The Best Places to Eat & Drink in Memphis

Award-winning chefs and inventive cuisine abound in Memphis, Tennessee. In this Memphis dining guide, you’ll find a wide range of sure-to-be favorites, from delicious bar food to modern Chinese fare to the perfect date night spot. Enjoy, and don’t forget to tell them The Scout Guide sent you!

Belle Meade Social (518 Perkins Extended). Happy hour, dinner, or brunch—we love this spot no matter the occasion. Instagram

The Lobbyist (272 South Main Street, #101). The best patio for a cocktail. Great shareables and pastas. Instagram

Moondance Grill (1730 South Germantown Road, #117, Germantown). Country-chic mainstay with prime steaks and signature sandwiches. Instagram

Corky’s BBQ (multiple locations). The original Memphis BBQ. We love getting this catered for all of our backyard events. Instagram

Ecco at Overton Park (1585 Overton Park Avenue). Everything is amazing here. Great staff and great atmosphere. Try the crab claws. Instagram

Gibson’s Donuts (760 Mount Moriah Road). Our favorite donut shop in Memphis. Instagram

City Silo Table + Pantry (5101 Sanderlin Avenue, #104b). Health-oriented juice bar and cafe featuring local, organic produce in smoothies, plus wraps and salads. Instagram

The Hub (6000 Briarcrest Avenue). The best coffee selection. We love the atmosphere here. You can find us hosting most of our TSG team meetings here. Instagram

Hog and Hominy (707 West Brookhaven Circle). A legendary spot. Everything is wonderful. Instagram

Dory (716 West Brookhaven Circle). Chef Krog’s inspiration comes from the outside—the colors, the plants, the animals. He works closely with local farmers in creating his recipes. Instagram

The Beauty Shop (966 Cooper Street, #5611). Whimsical New American eatery and bar, sporting vintage hair-dryer chairs and glass-brick booths. Facebook

Businesses in bold indicate they are The Scout Guide Memphis members.

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