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One and Only BBQ

1779 Kirby Pkwy, Suite 1A, Memphis, TN 38138-3666
+1 901-751-3615
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“banana pudding” (35 reviews)
“brisket” (51 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (18 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1779 Kirby Pkwy, Suite 1A, Memphis, TN 38138-3666
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We have tried many BBQ places around Memphis and the people in our group rank One and Only as #1. Great service at a great price and the best wings and ribs we have sampled ! We even tried the beef ribs and they were...More

1  Thank Mike J
Alan K, Owner at One and Only BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thank you for your fabulous review!!! You made our day! Sincerely, Alan Katzen Owner/Partner One & Only BBQ's 901-219-5435

Reviewed 19 October 2017

The food and staff at the One and Only BBQ was excellent. It was also reasonably priced. Would love to have one in my town.

Thank CalgaryChristy
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We met friends tonight to try the brisket before we had it catered later this month. I want to be polite in my language here, but this is not a "low and slow" brisket like one would expect. It was so tough my mouth got...More

Thank Jim U
Alan K, Owner at One and Only BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hello Jim U, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We apologize for your tough brisket. We are following up with our Germantown Pkwy. restaurant team to find out why this happened. Our brisket is non-traditional. It is cooked "low & slow", but as it...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

We met a new friend on our cruise, that told us where to go for the best barbecue in Memphis. On our way home to Missouri we had to stop and try. Omg my only disappointment is that it’s 5 hours away from us. This...More

1  Thank Debbie B
Alan K, Owner at One and Only BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for your beautiful review! It made my day. Sincerely, Alan, One & Only BBQ's

Reviewed 30 September 2017

I love finding a hospitality worker who truly is passionate about what they do and enjoy their job serving guests. Well, we found a very special server here at One and Only BBQ in Memphis, TN. We arrived to the restaurant before the rest of...More

Thank Haddon P
Alan K, Owner at One and Only BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hello Haddon P, We LOVE your review! Thank you. We are lucky to have Jurnee who has been with us for several years. We are rewarding her for her service and your review because as you said, it is great to have servers that are...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017

The best bbq ever. love this place every bite is heaven. the staff is great. It's nice being at a place that is happy your there. We go to one&only a lot and every meal is great.More

Thank James M
Alan K, Owner at One and Only BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hello James M, I am not able to respond to all reviews, but I had to say "thank you" for your review and your patronage. You are the reason for our success! Thank you. If I may be of help please do not hesitate to...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017

I had a half rack of ribs with a dry rub and found them to be horribly salty. I had to scrape off the dry rub to remove the salt. The waitress recommended the dry rub. She was a bit aloof and seemed bothered to...More

1  Thank Zebra_45678
Alan K, Owner at One and Only BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Hello Zebra_45678, Thank you for your review. We apologize for your poor food & service. We are attempting to determine why your ribs were over salty. My assumption is we did not mix our house-made rib rub completely, which can cause this to happen. This...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

My wife and myself had never been to any of the One and Only locations. We decided to try it because we were in the area. We had the pulled pork bbq sandwich. I added the sweet potato fries and my wife had the baked...More

Thank barryp892
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We stopped in on a Saturday night after a cross country meet. Seating was limited. Service was very good. We had sausage sandwich, pulled pork, and brisket (3 of us). Prices were about average. The meats were very good as were the sides. Their barbque...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Ate here the first time with a some friends. I'm not s fan of potato salad, but their record baked potato salad is awesome. On separate occasions I've had the brisket and the pulled pork. I preferred the pulled pork over the brisket. The brisket...More

Thank Kevin W
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27 August 2017|
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Response from Alan K | Property representative |
We serve beer at 2 of our 3 Memphis locations. 567 Perkins Extd. and 153 Timber Creek have beer selections. 1779 Kirby Pkwy. DOES NOT serve beer but you may bring your own liquor, wine or beer and we have no... More
15 May 2015|
Response from Alan K | Property representative |
Wow, you make us happy! Please call me at 219-5435 Alan the owner, and I will get your size and color and I will drop it off at either One & Only BBQ For you to purchase for $15. Thank you!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1779 Kirby Pkwy, Suite 1A, Memphis, TN 38138-3666
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-751-3615
  • E-mail
Memphis Style barbecue restaurant with outdoor patio seating. Full service, dine-in or take-out, full catering with delivery. Smoked meats including baby back ribs, pork shoulder, chicken, turkey, polish Kielbasa. Specialty BBQ items such as BBQ quesadilla, smoked drummies, chicken wings, BBQ pork or chicken nachos, fried pickles, BBQ bologna, hotdogs & hamburgers, vegan burger, vegan BBQ baked beans, Famous for Millie's house-made banana pudding and twice-baked potato salad! Excellent side dishes and desserts.
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