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Arcade Restaurant

540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
+1 901-526-5757
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stopped in here for lunch after sightseeing. The diner still has the original décor! The menu is typical diner fare, just cranked up a notch! We would go back in a minute.

Thank coreygrubb
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I visited the Arcade after touring the Civil Rights museum. Though full of history and with a great staff, I found the food to be just average. I wouldn't recommend the pizzas, which were uninspired and baked on a cracker-like crust. If you eat here,...More

Thank cracklinob
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

My husband had the sweet potato pancakes and I had the omelet and they were both to die for! Can't imagine a better breakfast anywhere!

Thank shawna001
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the Arcade. Although it has a small variety of items on the menu, the most appealing was their breakfast selections. My husband and I had the pancakes, eggs and bacon. Our friends shared a pizza. After they saw our food, they wished...More

Thank travelon2468
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My wife, daughter and I enjoyed breakfast here on September 4th, 2016. I understand why this restaurant has been in business nearly 100 years. The food was delicious and the service was most definitely southern hospitality. If we are ever in Memphis again we will...More

Thank WylesFamily
Reviewed 13 September 2016

There was a wait, but if you think of it as an event, instead of just a place to eat, the Arcade is worth it! We were hungry, but the food was worth the line. It was enjoyable to know we were eating at the...More

Thank Toni F
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Excellent breakfast - sweet potato pancakes! - what a treat! Very friendly staff, especially Taylor who looked after us like royalty! Wonderful surroundings and diner seating all from the 50's.

Thank johnguilford75
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We went here our last morning in Memphis looking for a hearty breakfast that would fill us up for the drive home. This did not disappoint. The breakfast here was absolutely fabulous and the portions are HUGE. We really loved the history of the diner...More

Thank Elana R
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The breakfast is amazing and the service is top of the line. I got a pizza, which was under-baked, and the server took it off of our bill and offered to get me something else. My mom couldn't eat all of her Sweet Potato pancakes,...More

Thank Marie N
Reviewed 30 August 2016

A "down home" country breakfast place. Calories be darned, lots of butter and fat. Fluffy biscuits any grandmother would be proud to serve. Crisp bacon, sweet potato pancakes, sausage gravy...what more could a hungry guy ask for. Service was great, food was wonderful and well...More

Thank Davidtw41
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12 July 2017|
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Response from JenLeG | Reviewed this property |
There's a fair number of items that are dairy free, and they were happy to accommodate my dairy allergy by omitting the cheese! Enjoy!
Becky B
22 March 2017|
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Response from Trechia B | Reviewed this property |
Parking is on the street. It's not a high traffic area. I've never had to walk far.
29 December 2016|
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Response from Davidtw41 | Reviewed this property |
As I recall the prices were on the moderate side. Probably under $10 each for a breakfast.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-526-5757
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