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Blues City Cafe

138 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3712
+1 901-526-3637
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Seafood Gumbo Fries!!!!!!

Oh My Gosh!!!!!! The Seafood Gumbo Fries are delicious and amazing. The service was excellent... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Luciana S
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Kansas City, Missouri
via mobile
My oh my, great comfort food

This great place has it all: good music, tourist as well as locals, people from all colours who... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2017
Isabelle-leesveel
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Grobbendonk, Belgium
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Blues City's world famous menu has drawn attention of presidents and celebrities alike. Check out the best food on Beale with live music nightly in our world famous Band Box.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“ribs” (121 reviews)
“catfish” (33 reviews)
“tamales” (13 reviews)
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138 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3712
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+1 901-526-3637
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Oh My Gosh!!!!!! The Seafood Gumbo Fries are delicious and amazing. The service was excellent. Beale street was very busy the restaurant was very busy but somehow we were still treated as though we were the number one priority. The spicy tamales were also seasoned...More

Thank Luciana S
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

This great place has it all: good music, tourist as well as locals, people from all colours who enjoy their meal together and last but not least: fantastic comfort food. If you are searching a calm, quiet atmosphere and healthy food this is NoT your...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2016

A tasty and plentiful meal despite the fact they were closing early for repairs to the cafe. Staff very nice

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Reviewed 21 October 2016

half-rack of fall-off-the-bone ribs and a large piece of fried cat-fish, was EXCELLENT....and right on Beale Street,......Go and ENJOY!!!!

1  Thank gxmoller
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stopped in for lunch and the place was hopping. We got a table right away and placed our order. The special was "the best meal on Beale" Deep fried catfish,rack of "fall off the bone" ribs,baby roasted potatoes,coleslaw and bbq beans. All this for...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Situated at the top corner of Beale Street this is a popular food and music venue with great atmosphere

Thank Yvonne R
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The gumbo and fries are great, but the service was less than stellar. Maybe they are under staffed, but we were basically ignored by our server and one of the hostesses was sarcastic and rude.

Thank courtneybelcher
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This place has the best bartender/server and makes this place feel like you are so welcome here!! Keith aka Sam Kinison you made our first time on Beale st awesome! We will be back!!

Thank KIMBERLY B
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Went for dinner here while in Memphis, the ribs were great as was the entertainment. Located in the middle of everything on Beale St.

Thank Roy L
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Our family of five enjoyed an early lunch on a Monday. The catfish hoagie was on lunch special and gave a large piece of catfish on a delicious roll and lots of yummy fries. The children's menu gave the kids good sized servings/choices plus a...More

Thank AzNannie
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