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Interstate Barbecue

2265 S 3rd St, Memphis, TN 38109-2566
+1 901-775-2304
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible19%
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2265 S 3rd St, Memphis, TN 38109-2566
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Reviewed March 20, 2013 via mobile

We stopped for lunch on our way thru Memphis at noon on a Wednesday. To our surprise we were seated quickly and while we were there the restaurant never did fill up but did have a nice crowd. We were served quickly and with a...More

Thank Bobby44881
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Ribs, Pork, and sides are great. But the sauce was fantastic. Not expensive, not fancy, but a "must-eat" when in Memphis.

Thank LindseyJuly
Reviewed March 3, 2013

as a bbq chef and pit master i make it a point to visit as many bbq joints as i can to see and taste what other pit masters are working with.this past week on my way back from a short trip to jackson MS...More

2  Thank alil059
Reviewed March 2, 2013

Love going to Interstate any time I visit Memphis. Have even ordered it off website for home delivery. The BBQ spaghetti is the best.

Thank Dustin J
Reviewed February 27, 2013

Some friends were visiting from out of town, so I took them on a Memphis BBQ tour where we tasted ribs and BBQ pork at several locations. This was our least favorite. The BBQ had a very smoky flavor, and the ribs were not very...More

1  Thank Josephine1950
Reviewed February 20, 2013

After watching this bq on the Food Network, I wanted to try. We were told to take a set anywhere. Food came very fast. Ribs were terrible. Tasted like smoked ketchup. I was very dissapointed. The baked beans were good. The potota sald tasted like...More

1  Thank jasonconry
Reviewed February 11, 2013

Great food. Def check out the ribs. Love this joint. Ate here than any other barbq joint in memphis. Staff probably not the friendliest but Im here for the ribs nothing else.

Thank brandon m
Reviewed January 23, 2013

This place came recommended by a local and I was pleasantly surprised after having a bad experience at Corky's. I liked the sauce. The wait staff were ok but not too friendly.

1  Thank Max M
Reviewed January 21, 2013 via mobile

After watching the Neely's on the Food Network, I really wanted to try their food. There are several Neely restaurants in Memphis but we were told to try this one. How disappointing. First we arrive and waited to be seated, only to be told about...More

2  Thank veronak
Reviewed January 21, 2013

Chopped pork is a personal preferemce and Memphis has a lot of variety to offer but Interstate is my favorite! The BBQ is always moist and tender and they have a different suace that really brings out the falvor. Can't go wrong when you order...More

Thank Don P
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October 17, 2016|
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June 2, 2016|
Response from lemonbassett | Reviewed this property |
I had a good experience there. THe food and the people were just as nice as they could be.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 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: +1 901-775-2304
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