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Germantown Commissary

2290 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, TN 38138-5931
+1 901-754-5540
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“banana pudding” (135 reviews)
“ribs” (432 reviews)
“pulled pork” (145 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2290 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, TN 38138-5931
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our family eats here on a regular basis, Usually eat in for lunch and take out for dinner. There isn't anything on the menu I wouldn't recommend. My go to items are the bbq nachos or the pulled pork sandwich. We always order extra deviled...More

Thank MarkinMemphis
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spent the night in Germantown/Memphis and the hotel suggested Corky’s but I had already been to a few of their locations. It is OK but wanted something different. Tripadvisor had Germantown Commissary as the top rated BBQ in the area. My son, wife and I...More

Thank Nematode T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm generally not a rib eater as most people over cook them. Our server convinced me to order them and they are far and away the best I've ever had. I had the sausage as my 2nd meet and it was excellent. The service was...More

Thank Tim A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh my gosh we loved this place. Visited Memphis from Nashville to meet up with some friends who are local to Memphis, they recommended this place. It was so good! We both ordered the 2 meat combo with Ribs & Chopped pork. The ribs were...More

Thank indyfan99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Germantown Commisary always has a line of patrons outside the doors. This tiny establishment produces big flavors when it comes to BBQ. Whenever we have guests in town and they want to taste the best Memphis bbq there is only one place to go. My...More

Thank Simply616
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ribs, cole slaw & beans are the best I’ve had anywhere. The banana pudding is very good as well. You can’t go wrong with anything here at the Commissary.

Thank Kirk E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wait was a while, about 20 minutes or so. There is no place to wait except in the lobby and you get in everyone's way. The waitress and the food was excellent! Had appetizers, BBQ and desert! All was good!

Thank C6645HUrobertg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere was really good. It was easy to find. Our server was great but the food was mediocre for the price. No one really complained at our table it was just "pretty good". My daughter and I split the three meat plate. We had...More

Thank Becky O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent BBQ with large slab of wet ribs in a rustic charming old school type BBQ joint. Come as you are and great vibe atmosphere in the neighborhood. Staff was excellent and offered great advice. Would put on my Must Do list for a tourist...More

Thank Jamie V
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

I am not a real fan of bbq but must admit the Germantown Commissary is among the top purveyors in the area. Whether one wants ribs or pulled pork, the meat is tasty and succulent. The place is always busy whether for lunch or dinner....More

Thank R Layne H
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Nathan J
5 March 2017|
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Response from Luc L | Reviewed this property |
Didn't really see anything authentically German there. It may have been settled by Germans but not much left of that, that I could see.
Nancy T
1 October 2015|
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Response from ladybd | Reviewed this property |
I would try Mello Mushroom or Russo's. They are both near Forest Hill and Poplar Ave. and have pizza and other items. I Iive around here and also have to plan for large numbers of students for my job. Kids would probably... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2290 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, TN 38138-5931
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Germantown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-754-5540
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