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Germantown Commissary

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2290 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, TN 38138-5931
+1 901-754-5540
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09:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Cordova, Tennessee
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of good barbecue in Memphis. Very competitive market for pork ribs. I , so far , like this one the best. I prefer dry rub pork ribs and these are really good. But barbecue is very subjective. I have been to only four of the major barbecue joints they have in Memphis and there are quite a few left... More 

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Crofton, Maryland
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food was great, service and staff was awesome, small space with limited seating, good but limited beer menu. Definitely recommend and will return.

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Cortlandt Manor
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393 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned to Germantown Commissary this time with two colleagues from India who “have to have Memphis BBQ.” It was cultural moment. For dine-in lunch, we enjoyed half-order of ribs, BBQ shrimp and Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich Friendly, attentive wait staff. Prompt service. Seating is NYC-tight. They handle the customer volume well. Alcohol: Beer & Wine only Small Gripe: No draught... More 

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UP Michigan
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118 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were last here about 5 years ago. Drove 8 miles from our hotel to try it again, and we're not disappointed. We had to wait about 30 minutes for a seat on a weeknight, but food was served almost immediately after ordering. My wife and I split a rack with 2 sides, and had plenty to eat. It was... More 

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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the advice of locals and went here a few years back. I'm writing a review now because it stuck with me and I recently met someone from the area and it reminded me. At the time, the parking lot was small but, it is an old house which answers for that. The food was INSANE! I'm from Texas and... More 

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Elmhurst, Illinois
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45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once you're seated, food will arrive swiftly. Plenty of interesting items to keep your attention while you wait. If you're able to set skepticism aside, order the nachos. Criticism aside, they trump both the pulled pork and the ribs (which are both quite savory). The pork-infused beans and warm chips were our favorite sides. A bit glum that we weren't... More 

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Thank TheScepticalScholar
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have people come in to our business from all over the South and they want to eat Bar-B-Q. We always take them to the Commissary. Shoulder, ribs, sausage or tamales, everyone we have taken to the Commissary wants to go back. On our last visit we took the reps from Crestron. Everyone left full and satisfied.

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Thank Dperry3046
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Germantown Commissary consistently delivers great food. Dine in an d carry out standards are the same.

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Memphis, TN
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is always delicious and typically packed. Get there early if you want a seat quickly or order at the counter and take it home.

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Olive Branch
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy for such a small place! I had the pulled pork and it was very good. Had to try the homemade tamales with chili and cheese...loved it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2290 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, TN 38138-5931
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Germantown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-754-5540

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?