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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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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lemon pie” (7 reviews)
“butter cookies” (19 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 6 days ago via mobile

Had a fun time with friends stopping in on a Friday night at the downtown location when they had a jazz band. The cookies are really good but I tried the small pecan pie and it was excellent. Would love to take it home and...More

Thank tucker401
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place by accident after BBQ. You open the door and know it’s going to be amazing. The smell is wonderful. The people are very nice!

Thank Alesha M
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

As you approach the shop, you're instantly greeted by the warm buttery smell of the cookies! The cookies have a delicious homemade buttery taste, but the lemon pie is where it's at for a melt in your mouth treat! A must try with the staff...More

Thank 406leahk
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Best thing I have ever tasted. If you are near you have to get them! I went home and ordered more and had some sent to my family.

Thank shelley420
Reviewed August 28, 2018

You can smell the cookies from a block away. Makeda's Cookies is a small bakery. Everything about them is homemade. Probably not the healthiest of cookies, but oh so delicious. The lemon frosted were great. It's worth the drive.

Thank Ingrid W
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I can be considered a cookie monster so when I happened upon Makeda's cookies I had to stop in. I tried lemon frosted, strawberry frosted, iced oatmeal, plain oatmeal, chocolate chip with nuts and plain chocolate chip. The price is reasonable vs the big cookie...More

Thank FrugallyPicky
Reviewed July 7, 2018

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 July 4, 2018 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 June 30, 2018 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 June 21, 2018

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
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
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.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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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