Blues City Cafe

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$30 and under
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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 World's 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 Travel Channel's "A Taste of America", Food Network's "Bobby Flay Show", Bon Apetit Magazine's "BBQ Issue", and HDNET's "Drinking Made Easy".

Blues City Cafe also features nightly live entertainment in The Band Box; everything from Blues with Earl "the Pearl" Banks and Blind Mississippi Morris to Rock-A-Billy with Hillbilly Casino and Brad Birkedahl. Come on down to Blues City Cafe and have a great meal and dance the night away on Beale Street.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Barbecue, Steakhouse, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–3:00 am
Fri, Sat 11:00 am–4:45 am
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Phone number
(901) 526-3637
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Larry Crawford
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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.
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Private party contact
Richard Magevney: (901) 526-3637
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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!
We provide food, beverage, entertainment, security, etc. If you can dream it, we can take care of it!
Please contact Richard with all inquiries and requests at 901.526.3637
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Cross street
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Parking details
We have multiple parking lots and parking garages within a very short walking distance.
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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.
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Blues City Cafe offers nightly live entertainment in our famous Band Box. Dance the night away in our live music room located right next to our restaurant! The fun is just beginning when you finish your meal at Blues City Cafe.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine