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“Pulled Pork Nachos...enough said!”
Review of Central BBQ

Central BBQ
Ranked #9 of 1,446 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $20
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Neighborhood: Cooper Young Community Association
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“Pulled Pork Nachos...enough said!”
Reviewed March 22, 2011

Went here with my boyfriend after a tour of Elmwood Cemetery. Easy to find, nice neighborhood, friendly and courteous staff...but, that's not why we went. Come on-it's the pork nachos and sandwiches we were curious about. We ordered at the counter...they were going to bring us our food at a table outside. But, by the time we filled our drinks-our food was ready! That was quick! The nachos were smothered with pulled pork, mild BBQ sauce, and both shredded and nacho cheese. YUM! The sandwich (we ordered the large) was topped with cole slaw and mild BBQ sauce. Although you can get whatever sauce you want. They offer a mild (our favorite), hot, vinegar, and mustard sauce. Before we left we bought a bottle of Hot Rub, a bottle of Seasoning, and a bottle of mild sauce to take home. We went a little later in the afternoon, so we didn't have any trouble finding parking or waiting in line. But, I can see how at busy times, there'd be a little wait. But, it's worth it!

  • Visited March 2011
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Stratford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“BBQ done right”
Reviewed March 3, 2011

So your in Memphis and you think to yourself since you are in the BBQ capital where should I get some of that good food. The answer is to look no further than this place! Inexpensive, good atmosphere, and best of all great food, I don't have a single bad thing to say about this place. Check it out for yourself!

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2011

Great service, great food, and a fun environment! We will definitely be back!

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Luverne, MN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Fun Atmosphere! Good BBQ! Great Nachos!!”
Reviewed January 25, 2011

When deciding where to go to eat lunch Central BBQ was ranked highly on Trip Advisor and decided to try it out. Given the touring we did earlier we did not eat until about 3PM. However, the place was still fairly packed and busy even at that hour. That was a good sign. There were 6 of us and finding a spot to fit all of us may have been a little tricky, but people were coming and going regularly so we did find a spot. The food was excellent. Most of us had the pulled pork sandwiches were wonderfully moist and cooked well. The BBQ was really good as well. The highlight was the BBQ Pork Nachos which I was a little unsure about at first, but had heard they were really good. They were more than good. They were super and I would order them again in a heartbeat. The atmosphere is fun and lively with music from a jukebox playing. All in all it was a fun place to eat! Will definitely go back if we are back in town.

  • Visited January 2011
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Landstuhl, Germany
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
“Excellent Food with a Busy, Local Feel”
Reviewed January 16, 2011

We wanted to try a good, local BBQ place while in Memphis and chose here based on Trip Advisor reviews. Maybe it was because we had had a late night in Beale Street the evening prior, but we found it to be some of the best BBQ we have tasted. We grew up in the Midwest so BBQ isn't really our thing. We spent the last five years in Texas eating mediocre brisket. I think Central may have made us converts. Good stuff. Busy place. Come early.

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