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McEwen's On Monroe

#20 of 1,212 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
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120 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2512 (2ND & MONROE)
+1 901-527-7085
Today
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
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 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This may very well be the best Osso Buco I have ever had. If you are in this area and looking for something you will not forget, you should definitely try McEwen's.

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Kaarst, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best places in Memphis for a relaxed but good dinner. Quality food and great folks. Creative dishes meet a well stocked bar in very nicely decorated surroundings. Been there several times and enjoy it every time. Love the basement room.

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Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the New York Strip, which was perfect. It came with 2 sides, a potato and andouille sausage combination and asparagus. The creme brulee was good. Extensive wine list. Nice atmosphere.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant dining room and wait staff. Waitress attended to orders and got check promptly. Ordered 2 specials and one other, took about 20 minutes to get food. Beverages refilled regularly. Food good quality. No complaints

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Portland, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dining experience at McEwens. Brian is a fantastic server and really knows his food and drinks. You can't beat the service and welcoming atmosphere. We ate dinner one night and returned for dessert the next night after a bad experience at the Capriccio Grill.

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were heading to see The Bodyguard musical at the nearby Orpheum Theater, and we decided to have dinner here because it was close to the venue and the menu looked great. It did not disappoint. There is a wide variety of food choices so it's great for large groups as well because there is something for... More 

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Clarksdale, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When I need a nice, comfortable, delicious and just interesting enough dinner spot in Memphis, McEwen's is almost always one of the top three on the list. More often than not I end up eating at the bar by myself or with just one friend and that is perfect. It is comfortable, the music is good and not too loud,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Took a chance going here on New Year's eve without a reservation. We had been here passing through back in October and wanted to come again. We got seated ( not the best table ) but we were grateful nonetheless. That night they had a 4 course prix fix menu. There was a nice variety, my duck, bisque and fish... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

We had a reservation here the other night. It was good. Pros: Lobster Risotto we had was good. The shrimp and grits was good but the appetizer portion would barely feed one. The atmosphere was relaxed and nice. Great liquor and wine selection. Cons: Cocktails were not that good. Too strong and lacked good flavor. Service was decent. Our waiter... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

After reading the reviews, our expectations of the restaurant were very high. The atmosphere was inviting (love the artwork), good lunch crowd, and the food came out piping hot. That was the good part. Service was just so-so.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $35
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, Valet Parking, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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: +1 901-527-7085

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