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B.B. King's Blues Club

143 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3713
+1 901-524-5464
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (521 reviews)
“fried pickles” (91 reviews)
“catfish” (108 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
143 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3713
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our first time eating at this restaurant and the overall experience was okay! The meals is a little pricey and the waiter was not very attentive to your needs. He was slow and only check on us twice during the 90 minutes we...More

Thank Carlos T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed eating good southern comfort food. I had chicken tenders and a berry cobbler a la mode. My husband had a Po Boy sandwich with fries and our friend had barbecued chicken with fries. All of us enjoyed our meals as well as the...More

Thank gkeil
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing experience to eat here while BB King's Blues Band were playing. Food was good too and the band excellent. Had a great table overlooking the stage area, the band were very loud, so at times, difficult to get the excellent waiting staff to hear...More

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 2 days ago

The band was Awesome. Bathrooms clean. Food good. not excellent but good. Wings were small(but I like that) Shrimp Poboys, shrimp were good bread was hard. Chicken tenders looked to be breaded with cornmeal.

Thank ndutyme
Reviewed 3 days ago

Front of House Hostess more interesting in chatting on her phone to her friend than finding a waitress to seat us. Shrimp were swimming in oil. Hush Puppies were burnt. Had to ask 3 times for our bill.

Thank Aegisdobes
Reviewed 4 days ago

So, yes, this is a very touristy place. However, it is so fun to hang here. I was here on a busy Sunday night. There was a $5 entry fee as there was a live blues band (a very good band at that) and the...More

Thank TravelinDantheMan
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great meal and enjoyed the music. Our wait staff was super friendly, helpful, and attentive. This place is awesome. The only down side is that they pour really light drinks - almost no alcohol in their drinks. (which made it better for...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 6 days ago

First thing - There is a $5 cover charge to get in 2nd - the drinks are expensive Did't eat in here as we had already eaten at a much better place - The Kings Palace. But there did appear to be a decent choice...More

Thank pglover4
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the first thing your eyes will search when going down Beale Street. Perfect music, delicious food and delightful place. A must visit.

Thank Flávio José F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's BB King, Beal Boy King, who ismgiven his name to this great club at Beale Street. We enjoyed not only the food but also the live music. The Ribs were hreat!! Also the sides Cooleslaw and White Beans in Tomatosauce. We had a great...More

Thank Harrij S
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Kym P
20 October 2016|
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Response from kjyoung49 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice smoking inside but lots of smoking all over Memphis
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Amy B
13 October 2016|
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Response from Shirley L | Reviewed this property |
Hi I am not the restaurant. Try them in person. Or Google. Sometimes it comes up there.
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OCGIRL25
1 August 2016|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
No elevator.....pretty fair climb....but worth it!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
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.
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