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About B.B. King's Blues Club - Memphis
Established in 1991, this is the original B.B. King’s Blues Club located in Memphis, Tennessee, the home of American blues music, legendary musicians, famous barbecue, historic landmarks and great basketball. With live entertainment every night of the week – from authentic blues to classic soul and rock and roll – and a menu full of Southern favorites, the club is a popular destination spot on Memphis’ historic Beale Street. The club offers a full menu comprised of a variety of the South’s most delicious comfort foods influenced by flavors from New Orleans all the way to the Mississippi Delta, including authentic Memphis-style barbecue. You MUST stop in for our award winning ribs that are some of the best in town – which says a lot for a town known for the world class barbecue! Open daily for lunch, dinner and late night meals, the intimate restaurant and live music venue has some of the finest local entertainment in town live on stage nightly as well as national touring performers.
Memphis, TN 38103
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday 11am - 12am
Friday - Saturday 11am - 2am
Sunday 11am - 11:30pm
$30 and under
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We have live music nightly! For a schedule of events please visit www.bbkingclubs.com. BB King's will have you jamming to music inspired by the King of Blues, the Queen of Motown and the Soul of Funk. They musicians will remind you why Aretha demanded R-E-S-P-E-C-T, why Tina left her good job in the city, why Ray has Georgia on his mind and what the Temptations are talking about!
BB King's Blues Clubs has catering menus to accommodate a celebration for any size. We offer hot appetizers, cold appetizers, hot and cold dips action stations, buffets and limited menus. Visit www.bbkingclubs.com for our event packets.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
BB King's is known for its special events. We can hold up to 400 seated and have live music nightly. Any group over 15 is given special attention and work with our Sales Manager. They can be reached by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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B.B. King’s offers several creative options to meet your event needs. With a unique layout, the club has several different areas available for booking that perfect venue space for a variety of events – from birthday parties and family reunions to wedding receptions and corporate events.
B.B. King's Blues Club - Memphis Ratings and Reviews
We were very surprised that there was a cover charge to get into the restaurant for our dinner reservation. Having just arrived from Nashville, where all bars and restaurants have free entry, this was annoying. We quite happily and generously tip the bands but having to pay for entry, and then seeing that the band had their tip bucket out, I’m wondering who this cover charge goes to?
We got a pretty mediocre table, considering that we made a reservation a couple of weeks in advance. We saw “walk-ins” get much better seats.
The food was very good, and our waitress was also very good.
Music was energetic but MUCH too loud, esp at 7pm. Where would the decibel level go from there?
Great music atmosphere. Food is good American fare we weren't there for a fancy meal - the music was the attraction. Good idea to book ahead to get a good table especially if you only have a limited time in Memphis. Be aware that there's likely to be a cover charge I(c$5 pp) to get in as well as the cost of the food and the tips for the waiting staff and band.
I have been visiting Memphis for more than 10 years a few times a year for Work and leisure. I always schedule trip around seeing Memphis Jones . You can not get All a Memphis has to offer without his show. Seek him out. This just happens to be a great restaurant and where I’ve been able to track him down the last few years. Great food great service and AMAZING entertainment. Memphis Jones or
BB KINGS never disappoints.
Skip the dining and go for the music only or you will be thoroughly disappointed. My friends and I meet at BBKings once a year and stay in Memphis for an all-out weekend. our highlight is always BBKings....until this time. the old Mr. BB King died and this place has rapidly declined in food and service. It is not even close to the standards it used to hold. I wont be back until they correct it and go back to the proper portions and excellent food that made them famous. you can hear the blues anywhere on Beale Street.
Fun place in the heart of the Beale Street music/diner area. Food and service were ok but not great - what you'd expect for a tourist attraction. Band was Memphis Jones and they were very good, lead singer also local historian so lots of anecdotes and very friendly chat. Good evening out overall. Suggest you'll have probably had enough after a couple of hours and want to move on somewhere else.
Doing the tourist thing in Memphis. Hubby wanted famous BBQ so we picked BB's for the ratings. I was happy to find grilled chicken for my healthier eating! Amazing band! Plus the biggest plus NO CIGARETTE SMOKING!! I don't know what TN law is so we may have gotten lucky but it was the cherry on top to be smoke-free!
We got there 10 minutes late and was told by the hostess that our table had been given away. She was a bit rude until the other hostess told us that she could seat us. The attitude was not necessary. We had a great doe fierce after that-good food, great music, and great service.
Excellent service and the bbq ribs were great. And I'm from Texas, so I know something about great bbq. The music was a little loud but, it's a club and you expect loud music. The artists were very good and we enjoyed them very much. I recommend BB KINGS very highly.
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