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Interstate Barbecue

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2265 S 3rd St, Memphis, TN 38109-2566
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After just spending the past 3 weeks in the southwest, we were so happy to cross into the Tennessee border and have some real barbeque! And if you want good barbeque, this is the place to go! Even my oldest daughter who rarely eats meat devoured her pork BBQ sandwich! We had BBQ in Texas on our trip and every... More 

Thank BlueheavenTennessee
Swansea, Illinois
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315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A BBQ joint known for their chicken wings? Apparently so... and the wings are more like turkeys than chickens. Large and flavorful. Various rubs and sauces available. Many BBQ choices on the menu. Pork, beef, chicken, sausages etc. No shortage of choices. Old school sitting area, great sweet tea, and super service. Yum.

Thank David F
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw and heard about this restaurant on the Travel Channel so I had to come to Memphis and try it while I was here. Nevertheless I wasn't too impressed with the chicken little. But I will give them credit about besides potato salad and baked beans where the best around Memphis but the chicken Didn't Do It For Me

Thank Marc T
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98 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the BBQ bologna sandwich and it was fantastic. Prices were good and service was prompt. Prices were very reasonable.

Thank Crich426
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually had a very good dinner when we stopped here. The food was delicious, especially the sides. The waitress didn't come back to the table but once, however, the food was something I would go back for. No complaints! Chopped pork was what I got!

Thank KLoBell
Poughkeepsie, New York
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good service. The sides were the best. The barbaque was alright. It wasn't anything to brag about it. I was looking for my meat to fall apart. It was a good stop for that night

Thank Rafiki_11
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the original interstate bbq. The service was rough, fountain drinks down. When I asked for butter for my bread, the waitress who had been mostly mia looked at me crazy. She said ahe had never heard of that request and they did not have butter. The food was okay, small potions for a bbq spot.

Thank Amy T
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with several family members as we were told this was some of the best BBQ in the city. Well, they lied. My plate was a dry piece of chicken smothered in BBQ sauce. I knew they were hiding something when I saw it, and soon found out when I tasted...they were hiding the taste...didn't have any. Baked beans were... More 

Thank Atlanta_Dreaming
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whenever I go to Memphis, I have to get a fried bologna sandwich. The restaurant that I usually go to was closed so I googled and found this place. A little different from the place that I am used to , but the fried bologna sandwiches were delicious! I will add this place to my list :-)

Thank Lori H
Little Rock, Arkansas
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bottom line, don't go here, but here's my review: Sunday Lunch time, we ordered the go-to bbq meats: Pork Ribs, Brisket, Smoked Half Chicken, and Wings. Pork Ribs were ok, Half Chicken was very hard and dry. All the chicken meat seemed to be either extremely overcooked or we were served OLD chicken. Let's talk BBQ sauce...only one sauce poured... More 

Thank AmyTrips27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2265 S 3rd St, Memphis, TN 38109-2566
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: 901-775-2304

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