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About Bari

Bari Ristorante Enoteca is the city's only Southeastern Italian restaurant and wine bar. Creating the regional cuisine of his family, Chef Jason Severs' renditions of antipasto, salads, meats and seafood, over 20 Italian cheeses, plus homemade pasta, bread, and desserts, give diners a true taste of this Italian Region. Whether you order a multi-course meal like they do in Italy, or only one or two dishes, you will love the simplicity and freshness of Bari's food and excellent Italian wines. The Enoteca is open an hour before and after the dining room, offering and extensive all-Italian wine list.

22 South Cooper St.
Memphis, TN 38104
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm -10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Madison Ave.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(901) 722-2244

Website:
http://www.barimemphis.com/

Catering:
Call us for catering information.

Parking Details:
Parking is available behind the restaurant, on the side, or across the street.

Executive Chef:
Jason Severs

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Bari Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

93% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (12)
Good for Anniversaries (10)
Special Occasion (10)
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Creative Cuisine (10)
Romantic (9)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
Authentic (6)
Good for Birthdays (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Cozy (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Business Meals (4)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Local Ingredients (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Fun (2)
Casual (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Healthy (1)
Hot Spot (1)
People Watching (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
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 (St. Louis)·Dined a day ago

I have not lived in Italy, but I have spent time there and I found the food at Bari to be representative of Italian food. They have an excellent Italian wine list amd tbe tiger prawns were some of the best i have had. The service could not have been better.

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 (Memphis)·Dined 3 days ago

Food was amazing! Service was fantastic! Our first time there and we were not disappointed! Can’t wait to come back!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Impeccable food and impeccable service. How could you go wrong.

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vip
 (Memphis)·Dined on February 8, 2018

The food! Scallops, snapper, roasted pepper soup, misto olives, excellent wine! The crafted cocktails from the quaint little upstairs bar were perfect. Morgan enjoys a conversation about your preferences and works her magic in creating the perfect one! Highly recommend this restaurant!

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food5
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Great Italian. Everything felt made fresh and sourced well.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Delicious and authentic Southern Italian cuisine- as close to being in Italy as it gets. Extensive list of Italian wines, the wine, and cocktail list was on point

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Gluten Free Options, Good Vegetarian Options, Pre/post Theatre
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food5
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 (Memphis)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Our server Leigh was phenomenal. So knowledgeable on the menu and her recommendations were spot on. Ask for her when you go in.

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food5
ambience4
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 (Memphis)·Dined on January 12, 2018

One of my favorite restaurants in the city. Always delicious and welcoming.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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food5
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service5
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vip
 (Memphis)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Always my favorite for any special occasion or jus a good dinner... Never disappointed

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 (Memphis)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Salads and pastas amazing. Wish we had more of it. Halibut savory and light all at the same time. Leigh, our server, was as much personable and friendly as she was knowledgeable about the menu. We had never been before, asked for suggestions from wine to dessert and she took care of us from start to finish!

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food4
ambience4
service5
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 (Memphis)·Dined on January 5, 2018

We had an amazing experience. The cocktail menu did not have a previous cocktail that I had previously, but the bartender had all the ingredients and made the cocktail for me. I thought that was a nice touch. Food and service were excellent! All around good experience for our first time dinning in and not just visiting for drinks.

Tags: Romantic
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food5
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 (Memphis)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Had a great experience at Bari. Everything from the food, the music, the service were exceptional. Bobby mentioned he’s worked there for nearly three years and it showed. He was incredibly knowledgeable about the intimidating menu and his service was on point the entire evening.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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food5
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 (Memphis)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Bari is a good restaurant that has great food and good service. It has quaint atmosphere and fairly low noise level. The prices are a little higher than comparable restaurants but you should be guaranteed a good dining experience.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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food5
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value3

 
 (Memphis)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Bari is our very favorite restaurant in Memphis. Our palettes are always thrilled. Jason is an enlightened chef. Rebecca is a lovely and welcoming hostess. We are never disappointed. We spent a wonderful New Year's Eve in a delightful setting with marvelous food.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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food5
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 (Nashville)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Anniversary

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food5
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 (Memphis)·Dined on December 27, 2017

I was very disappointed by Bari. I went to Bari in hopes that my husband would have a special birthday dinner, unfortunately I was wrong. Our ghost waiter was rude and rarely came by. The best part of this restaurant is the cheese and wine menu. I noted this was a special Birthday dinner and nothing came of it. We will not be back! Should have gone to Catherine and Mary’s.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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food3
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service1
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vip
 (Grand Rapids)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Started out early at the bar. Small and cute but the service could be so much better. Waited almost 20 minutes to final have our drink order taken. Checked in at the stand 40 minutes before our reservation and told them that they could get us early if our table was open. At our reservation time, went back up to remind them and they said, “Oh yes, your table is ready.” Restaurant was already half empty and I noted at least 10 guests that they turned away while we were at the bar, citing a full evening. Our waitress was lovely and very attentive.....sorry, I can’t remember her name. Food was good but not great. I certainly would suggest you give it a try, as our night may have been off, but there are lots of places to try in Memphis so I am not sure I would be back quickly.

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food3
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 (Memphis)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Wonderful. We said we need to go more often.

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food5
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Great food, light and prepared with attention to detail. Great dining and ambiance.
Will be back!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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food5
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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on December 16, 2017

We go to Bari just once or twice each year. It is always great. The service is quite good. And the food is excellent -- but you have to order for your tastes. Bari has a very comfortable atmosphere. We took 2 1/2 hours for dinner with friends -- and enjoyed every minute. The check at the end of the meal is not for the those who have timid credit cards.

Tags: Cozy, Pre/post Theatre
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food5
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Food was absolutely fabulous- Bobby waited on us and was very insightful about the menu and a great wine choice- we had a great evening

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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 17, 2017

My wife and I love great food and service and are fairly discerning. We have dined all over the world and specifically at Bari well over 14 times. Bari never ceases to please. Menu items have been served there consistently for years. The wait staff has low turnover ensuring good and reliable service. The fish and seafood (i.e. tuna or scallops) are particularly delicious after a cheese plate appetizer (have the wait person select 2, 3, or 4 sample cheeses). A pasta selection or two should not be missed. Wines are fairly priced and delicious as well.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Authentic, Good for Birthdays
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food4
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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Anniversary

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food5
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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Bari was a very relaxing and fitting atmosphere for our 2nd anniversary dinner. I had a filet on special and it may have been the best steak I have ever eaten. Absolutely amazing. The soup was made of potato and carrots without cream, and I couldn't believe it because it was seasoned and pureed in such a way that it was so rich and delicious and ...creamy. I would highly recommend it for special occasions.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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food5
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 (Memphis)·Dined on October 7, 2017

This place has a special charm with great service and a wonderful wine list.

Tags: Romantic, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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 (Savannah)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Enjoyed our meal, as I always. Great service. Creative food served in a lovely presentation

Tags: Seasonal
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 (Memphis)·Dined on October 4, 2017

One of my ABSOLUTE favorite restaurants in Memphis! My parents came for a visit, so that was the excuse for this visit, but I will eat here anytime for any reason. The food is fantastic, delicately flavored and super fresh and tasty. Their wine list is extensive, but even better is the cheese list; ask your server for their favorites and try 3-4 at the end of your meal instead of a sweet dessert.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Tapas, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Memphis)·Dined on September 30, 2017

The food was very delicious! Loved this place !

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Meal was good, service was a little slow. Surprised by the lack of desserts.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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food4
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on September 29, 2017

We enjoyed being there but the food was not good. The fish was not as fresh as it should be
The service was great and I think we might have caught it on a bad night. That’s why I think I would recommend,with reservations, because I hope it would be better
It was a night that I enjoyed everything but the food

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 (Nashville)·Dined on September 28, 2017

the menu looked interesting and the service was quick and fairly attentive. there were very few people in there and when we got the bill we understood why. It was around $420 for 4 people. I checked the bill and it was correct - we had spent that money in there......so if you want to to pay that sort of money go ahead. the chef cooks good food - But - value for money? mais non!

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 (Memphis)·Dined on September 22, 2017

We love to eat at BARI. We have gone to Bari for years as a special treat for special occasions.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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 (Memphis)·Dined on September 19, 2017

The atmosphere was lovely but the food was underwhelming.

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 (Memphis)·Dined on September 17, 2017

We've given Bari several tries and always walk away disappointed. The price for the quality and quantity is just not good enough. It's great for wine and cheese but I would stop there if we go back.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (Nashville)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Always delightful.

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 (Memphis)·Dined on September 7, 2017

I went here with my girlfriend for our second anniversary last week, and wow. This was one of the greatest restaurants I've been to in a while. The food was absolutely incredible, the waiter was attentive and very knowledgeable about the menu, and the atmosphere was absolutely perfect.

Tags: Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Memphis)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Bari never disappoints! Another wonderful evening with friends- great food, attentive knowledgeable service and intimate setting make for a lovely time!

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Authentic
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Wonderful Cheeses and Meats! Would Highly Recommend a stop prior to the Theater or a Group Happy Hour! Stay for dinner!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Paleo Friendly, Happy Hour
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 (Memphis)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Bari never fails to deliver. My wife and I live 90 minutes away and when we come to Memphis for anything, we make it a point to eat at Bari every single time. We've tried restaurants across Memphis from top to bottom and this one delivers an outstanding experience every single time... so we don't bother revisiting the fancy places we've hit before or even trying new ones: Bari never lets us down.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (Memphis)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Always a great meal here, and I am comfortable eating here alone. Sea scallops were great as was the cheese selection. Wonderful wait staff too.

Tags: Casual, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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