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Babalu Tapas & Tacos

6450 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-4882
+1 901-410-8909
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“guac” (4 reviews)
“tacos” (9 reviews)
“tuna” (3 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
6450 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-4882
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 Q8335BJstephanies
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Our third and last visit to Babalu. This is nothing more than a mediocre to poor restaurant catering to a loud bar scene. Most inept hostess crew that I've ever seen who are more concerned by making excuses than satisfying the customer. There were 7...More

Thank S8232YLrogers
Otie H, Guest Relations Manager at Babalu Tapas & Tacos, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

S8232YLrogers, Thank you for your review of Babalu. We are disappointed to hear that the service you received at the front door was not up to our standards of excellence. We would like to continue this conversation with you. At your earliest convenience, would you...More

Reviewed April 16, 2018

It's great that this place has deals on Tacos on Tuesdays. It makes their tacos worth their price. I came in on Tuesday by accident and were pleasantly surprised by the deal. The tacos were tiny and there is no way I would pay their...More

Thank MidsouthFoodies
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Place was very busy as we arrived just as Happy Hour was ending so had a bit of a wait, 15-20 minutes. Retrieved drinks from the bar for the wait. Accepted seating at table facing the kitchen to shorten wait (not the best choice unless...More

Thank Hawkgwr
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

The guacamole made at table side and corn chips were the best. Crab cakes & tacos good also. Staff was great and stayed busy. Anna was our servicer,very nice and attentive. Great service. Nice date place. Since it was birthday,gave choice of dessert free which...More

Thank famaddy
Reviewed March 1, 2018

This place is so loud that you cannot talk to the person sitting next to you. ONE AND DONE HERE. the service was ok and the food was ok but I could not get past the noise. they took a warehouse and did nothing to...More

Thank Bob K
Otie H, Guest Relations Manager at Babalu Tapas & Tacos, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Bob K., Thank you for your review of Babalu. We are disappointed to hear that your dining experience was less than desirable. We appreciate you bringing the noise issue to our attention. We would like to continue this conversation with you. At your earliest convenience,...More

Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited on a Friday night, between 5 and 6 PM. It was busy but not full. We were seated quickly. It took more than five minutes for a server to locate us and provide menus. She went over the specials and...More

Thank Brian K
Otie H, Guest Relations Manager at Babalu Tapas & Tacos, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Brian K., Thank you for your review of Babalu. We are disappointed to hear that your dining experience was less than impressive. 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 February 3, 2018

Very nice food, smallish portions given the cost, but the place is heaving from this second location - not surprised, very good indeed.

Thank Visidigi
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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
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, 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
Good for
Child-friendly
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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