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“Delicious barbecue”
Review of Central BBQ

Central BBQ
Ranked #9 of 1,481 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $20
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Neighborhood: Cooper Young Community Association
Reviewed October 29, 2013

Authentic barbecue for sure! If you get the pulled pork sandwich be sure to get slaw on it. And the barbecue nachos?.....delicious.

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Thank Denette B
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Reviewed October 25, 2013

BBQ is a personal thing in Memphis and most all of it is very good, but this is our family favorite. Central's pulled pork, ribs, chicken, turkey are exceptional. A side of home made potato chips is a must. Do not be dissuaded if the line is out the door...it moves pretty fast. They now have a downtown location behind the Civil Rights Museum.

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Thank GeorgeC648
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Reviewed October 25, 2013

We went here for lunch and it was solid. The ribs tasted great and I wish I would have ordered more of their barbecue chips. My wife and daughter kept stealing chips from me.

Thank Princerman
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

This is our regular BBQ joint, with great food and local beer, the ribs are the best in Memphis a must visit if you are in town.

Thank MemphisRoy
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Reviewed October 21, 2013 via mobile

Did some online research and took advice from a colleague before stopping at this location. It was very busy on Sunday but after a 30-minute wait, Central BBQ delivered smoked rib excellence in a basket to our table. The meat crumbled off the bones when the ribs were separated. It was smoked very thoroughly and wasn't greasy. The sides were ok and the sauces, mild and hot, were unique which made it an even better dining experience. If you pass through Memphis looking for delicious BBQ, stop and eat here. It's A number 1 BBQ.

Thank crimsonfish
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