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Memphis Blues BBQ House

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South Granville
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1465 West Broadway Ave. | 1342 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1H6, Canada
+1 604-738-6806
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not a big fan of BBQ, but since my hubby loves BBQ ribs, we hunt down places like these and it did not disappoint.!

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Thank Melisa S
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I have been here many times in the past but never wrote a review. I always liked this place and never stopped going. They really have great food... I think it's one of the best in BC. The reason I chose to write a review today is due to this amazing beautiful manager at the broadway location. First I just... More 

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Thank Ron K
Seattle, Washington
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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

It was pouring rain when we dashed into Memphis Blues (although we went to the one on Broadway). We opened the door and were greeted with warmth and the amazing smell of BBQ. The Broadway location isn't large but it isn't tiny....there were a few tables for 2 as well as booths that sat up to groups of 5 adults.... More 

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Thank nemagem
Vancouver, Canada
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

If you love BBQ meats then this is a great place to try. Good selection of BBQ meats to try and share with your friends and family. Great food and a good experience.

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Thank John E
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing!!! I don't say that lightly, the ambience of the place is spot on, it looks like now a bbq house should look, the music is more of an older vintage but perfectly fitting and the servers are really friendly! Now for the main point, the food! The portion sizes are massive, simple as that! They offer... More 

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Thank Kyle K
Edmonton
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

By far our favorite place to eat this trip to Edmonton. Great meal, friendly service. Awesome atmosphere. The little one (2) ate like a champ. :)

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Thank keithmN8423IB
Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Well I have been going to Memphis Blues for more than a few years now. But we normally go to the one on 1342 Commercial Dr Vancouver, BC but I was in the Broadway area close to Granville St. I was having a not so good day with walking due to my M.S and I found myself way to far... More 

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2 Thank Tracy S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Huge portions, good service, yummy food. Worth going if the Deep South is too out of the way for you but you'd like to try it anyway... Enjoyed it a lot.

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Thank Howard Y
Vancouver, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

The Memphis Blues BBQ House has 14 outlets in BC & Alberta. Owners George Siu & Park Heffelfinger offer Southern BBQ. Their pulled pork brisket is smoked over hardwood for 14 hours & the ribs for 4 hours. The servings are lavish & on a previous visit, friends & I,had the Memphis Feast to sample the pulled pork, ribs, smoked... More 

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3 Thank Lenora H
Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Was I wrong for being a Texan and trying barbecue in Canadia, ABSOLUTELY NOT!! This place was great. They piled sausage on top of brisket on top of pulled pork and then smothered it in delicious sauce between two buns. The sides were great too. This might have been my favorite part of my trip.

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Thank Dustin H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1465 West Broadway Ave. | 1342 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1H6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > South Granville
  • Neighbourhood: South Granville
  • Phone Number: +1 604-738-6806

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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South Granville
The neighbourhood closest to the airport, a generous mix of locals and tourists populate the area. The blend has made it a go-to spot to find an eclectic collection of entertainment, from theatres and cinemas, to antique stores and last-minute kitsch souvenir shops. It gives off a transient vibe, and is one of the more higgledy-piggledy areas in terms of what you'll find, making it a fun area to explore and map out, all while taking in the hectic atmosphere of people coming and going, while others look for the best ways to spend their last few hours in the city.
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