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Elwood's Shack


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Barbecue
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best breakfast in town- hubby had hungry mans breakfast and couldn’t eat all of it; daughter had French toast - delicious. I had the croissant and it was amazing, I could only eat half, but it’ll save for lunch later. Place is a little greasy...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank tripeeblonde
Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

Reuben was delicious. Grilled cheese was heaven between 2 slices of bread. Every patron looked at everyone else’s food because the menu is so large and everything so delicious making a food choice is difficult.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank chickie2258
Reviewed May 15, 2019

Been to Memphis MANY times and love me some good ol' BBQ. Just tried Elwood's Shack. The menu is as eclectic as they come. There's the usual Pulled Pork, BBQ Chicken and some pretty good ribs. But how about BBQ Quesdilla, a BBQ Slaw Dog...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank NoniTravels
Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

This place has been open for a number of years, but (thank goodness) still is sort of a hidden gem! Not fancy, but everything on the menu is quality and great.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank akydaky
Reviewed April 23, 2019

When I stopped by here yesterday, I had to ask the manager what to eat because there were a ton of options. He told me that several years ago, they only had 8. I can understand why they have grown because they specialize in the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Robbie G
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Elwood’s is a gem in the rough and pulls it off quite well. I’ve visited twice for lunch and loved the place for its vibe. It offers Indoor and outdoor (covered) seating. It’s easy to locate - just go to the north side of the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank rlayneholley
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Trust me when I tell you this. There is not a better rib in Memphis Tn. I have eat at most every place in Memphis that has ribs. I live in SE Tennessee and if you said you wanted to drive 6 hours to eat...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank tvatech
Reviewed March 1, 2019

The appetizer shrimp which comes with skin and eyes and needs to be peeled was so over cooked i couldn't even peel it. THe main dish was good but served with too much rice and I could taste the butter in it. UGH! They don't...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank shalimar55229
Reviewed February 13, 2019

This was a bit hard to locate(Lowes parking lot on Summer).They were very busy but kept up well. Everything we ordered was tasty and large. So glad we found it. We will be back if in the area again.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 94KarenS
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

The very best quick eat with a wide variety of food. Great burgers, po-boys, tacos, pizzas, hot-dogs and bbq. Must try the fish tacos and debris po-boy.

Date of visit: February 2019
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June 29, 2018|
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Response from timb664 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Of course always welcome on the patio we even have dog bowls
June 19, 2016|
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Response from treese0140 | Reviewed this property |
They have veggie wraps, grilled cheese and a few other vegetarian option son menu.
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