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) #314 of 1,260 Restaurants in Memphis ££ - £££ American, , Barbecue
159 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3713
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“ribs” (37 reviews)
“chowder” (2 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
££ - £££
159 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3713
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

Memphis wrestling legend Jerry "The King" Lawler now owns 159 Beale, and it's incredible. See "King" Jerry Lawler's Wrestling Hall of Fame Bar & Grill"

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Our party hung out here during our trip. Love the atmosphere, food was very good. Music was great too. Comedian/singer taking requests was funny and entertaining!

Thank Joshua W
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I asked around - where can I go for some good Karaoke, and I was directed here. The place was a lot of fun. There were the usual mix of Karaokiers - the good & the bad, which is, of course, half the fun of...More

Thank Jen F
Reviewed 15 April 2016

We came in two nights in a row; the first night for the music, returned to enjoy a dinner with the music. (Wednesday and Thursday) First night they had a gentleman that played Eagle's tributes. Second night was all blues. Ended up ordering the smoked...More

Thank Brown_Samantha
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We were looking for a quick place to grab lunch before heading out to the next town on our trip and a nice man out front showed us their appealing menu and sold our kids on the place. We were seated and it took over...More

Thank tygercsw
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

I really wanted red beans and rice.....horrible...taste like tamato paste and beans... Wasn't good at allll....the entrainment was great... My brother in law say the ribs were bland...the baked beans were tooooooo sweet. They add thier own gratuity on....the waitress didn't come check on us...More

Thank Shacream A
Reviewed 18 March 2016

We should have had an idea that this place wasn't the best when they had a gentleman prompting people to come in for dinner around 6:00 pm on a Friday night. The food was very bland and drink was weak. My son's hamburger was neither...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 13 March 2016

The guy at the door talked a good game to get us in the place,but the service was slow and the rips and brisket was lacking! The entertainment was really good !

Thank Irmi692016
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

We were just walking by trying to decide where to eat. This place seemed really simple. Nothing fancy. But the food was so good!! I mean really good. The salad was HUGE. It had strawberries and Cajun spices. Yum. The ribs were fall-off-the-bone tender with...More

1  Thank Natasha K
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We stopped in for a late evening snack and had the barbecue sampler appetizer and it was just ok. Service was also average. They did have a guy playing the blues on his guitar and he was pretty good! Would go there for drinks and...More

1  Thank Marge J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
20:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3713
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
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