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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Museum
“Powerful stories of Memphis music—and you won’t forget Isaac Hayes’ blinged out Cadillac!”
  • 28 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
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
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
Restaurant
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“This place is O-MAZING. The vibe is great. With 1970's beauty shop dećor this place is hopping , the food is great and they have the coolest people working there. Reservation is probably going to be needed...”
  • 47 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Music, Music, Music and great food! The Blues were born here and have remained here on the famous Beale Street! ”
  • 15 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!”
  • 40 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
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
Point of Interest
“Free outdoor concerts and movies. Bring your own blankets, chairs and snacks! ”
  • 38 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
  • 1 Experience
Dive Bar
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“This former brothel has a ton of history. Locals and tourists alike love this place! ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Taste delicious craft and limited time beers at the source in the Wiseacre Tap Room. Tours given at noon on Saturdays. Plenty of indoor seating, as well as fantastic patio seating and food trucks on premises when the weather is nice, give this taproom a laid-back vibe. ”
  • 29 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
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. ”
  • 29 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
Park
“Where all the music and bbq festivals are held here in Memphis. Beautiful river views 😁”
  • 21 locals recommend