Best Barbecue Restaurants in Memphis

Handpicked Top 3 Barbecue Restaurants in Memphis, Tennessee. They face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve the best!


2249 Central Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104

Since 2002

Half-Slab of Ribs, Slab of Ribs, Pulled Pork, Beef Brisket, Turkey Breast, Pulled Chicken, Smoked Turkey, Portabella, Smoked Sausage, BBQ Bologna, Smoked Hot Wings, Pork BBQ Nachos, Marinated Slow-Smoked Pulled Pork, Tortilla Chips, Bleu Cheese, Shredded Cheese, Jalapeños, Sliced Beef, Chopped Beef, Cheese Plate, Cheese Sauce & BBQ Chef

Buy rib combo plate for $24.99, Pork Packs $24.99, Chicken Packs $25.49, Beef Packs $28.99, Meat Trays $69.99 ● Serves 3 Locations within Memphis ● Specializes in Memphis Style Slow Smoked Meat ● Kids Menu Grilled Cheese, Hot Dog, JR BBQ, Chicken and Mac n' Cheese ● Take-out options, good for kids, good for groups, outdoor seating and catering services available ● Offers Half Slab of Ribs $14.99 & Full Slab of Ribs $21.99

Price: Starts from $3.90


Mon - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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52 South Second Street, Memphis, TN 38103

Since 1948

Barbecue Nachos, Jumbo Pork Shoulder Sandwich, Pork Ribs and Shoulder, Jumbo Chopped Chicken Sandwich, Charcoal-Broiled, Meatless Red Beans, Pork Shoulder Plate, Lamb Riblets, Vegetarian Barbecue Nachos, Chicken Breast, Ham and Cheese, Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwich, Cheese and Sausage, Mama’s Real Greek Salad & Smoked Pulled Chicken Sandwich

Buy the Pork ribs and shoulder combination for $21 and Pork ribs and brisket combination for $21.50 ● Shipping available ● Kids Menu Baby Cheese Plate $1.50, Plain Cheese Nachos $5.50, Sliced Chicken Breast $5.50 and Grilled Cheese $5.50 ● They have been hosting special occasions of all kinds for decades ● Offers 8-250 guests with a variety of unique spaces to make your event more special and one-of-a-kind menu, charm and ambience to fulfil your special-event needs

Price: Starts from $2.90


Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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5259 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119

Since 1984

BBQ Beef Brisket Sandwich, BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwich, BBQ Smoked Sausage Sandwich, BBQ Pork Shoulder Sandwich, BBQ Beef Brisket, Pulled Pork and Spaghetti, Hand Breaded Chicken Tenders, Fried Delta Catfish Platter, Pulled Pork Slider, Creamy Mac and Cheese, BBQ Baked Beans, Corn on the Cobb, Southern Green Beans & Seasoned French Fries

Specializes in slow-cooked and Memphis-style barbecued meat and ribs ● Offers Half Slab of Ribs and Brisket Combo $22.99, Half Slab of Ribs and BBQ Chicken Combo $19.99, Half Slab of Ribs and Fried Delta Catfish Combo $22.99, Half Slab of Ribs and Pulled Pork Combo $19.99 and The Killer $29.99 ● Taste the BBQ Nachos, Smoked Chicken Drummies, Fried Chicken Drummies, Catfish Nuggets, BBQ Smoked Sausage & Cheese Plate

Price: Starts from $3.80


Sun - Thu 10:45 am - 9:30 pm
Fri & Sat 10:45 am - 10:00 pm

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