We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

B.B. King's Blues Club

#12 of 1,209 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
143 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3713 (2nd)
+1 901-524-5464
Website
Today
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

2,327 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 2,184: English reviews
Collingwood, Canada
Level Contributor
89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the dinner and the music. Can hardly wait to go back. I loved the vibe more than New Orleans.

Helpful?
Thank Doris151
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were there on a packed Saturday night but managed to score a table near the stage. Food was good, music was awesome! Fun to watch folks get up and dance. Loved it!

Helpful?
Thank Natalie N
Sydney
Level Contributor
96 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What an institution, we had 2 great nights at BB kings seeing the Preston Shannon band on first night who were outstanding. Great atmosphere and great music.

Helpful?
Thank OliDaze
Goldsboro, North Carolina
Level Contributor
29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am in Memphis on business, and I ate at B.B. King's Blues Club last night. The food and music were both great, and the prices were very reasonable. I ordered fried pickles as an appetizer. They brought me a tray full of fried pickles, and they were delicious. For dinner, I had the barbecued brisket with garlic mashed potatoes... More 

Helpful?
Thank bkrieger
Vance, Alabama, United States
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is lots of fun if your into live music and great atmosphere. The sound in this place is amazing. Bb king took no short cuts in his design. They even have a Leslie behind the band. I didn't try the food. Just drinks and dancing.

Helpful?
Thank Leslie T
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We jumped in here to get out of the rain and spent about 3 hours listening to the live jazz/blues band play their hearts out on a Saturday afternoon. Great view of the stage from up stairs.

Helpful?
Thank Amboybb
Sheerness, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great food all at a reasonable price, wide selection of food and drinks. Great live music and atmosphere, staff very friendly. This place is steeped in history, if you are in Mephis, this is a must visit place

Helpful?
Thank Ian M
Level Contributor
16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed BB Kings food so much we visited when in Nashville too and weren't disappointed. Fantastic van playing on the night we visited. Staff really friendly.

Helpful?
Thank Hazel H
Hope, Maine
Level Contributor
426 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped by here for a quick drink one snowy afternoon in January. Exceptional reception from woman at gift shop, so we stopped for a snack and a cocktail. Both were excellent. Watched the BB King video in the background, on the stage where BB King and so many others played. Fantastic energy in this place.

Helpful?
Thank Sonia T
Columbus, Georgia
Level Contributor
16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place - if you love the blues along with good food you got to visit. There was a young boy dancing off of every song that the live band was playing and singing - just wonderful - we had the ribs - they were awesome falling off the bone - and if you get the strong ice... More 

Helpful?
Thank Wilhear

Travellers who viewed B.B. King's Blues Club also viewed

 

Been to B.B. King's Blues Club? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Cajun & Creole, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3713
    (2nd)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-524-5464
Description
This is the original B.B. King's Blues Club located in Memphis, Tennessee, the home of American blues music, legendary musicians, famous barbecue, historic landmarks and great basketball. With live entertainment every night of the week - from authentic blues to classic soul and rock and roll - and a menu full of Southern favorites, the club is a popular destination spot on Memphis' historic Beale Street. The club offers a full menu comprised of a variety of the South's most delicious comfort foods influenced by flavors from New Orleans all the way to the Mississippi Delta, including authentic Memphis-style barbecue. You MUST stop in for our award winning ribs that are some of the best in town - which says a lot for a town known for the world class barbecue! Open daily for lunch, dinner and late night meals, the intimate restaurant and live music venue has some of the finest local entertainment in town live on stage nightly as well as national touring performers. B.B. King's offers several creative options to meet your event needs. With a unique layout, the club has several different areas available for booking that perfect venue space for a variety of events - from birthday parties and family reunions to wedding receptions and corporate events.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of B.B. King's Blues Club and other visitors
12 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (12)

Questions? Get answers from B.B. King's Blues Club staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?