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Best things to do in Memphis

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
Museum
“Powerful stories of Memphis music—and you won’t forget Isaac Hayes’ blinged out Cadillac!”
28 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“This historic theater hosts comedians, broadway musicals on tour, rock concerts and legendary performances of every variety. The lobby and performance hall have been opulently restored to the standards of its glory days with chandeliers and gorgeous gold leaf. ”
28 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“BB Kings, A Shwaubs, blues music and shopping...the iconic Beale street is a must stop in Memphis!”
14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is one of the locals favorite BBQ restaurants. It has a sweeter sauce. Served wet or dry. Has a variety of menu items”
25 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Sweet and luscious, made from scratch cupcakes are the specialty at Muddy’s. Our favorites are Pucker Up- lemon, Strawberry Fields Forever, Grasshopper-chocolate mint, and Prozac-double dark chocolate. Daily special flavors, brownies, cakes, pies and specialty coffees are all amazing, as well!”
39 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Brunch gets a makeover at this Cooper Young hotspot, which is completely packed on Sundays with Midtowners looking for an upgrade to everyday omelettes. Try the Beneduck -- spiced, sugared crispy duck with jalapeño jam -- or country ham with red-eye gravy, green apples, and bleu cheese over eggs and hash browns. Spirits-wise, the Bad Boy Bloody Mary and the Big Boy Mimosa have you covered.”
45 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“They offer free concerts during the summer! Take a blanket and sit on the lawn! Fun for folks of all ages!”
36 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Super chill vibe. They also have breakfast and yummy pastries to go along with the wide coffee selection. a great place to hang out with a bit of a hipster vibe”
41 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Southern homestyle brunch. Add yourself to the yelp waitlist before leaving. Wait times can be long, especially on the weekends.”
30 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“If you want the best Burger you have ever had, you definitely need to come here. I bet you can't just have 1. Also, don't forget to go upstairs this place used to be a brothel before it got renovated. ”
43 locals recommend
Garden
“Beautiful gardens in a peaceful setting. Take a stroll through 26 specialty gardens, including a whimsical children’s space, or attend season-specific events. ”
28 locals recommend
Bar
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“The Memphis location of B.B. King's Blues Club was the first of this national chain of clubs. They always have great blues bands and a good-sized crowd. Enjoy traditional barbecue, shrimp and grits, and their luscious signature cocktails. You can dance to live music almost every night.”
23 locals recommend
Park
“Where all the music and bbq festivals are held here in Memphis. Beautiful river views 😁”
21 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“ It’s a great venue to watch sports, and just like Railgarten, it is family-friendly.”
28 locals recommend
Café
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“A cool little bistro with a scratch bakery, specialty coffee drinks, sandwiches, salads, and plates. Vegetarian offerings, as well. Breakfast is served all day.”
32 locals recommend