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Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse

551 S Mendenhall Rd, Memphis, TN 38117-4217
+1 901-762-8200
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
551 S Mendenhall Rd, Memphis, TN 38117-4217
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for dinner after we got engaged a few hours prior to our dinner. The service was beyond excellent. We had no short of six different staff members come check on us during our dinner and to give congratulations. One gentleman, I cannot...More

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The venerable Folk’s Folly has been one of my faves since the days of bygones such as Justine’s & Swiss Manor. The ambiance of the Private Rooms outscores the competition, & Servers like Curt make every experience special. After She-Crab Soup, a Filet & Lobster...More

Thank ChanEvan
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

It had been several years since I had last dined at Folk's Folly as my last visit was somewhat disappointing. Nonetheless, I was happy to accept a business dinner invitation and I am very glad that I did. Everything was outstanding (as it should be...More

Thank artorgeron
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Until recently.....I'd never turned down a Ruths Chris steak... but when I recently had a chance to make a choice betwee Ruths Chris and Folks Folly for a nice dinner... I chose Folks Folly. Folks Folly is local Memphis food and WOW is it awesome!...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Everything on the menu is great. Nice bar with piano and aquarium. Prices are very high but you normally get what you pay for. My dinner for 2 was almost $300 with a nice bottle of wine. Service is normally very good. I'm a regular....More

Thank Clogtowner
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Our party of three adults decided to try Folk's Folly in part because someone gave us a gift certificate. We'd never been, but don't dine out at too many high end places during the year; maybe a once year treat. We made reservations and were...More

Thank Deb62862
ShannaR106, Admin. at Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Dear Deb, Happy you treated yourself to a night out and for choosing to dine with us! Best Regards, Shanna Rasoul

Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Large group of us in town for Tennis this past weekend. The food is excellent, good wine but the staff makes it a great place to go. They managed our large party very efficiently. Great recommendations and the service was perfect. We had 27 in...More

Thank 567barbm
ShannaR106, Admin. at Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Dear Barb, Thank you for your review! Happy to hear your large group had at an excellent experience with us. Best Regards, Shanna Rasoul

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Landed in Memphis Sunday evening and checked TA for family operated local restaurants. Folk's Folly stood out to me and certainly lives up to my expectations. The shrimp cocktail appetizer was delicious as was the Cesar salad. I had the salmon fillet with spinach casserole....More

Thank cindysalt
ShannaR106, Admin. at Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Dear Cindy, Thank you for the 10 star review! We hope to see you again on your next visit to Memphis! Best Regards, Shanna Rasoul

Reviewed September 3, 2018

After visiting Memphis every weekend in the fall for the last three years, I have pretty much eaten multiple times at the favorites restaurants on Trip Advisor, Open Table, and Yelp. Folk Folly's is near the top -- for consistency, menu, and food quality. Everything...More

Thank yalibrarian
Shanna R, Admin. at Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Dear Yalibrarian, Thank you for taking the time to post a review! We look forward to your return visits to Memphis! Best Regards, Shanna Rasoul

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Excellent for special occasions. Went to celebrate our daughter’s 23rd birthday. Excellent appetizers: shrimp cocktail, cheese bread, stuffed mushrooms. Excellent NY strip, filets, and specialty medallions.

Thank wasmith59
Shanna R, Admin. at Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Dear Wasmith59, Thank you for chosing to celebrate your daughters special night with us! We look forward to you dining with us again soon. Best Regards, Shanna Rasoul

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Response from Lyn T | Reviewed this property |
Jackets are not necessary. Business casual is appropriate unless you have a special event.
Toni H
August 25, 2016|
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Response from CarlosERG | Reviewed this property |
I can't disagree with any of the observations made so far. Enjoy!
August 10, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 551 S Mendenhall Rd, Memphis, TN 38117-4217
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-762-8200
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