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A&R Bar-B-Que

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3721 Hickory Hill Rd, Memphis, TN 38115-5009
+1 901-365-9777
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible21%
Aug 15, 2017
“Very good ribs! Solid A rating for the Elvis Presley location..........”
Mar 4, 2018
“True to the Memphis pedigree of great BBQ !”
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3721 Hickory Hill Rd, Memphis, TN 38115-5009
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Quite a few places just live off the Memphis name for good BBQ but you would be better off going into a strangers’ backyard. A&R is true to the name! They keep the truth going! They aren’t just an assumption! BBQ is great here and...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

Ribs were delicious, beans were good, potato salad was fair. But the place is flithy. Pretty downscale location, and it's almost self-serve type service, which is not the fastest I've ever seen.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

I wish we lived close because this would be my favorite restaurant! The staff was so nice and patient. They gave recommendations that were wonderful. It certainly is not a fancy place but the food was my favorite bar-b-que in Memphis!

Thank Lucy2go
Reviewed March 31, 2017

We had heard good things about A&R, so we went to the location on Elvis Presley Blvd. Its ok during daylight with out of state rental plates, don't know about at night. My husband and I had pulled pork sandwiches, fries and okra. Very inexpensive....More

Thank Thekansaspyet
Reviewed January 20, 2017

The strengths: really good sauce, tangy; really, really good fried pickles; tender ribs. Great service too! That being said, I don't think A & R tops BBQ Shop or Cozy Corner. I'd go back for sure, but not my first choice!

Thank floydtrane
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came in town and I wanted done food BBQ and A & r was recommended. We got the slab for 2 and when I say it was good I'm still looking my fingers now. Whoever made the potatoe salad is a...More

Thank Natasha B
Reviewed July 6, 2016

Went here after a wedding to get food. The rib tip sandwich is phenomenal. Also tried the fried green tomatoes and they were good too. Mister ordered the wings and a turkey burger for later. All the food was great!

Thank jalisa_39212
Reviewed January 1, 2016

We ate at the North 3rd location when we were in Memphis back in 2010, and it was wonderful! The best BBQ we had eaten in Memphis...sauced just right. This location was good but just not quite up to par. My husband and I shared...More

Thank Pebbles1005
Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

One of the cashiers was at the register eating. The place looked unkept. I did notice the rating of 77 from the health dept., that should of told me to leave. The pulled pork sandwich was awful... Extremely COLD. The food handlers looked very undesirable....More

1  Thank IYAAYAS1
Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

So rude...never again.. Absolutely the worst bbq I have ever ate!! They made fun of customers told a lady to go back to Michigan. ...

1  Thank Marcus M
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  • Address: 3721 Hickory Hill Rd, Memphis, TN 38115-5009
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-365-9777
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