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Miss Polly's Soul City Cafe

154 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
+1 901-527-9060
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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154 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Family breakfast was yummy and they even gave us a free waffle. Staff very attentive, glass never went dry.

Thank Nunya B
Reviewed 30 August 2017

My daughter and I popped in for a hearty breakfast ahead of a long drive south and this place certainly fit the bill. A massive freshly cooked omelette slathered with cheese and full of country ham all with a bowl of fried potatoes and toast...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Really good fried chicken, black-eyed peas, macaroni and cheese, fried okra, and sweet potato fries. Prices were reasonable, but service was mediocre. Our orders were mixed up at first but they eventually got it right. Very authentic atmosphere.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 24 August 2017

While waiting on the Gibson Guitar Factory Tour, my daughter and I dropped in Miss Polly's. It wasn't too crowded that time of day (around lunchtime); we were waited on promptly. I had a catfish sandwich with fries that was huge. It was pretty tasty...More

Thank CheckMan
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a late lunch and still had to wait in line about 30 minutes. Friends had raved about the chicken and waffles and while they were good they weren't 'mind blowing'. Service was good but joint is in serious need of a good cleaning....More

Thank CanadianTravelGal76
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

If you love chicken and waffles, this is the place for you. They have a lot of different combo's, but this time I had the flying waffle. That's a waffle, three whole chicken wings and a side. I got the greens. The waffle was crispy...More

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I'm sure this is a good place for drinks but there is no way it's 5th ranked for breakfast. They are a cash and visa only place. The place was filled with grease smoke and I had to shower after eating there. The biskets had...More

Thank S C
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We were wandering around Beale St. and decided to pick something other than BBQ for lunch. This turned out to be a great choice. We each got some version of their fried chicken and waffle combinations. The chicken was perfectly cooked, just a touch of...More

Thank Randy P
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We had a fried chicken platter which was very good and probably the best value on Beale Street. The fried chicken was cooked fresh to order had a great flavor and proper amount of breading. The sides were all really good. The okra was my...More

Thank Pn8invalley
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by Miss Polly's looking for a local experience. Preslie was our waitress and the was fantastic. We didn't want for anything, she made wonderful suggestions, and knew what we wanted before we asked! This place is down to earth, Memphis as raw as you...More

Thank MississippiGypsy
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Questions & Answers
28 January 2017|
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Response from nolamom22 | Reviewed this property |
not sure but we were there early like around 8ish... and the breakfast was excellent.... big portions......my husband and i shared a breakfast.... very very delicious..
20 August 2015|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous answer. This is old time southern soul food. It's not for the health conscience or limited ingredient eater. That doesn't mean you cannot find something to enjoy on the menu, but you won't be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-527-9060
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