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Tops Bar-B-Q

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All meals are served with dinner rolls
Each additional meat +1.25
Tri-tip
Chicken
Hot links
German sausage
51-100people 9.75
101-200 people 9.50
201-300 people 9.25
Beans
Green salad
Rice pilaf
Corn on the cob
Choice of Any (1) Meat
Tri-tip
Chicken
Hot links
German sausage
51-100people 12.75
101-200 people 12.50
201-300 people 12.25
Beans
Green salad
Rice pilaf
Corn on the cob
Choice of Ribs Plus Any (1) Meat
Tri-tip
Chicken
Hot links
German sausage
51-100people 13.75
101-200 people 13.50
201-300 people 13.25
Beans
Green salad
Rice pilaf
Corn on the cob
Choice of Pulled Pork Sandwich or Sliced Brisket Plus Any (1) Meat
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50-74
75-100
101-200
201+
Beef Hot Dogs or Polish Dogs
50-74
75-100
101-200
201+
German Sausage
50-74
75-100
101-200
201+
Hot Links
50-74
75-100
101-200
201+
Tri-Tip
50-74
75-100
101-200
201+
Chicken
50-74
75-100
101-200
201+
Smoked BBQ Ribs
50-74
75-100
101-200
201+
Pulled Pork
50-74
75-100
101-200
201+
Brisket
50-74
75-100
101-200
201+
Rib Eye Steak
50-74
75-100
101-200
201+
Thai Beef Salad
About
Local counter-serve chain offering slow cooked Memphis-style BBQ, burgers & traditional sides since 1952.
PRICE RANGE
$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
CUISINES
American, Fast Food, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Memphis is known for BBQ and you cannot go wrong with any choice in the city, but Tops has been a favorite of mine since I was a child. The BBQ is great, but I also like their vinegar based sauce and their slaw to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank missibecky
Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

Because we live down the street and it's one of our few fast options regardless of the terrible service we have continued to order takeout food here over the years. Not sure how or why but the last two times I've been there in the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sepindustries
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

I walked over just before a huge rain storm. So I was stuck. I ordered sweet potato fries which meant my order took longer. I watched the staff prepare for probably 20 min. Not the cleanest. The food tasted ok. Half way through I noticed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tinag6813
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

I am a pulled pork sandwich fanatic. I now live in Mexico but recently visited family in my hometown, Memphis, for 7 seven days. While I visied I ate pulled pork sandwiches once or twice every day. I ate at the best listed on several...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank magician49
Reviewed September 24, 2018

I had a BBQ pork sandwich. It was not bad, I just like a sweet BBQ, If vinegar is your thing then you will like the meat. The place was not very clean and the staff not very personable. I did not finish my sandwich....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sherry M
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Not the easiest place to find but well worth the effort. Lots of off street parking. Tops is a smaller place, with quite a few years on it but they serve up some fine bbq'ed meats. Ribs were tender and tasty, brisket was juicy, I...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Attila7
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Tops on Union Avenue is awesome. This is a small local chain and this was my first ever visit to any location. The BBQ sandwich was very excellent - I mean as good as any I have ever had and at a very fair price....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JeffBreedlove
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

The brisket was tender, the sauce delish, the fries were perfect, the burger was tasty and OH. Mah. Goodness... the apple turnover was a little fried piece of exactly what my tummy was looking for! Thank goodness for that since it’s the only dessert on...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jacqueline E
Reviewed January 16, 2018

The locals know this place is good; that’s why we asked the clerk at our Best Western Hotel where to get good BBQ while in the area. We got a large order to take out and share with another family. We order a lb of....More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Kare2Bme
Reviewed January 10, 2018

A great deal on good bbq. Fast service, high quality food, great prices too. My Sweethearts brother likes to take us there whenever we visit from Fort Myers.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank James L
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