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- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Grilled New Zealand Lamb Chops
Parmesan risotto, cabernet demi-glace, fried mint leaves
Lump crab meat, cream, dry sherry, chives, red pepper flakes
Boneless Braised Short Ribs
Garlic mashed potatoes, asparagus, wild mushroom merlot sauce
Brandon was a great server! Very attentive.
Our salads were sent out with our entrees which was a little dissatisfying. We wanted them as two different courses.
Will be back!
The location was remarkable. The food was great and the wine selection was robust. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a nook with great atmosphere.
Service was exceptional. Scallops were a bit under cooked but grits and crab cakes were delicious.
This was the best meal I’ve had in a while. Four girls out for the evening, one in from out of town. She could not stop talking about how wonderful everything was. Kevin was our waiter and he was so great. Food, ambience, service...all 5 star.
The entire staff was extremely courteous and professional. Our waiter was outstanding! The food was excellent, the most flavorful Shrimp and Grits EVER❤️
It has become our favorite!
Jonathan, our server, was simply outstanding. One of the best dining experiences in last 10 years in Memphis.
Everything was absolutely amazing!! Exceeded my expectations!!
John was our server. Hw was great and knowledgeable on the alcohols and salads.
Great food and service. Nice live piano music in background.
I really enjoyed!
Dark and moody but really good food and service.
The service was wonderful. It was my husband's birthday and they went out of their way to make us feel special.
It's great for date night and on special occasions..the food was on point!!
Great server - John!
John is the best server I ever. We had a wonderful time. Only complaint I wish I would have ordered dessert.
I have NEVER had a bad meal here. Tonight the music was back and our guests were amazed as first time diners. Having lived in Memphis for a while, they had yet to try Itta Bena, and the wife asked the husband to bring her back because it was THAT good. You can’t go wrong with dinner at Itta Bena. From the drinks to the desserts and everything in between, it’s delicious.
Went for my bday. Ambiance, pasta, crab cakes, salad and creamy spinach, waiter and drinks - 🔥🔥🔥🔥
Musician, short ribs- 🔥
Bonus 🔥 for free bday dessert.
Music was great and service was awesome. Great time for a date!
We went for a romantic birthday dinner and they were perfect. From service to food to music. It was magical!
Amazing server, amazing service, and amazing ambience.
It was a very intimate and romantic environment for the special occasion why I was there, a birthday. The food was so good my daughter wanted to go back the next day. LOL
Enjoyed the food and being out finally. Restaurant was not very busy - Monday nite. Waiter spent time explaining things and was very pleasant.
We were seated in the alcove which was so romantic! We were in a world of our own - highly recommend getting it if you can for date night. The food was mostly good - the shrimp and grits is not the typical rendering...the sauce completely overwhelmed the grits, which tasted amazing in the scallops and grits appetizer. Service was impeccable - attentive but not intrusive. Hidden gem above BB Kings Blues Club!!
Great place for a great meal,
Absolutely enjoyed it!
Excellent service, delicious food, and extraordinary cocktails!
You expect great service when you dine in a restaurant like this one. Service was bad. Would not go back.
Excellent! Paul is an phenomenal server with exquisite recommendations. The restaurant has an incredible menu that really brings the flavors. Strong recommend for anyone interested in a great meal. The craft cocktails are equally impressive. Recommend getting a Beale street window table for great people watching.
Restaurant was quit and clean . Waiter was wonderful . Food was perfect
Our waitress Cathy was fantastic. The 6 of us agreed that all of the food was superb (with the exception of the steak. It was cooked beautifully but flavorless). We will definitely return. Fun atmosphere.
Great food and outstanding service. Highly recommend
Fantastic restaurant! Food was top notch for the price. My girlfriend and I had a lovely date night at Itta Bena. Will absolutely return next time I am in Memphis
Wonderful Restaurant! We had our 1yr Anniversary this past Saturday and we couldn't have chosen a better place to Celebrate. We had our own private room, just the 2 of us with closed or open doors our choice. The ambiance was Amazing, food was magnificent and everyone from the time we entered until we left was very friendly, welcoming and passionate about what they do. We'll DEFINITELY be back real soon!
Always a good time at itta bena! Never disappoints.
Mixed bag. Staff was friendly and welcoming. Ambiance was great. Appetizers excellent. But service was really rushed -- brought out or mains almost immediately after we got our appetizers. Such a basic service error was surprising. The mains themselves were overwhelmed with salt -- drowned out other flavors and robbed the opportunity to taste what appeared to be quality ingredients. Maybe we just caught them on a bad night.
Great service, great atmosphere!
The service and the food was amazing. What a hidden gem on Beale St
Wife and I loved the place! Don’t miss the bbq shrimp!
This restaurant was Amazing. The food and service were Excellent. We had the cajun pasta & it lives up to the name. It was Delicious! If I am ever in Memphis again I woild dine there again.
Itta Bena offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (901) 578-3031.
Itta Bena is rated 4.8 stars by 2971 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.