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“Nice food, poor service”
Review of Corky's BBQ

Corky's BBQ
Ranked #21 of 1,538 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $30
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Takeout
Reviewed October 14, 2012

Enjoyed the food (we'd had ribs the night before at Leonard's Pit BBQ) so this time tried the pulled pork dinner and Pork BBQ salad. Food was good and tasty but spoiled by poor service from a waitress who couldn't seem to care less and brought the wrong items and just seemed disinterested

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Reviewed October 14, 2012

Corky's is a great place to go if you have just one bbq meal to eat in Memphis--as we did. Both the dry and the wet ribs are very good. The sides are yummy. And the pecan pie is the best we've ever had.

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Reviewed October 13, 2012

The ribs were great. Dry rub, that is. The rest was pretty good, with the pulled pork also being excellent. We liked the lemon ice box pie as well. Cole slaw was okay, and beans were unremarkable .We prefer mom-and-pop, hole in the wall BBQ, but this was more than acceptable.

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Reviewed October 12, 2012

As I was perusing TripAdvisor for the be BEST barbecue in Memphis, and we found at least 4 places which we thought we wanted to try, and then we'd come across a "bad" review. We we went to Corky's based on a friends recommendation because we couldn't depend on an online review. It was delicious. I had a lightbulb moment while we were enjoying our delicious ribs and pulled pork and i figured out something about BBQ. Even the best BBQ restaurant will have disappointed diners. why? Because BBQ varies so much. My husband is not a BBQ fan I had to drag him here kicking and screaming...then we figured out that he likes dry rub Memphis style BBQ. He dug in and finished most of his plate. I highly recommend Corky's. Our server was great, the food was great, the apple BBQ sauce is the perfect sweet compliment to any dish, and the baked beans were incredible.

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Thank smarties79
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Reviewed October 12, 2012

Always go to Corky's at least once when working the Memphis area. Usually have BBQ sandwich for lunch and ribs at dinner. Dinner service was great this trip. Went with the wet ribs, full slab and a sald.

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