5119 American Way
Memphis, TN 38115
Phone: (901) 363-4800
Fax: (901) 363-1101
With the kitchen open until 2a every day of the week, this pub is a great place to get a late-night burger and fries with a cold beer. Also on the menu here are steaks and salads, seafood and soups. A popular nightspot on the weekend, the patio fills up fast with regulars when the weather is agreeable. The East End offers a casual, friendly atmosphere for dining and drinking, and a happy hour every evening from 4p-7p.
This sports bar offers plenty of entertainment for spectators and participants alike. With four pool tables and six electronically scored dartboards, there's rarely a wait to play your favorite game. The casual atmosphere of the Getaway encourages patrons to kick back and relax. The favourites in the menu of Getaway Sports Bar include fried shrimp, hamburgers and snacks and is available throughout the day—perfect when jet lag makes you hungry at odd hours.
A variety of large sandwiches and other deli items are available here all day, along with an evening buffet. The sandwiches are of the traditional deli-style variety and include pastrami and corned beef with sides of coleslaw and potato salad. On the buffet, you will find short ribs, potato pancakes and matzo ball soup. The food is kosher and therefore there are no dairy products. A children's menu is also available. The interior is clean and warm, with fresh flowers on every table. Customers order food from the counter, except on Sundays, when there is table service.
This exceptionally popular restaurant with a pleasant, cabin-like dining room has been featured in publications such as Bon Appetit, USA Today and The New York Times. The best choice on the menu is the pork shoulder sandwich. A barbecue sandwich in Memphis means dark, chewy shreds of meat that have been smoked for hours, layed out on a bun and topped with cole slaw and a spicy sauce. You can buy the barbecue in packs with all the fixings. Cold beer, on tap or by the bottle, is the drink of choice.
If you're in the mood for some high-quality pizza, Rock'n Dough Pizza Co. is the place for you. The pizzas baked in Hickory wood gives the pizzas at this restaurant a distinctive, magical and smoky taste. Pizza lovers also have vegetarian options available. You can also delight yourself with pizzas of this restaurant at the Memphis Downtown Farmer's Market from 7a to 1p on every Saturday. Check the website to know more.
Amerigo caters to sophisticated customers, ones who may have visited Florence, Italy, and who yearn for the simple, flavorful foods and classic interiors of that region. Dark wood paneling adds to the centuries-old European building effect. The wood-fired pizza oven makes this a great place to come on a chilly winter night. The dinner crowd is affluent East Memphis. As for the food, the mussels in broth make an outstanding appetizer or whole meal. Pasta portions are huge, so you can take the leftovers home for lunch the next day. Order the planked fish of the day to share—it comes with wonderful wood-smoked mashed potatoes and vegetables. Desserts include tiramisu and a credible key lime pie!
Authentic food, great wine and amazing desserts, this is what P.F Chang's China Bistro is all about. Brace yourself for a wonderful dining pleasure at this authentic Chinese restaurant. Right from appetizers to desserts, this place dishes out meals that are rich in Chinese culture. Begin with juicy spare ribs and work your way through to a delicious great wall of chocolate. Pick from an extensive list of wine to complete a picture perfect meal. A place that demands well, deserves multiple visits.
Everything from seafood to burgers can be found on the menu at this casual East Memphis restaurant, which also features a friendly bar and attracts a large under-30 crowd. Order an icy margarita to sip while waiting for one of the seafood specialties to be brought to your table. If you're more the steak-and-potatoes type, try one of the hand-cut steaks. Reservations are recommended on the weekends at this popular eatery.
Hog & Hominy was lauded as one of the top five newly opened restaurants when it was launched. This place is family-owned and it shows. The service is quite good and the food served is Italian cuisine with a Southern twang. The most famous dishes on their menu are the duck sausages and the bourbon pecan curd pie. There is also a bocce court for patrons to enjoy. They only reserve half their tables and leave the rest for walk-ins, so if you feel like going out for a family dinner or enjoying a wholesome meal with friends, this is the place to head to.
This always-popular restaurant has a lot to offer—pleasant atmosphere, good service and plenty of old favorites on the menu. Popular items include the hot artichoke dip and the baby back ribs. The grilled fish with rice or baked potato and salad is a well-executed standard. The hamburgers are large and luscious, and the homemade soups and salads make great lunches or starters. Houston's demonstrates what fern bar decor should be—comfortable, attractive tables and banquets, good lighting, and enough plants to add life and soften the edges. The atmosphere and the fast, pleasant service are just right for office workers out for lunch and friends meeting for dinner before the movie.
This restaurant draws diners from across Memphis, who come both for the food and to hear the singing servers. Performing Broadway or light opera tunes, the servers entertain you while bringing your food in the softly lit dining rooms. Italian and Mediterranean fare are the evening specialties, while American-style breakfast and lunch menus start the day. From Monday through Friday, a lunch buffet features Southern-style cooking and an impressive brunch is served on Sunday. The restaurant overlooks the hotel's reflecting pond, making for a pleasant dining experience.
A cool, dark stop on a hot Memphis day, this place is a regular East Memphis haunt. During the Great Depression, turnip green sandwiches were sold at this location, but the fare has improved greatly since then. The burgers are a cut above the usual and the aroma of char grilled burgers fills the air. This place is also known for sandwiches, such as the catfish steak and the po' boy. Follow up your meal with some key lime pie. The servers here will make you feel like a regular.