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“Good food”

Marlowes Ribs and Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 1,437 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: McKellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD
Havelock, North Carolina, United States
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122 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Would eat there again. Friendly staff. Definitely not pushy. Old building packed with memorabilia. Very small gift shop. Ribs are great. Featured on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives.

  • Visited July 2013
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Bright, Australia
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259 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
“Great fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2013

This place is great for a good night out staff very friendly and food is a very good standard, great seeing all the people from all over the world having a good time, picked up in a Pink limo which was fun even though it has seen better days and the driver was a blast thanking ( thank you very much in his words ) us on Elvis's behalf from coming all the way from Australia to visit the king.

Visited September 2012
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Thank Darren S
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Rochelle, Illinois
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Yummy and fun for all!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2013

Our hotel did not offer the pink limo option and it looked like those who arrived that way definitely had fun (drinks) and could continue to drink and not worry about driving back. We were seated quickly but needed google translator for our waiter....but I don't think google has "redneck hillbilly" as an option. Really, we all had a lot of fun trying to figure out what he was saying and I'm sure he played it up because it was so funny. Eventually we were all "speaking the language." The food was GREAT but we had expected it to be so as we saw it on "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives." We each tried something different so that we could share but ordered our own Mac'n Cheese so we didn't have to share that....(highly recommend!). Everything was great, but they gave us way too much food. It was great food and great fun and great atmosphere at really reasonable prices. The Elvis impersonator walked around and greeted diners. I wish we could have come back & tried even more from the huge menu the next day but we had to leave town Don't miss out on this one!!

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Carol S
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baileysville, wv
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“2nd trip around”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2013

We decided to revisit Marlowe's because of the hospitality that we were shown last year. The food is always good. Warming atmosphere with Elvis playing.

Visited July 2013
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Ormond Beach, Florida, United States
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“A Must Do in Memphis”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2013

I have to admit, I was a bit concerned at the thought of going to Marlowe's after hearing all of the hype. But once we were there, we really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Our server was very witty, friendly and on top of everything. She made some excellent suggestions, which we tried. One of which was the BBQ Pork Nachos on homemade chips. YUM! I could have made a meal out of that alone. The ribs were as advertised...very tasty. Overall, it's a great little BBQ joint. We actually caught a ride to the restaurant from the Graceland RV Park via their signature Pink Cadillac Limo. A very tacky, but fun way to arrive.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Ed L
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