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Gay Hawk Restaurant

685 S Danny Thomas Blvd, Memphis, TN 38126-3830
+1 901-947-1464
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible18%
15 Nov 2016
“Friendly people, quality food”
24 Jul 2015
“I Love This Place A+++”
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685 S Danny Thomas Blvd, Memphis, TN 38126-3830
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

We enjoyed the noon buffet - soul food with Memphis accents. Our guide introduced us to several of the regulars, who welcomed us warmly. Go on a Wednesday if you can.

Thank Curly_W706
Reviewed 24 July 2015

I am a Memphis native 3 generations back. I am a white guy that loves soul food. I love this restaurant, but I live quite a ways from it. Mr. Bobo and his daughter Teresa run it and they treat me "like a King" every...More

Thank Wade N
Reviewed 30 May 2015

This place is the kind of place you want to go if you want to meet friends and family for a quiet, slow, relaxed meal after Sunday service. They have good home cooked style food, buffet style. Delicious fried and oven cooked chicken. The hospitality...More

Thank victor g
Reviewed 27 July 2014

They were closing but stayed open for us and served up a generous helping of southern hospitality, along with some delicious collard greens, nicely-fried chicken, and luscious peach cobbler. Will definitely return there on next visit to Memphis.

3  Thank Pwc999
Reviewed 30 October 2013

The Gay Hawk was alright. Unfortunately when I got home I nearly split my pants in half. I had to poop like a mother trucker. The peach cobbler was by far the best thing on the menu. That is until I got home though.

Thank hawk m
Reviewed 28 February 2013 via mobile

This restaurant was horrible, food, atmosphere and service. Everyone in our senior tour group got sick I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone.

2  Thank tc30134
Reviewed 18 March 2011

Okay well this is some darn good southern food! its majestic and magical in so many ways. The food is TO DIE FOR. the peach cobbler is out of this universe. everyone should visit the gay hawk atleast 10 times in your life time. the...More

1  Thank peachcobbler_to_die4
Reviewed 11 March 2011

the workers and waitresses are majestically talented and magically amazing. I was stunned. they always fullfill my dreams, but with food. the peach cobbler is the bomb diggity. i cant even explain. i go there 363 days a year, because my wife wont let me...More

1  Thank oliviaandaudrey
Reviewed 23 November 2010

The peach cobbler is out of this world The dressing is fantastic I like there Sunday bruch, for the price you can not beat it!

1  Thank JLydell
Reviewed 14 July 2009

On my sisters advise, I tried the Gay Hawk and found the food to be out of this world! Being southern by birth, I, like many other southerners, have been raised around alot of good cooks. I am not sure who does the cooking at...More

1  Thank tmule61
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  • Address: 685 S Danny Thomas Blvd, Memphis, TN 38126-3830
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-947-1464
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