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.
The Best Restaurants in Memphis
Here at StyleBlueprint, we make sure to partner with the best businesses and showcase them in our SB Guide. Below is a list, from our SB Guide, of the best restaurants in Memphis.
2519 Broad Ave., Memphis TN, 38112 • (901) 410-8131
Emphasizing local ingredients and regional flavors, Bounty on Broad offers sophisticated but approachable cuisine with a hip atmosphere. They use only the highest quality meats, seafoods and cheese, and all of their produce is fresh and seasonal. 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.
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.
551 S. Mendenhall Rd., Memphis, TN 38117 • (901) 762-8200
Established in 1977, this Memphis family favorite 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. The Cellar Lounge provides a great atmosphere for drinks, famous (and complimentary!) fried pickles and nightly live grand piano music Monday through Saturday.
553 South Cooper St., Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 612-2720
Founded by a couple who is passionate about nutrition, I Love Juice Bar is a one-stop shop for a fresh fruits and veggies, cold pressed juices and amazing snack and salad blends. With a great assortment of super foods and additives, they let you customize your drink to get what’s best for your own unique body and diet. In addition to pressed juices, I Love Juice Bar makes smoothies loaded with fresh fruit with proteins, pollens and other boosters added upon request.
2617 Broad Ave. Memphis, TN 38112 • (901) 452-1111
For an evening of lively tapas, head to Maximo’s on Broad! 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.
120 Monroe Ave., Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 527-7085
McEwen’s is a uniquely Memphis restaurant that brings together a comfortable dining experience with upscale cuisine. From classics like shrimp and grits to clever recreations like duck enchiladas, McEwen’s menu features something for everyone to enjoy. Widely popular for lunch and dinner, McEwen’s also has a great bar to enjoy craft cocktails, boutique wine and beer and delicious appetizers.
937 S. Cooper St., Memphis, TN, 38104 • (901) 278-0278
Sweet Grass is a neighborhood bistro offering Low Country style cuisine with local ingredients. A superb customer experience is their top priority, and that experience begins in a warm, inviting dining room filled with local art and casually upscale atmosphere. They encourage guests to stop by for a cocktail or snack, or to feel like they can celebrate important memories with a delicious dinner prepared with their seasonal, organic produce and meats from nearby farms.
6641 Poplar Ave., Suite 106, Memphis, TN 38138 •
Founder Kelcie Hamm returned to Memphis after spending her college years in Manhattan with the desire to make healthy food accessible and affordable. Her vision came to fruition when she opened Wild Beet Salad Co., a chic shop devoted to fresh chopped salads and wraps. Here, customers can choose from an encompassing list of salads and wraps or build their own dish out of their favorite ingredients and homemade dressings.
more local restaurants we love…
712 W Brookhaven Circle, Memphis, TN 38117 • (901) 347-3569
966 Cooper St., Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 272-7111
272 South Main Street, Suite 105-A, Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 254-8600
2249 Central Ave., Memphis, TN 38104; 4375 Summer Ave., Memphis, TN 38122;
147 E Butler Ave., Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 272-9377
149 Union Ave. #4, Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 529-4188
565 Erin Drive, Memphis, TN, 38117 • (901) 205-2500
80 Monroe Ave., Suite L-1, Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 523-0877
310 S. Front St., Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 527-4877
5040 Sanderlin Ave., Memphis, TN 38117 • (901) 818-0821
1215 South Germantown Road, Germantown, TN 38138; 6300 Poplar Ave #115, Memphis, TN 38119 • Germantown: (901) 751-1200; East Memphis: (901) 623-3882
2146 Monroe Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 590-2828
2144 Monroe Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 590-2829
2285 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, TN 38138 • (901) 754-5555
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