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Where to Eat around The Westin Memphis Beale Street

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Memphis is a city with character and soul. It can be found in its beloved blues and the rock 'n' roll that was born here and the food that feeds it all. The best part? Most of the fun is in the Downtown district and reachable by foot.
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138 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Blues City cafe is a Memphis experience. Here the ribs are fall-off-the-bone good. Inside everyone is bustling around making for a lively atmosphere centered around BBQ and beer. This place did not disappoint!
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147 E Butler Ave, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Want to witness a "heated discussion" among Memphians? Ask five people for a favorite barbecue joint, and the answers are sure to be five different restaurants. But there is one spot most Memphians agree is at least on their list of finalists, and...
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83 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Automatic Slim’s Restaurant was one of the trendy dining spots in Downtown Memphis before the neighborhood had fully begun making its resurgence in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The restaurant is in a funky and eclectic space filled with works...
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288 S 4th St, Memphis, TN 38126, USA
One of the city’s more obscure and geographically isolated restaurants is also one of its best. Lunchbox Eats, located a block south of FedExForum at 288 S. Fourth St. near Pontotoc Avenue, serves good down-home cooking in a nondescript building....
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105 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38104, USA
Flying Fish is a dive specializing in, you guessed it, fish. I recommend the catfish basket and a beer by local brewery Ghost River. Poor boy ("po boy") sandwiches and salads are also on offer for the health conscious. Chow down before a night at...
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707 W Brookhaven Cir, Memphis, TN 38117, USA
The atmosphere at Hog & Hominy was bustling with people, flavor, and great food! As a person who has traveled throughout the US and Overseas I must say the PIZZA was awesome! The different variations one can try amazes me! An Italian experience,...
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52 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Ask 10 Memphians their favorite barbecue restaurant and you're likely to get 10 unique recommendations. Downtown's Rendezvous restaurant, if it doesn't make the top choice, is often on everyones list. The Greek-flavored, dry-rub ribs are the main...
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100 S Main St #101, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Memphis is known for barbecue and good Southern cooking, but a number of pizza restaurants have come on the scene recently to add to the mix. Aldo’s was opened in the summer of 2012 by Aldo Dean, the man who brought Bardog Tavern to Downtown and...
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735 North Pkwy, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
Don't let the nondescript exterior fool you. Cozy Corner, located near the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital campus in Uptown, has some of the city's best barbecue. This little shop gets busy at lunch for good reason; the barbecue bologna...
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160 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Belle Diner is a new lunch spot on the Downtown dining scene, but it's already making its mark, winning top honors in the October 2013 Battledish Memphis contest. Chef David Johnson has created several inventive menu items. Daily lunch plate...
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221 South B.B. King Boulevard, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Bleu Restaurant and Lounge isn't the type of eatery sports fans might consider for a pregame meal. But its location off the lobby of the Westin Memphis Beale Street Hotel across the street from FedExForum makes Bleu the perfect spot to serve...
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113 E GE Patterson Ave, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
The Cheesecake Corner is a small, eclectic spot in the South Main Historic Arts District. It serves perfection on a plate. Well, perfection if the word means a slice of rich goodness sprinkled with sugar, chocolate, and whipped cream. The...
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540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
When downtown, Memphians looking for a good breakfast or meat-and-two lunch go straight to the Arcade, the landmark restaurant located in the heart of the South Main Historic Arts District. The city's oldest cafe has been serving quality food...
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205 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
It’s hard to beat the classic burger-and-shake combo, and it doesn’t get anymore old school than Dyer’s. Cooked the same way since 1912, the burgers here are fried in a cast-iron skillet and topped with mustard, pickles, and onions. While they...
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145 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
You need to be in the know to find Itta Bena. Tucked away above B.B. King’s Blues Club on Beale Street, you have to climb an alley fire escape just to access the restaurant. The extra effort is worth it: Itta Bena serves memorable Southern cuisine...
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191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
In the South it’s hard to find a more perfect combination than live music and barbecue. At the Blue Note Grill in Memphis, that means nightly jazz, bluegrass, or country performances with a generous side of ’cue—pulled pork, chicken, and ribs—...