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Best American Restaurants in Midtown / Cooper


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A photo of Complicated Pilgrim restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Midtown / Cooper
Booked 7 times today
Complicated Pilgrim is a renowned restaurant for quintessential American dining. Their eclectic menu ranges from a delightful breakfast selection, featuring 'Steak & Eggs' and 'Pancakes', to delectable dinner plates such as 'Shrimp & Grits' and 'Lamb T-Bone'. The reviewers emphasized the excellent customer service and the high-quality dishes. As one review stated, "The food and service were both delicious! Some of the best food I've had in Memphis!", and another reiterated, "It was a great meal, convenient location. Staff was courteous and the décor was nice". Furthermore, the 'BBQ dumplings' and the 'Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts' were recognized as innovative and tasty, reflecting the creative flair of American cuisine at its best.
A photo of The Beauty Shop restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Memphis
Booked 59 times today
The Beauty Shop, located in the Cooper-Young neighborhood of Memphis, is hailed by many as one of the best restaurants in the city. It boasts an impressive menu of contemporary American cuisine with a gourmet twist. Emphasized as "American-Jamaican," the menu includes a delicious selection of brunch and dinner items, from "Steak & Eggs" to "Ponzu Butter Ribeye Paillard Salad". The restaurant regularly features a ribeye steak special sourced from local farms. Its culinary creativity is matched by its atmospheric dining experience, with an exciting interior and trendy appeal. Reviews highlight the excellent service, expertly crafted cocktails, and fair pricing. The Beauty Shop also earns high praise for thoughtful safety measures in response to COVID-19.
A photo of Flight Restaurant & Wine Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 43 times today
Flight Restaurant & Wine Bar offers a unique and exceptional American cuisine dining experience. The restaurant offers a variety of entrées, like their Diamond Head Ranch Quail and Wagyu Beef Short Ribs, which both fall under the Farm & Field segment of their menu. Their seafood section includes a delicious Lobster and Crab Benedict, while their steak menu showcases a succulent Boursin Stuffed Filet. Reviewers rave about the "exceptional staff, food and service," mentioning the "nicest" roast duck they've ever eaten and a "great going away experience for someone." Their grits are said to be particularly "AMAZING", showcasing the restaurant's American culinary prowess. Many regard this establishment as one of the best restaurants in America, certainly worthy of returning to.
A photo of Char - Memphis restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Memphis
Booked 33 times today
Char - Memphis has received plenty of rave reviews for being one of the best steakhouses in Memphis, serving up an array of dishes that extend far beyond the traditional steakhouse menu. According to patrons, it serves the best ribeye in town and offers an extensive bourbon list and handcrafted cocktails. Their crab cakes appetizer and blueberry bread pudding have been hailed as "out of this world", while the restaurant's ambiance is described as relaxed despite its upscale, white linen dining set-up. One reviewer asserts that Char - Memphis outperforms other steakhouses in the city, ranking highly in terms of excellent service and affordability. Moreover, the restaurant prides itself on its knowledgeable and attentive staff who play an essential role in creating a pleasant dining experience for all guests.
A photo of Esco Memphis Restaurant & Tapas restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 36 times today
Experience Culinary Excellence at ESCO Memphis! Indulge in a culinary journey where dining becomes an art form. Signature Dish: Delight in Chef P's masterpiece, Blackened Catfish, a culinary work of art that captures the essence of ESCO Memphis' creativity. Nearby Landmarks: Located in the heart of the city, ESCO offers easy access to iconic landmarks like the Fedex Forum and steps away from Beale Street, providing a perfect backdrop for your dining experience. Atmosphere: ESCO's ambiance is an enchanting blend of chic sophistication and inviting comfort. Whether you seek an intimate, romantic evening or a lively gathering with friends, our setting caters to all occasions. Join us at ESCO Memphis and immerse yourself in a world where dining is elevated to an art form. Reserve your table now to savor the ESCO experience, where every meal is a masterpiece and every visit is a memorable celebration of taste and aesthetics.
A photo of Amelia Gene's restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 23 times today
Amelia Gene’s, Downtown’s finest dining experience, welcomes a contemporary, globally inspired palate artfully designed to impress. Fine wines, classic cocktails, proper bites, and a can’t-miss cheese cart transport diners through a culinary journey with distinct hospitality that can only be found in this state-of-the-art, reclaimed space in Downtown Memphis.Our menu emphasizes seasonality and a dedication to ingredient-driven preparations. Our Chef's culinary philosophy is characterized by restraint, allowing the innate qualities of the ingredients to eloquently express themselves. Our establishment is located adjacent to the Caption by Hyatt Hotel.
A photo of McEwen's on Monroe restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown
Booked 13 times today
McEwen's on Monroe in downtown Memphis is a beloved southern restaurant, praised by diners for capturing the essence of Southern cooking with a modern twist. Customers appreciate the warm Southern hospitality, attentive service, and delectable food. The restaurant's shrimp and grits have earned rave reviews, with one customer hailing them as dishes not to be missed. Others enjoyed the creative local tapas and the perfect balance of excellent food, service and ambiance. A favorite in Memphis, McEwen's offers an array of delicious Southern fare prepared with flair. From catfish and tenderloin to southern biscuits and creative desserts, McEwen's on Monroe never fails to impress.
A photo of The Farmer at Railgarten restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Memphis
Booked 4 times today
The Farmer at Railgarten takes pride in serving exquisite American cuisine, with customers often praising the freshness and deliciousness of their food. Signature dishes such as the "Caprese salad" and "Shrimp and grits" are celebrated for their superior taste and quality, with portions lauded as generous and satisfying. Multiple reviews have commended their grilled catfish and voiced positive experiences with their prompt, friendly service and cozy atmosphere. Notable mentions include the restaurant's vegetarian-friendly options and their consistency in delivering good food at reasonable prices. The Farmer at Railgarten, in conclusion, offers a great culinary experience reflecting the essence of American cuisine.
Very Good(19)
Price: Moderate
• American • Memphis
Booked 8 times today
Home of the best Oysters in the world ! Formerly known as (Pearls Oyster House)
A photo of Capriccio Grill Peabody Hotel - Memphis restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown
Booked 12 times today
Capriccio Grill at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis delivers an unparalleled blend of delightful dining ambiance coupled with a deliciously authentic Italian cuisine. As cited by an array of guests, the well-prepared pasta and pizza dishes, succulent rib eye, and perfectly cooked Diver Scallop Saltato stand testament to the restaurant's commitment to offering top-notch Italian fare. Known for its excellent service, the staff is praised for being attentive yet unintrusive. Numerous guests have endorsed it as a must-visit eatery, with some even planning a return trip, attesting to the memorable dining experience Capriccio Grill offers. The overwhelming consensus is that the food, made with attention to detail and rich in flavor, along with the exemplary service, provide a truly authentic Italian experience.

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Discover best American restaurants in Midtown / Cooper

Discover the essence of American dining in the vibrant Midtown / Cooper area of Memphis, where the culinary scene is steeped in local flavors and innovative approaches. The restaurants in this locale masterfully blend traditional American dishes with modern culinary techniques, offering a range of options from farm-to-table experiences to gluten-free menus. Each establishment emphasizes high-quality, locally sourced ingredients, ensuring every meal is not only delicious but also supports the local community. Dining in this part of Memphis, you can expect generous portions, friendly service, and a commitment to excellence that resonates with both locals and visitors alike. The atmosphere in these eateries typically combines a relaxed vibe with a touch of elegance, making it ideal for both casual lunches and sophisticated dinners. Whether you're a fan of hearty American classics or looking for a healthy, savory meal, the restaurants in Midtown / Cooper cater to all tastes and dietary needs. The dining scene here is a true reflection of Memphis's rich culinary heritage, infused with a spirit of innovation and quality that makes each meal memorable. This area is not just about satisfying hunger; it's about experiencing American cuisine at its finest, where every dish tells a story of flavor, tradition, and community.

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