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Rum Boogie Cafe

Open Now: 11:00 - 02:00
Open today: 11:00 - 02:00
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Great house band!

We stayed for a few drinks, got there around 9:30. Waitstaff very friendly, crazy bartender sent me... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Skiatook, Oklahoma
via mobile
Great casual place for some blues!

Casual place, great live music, and draws a nice crowd! Worth a stop, if you find yourself in... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Ryan P
Lakeville, United States
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Laid back blues bar featuring live music nightly.
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182 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
+1 901-528-0150
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Casual place, great live music, and draws a nice crowd! Worth a stop, if you find yourself in Memphis!

Thank Ryan P
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We came into Memphis excited about seeing Beale St. and hearing some blues. We arrived on a Thursday and came to Rum Boogie to see the Eric Hughes Band. They did not disappoint! What a great band and a truly nice group of guys. We...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Eric Hughes Band at Rum Boogie Cafe and Blues Hall on Beal St - really great music and good guys. Fantastic blues and amazing guitar playing.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Loved this place. The atmosphere is great. We got a table right up front and were treated to fabulous blues by Eric Hughes and guitarist. Loved this place for its authenticity, it is NOT touristy. This is where you go to experience Beale Street.

1  Thank AdventurousRetirees
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

The first night the band was so-so, and the crowd reflected it. The second night we almost didn't go in because they were charging a cover fee. Why pay when there are better options for free? As the night progressed and the band in the...More

1  Thank HerTriness
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Had a fantastic time at Rum Boogie Cafe. It's a legendary joint with live music most nights and a great atmosphere. Guitars with the names of famous folk who've been there hang all the the place. The stage is close and makes for an intimate...More

1  Thank davidscotthowe
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Visited on 10/3/17 to see Gracie Curran. She was outstanding We (both over the age of 50) had to show our ID’s to get in....no problem with that We sit at a table and get carded again. Totally useless since they know everyone in there...More

2  Thank boandjill
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

fantastic blues band with exceptional sound system...and not too loud like most places. small $3 cover to get in and normal pricing on drinks. decor was over the top. old signage from Stax, 250 signed guitars dangling from the ceiling, appropriate lighting. service was very...More

Thank R P
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed for a few drinks, got there around 9:30. Waitstaff very friendly, crazy bartender sent me thru the "creepy door" to find the ladies room, she was right. It was adequate. Drinks were a little pricy but the atmosphere made up for it. Up...More

Thank MrsShorey
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I love their smoked wing appetizer which is a meal for me and is my first stop in Memphis. I have a new addiction their fried pickles. A whole dill pickle is thinly sliced and battered, which is very light and crunchy. It is served...More

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Steve F
20 August 2017|
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Response from MrsShorey | Reviewed this property |
There is a small spot in front of the stage but not a big area. You can dance but we did not see any the night we were there.
27 July 2017|
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Response from Neill B | Reviewed this property |
You would have to check with Management, I didn't see any children earlier. Some clubs have restrictions on anyone under 21 after certain hour.