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Elwood's Shack

4523 Summer Ave, In Lowe's Side Parking Lot, Memphis, TN 38122-4122
+1 901-761-9898
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish tacos” (57 reviews)
“steelhead trout” (16 reviews)
“brisket” (29 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
4523 Summer Ave, In Lowe's Side Parking Lot, Memphis, TN 38122-4122
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place. Incredible dry rub ribs. Friendly and fast service. Easy access to parking in the Lowes parking lot right off the interstate. A must stop if you are passing through

Thank vawaterdr
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good place for a burger. Fresh product, reasonable pricing, friendly staff. We would eat there again.

Thank arniko
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service is great. Ribs are amazing...get the dry rub. Chicken is fantastic. Pulled pork and brisket are ok. We’d definitely comeback for the ribs and chicken. Had a great experience.

Thank Jason E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elwood's is not much to look at but it is definitely an out of the way gem. The BBQ is legit. The ribs were my favorite but the nachos are also very good.

1  Thank Norwood51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want real barbecue while in Memphis check this place out. Knocks spots off better known restaurants. Park in Louws car park, it's over on the right

1  Thank Stephen C
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Had a little trouble locating it, so look for Lowe's and wander around the parking lot till you find Elwood's. Cheap eats cooked to perfection. Wonderful fish tacos. Quick, efficient service. Worth the drive. I wish I had one of these where I live.

1  Thank BobMyr
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Total shack hole in the wall type of place, but WOW WHAT A GREAT PLACE! From hamburgers to hot dogs to tacos! Average prices across the menu. The service was quick as can be! Small but clean! Eat inside with big screen TVs or outside...More

1  Thank Elaine R
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

First this place is small and in the middle of know where but boy oh boy is the food good. I had the half rack of barbecue ribs and they were the best I’d ever had. No wonder this place is rated top notch in...More

2  Thank Eric H
Reviewed August 8, 2018

My buddy and I split a full rack of ribs - dry - and they were very good. Meaty, good rub was applied as well. The potato salad was very good, but the slaw is just OK. If I did this again, I'd try and...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Four of us went for breakfast and between us we probably ordered everything on the breakfast menu. It was excellent and would eat there again.

Thank rjsquared
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June 29, 2018|
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Response from Tim B | 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4523 Summer Ave, In Lowe's Side Parking Lot, Memphis, TN 38122-4122
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-761-9898
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