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Arcade Restaurant

540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
+1 901-526-5757
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“biscuits” (40 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

The Arcade has been one of our favorite Memphis restaurants for years. When we lived here we ate there at least once a week. As visitors we have always looked forward to returning. We came for lunch on our way through town and were so...More

Thank Bridget H
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Went here as apparently elvis ate here... listened to the reviews and we made a special journey... Got there and so disappointed, grumpy staff - obviously our accents give away we are tourists but didn’t receive any help on ordering or when asking questions Asked...More

Thank robbiec1123
Reviewed 23 October 2017

great food and service in Memphis' oldest restaurant. It has a hip, retro 1950's vibe that isn't contrived or manufactured. Great part of town: South Main district.

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Great service. Kinda slow but it was a packed house and the people kept coming! We got there around 9 on a Saturday morning. There were two of us and we got a table right away. It seemed like larger parties had a short wait....More

Thank hpgirl18
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Google was having me stop a block West of the location, so be aware of the potential of that happening if you use Google maps. Our food was fine. Service, not so much.

Thank FunWife
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Finding a good breakfast restaurant isn’t that easy in Memphis. Arcade is s long running family restaurant recommended by a trolley driver. It was very good for breakfast among all of the BBQ and souls food restaurants. Service was a little slow but people were...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We had about 50 people for a pre-wedding get together on a Friday night. The food was set up as a buffet on the bar with an open bar for the guests. The food was excellent and the service could not have been better. The...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Food was very good as well as the service. However the Arcade is run down, I guess that is part of its charm?

1  Thank almenj
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Sweet Potato Pancakes - unbelievable! Redneck biscuits with chicken - to die for! I would eat breakfast here everyday - a little slow but OMG worth it! You've got to try ARCADE

Thank cpidon74
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Y'all...this diner is worth the visit! My husband and I just had the best breakfast. I got the Redneck and he got the sweet potato pancakes. We shared so we could experience both. This place has a lot of history and delicious diner food. I...More

Thank DanyaPa
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12 July 2017|
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Response from JenLeG | Reviewed this property |
There's a fair number of items that are dairy free, and they were happy to accommodate my dairy allergy by omitting the cheese! Enjoy!
Becky B
21 March 2017|
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Response from Trechia B | Reviewed this property |
Parking is on the street. It's not a high traffic area. I've never had to walk far.
29 December 2016|
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Response from Davidtw41 | Reviewed this property |
As I recall the prices were on the moderate side. Probably under $10 each for a breakfast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-526-5757
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