Memphis may be best known for its barbecue, but that’s not all that’s going on in the food scene. There is fabulous food of all types for all budgets going on in the 901. Whether you’re craving an elegant night out, or some down-home grub, or a meal on the go, there is a wealth of options to choose from! Check out our list of the best restaurants in Memphis.

Best Restaurants in Memphis

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Bounty on Broad

2519 Broad Ave., Memphis TN, 38112 • (901) 410-8131

Boasting a menu full of items and ingredients that are locally sourced, Bounty on Broad offers sophisticated but approachable cuisine with a hip atmosphere. Using only the highest quality meats, seafoods and cheese ensures that each dining experience here is unlike any other. From fried gulf oysters and vegetable-laden sides to beautiful cuts of beef and pork, there is something for every foodie to relish on this menu.

Best restaurants in Memphis Bounty on Board

In addition to exceptional food, Bounty on Broad offers great beer, wine and craft cocktails making it a popular destination for locals and visitors alike.

City Silo: Table and Pantry

5101 Sanderlin Center, Memphis TN, 38120 • (901) 729-7687

City Silo Table + Pantry offers gourmet comfort food utilizing fresh, healthy ingredients. Their innovative dishes include house made dressings and aioli, a wide range of gluten-free, plant-based options as well as organic dairy, eggs and chicken. With an emphasis on farm-to-table cuisine, they strive to use local, sustainable ingredients and techniques as much as possible.

Folk’s Folly Prime Steak House

551 S. Mendenhall Rd., Memphis, TN 38117 • (901) 762-8200

Folk’s Folly Prime Steak House, originally established in 1977,  pairs fine dining and relaxed southern hospitality all under one cozy roof. Offering prime steaks, fresh seafood and over 250 different wines, we think it’d be rather folly not to visit this Memphis original. Earning the title “Best Steak House” time and time again, Folk’s Folly strives to deliver an unparalleled fine-dining experience.

Best Restaurants in Memphis - Folk's Folly

The Cellar Lounge provides a great atmosphere for drinks, famous (and complimentary!) fried pickles and nightly live grand piano music Monday through Saturday.

Maximo’s on Broad

2617 Broad Ave. Memphis, TN 38112 • (901) 452-1111

Maximo’s on Broad is your spot for authentic tapas and unique dishes! While they are known for their fabulous small plates, do not forget to order one of the delicious varieties of paella for the table. Their unique wine list and dazzling array of festive tapas make it a fun spot for groups and sharing. Maximo’s on Broad’s Sunday brunch has more than your standard southern servings with everything from pulled pork empanadas to Hawaiian French toast.

Best Restaurants in Memphis - Maximo's on Broad

With an ambiance and flavor-forward menu that keeps Memphians returning again and again, Maximo’s on Broad is not to be missed.

McEwen’s Memphis

120 Monroe Ave., Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 527-7085

If you’re looking for a uniquely Memphis restaurant that brings together a comfortable dining experience with upscale cuisine, McEwen’s is your answer. McEwen’s dishes are largely Southern but incorporate European influences in ways that are innovative and flavorful. From classics like shrimp and grits to clever recreations like duck enchiladas, McEwen’s menu features something for everyone to enjoy.

Best Restaurants in Memphis - McEwen's

Widely popular for lunch and dinner, McEwen’s also has a great bar to enjoy craft cocktails, boutique wine and beer and delicious appetizers.

Wild Beet Salad Company

6641 Poplar Ave., Suite 106, Memphis, TN 38138 • (901) 552-5604

After spending her college years in Manhattan and armed with the desire to make healthy food accessible and affordable, founder Kelcie Hamm returned home to Memphis and opened Wild Beet Salad Company. This chic shop, devoted to fresh chopped salads and wraps, allows customers to build their own dish out of their favorite healthy ingredients.

Wild Beet Salad Company

Wild Beet Salad Company offers catering services to deliver fresh lunch and dinners to your door!

more local restaurants we love…

Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen

712 W Brookhaven Circle, Memphis, TN 38117 • (901) 347-3569

Beauty Shop

966 Cooper St., Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 272-7111 

Catherine and Mary’s

272 South Main Street, Suite 105-A, Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 254-8600

Central BBQ

2249 Central Ave., Memphis, TN 38104; 4375 Summer Ave., Memphis, TN 38122; 
147 E Butler Ave., Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 272-9377

Chez Phillipe

149 Union Ave. #4, Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 529-4188

Felicia Suzanne

80 Monroe Ave., Suite L-1, Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 523-0877

Gus’s Fried Chicken

310 S. Front St., Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 527-4877

5040 Sanderlin Ave., Memphis, TN 38117 • (901) 818-0821

Las Tortugas Deli Mexicana

1215 South Germantown Road, Germantown, TN 38138; 6300 Poplar Ave #115, Memphis, TN 38119 • Germantown: (901) 751-1200; East Memphis: (901) 623-3882

Restaurant Iris

2146 Monroe Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 590-2828

The Second Line

2144 Monroe Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 590-2829

Southern Social

2285 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, TN 38138 • (901) 754-5555

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Whether you have lived in Memphis your entire life or you are just stopping through for a couple of days, the SB Guide is full of things that you don’t want to miss — local businesses, local events, top restaurants and more!