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“Glad I Gave it Another Try ”

Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse
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Ranked #8 of 1,673 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$80
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Good for: Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
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 at a high end steakhouse) beginning with a very fresh salad and ending with a serving of bread pudding large enough for three. In between was a very flavorful, perfectly cooked ribeye (medium rare plus), mashed potatoes swimming in butter and fabulous creamed spinach. Folk's is back on my list of favorites in Memphis.

Date of visit: October 2018
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ShannaR106, Admin. at Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2019

Dear Artorgeron,

We are glad you gave us another try, also! Thank you for your feedback! We look forward to you dining with us again soon!

Best Regards,
Shanna Rasoul

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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! I actually had a filet with Lobster tail... and it was simply incredible. Steak that basically melts in your mouth. The aging process they hold true certainly makes a big difference in taste as well as the tenderness.

If you're in Memphis and you want an incredible steak..... Go to Folks Folly. You will NOT second guess yourself from the first bite forward. Incredible food! Incredible service... Simply an incredible experience.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Thank Mike H
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ShannaR106, Admin. at Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2019

Dear Mike,

Wow! Thank you for the 'Melt in your Mouth' review! We appreciate your feedback! We look forward to you choosing us again in the future!

Warm regards,
Shanna Rasoul

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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. Biggest problem is getting a well done steak. It is frequently underdone (I think they expect it to keep cooking after it is served) and I have sent it back several times which means my wife's meal has to be reheated as we like to eat together. This restaurant is a peaceful alternative to the noisy cheap chains which predominate. I would definitely recommend it if you can afford it.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Thank Clogtowner
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ShannaR106, Admin. at Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2019

Dear Clogtowner,

Thank you for your review!

Best Regards,
Shanna Rasoul

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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 seated immediately. Every staff person we encountered from the hostess to servers to management to the valet were very friendly and helpful. The restaurant was surprisingly busy for a Tuesday evening.

The food was all delicious as is to be expected for their reputation and prices. The only small let down were the two side dishes we ordered to be shared as they were quite plain and unimpressive.

We had one shared appetizer, two salads, three steaks, two shared side items and three desserts and the bill was $271. So, not somewhere most folks would be able to frequent, but definitely a nice special treat.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Thank Deb62862
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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

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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 our party - no complaints from anyone. My filet was excellent!I tried the mushrooms, potatoes (several ways), and soup. All of it was excellent. I will be back!

Date of visit: September 2018
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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

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