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Itta Bena

145 Second Ave., Memphis, TN 38103
+1 901-578-3031
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Gluten Free Options
145 Second Ave., Memphis, TN 38103
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Been here a few times. Food good but you go here for the atmosphere and music and bar. Definitely has that "speak-easy" feel.

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't say enough about the great experience and delicious dinner. We arrived for dinner at the front door to BB Kings (or you can use the 2nd Street entrance). The band was just warming up, and we were allowed entrance without cover due to our...More

Thank Alane A
Reviewed 17 May 2017

top quality excellence in ding surprisingly affordable, great value for $, go for a special occasion, be spoiled

Thank r s
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Someone in our group suggested this and I'm so glad that they did! Itta Bena does not advertise, and you won't stumble on it easily if you're on Beale Street. We had to ask someone downstairs how to get there, and they sent us to...More

Thank sgdoug
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This hidden gem is a must find in Memphis. The restaurant offers incredible cuisine and the entertainment is second to none. I was sorry to hear of the passing of Ruby Wilson the Queen of Beale St. We had the pleasure of spending an evening...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 27 February 2017

It is located above BB King. Food was good. It is a bit pricey. $50 for one person. Atmosphere is awesome! We had made a reservation on open table, so our seating was very good..window seat!

Thank Delana M
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I was in town for a conference, and hubby came up to stay with me, and we decided to have a nice dinner on Friday night. I asked local people at the conference, and multiple people said they loved Itta Bena. And when I looked...More

1  Thank mckinna1
BBKingBluesClub, Manager at Itta Bena, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Thank you, for taking the time to write your review, mikinna1. We take our customers' feedback very seriously and will be addressing your concerns about your visit with our staff. While we see many very nice comments in your review, we know that the overall...More

Reviewed 25 October 2016

This place is above BB Kings on Beale St. You can hardly hear (if at all) the jazz playing below. Very nice ambiance with dark decor. The food is pricey but delicious and the staff is attentive. I had the lamb chops and it was...More

Thank DemeCore
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We live here and we love Itta Bena. It's one of our favorite restaurants for special occasions and to take friends who visit from out-of-town. The decor is nice and the service and food have always been very good! Great location if you want to...More

Thank BMemphis_13
BBKingBluesClub, Manager at Itta Bena, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and share your experience at Itta Bena! We are so happy that you are able to join us for those special occasions and appreciate your patronage. We'll take note of the Washington Apple Martini! Thanks...More

Reviewed 12 October 2016

Business dinner at this upscale yet funky restaurant. You wouldn't know where you were going unless you were directed so definitely had a speakeasy feel. Food and service was outstanding. Manager stopped by twice to make sure we were happy. Had window table with good...More

Thank springle322
BBKingBluesClub, Manager at Itta Bena, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and share your experience at Itta Bena. We appreciate that you included so much detail about your visit. Our manager and staff will be pleased to hear your kind comments. Thank you again for your...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Second Ave., Memphis, TN 38103
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-578-3031
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