Craving a “fourth meal”? You’re in luck. We’ve rounded up a few spots around town that keep their doors open later, offering up fun atmosphere and comforting eats. From longstanding taverns to burger joints and a deli, there’s plenty to satisfy those late-night cravings in Memphis!
1445 Jackson Ave., Memphis, TN 38107 • (901) 278-9086
Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Alex’s Tavern (also known as Memphis’ oldest tavern) is known for its delicious food and dive bar vibe. They’re known for their famous “Greek Burger,” so if you’re starving, that should be your go-to. We’ve also heard their wings are some of the best in town … but we’ll let you be the judge.
73 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 275-8752
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 a.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 a.m.
Sliders, fries, and sandwiches … oh my! Enjoy a delicious fried egg slider, shoestring french fries, quesadilla, turkey melt, and so much more tasty goodness on the late-night menu at Bardog Tavern. SB Tip: This is the spot for you if you’re into grilled cheese. Choose from the “Deluxe Grilled Cheese,” “Caprese Grilled Cheese,” or “Grilled American Cheese.” Their kitchen closes at 1 a.m., so grab a seat before then!
Blind Bear Speakeasy
119 S Main St Ste 100, Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 417-8435
Hours: Monday through Friday, 3 p.m. to 3 a.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.
Blind Bear is one of those spots where you can hang out all night. Go for the fun, and stay for the food! Their late-night menu boasts dishes like “Hibernation Fries and Bear Chips and Queso,” grilled cheese sandwiches, wings, and a tasty crawfish mac ‘n cheese. And don’t forget their famous “Giggle Water” and moonshine bread pudding! SB Tip: You have to know the daily password to enter, so be sure to check out their socials.
Brookhaven Pub & Grill
695 W Brookhaven Cir, Memphis, TN 38117 • (901) 680-8118
Hours: Daily, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Brookhaven Pub & Grill is the spot for watch parties and patio hangs, but the food makes it even better. With menu items like wraps, wings, buffalo-style tenders, and blue chips (pictured below), you’ll have a tough time choosing what to order.
Celtic Crossing Irish Pub
903 Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 274-5151
Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to midnight; Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; closed Monday
Where else can you get authentic fish n’ chips as a late-night snack? Along with traditional Irish menu items, Celtic Crossing offers dishes like nachos, burgers, and chicken sandwiches. SB Tip: If you’re ready to take on the town, Celtic Crossing also offers over 100 whiskeys as well as whiskey flights.
Earnestine & Hazel’s
531 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 523-9754
Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 5 p.m. to 3 a.m.; Closed Monday and Tuesday
One of the greatest dive bars in Memphis (in our humble opinion), Earnestine & Hazel’s serves up the greasy-but-oh-so-tasty Soul Burger, which you can score for a five-spot during happy hour and $6 the rest of the time. Sounds like a win-win.
Multiple locations around Memphis
With several locations around the 901, there’s likely a Huey’s near you. Begin your meal with some cheese fries or a sausage and cheese plate, then order the famous Huey burger, which is simply mouthwatering. Other great options include the fiesta chicken wrap and chicken kabobs. It’s all yummy, so you can’t go wrong with anything from the extensive menu.
Local Main Street
95 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 343-0872
Hours: Daily, 11 a.m. to midnight
Not only does Local on Main Street have late-night dining, but it also offers draft beers and craft cocktails to complement your meal. Sliders, pasta, pretzels — you name it, they’ve got it! Head there after a Grizzlies game or a show at The Orpheum.
539 S Highland St, Memphis, TN 38111 • (901) 730-0520
Hours: Daily, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Newby’s motto is “The Bar You Never Graduate From,” which indicates the fun atmosphere. But above and beyond the vibe, Newby’s offers food that will keep you coming back. From pizzas to chicken tenders, the bar menu is full of options. Plus, you can grab $1 drafts when the Memphis Tigers win!
Midtown: 2117 Peabody Ave, Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 725-1155
Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Downtown: 363 Mulberry St, Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 729-6900
Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to midnight; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.
Slider Inn may be known for its Jameson slushie (a frozen blend of Jameson Irish Whiskey, house-squeezed lemonade, ginger beer, and bitters), but the food is pretty awesome too. You can mix and match your own sliders meal, including options such as Caribbean jerk-spiced pork tenderloin, buffalo chicken, or mushroom and Swiss. Grab some nachos, tacos, or wings if you’re not in the mood for sliders.
3547 Walker Ave, Memphis, TN 38111 • (901) 327-1471
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Located near the University of Memphis, RP Tracks has been a 901 staple for years. They have four different kinds of burgers, multiple sandwich and melt options, quesadillas, nachos, and more. Our vegetarian friends will love the extensive selection of dishes like BBQ tofu and the vegetarian club sandwich.
346 N Main St, Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 543-8646
Hours: Daily, 10:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Westy’s has been located in the Pinch District for over 39 years, and it’s still going strong! It might take a minute to decide what you want because the menu is that large. They’ve got your typical wings, pasta, and sandwiches, but you can also look forward to a wide selection of wild rice plates, Creole dishes, and tamales. Plus, it’s an open bar, so you can order whatever drink your heart desires!
Young Avenue Deli
2119 Young Ave, Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 278-0034
Hours: Daily, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Located in Midtown, Young Avenue Deli has more than just sandwiches, despite its name. You can make your own pizza or quesadilla, order wings, nachos, chili cheese fries, and more. Plus, the selection of local draft beer is impressive on its own. Stick around for a meal after watching a game on the big projectors, or shoot some pool to work up an appetite.
Cheers to those late nights and delicious eats!
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