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BGR The Burger Joint

5865 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3949
+1 901-537-3533
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good21%
  • Average30%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible10%
26 Nov 2017
“Just OK, burger over-cooked”
1 week ago
“Good burger joint”
Closed Now
American, Fast food
$$ - $$$
5865 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3949
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good burger joint with lots of menu choices. I had the world championship burger. It was flavorful and juicy and cooked just like I ordered it. The only real drawback was the tea was not fresh brewed. It was some kind of fountain drink mix....More

Thank jaungren
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

We had been to BGR previously when visiting family and decided to go back. Ordered a burger and it took forever to get. The cook said he over cooked and was cooking us another one. The second burger was raw. So unfortunately I had to...More

Thank G4flyfish
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

We were greeted immediately at the counter and the staff was pleasant. The kitchen is open so you can watch your burger cook. As our burgers were cooking there was a grease flame up (not unusual when cooking burgers) but the cook wasn’t watching (he...More

Thank Charles R
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Walked in,no one at counter,waiting awhile,guy comes out,sees us..no acknowledging just starts filling up mayo,mustard cups. Finally as we patiently wait,takes him time takes our order.when we get it,didnt have half of ingredients described when asked about burger,all he said,oh were out of sauerkraut,out of...More

Thank famaddy
Reviewed August 11, 2017

I'm shocked at the positive reviews of this place! Overpriced, overdone burgers. I almost walked out of this place as soon as I walked in, and I'm mad at myself for staying. It was nasty inside. Dirty. There were only three workers on a Friday...More

Thank Runnermel
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

The worst burger for price I've ever had. It was $12 for a tiny burger and a mediocre amount of fries. Whoever writes a good review for this place is out of their mind, and has no real sense of what a good burger tastes...More

Thank jfkyle421
Reviewed January 15, 2017

I enjoyed my burger here tremendously. The decor is basic, but my burger was not. It is a rarity to find a restaurant in Memphis which is clean. It is rare to find a restaurant in Memphis in which the staff is courteous. This restaurant...More

Thank mdculpepper
Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick dinner; it was not very busy and we needed a quick bite to eat. My husband and I both ordered burgers with no buns, with bacon, avocado and an over easy egg on top. After waiting about 15 minutes,...More

Thank roncourt
Nate R, Manager at BGR The Burger Joint, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2016

Hi Roncourt, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're sorry to hear about your recent experience. We strive to impress all of our guests with a quick variety of great tasting food, and are very sorry to hear that we didn't meet...More

Reviewed November 21, 2016

It was packed at lunchtime. First time I had eaten here. It wasn't the best food I've ever had, but it was pretty good. I would go back so it my book, that means it was good. It's still more than I like to pay...More

Thank inspector961
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

It is a joint in every sense but the burger was awesome and the sweet potato fries were great. Our waiter, Jermaine (like Jackson he says) was very good and entertaining.

Thank Stephenie P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5865 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3949
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-537-3533
Voted "Best Burger Restaurant in DC" by Business Insider. Voted "Best Burger Restaurant in DC" by Washingtonian Magazine. Voted "Best Burger Patty" by Washington Post. BGR The Burger Joint is helping lead the better burger market with a menu designed around our commitment to using only the highest quality ingredients. BGR's menu is designed around an exclusive blend of Prime, Dry-aged burgers, grilled over an open flame. Menu offerings include burgers, veggie burger, grilled chicken, turkey burger, lamb burger, ahi tuna burger, hot dog, kids meals, regular fries, sweet potato fries, onion rings, asparagus, handspun shakes, side salads, lettuce wraps, salad bowls and beer/wine and other seasonal specialties. Gluten Free options include: regular fries, sweet potato fries, side salad, salad bowl (any burger on a salad), lettuce wrap, asparagus.
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