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Drinks & nightlife in Memphis

Hotel
“Historic hotel in the heart of downtown. Catch the “duck show” daily at 11 am and 5 p.m, but get there early because it gets crowded! ”
  • 47 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“The Rendezvous is the most famous BBQ restaurant in the city. A lot of Memphians like to hate on it because it's "popular". Don't listen to the haters. This place is fantastic. The food, the ambiance, and location can't be beat. Obviously you'll order ribs but I'd also HIGHLY recommend the Lamb Riblets and Sausage & Cheese plate. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Live music every day! One of the best things about Memphis is the amazing music you can hear at any local place you go!”
  • 57 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Memphis’ oldest cafe founded in 1919 and still family-run. Historic part of downtown Memphis and still has a vintage feel. Great place for breakfast. The sweet potato pancakes are not to be missed. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Bar
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“For both good food and an enjoyable music experience, BB King's is the place to go. Good BBQ. Good listening! Day and night.”
  • 26 locals recommend
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Dive Bar
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“This former brothel has a ton of history. Locals and tourists alike love this place! ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is my favorite place! They have an affordable menu (most items under $10) and a great bar/atmosphere.”
  • 42 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“The Majestic Grille has the best of both brunch worlds, with equal style and substance. Enjoy live music on the mezzanine of the 1920s Art Deco theatre while sipping a carafe of mimosas and noshing on veggie frittatas. Or saddle up to bar to watch football and tear into a rib eye Steak & Eggs served with potatoes, biscuits, and a Bloody Mary.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
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“A place for special occasions. Foodies will appreciate the trio of plates that can be paired with wine flights (hence the name flight)! ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“My favorite restaurant in Cooper-Young! 5 minute drive from the townhouse. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
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“Awesome outdoor/indoor place where you will meet a ton of locals. Great drinks and food! Bring mosquito spray in the summer!”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
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“The specialty margaritas are killer, and the tableside guac is the reason to go!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bar
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“Enjoy fine cocktails in this amazing two story Victorian home converted into a cocktail bar. So fun!”
  • 39 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Fun bar and Great food! In the Heart of Cooper Young. 4-5 minute drive from the townhouse. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Bar
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“This South Main-area gastropub offers a sophisticated spin on pub food and an extensive list of inspired cocktails. But unlike some other high-end bars, S.O.B., as it's affectionately called, has more of a welcoming, low-key ambience. Sangria (prepared with whatever fruit is in season) is always on offer, or try something more inventive, such as the Not Your Grandmother's Lemonade (barrel-aged whiskey with homemade lavender-infused lemonade). Balance your booze intake with eats from the daily snack board (fried deviled eggs, seasonal hummus, cheeses, house jam, candied pecans, and crispy flatbread).”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“As far as we know, DKDC stands for "Don't Know, Don't Care," though this small Cooper-Young bar certainly knows and cares about cocktail-making. In true Southern style, the drinks are served in Mason jars. Have a Green Line (vodka, cucumber, lime, St. Germain, and mint, named after Memphis' longest bike and pedestrian trail), then squeeze into the bar's in-house old-fashioned photo booth, and then Instagram a photo of that photo for maximum effect.”
  • 25 locals recommend