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Arcade Restaurant

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540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
+1 901-526-5757
07:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 07:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Noble, Oklahoma, United States
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98 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

We ate brunch at the Arcade last week. I ordered a Mimosa and the Redneck Eggs. Ha. I liked the name but the meal was fantastic. I loved the spicy sausage. It was enough that we could have shared it but we didn't know that so we had take home boxes for both of our meals. The staff was very... More 

Thank Karmin J
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

My sister and I visited the Arcade on a Sunday morning. We must have hit it just before the crowds got there because we sat ourselves immediately. I hope our waitress was just having a bad morning because a smile or welcoming attitude was not present at our table. The food, sweet potato pancakes with a scrambled egg, was ok,... More 

Thank LynnEtte M
Memphis, Tennessee
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

I must say I am a little partial as I know the family that owns this joint and I LOVE them! The staff is amazing and you get the kind of service that can be hard to come by and dates back to the old Woolworth diners! Good old fashioned service through and through! The breakfast is awesome. Big helpings... More 

Thank Mignonnew
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

I found this place on Groupon and had actually seen it on Trip Advisor, so decided we'd try it. I'm so glad we did! I was feeling adventurous and wanted to try something different, so I got the Mystery Train sandwich. It is truly a meatless wonder! It was absolutely delicious! My husband had the chicken fried steak with eggs... More 

Thank Alison D
St. Louis, MO
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123 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

We usually can't get into this place because of the crowds but we hit it at the right time and got a table. The pancakes, sausage, omelets, and hash browns are wonderful. Service is fast and very affordable.

Thank Linda C
Hewitt, Texas
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Food was excellent, service was good. Inexpensive and convenient as it is on the trolley route. There was a woman faking a heart condition again, (apparently this is an every couple of months thing) and though it was obvious what she was doing and the staff knew her, they still gave her the to go food she had ordered after... More 

Thank Scott11hawaii71
Lorena, TX
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115 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

This place is a little bit of history in Memphis. It's been around since the 20's and persevered through the years when that particular part of Memphis was closing down. The country ham platter was great. The portions were large. I tried a bite of my sister's sweet potato pancakes & they were amazing. They had a spice cake taste... More 

Thank aprilstrick
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Long wait. Mediocre food. Over priced. Service industry professionals appreciate the following: not one but EVERY front of the house employee had a drink or was eating with in view of the customers that were dining...not one person washed their hands. So grossed out I almost walked out. The kitchen guys were the only associates who appeared professional. Very sad!

Thank Calye S
Memphis, Tennessee
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

This locally-owned restaurant really is a throwback to old days in downtown Memphis, and the food is good. I recommend it to anyone who is visiting downtown (including Memphians) and wants a neat, iconic place to eat breakfast, lunch or dinner!

Thank RG D
Little Rock, AR
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Old school diner setting......went on a Saturday morning for breakfast, it was crowded but we didn't have to wait. The service was speedy and the food was good....eggs, bacon, hashbrowns, with biscuits and gravy, all cooked just like you were at home. We'd definitely stop in again.

Thank JBLR

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?