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Babalu Tapas & Tacos

6450 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-4882
+1 901-410-8909
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“guac” (4 reviews)
“tacos” (10 reviews)
“tapas” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
6450 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-4882
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I found choices despite many dietary restrictions, yay! My friend and I were both impressed with Maigan(sp?) being extremely knowledgeable about menu options. I will happily return. Tasty food, relaxed atmosphere although loud.

Thank Jean B
Otie H, Guest Relations Manager at Babalu Tapas & Tacos, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Jean B., thank you for your five-star review of Babalu! We are happy to accommodate any of our guests' dietary restrictions! We are happy to hear how much you enjoyed your dining experience with us! We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were going to eat here during lunch on a weekday. Showed up at 11am and were seated right away and then were never waited on as other visitors walked in after and were immediately waited on. I’m all for giving servers...More

Thank Justin L
Otie H, Guest Relations Manager at Babalu Tapas & Tacos, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Justin L., thank you for your review of Babalu. We are disappointed to hear that your experience left much to be desired. We would like to continue this conversation with you. At your earliest convenience, would you please email us at oheubach@eathere.com? Thank you, and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wish there was an in between rating of like 4.25 or 4.5. Tacos are great, burger is great, queso is good (but eat it quick), and drinks are good (but pricey). The one negative is the calamari....but the sauce for them is good like...More

Thank Jackie R
Otie H, Guest Relations Manager at Babalu Tapas & Tacos, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Jackie, thank you for your four-star review of Babalu! While we are happy to hear how much you enjoyed everything, we are disappointed to hear that the calamari was less impressive. We would like to continue this conversation with you. At your earliest convenience, would...More

Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

First time here. Quite surprised how good it is. Excellent concept. Excellent food. Excellent service.

Thank dennisf918
Otie H, Guest Relations Manager at Babalu Tapas & Tacos, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Dennis F., thank you for your review of Babalu! We are happy to hear how much you enjoyed your dining experience with us! We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Good beer selection. Bomaritas and watermelon margaritas very good. Guacamole made at the table always top notch. Meatball tapas with lamb may be strong for some, I liked them. Shrimp tacos are excellent. Beef skewer tapas are excellent.

Thank wasmith59
Otie H, Guest Relations Manager at Babalu Tapas & Tacos, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Wasmith59, thank you for your five-star review of Babalu! We are happy to hear how much you enjoyed everything!! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

I hear Babalu and my friends almost always immediately reference the guacamole. They make it table side, and I must say it's pretty dang good. I have eaten here several times, at several different locations, and they are very consistent. Impressively so. The tacos are...More

Thank Sabrina G
Otie H, Guest Relations Manager at Babalu Tapas & Tacos, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Sabrina, thank you for your five-star review of Babalu! We are happy to hear how much you enjoy dining with us! Keep bringing your friends to see us! We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed August 10, 2018

Service was ok, but he forgot to bring the to go boxes and extra sauce we requested. Likewise, it was ages before we could order. But the food came out super fast - I guess that's good, but then again it didn't seem they were...More

Thank huggio
Otie H, Guest Relations Manager at Babalu Tapas & Tacos, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Huggio, thank you for your review of Babalu. While we do prepare each dish to order, we are disappointed to hear that your experience was less than impressive. We would like to continue this conversation with you. At your earliest convenience, would you please email...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

The thing that was mouthwatering to me and what I have been raving to others about is the table-side guacamole. Good, yummy, nor tasty sufficiently describe the deliciousness of this treat. The guacamole is prepared for you at your table with the ingredients of your...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Met some friends for dinner with a little one tagging along. Wait wasn’t bad, Guac and chips were amazing. I got a salad and it was good, I’ll def try the broader menu though!! Waitress was really hospitable! Will go back for sure!!

Thank smoore36
Reviewed June 28, 2018

met a friend here for some drinks and "snacks". they were able to seat us right away and were upfront about the fact they had a large party that had reserved the patio and told us we'd have to be out in about and hour...More

Thank phil m
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kkcurles
June 23, 2017|
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Response from Otie H | Property representative |
Babalu Tapas and Tacos does have a children's menu!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6450 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-4882
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-410-8909
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