The Memphis Dining Guide

Award-winning southern cuisine and inventive libations abound in Memphis. In this dining guide, you’ll find a wide range of sure-to-be favorites, from the best barbecue in town to Italian cuisine that will transport you right to Rome. Enjoy, and don’t forget to tell them The Scout Guide sent you!

Corky’s BBQ (5259 Poplar Avenue). Our favorite Memphis BBQ joint! A true staple, they even have shipping options for when you’re hooked and not in the area. Instagram

Crosstown Concourse (1350 Concourse Avenue). This shopping center has a wide variety of restaurants, coffee bars, shops, and more. Instagram

dory (716 West Brookhaven Circle). Locally sourced fine dining with a constantly changing menu featuring breathtaking seasonal ingredients. Instagram

Feast & Graze (55 South Main Street, Suite 101). Your go-to spot for charcuterie that is sure to impress. Instagram

Itta Bena (145 Beale Street). We love this spot for a lovely date night downtown, overlooking historic Beale Street. Instagram

Moondance Germantown (1730 South Germantown Road, Suite 117). A great option when you are ready for a fun night on the town. The Smoked Old Fashioned is a must! Instagram

Old Dominick Distillery (305 South Front Street). Stop by for a tasting, distillery tour, and craft cocktails at the bar. Instagram

Pimento’s: Burgers, Bar, and Grill (6450 Poplar Avenue #123).  A neighborhood staple, perfect for a casual lunch or an easy happy hour. Instagram

Tiger & Peacock (21 Cooper Street). Located inside The Memphian Hotel, Tiger and Peacock, is the best for a girls’ night out with beautiful furnishings and an equally aesthetically pleasing cocktail menu. Instagram

The Lobbyist (272 South Main Street). One of our newest hotspots, recently opened downtown inside the Chisca, the Lobbyist is the perfect pre-Grizzlies Game dinner or after-Orpheum Show cocktails.

Iris (4550 Poplar Avenue). Restaurant Iris is a classic take on New Orleans dining. Don’t miss this favorite spot the next time you’re in Laurelwood Shopping Center! Instagram.

Acre (690 S. Perkins Road). Have a bite at the one-of-a-kind bar at Acre. Don’t miss the fabulous wine list!

Erling Jensen (1044 S. Yates Road). Enjoy the fabulous, upscale restaurant in the heart of Memphis, TN. The restaurant is globally-inspired and features a state-of-the-art chef. Instagram

Bogies (80 Monroe Avenue). A deli serving up delicious sandwiches and sides. Try the famous pasta salad. Instagram

Brother Juniper’s (3519 Walker Avenue). Food, family, and community are the key ingredients to Brother Juniper’s award-winning, nationally acclaimed restaurant. Get the loaded grits–you won’t regret it. Instagram

Catherine & Mary’s (272 South Main Street). The modern Italian fare is located in downtown Memphis. Instagram

City Silo (5101 Sanderlin Avenue, Suite 104). Our go-to spot when we want to eat healthy, delicious food. Instagram

Hog and Hominy (707 West Brookhaven Circle). Our favorite Sunday brunch. Instagram

Las Delicias (4002 Park Avenue). You can’t go wrong with Las Delicias. We love dining in at their various locations, but you can also purchase their delicious tortilla chips locally.

Libro (387 Perkins Extended).  Located inside our local bookstore, Novel, this quiet and intimate restaurant serves fresh pasta, salads, and more. Instagram

Memphis Pizza Cafe (5061 Park Avenue). Stop by for a slice of your favorite pizza. Instagram

Slider Inn (2117 Peabody Avenue). Sometimes, you only need a few sliders and a Jameson slushy to hit the spot. Instagram

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

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