Public Transportation: Main Street Trolley stop is less than half block from restaurant entrance. Trolley stop located at Monroe and Mid America Mall.
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: 19015277085

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?