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McEwen's On Monroe

#19 of 1,194 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
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120 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2512 (2ND & MONROE)
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 1 week ago NEW

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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a find, every menu item we tried was superb. The best smoked salmon I have ever had. The crab cakes and the baked bree were exceptional. Don't miss this place. They went out of their way to welcome us and treat us well.

2 Thank Fritz_the_1st
Alexandria, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A recent dinner reminded me of many wonderful meals in years past: a comfortable, friendly restaurant with excellent food. Our group of eight enjoyed a range of excellent offerings; hazelnut crusted goat cheese salad, wile mushroom salad, lobster risotto, vegetable plate, special of the day redfish, seafood pasta, beef and potatoes: all delicious. This is a creative and reliable choice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate lunch here after to a visit to the Civil Rights Museum and before going to Sun Studio. It's a great location for a lunch stop if you're out and about in Memphis. Street parking. Everything is made fresh. We ordered potato soup (despite the 95 degrees outside!), salads, and sandwiches. They really go above and beyond with attention... More 

1 Thank Katherine Ann D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Consistently good food, good service, and friendly wait staff. Love the scallops among other things. My only pet peeve is you always have to ask for butter for their delicious little biscuits they serve as bread. They have a separate full bar area. Great place for special occasions, business, or just a night out.

2 Thank lalees
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was recommended to us by several people once they found out we were staying at the Madison. It was suggested that we make reservations, but I saw on Open Table that there was availability every 15 minutes so I didn't worry about it. It was a Monday evening so not a busy night, we were able to walk... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

On our first night in Memphis we had dinner at McEwen's. We ordered all the appetizers which were excellent and after we ordered a few entrees that were good as well. We had a few desserts and the evening was a complete success.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We had a great dinner at McEwen's. Great food, atmosphere, and service! The collards were some of the best I've ever had. Delicious cobbler for dessert. Great wine and whiskey list.

1 Thank KWLewis

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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
Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
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?