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Blues City Cafe
Blues City Cafe

Blues City Cafe Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.bluescitycafe.com
  • Email: goose@bluescitycafe.com
  • Phone: (901) 526-3637
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 3:00pm, Friday: 11:00am - 5:00am, Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00am: Dinner Menu Only
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Larry Crawford
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: If you"re looking for incredible food, outstanding service and world class entertainment, you're at the right place! Blues City Cafe offers both in house and off site catering and event planning. We accommodate groups of all sizes on site in our world famous restaurant, Cadillac Room and Band Box, or off site in one of our large catering facilities! Allow us to organize all of your personal and business events. We provide food, beverage, entertainment, tents, security, etc. If you can dream it, we can take care of it! Please contact Goose with all inquiries and requests at 901.526.3637
  • Private Party Facilities: We have the ability and experience to professionally cater to the private needs of any size party up to 1000 people with the use of our different venues. We also have off-site options for parties larger than 1000. Just give us a call and we will get you set up with a once in a lifetime Memphis Style Dining Experience.
  • Private Party Contact: Jeff "Goose" Goss (901) 526-3637

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 2ND STREET
  • Public Transit: Bus and Taxi pick up and drop off are done directly across the street from our front door along with a Trolley Stop about one block away.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: We have multiple parking lots and parking garages within a very short walking distance.
A word from Blues City Cafe
Enjoy the Best Meal on Beale at the Blues City Cafe in beautiful Memphis, Tennessee. The Blues City menu includes such favorites as our Famous BBQ Ribs, Southern Fried Catfish, Broiled Steaks, and the Worlds Best Homemade Tamales. Our friendly staff and world famous menu has drawn the attention of presidents and celebrities alike. We have been featured Nationally on The Travel Channel"s "A Taste of America", The Food Network's "Bobby Flay Show", Bon Apetit Magazine's "BBQ Issue" and HDNET's "Drinking Made Easy". Blues City also features nightly live entertainment in The Band Box. Everything from Rock-A-Billy with Hillbilly Casino and the Stunning Cunning Band, to Blues with Earl the Pearl, to a Sun Studio Revue with Gary Hardy and the Memphis2. Come on down to the Blues City Cafe and have a great meal and dance the night away on Beale Street.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Overall, I gave a rating of "Good" because the food that my friends and I ordered food was tasty, came out quickly, and was correct. Only one person at the table didn't like her order - the tamales - because she said they were hard and tasted old. I'm not sure if they were, or if they just didn't "suit her fancy" but the server was gracious and replaced her meal promptly. We all ended up having fried catfish, fried chicken tenders, or rib platters and everyone seemed to enjoy their meals. Plus, the food prices were reasonable. However, I didn't give a higher rating because I thought the place was sort of grungy looking and could use some cleaning. I would not go out of my way to eat there again if I weren't already on Beale."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "We booked for a group of 16 on a saturday afternoon. We showed up with 18. No problem. Great service with a smile. No complaints from anyone. Every order was correct. Food was hot and tasted great. No long waits and nice folks."
    Dined on 2/6/2014
  • "We went to The Blues Cafe on a friend's recommendation and we LOVED it! We got a reservation and told them it was my mother's 70th birthday and when we arrived we had a FANTASTIC table right in the front window. The sausage and cheese platter is a must have if you are a first time Memphis visitor as we were and the pulled pork was delicious. The po boy was also fantastic. It is a MUST stop if you are going to Memphis for a visit."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "The dinning room was closed for an event, so we had seats at the bar. It was great, the bartender was fun to watch and very personable. They are known for their ribs, I now know why. They are the best I have ever had."
    Dined on 1/16/2014
  • "Had a group of 10 on New Year's Eve after the Liberty Bowl. Didn't expect a lot and were we surprised! Great food, great service! Will definitely go back!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We picked this restaurant before leaving the UK as I love T-Bone steak and it said you buy by the pound at 16 Dollars per pound,this I had to try.I can honestly say this is the best T-Bone I have ever had,and yes it was a monster! it was cooked perfectly by the Chef,The Cafe has a very warm vibrant atmosphere,pity the weather wasn't the same,I would certainly book again if I was to re-visit Memphis."
    Dined on 11/27/2013
  • "Ate at Blues City Cafe before a concert at the Fed Ex Arena. We enjoyed being able to eat & walk to the show. Great location! Courteous service in the midst of a rush crowd. Food was great. Not fancy, but really good! Cocktails to go, too. We loved it so much we stopped by late after the show for dessert. I'd recommend the apple dumpling!! Yum! Overall great experience! We had a child with us for dinner, & she enjoyed the food, too!"
    Dined on 10/15/2013