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The Beauty Shop Restaurant

966 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104-5611
+1 901-272-7111
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“gelato” (16 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
966 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104-5611
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

We found this restaurant from Trip Advisor. The food was inventive and tasteful. I would have never thought of marrying oysters with powder sugar and berries. Kudo's to the chef. We ate at the bar and Steve was friendly and knowledgeable. loved the décor it...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank sharon62stern
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service in a truly unique atmosphere. The staff was very accommodating to our young child’s request. Love all the salads. I tried the beet salad with shrimp. Absolutely delicious combination!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank 654Reviewer
Reviewed January 6, 2018

The Beauty Shop rarely disappoints! Went on second visit recently for romantic birthday dinner, and food is exquisite! Root vegetable/kale salad is amazing, special ravioli dish was superb, and their gelato (great selection) is a wonderful cap to it all. Service is excellent as well....More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank 737openroad
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

A very good restaurant. Appetizers were average, entrees of whole fish and steak were excellent. But then we ordered cake. Four different kinds. All were amazing! This restaurant is not cheap but good quality

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Asiadream
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Unbelievably fabulous food!!! Best filet in Memphis! Loved the grilled romaine salad too. Fun atmosphere, but the food stood on it's own. Pricey, so best for a special night out.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank msdkad
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

We walked in on an early Saturday evening after a show at The Orpheum (12/2 matinee showing ofPhantom- fabulous!) The 6 of us were the first ones there at 5 and did not have reservations, but were promptly seated at a table reserved for 6:30...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank lorikelleyburdine
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

My family and I have been for brunch. You must make a reservation. The place is very small, the food is decent.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank MrsRRP
Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at The Beauty Shop one cool evening. Ate inside. Loved the beauty shop hardware incorporated in the restaurant furnishings! Great concept! Katherine was our server. She was vivacious - friendly, efficient and knowledgeable of the menu too. We tried the Sangrias made with...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank VaporK8
Reviewed November 14, 2017

My partner and I recently took a six day vacation in Memphis. We ate at a number of good restaurants, but this was the best, hands down. I had the sugar spiced crispy duck with muddled blackberry, almond skordalia (what a great idea), coconut, and...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Carol M
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

This was first visit to the restaurant in several years,,We were surprised to see that the food and service is still excellent, I had the Israeli breakfast and my wife ordered the duck breakfast,, both were excellent and we are looking forward to going back...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Robert W
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Jeff B
July 24, 2017|
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Response from KarenCarrier | Property representative |
We welcome kids! We do not have a separate children's menu, but we have several items on each of our menu that suit pickier eaters, and more adventurous eaters will find plenty of foods they'll enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 966 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104-5611
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Cooper Young Community Association
  • Neighbourhood: Cooper Young Community Association
  • Phone Number: +1 901-272-7111
Established in 2002. "Look Good. Eat Good." are the words emblazoned on the front windows at the Beauty Shop. This hip and trendy restaurant in the Cooper-Young district of midtown Memphis does both, as it conjures up images of a '50s-style beauty shop, formerly Priscilla Presley's curl-and-dye spot. It's a camp wonderland where the façade is Jetsons-era Vitrolite, and choice seating is offered beneath hooded Belvedere hair dryers. Nostalgia is served with a sense of humor here. The beauty shop flashback comes complete with original mint green wash basins filling in as sinks behind the hand built bar, made of tiger maple wood. The terrazzo floor is original. Glass brick stalls serve as intimate booths. Mixed with the retro renderings are modern touches such as hand-blown art-glass lights, and glamorous copper and silver-leaf walls. At this offbeat restaurant, the décor pays homage to the space's beauty parlor past, while the food offers flavors from around the globe.
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