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Makeda's Cookies

2370 Airways Blvd, 488 S Second is the Downtown location, Memphis, TN 38114-6009
+1 901-745-2667
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Travellers talk about
“lemon pie” (8 reviews)
“butter cookies” (21 reviews)
“pudding” (5 reviews)
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9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Hours
2370 Airways Blvd, 488 S Second is the Downtown location, Memphis, TN 38114-6009
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We passed this store going to the Civil Rights Museum and had to come back after. We bought some fresh cookies and some day-old cookies (like 6 for $5 - great deal!) We also shared a banana pudding and iced lemon pie. Like my title...More

Thank Tofurry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Scrumptous butter cookies reminiscent of those from the cafeteria at my elementary school! Visited the Second Street location near the Civil Rights Museum. So good and decided to visit the Airways location a couple of days later. Definitely recommend and will return when I am...More

Thank Mario H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After lunch at Central BBQ and paying homage to MLK , we strolled to this unassuming corner cookie shop. So glad we did. After being warmly welcomed by the hostess, we were offered some butter cookie samples...delicious. But my friends were in search for a...More

Thank Rockinahawdplayse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stop by the location near the civil rights, just saw the sign and ran in. the banana pudding and butter cookies was awesome, only downside the portion wasnt big enough. and she was very nice.

Thank chris m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm from Chicago and just HAD to check out a spot that boasted about selling "the best butter cookie in the world." I'm glad they didn't disappoint. My family and I tried a few different cookies, but enjoyed the banana pudding the most. We should...More

Thank Collinsgirl2018
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Wow I could’ve sworn that I’ve done a review for Makeda‘s homemade butter cookies now I thought that I’ve done a review for these awesome fresh baked cookies because I’ve been here several times I consider myself to be a regular! I know the selections...More

Thank Jacqui G
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Butter cookies, lemon cookies, peanut butter cookies, chocolate chip cookies, you name it - they have it and they are delicious!

Thank TRVLBug58
Reviewed April 6, 2018

I had only a few minutes to make a quick stop at Makeda's cookies, so all I had time to grab was a bag of cookies that were being sold out on the sidewalk out front of the shop. I really wanted to try the...More

Thank AmyJ888
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Went in for cookies...but ate pudding on the spot and took home cookies. Very friendly staff and big open area to chill and enjoy sweets.

Thank John D
Reviewed March 29, 2018

Walked by this place after the Civil Rights museum and had to go in. Nothing but butter cookies. Bought WAY too many but couldn't resist. They ship anywhere.

Thank beamster
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2370 Airways Blvd, 488 S Second is the Downtown location, Memphis, TN 38114-6009
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-745-2667
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