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The Farmer - MOVED

3092 Poplar Avenue #11, Inside Chickasaw Oaks Village, between East High School and Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, Memphis, TN 38111
+1 901-324-2221
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pot roast” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Wine Bar, American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3092 Poplar Avenue #11, Inside Chickasaw Oaks Village, between East High School and Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, Memphis, TN 38111
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

The Farmer used to be called "The Elegant Farmer" and this was our first dinner there. I had good lunches there several times. I got the steak and it was good but not outstanding. Someone else got the shrimp and grits and said they were...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 15 June 2016

My husband and I ate at The Farmer with a large group that had to be separated into two tables. That being said, we expected slow service and perhaps to be rushed. However, that was not the case at all. We shared appetizers and bottles...More

Thank SweetiePie56
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant remains a favorite! It is consistently good and everything is always fresh! Make sure to make a reservation, as the restaurant is small.

Thank LHK70
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We were there for Mother's Day. It was our first time to eat at The Farmer and it was wonderful. The food was amazing! Fresh braised greens and savory cornbread pudding were 2 of my favorites. Our waiter was so friendly and the wait staff...More

Thank ARFlower55
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We were there for Mother's Day. The food was outstanding! The staff was very friendly and our waiter was the best we have ever had. My son ordered the salmon burger and said it was the best burger and he wanted another for later. He...More

Thank finelinestudio
Reviewed 24 April 2016

My wife and I have visited more than 100 Diners,Drive-Ins and Dives locations and this was my personal favorite. The food the service and the setting were perfect. I place it in my top 10 all- time.

2  Thank Claude F
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Arrived over-hungry. To keep calories down, was expecting to order a salad but spirited waitress talked me into a "tasty" (she said) chicken melt. She was right. Delivered in very short order with avocado. Herb potatoes and sliced pickles as sides. Really hit the spot....More

1  Thank Branch R
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Well , my wife and I wanted to eat somewhere different. So, I picked a please in Memphis call The Farmer. Very homey feeling with an outdoor patio. We tried a few things like the sweet potato bisque, the Cobb salad and entrée salmon patties...More

1  Thank tjmah2011
Reviewed 23 March 2016

This was my fifth or sixth time dining at The Farmer. The food is great. They pride themselves on using fresh ingredients whenever possible and I can taste the difference.I love their shrimp and grits. Service is very good. It has a relaxed no rush...More

1  Thank Vickidaniel
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Despite the fact we made reservations by phone earlier in the day, when we arrived it was clear from the host's frantic glances around the room and his ultimately seating us at a sort of wedged-in table in the corner that somehow our reservation had...More

1  Thank DesigningWoman13
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
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17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3092 Poplar Avenue #11, Inside Chickasaw Oaks Village, between East High School and Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, Memphis, TN 38111 (Formerly The Elegant Famer)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-324-2221
The Farmer's interpretation of elevated comfort food is presented to you using the freshest local and regional ingredients from sustainable farms. Expect unexpected flavors from familiar dishes. The menu changes daily, weekly and seasonally, based on the availability of ingredients. At The Farmer, we believe in supporting the locals, and the environment. We are proud to be certified by Project Green Fork and we are friends and supporters of the Memphis Farmer's Market.
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