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Buckley's Restaurant East

#60 of 1,199 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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5355 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3610
+1 901-683-4538
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Memphis
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took visiting business colleagues for dinner and had the shrimp & grits. I asked them to make it spicy and they nailed it - awesome. My colleagues had steaks (sirloins and filets) and told me they were very very good. It's a small place, and only downside is they don't take reservations and won't seat you until the whole... More 

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Thank DaveMemphis
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Service was great. We had dinner on my birthday with my family. We want to try this place because we're told that the steak is good plus not that pricey compared to Flemings or Capital Grille. I had the filet and hubby had the rib eye. The steak was great but I ordered medium well but in the middle it... More 

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Thank Mimi P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Tops Ruth Chris's and Morton 's any day! Great service and wonderful food. Try the lobster bisque and the wedge salad , you won't regret it!

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Thank Juan D B
Covington, Tennessee
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

It was a fantastic meal at a really reasonable slice! I loved the steak salad and my husbands steak was so tender he could cut it with a butter knife! We will definitely be back!

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Thank TNWilkerson83
Montgomery, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a tender juicy filet accompanied by a Meiomi Pinot Noir this evening at Buckley's. May opt for a different salad next time as it was rather forgettable. But the steak was incredible. It's easy to pass this place by, but I'd give it a try if you're in East Memphis.

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Thank Kyle J
Memphis
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We've had the steaks, the fish, the chicken, the burgers, and the pasta. Can't go wrong. Buckley's is a hard working restaurant and strives to put out a great meal experience. We've eaten there numerous times with both family and friends. I prefer their ribeye for my first choice and have always been pleased. My favorite steak is the one... More 

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Thank 2316
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

The atmosphere is great. I enjoy unwinding there with their filet. Their creamed spinach is the best anywhere in Memphis.

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Thank Becky S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

The food was good but just tried the hamburger. We asked for bottled or sparkling water and they just did not have any, which was strange. The waiter was nice. There was parking.

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Memphis
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

The drinks were great; kudos to the bar tender! The bacon jam on crustini's sounded delicious but was disappointing. The ribeye was decent and cooked as ordered. However, the vegetables (green beans and mixed medley of squash and zucchini) looked pitiful and were terribly dry, like they had either been repeatedly nuked or were frozen. The waitress didn't seem to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

I know most people see this as a Steak House. Well if you like Shrimp and Grits give it a try I promise you won't be disappointed . The steak and sides are great to

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5355 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3610
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-683-4538

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?