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McEwen's On Monroe

#19 of 1,199 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
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120 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2512 (2ND & MONROE)
+1 901-527-7085
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here several times and it keeps getting better and better. The atmosphere is wonderful and the service is very good and knowledgable. The bar menu is tremendous, if you are a bourbon drinker this is a cant miss. Every bourbon you can imagine is on the menu. I had the pan seared ribeye and it was done... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We called with short notice on reservations, but Julie, said that yes they could get us in in 30 minutes if we did not mind sitting in the wine cellar. That was fine with us, was out of the way, quiet, great atmosphere. The food was very good, service was great. Yes I would go back and tell my friends... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is understated on decor and frills, but is in the excellent range for food and service. We were there in November, 2016 and had two superior seafood dishes. Mouth-watering and generous portions. Plus, it is in very easy walking distance from major downtown hotels, such as the Peabody. If you are staying downtown, you wouldn't need to drive... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Based on other reviews, we decided to try them. Server was friendly but not attentive. We waited a long time for entree which made me inquire "if I had to catch the fish?" Not sure if kitchen lost our order or what the issue was. Of the 4 of us, two had the chilean sea bass, i thought it was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service and food in pleasant surroundings provided us with a lovely night out. The food presentation was very nice and tasted terrific. The prices were very reasonable for the quality received. Would definitely go back again

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Sugar Land, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Good spot in downtown Memphis for an upscale casual dinner. Dress code was anything from jeans to coat and tie. Nice menu and good wine list. The sweat potato crusted catfish was awesome.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We enjoyed McEwen's a lot--4 couples on vacation..We were seated downstairs where it was quiet and we had a great waiter--

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Adairsville, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The ambience in McEwen's tempts you to pull up a chair and stay a while. The restaurant is small, essentially two rooms, half a bar area with high top tables and the other side an intimate grouping of dinner tables with linens. The bar side has an exposed brick wall and dining room has tall windows so the restaurant feels... More 

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Lafayette, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

If you's in Memphis fo some traditional soul food, this ain't yo stop. Fact is they ain't serve no ribs o nuthin' like that on the menu. Stead, whatch'all got here is all manner of high end delicious food. Such as a perfectly prepared red snapper plate with green beans and yam mash, washed down with a Washington State claret.... More 

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I have eaten at McEwan’s on various business trips to the city with reliable results so I turned to it for our anniversary dinner on a trip to Memphis. Located right in the heart of downtown, McEwan’s is a mid-sized but nicely appointed restaurant. Not stuffy or overly formal with a wide range of dinner menu options to satisfy most... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2512
    (2ND & MONROE)
  • Public Transportation: Main Street Trolley stop is less than half block from restaurant entrance. Trolley stop located at Monroe and Mid America Mall.
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-527-7085

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?