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Rum Boogie Cafe

) #26 of 1,249 Restaurants in Memphis $$ - $$$ American, ,
182 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
+1 901-528-0150
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
182 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Don't forget to visit Rum Boogie Cafe. A historic spot with the most amount of guitars on display from hundreds of artists that passed by. There are also local blues bands playing every night. The atmosphere is incredible where drinking and smoking is allowed indoors....More

Thank Emir C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to have dinner here and wasn't disappointed. The food was excellent although there was rather a lot of it but when the band starts they just blow you away. I don't know what the name of the band was we saw but the...More

Thank Gary J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to hear Eric Hughes Band. The band was GREAT, Eric was welcoming to the crowd and gave an amazing performance!! I will definitely be going back and always on Monday nights to hear Eric Hughes and his band!!

Thank Myra S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great evening listening to Lil Ed and the blues imperials, the beer and service were good. There was a cover charge but $5 was a bargain for the quality of music!

Thank wendya94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A couple of us went to Rum Boogie Cafe for a couple of beers and to listen to the band. The band (Eric Hughes Band) was as good as advertised. Noisy but fun, worth the visit. I'll be back for more

Thank Jaco G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with a small group and had a wonderful time. The blues band was fun and engaged the crowd. The drinks are definitely not strong at all. My husbands martini's actually tasted as though there was little alcohol in them. But otherwise the...More

Thank Lfferg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you really want an authentic "Memphis Blues" experience, look no further than this club. Absolutely loved my time here.

Thank Shane M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by with the group I was with and really enjoyed this fun spot for a drink and entertainment. Did not order food as we had already eaten dinner.

Thank Kathleen917
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I ate here while on a business trip. The food is southern style comfort food. It was a delicious lunch and the portion was plentiful. The building is very old and has an interesting decor. We really enjoyed our lunch.

Thank BCTE4
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Very nice staff. Quick service drinks good. No music or food when we went just drinks and good hour of laughs.

Thank cmiller1
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9 April 2017|
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Response from SpindiniMemphis | Property representative |
Yes, starting around 8pm every night there is a cover. They have live music 365 days a year. Cover can vary on weekends depending if there is a national touring act.
Richard G
16 July 2016|
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Response from Debbie A | Reviewed this property |
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16 July 2016|
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Response from Allan W | Reviewed this property |
They do have music every night. We were there on Wednesday and Thursday and Friday nights.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
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11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 182 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-528-0150
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Of all the clubs and bars on Beale Street, Rum Boogie Cafe is the one not to miss. If their superfine rum selection and beer aren't enough to entice you, the Cajun and barbecue menu should-ribs, fried catfish, gumbo and red beans and rice served by fast and friendly servers. Live Music 7 days a week 365 days a year!
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