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Miss Polly's Soul City Cafe

#23 of 1,217 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar
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154 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
+1 901-527-9060
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri 08:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Dayton, Ohio
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited there on Thanksgiving morning and were very glad that we did. Chicken and waffles were perfect! The atmosphere was quirky and fun and the service was excellent.

Thank Cr W
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Grits? Waffles n chicken? Breakfast on Beale st! Nice little spot for break lunch etc. nice wait staff. Reasonable prices! Pork chops yummy!

Thank shell87124
Memphis, Tennessee
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok, so this place is a total dive. Seriously. Atmosphere is old, but I LOVE IT. The people are fantastic. Service was great. Small place, so big groups wouldn't be seated together...probably not. But, here is the best part...OMG...the chicken and waffles. THAT WAFFLE! It is perfect. Tastes just right and it is soft and sweet. The chicken is fried... More 

Thank keyfamilymemphis
N. Ireland
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159 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had to try chicken and waffles while in Memphis. Lovely meal.Greens and beans on the side were very good too. The skillet pie was also good. Interesting restaurant. Attentive, pleasant staff

Thank RiceNI
Burbank, Illinois
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in at Polly's Soul City Cafe for a bite to eat. Never had Chicken Waffles because I thought it was a weird combination, but I ordered it anyway. It was very good. The chicken was crispy and the waffles were a perfect complement! The restaurant was not a fancy place, but was very friendly. Our server gave us great... More 

Thank David H
Kitchener, Canada
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really loved this little joint! Great fried chicken, great tamales too. Everyone else seemed to really like the fried dill pickle chips, but they were too salty for me.

Thank JenLeG
Surprise, Arizona
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161 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ate lunch here on a weekday. Food prep time seemed long, but waitress service was pretty prompt. I thought the food was ordinary.

Thank Duane B
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111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We searched for a family friendly place for dinner on Beale and Miss Polly's was it! The chicken and waffles were superb and the kids enjoyed chicken tenders. There were several families with younger children so we felt comfortable with the atmosphere. We'll be back!

Thank chem_dr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The best chicken and waffles in the city are here at Miss Polly's! Not to mention, their mac and cheese is a gift from the heavens!

Thank Austin B
Jacksonville, Florida
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70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We ate breakfast here two days in a row. Both times the portions were huge, the food was great, and the service was friendly. Try the chicken and waffle breakfast if you're hungry.

Thank sjgatl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-527-9060

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?