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Corky's BBQ

5259 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3513
+1 901-685-9744
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“onion loaf” (66 reviews)
“ribs” (866 reviews)
“pulled pork” (185 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5259 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3513
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful meal, thank you for providing the quality of food that you do. I don't like cole slaw and your was excellent !!

Thank Irma M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was a bit disappointed after reading all of the reviews. Food was ok but not what I had expected from such a highly rated place. We had ribs

Thank Lorri O
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love Corky's for their BBQ but their blackened chicken salad is the best I've ever had. It's got great lettuce, flavor, and big pieces of veggies.

1  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is our first time in Memphis Area and we were visiting family for three days. They wanted to take us to their local Corky's (N Germantown Pwky) which they have visited in the past without incident. The atmosphere was good as was the food....More

Thank nchplori
Reviewed 6 days ago

My parents rave about this place, so of course a trip to Memphis was not complete without a stop here. We started lunch with an order of fried pickles - they were so good, just the right amount of pucker. A little pricey for the...More

1  Thank bardaisy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great first visit! Tried the combination ribs and pulled pork , it was so yummy! I chose wet ribs but my husband had half wet and half dry. They were equally good. Pulled pork was meaty, and tasty. Rolls were good too. Did not care...More

Thank njjsl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your in a rush this isn't the place for you. The food however was good and portions are huge. Dry ribs were yummy

Thank Wade76
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here craving a pulled pork sandwich, and Corky delivered. Meat was tender, sauce was awesome. We got a family side of Mac-n-Cheese, which was average for Mac, but the hushpuppies were amazing. Waited about 20 min to be seated but they were pretty...More

Thank Brandon K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Corky's was our first stop for BBQ in Memphis. We tried the ribs "half and half" to taste both the wet (with sauce) and dry (spice rub) BBQ. Both were good and the meat was super tender. The beans were also delicious.

Thank jaymat44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing .... there was a bit of a wait ... we were there around 9PM on a Sunday night ... I had the pulled pork nachos and my husband had the pulled pork dinner ... it was great ... we also ordered the much suggested...More

Thank Sherry21466
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May 18, 2016|
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Response from SDCandybar | Reviewed this property |
It gets shipped overnight in a styrofoam box with dry ice. Everything comes frozen, but thaws and heats up nicely.
August 19, 2015|
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Response from Patricia1943 | Reviewed this property |
Their main focus is Barbeque. Pork is not gluten-free nor is the bread or the slaw or the baked beans. mac & cheese, French fries, etc. etc. Do not believe they have anything that would fall into the gluten-free category... More
July 25, 2015|
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Response from mattbperryms | Reviewed this property |
The Poplar Avenue location.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
10:45 am - 9:30 pm
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5259 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3513
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-685-9744
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