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The Cupboard

1400 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-3623
+1 901-276-8015
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
7:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1400 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-3623
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is all about the food. We ordered take out and ate it at home which was the right call. The atmosphere is diner-like and we wanted to drink wine. The wall was covered in photos of notable visitors which was fun. The food...More

Thank Hadley973
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were lovely and couldn’t do enough for you but unfortunately the food was average. I ordered a chicken salad sandwich and fries and I had a large bone and the leg knuckle, both of which I bit into and stared chewing. It made...More

Thank LMargaret W
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This place never fails me. It was very busy and the wait was a little long on a Saturday, but it was worth it. From the cornbread to the cabbage and beans. The grilled fish beets and orange drink. I got lost in its goodness....More

Thank michelle o
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We found this restaurant, while looking for another address. Was a great place to have found, the food was very good. They have the best eggplant casserole I have ever tasted. My husband had chicken tenders that were huge and very good. I had grilled...More

Thank Marjorie J
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I ate lunch at the Cupboard today alone-- still pretty crowded at 1:15. I ordered the Meat- with 3 vegetables. Excellent food, excellent service-- also bought some home grown tomatoes and peaches on the way out!!! Great Place for lunch.

Thank rjblackjack
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

By far the best food that we ate, while in Memphis. We found this restaurant our last night, it was so amazing, we came back for breakfast the next day before going home. There was such a huge selection of country favorites...Our server heard that...More

Thank loisthomas23
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Nothing really stood out. Service was fair. Clean restaurant. Had to wait awhile for simple breakfast orders

Thank cmiller1
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

My second time! Blackened Fish, fried green tomatoes, beets. Omg so good. Great proportions. Customer service excellent. Food was so yummy. Highly recommended. It was around lunch time, was not real busy. Love it!!!

Thank michelle o
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Went with a regular place to eat last night in Memphis. Is was very good. Nothing fancy but good,had a cheeseburger n fries & my better half had the chicken salad sandwich. A Very good place to eat downtown

Thank Tinker58
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Their menu has the basic breakfast or place lunch choices. Even when it is crowded they do a good job moving you through. The food is good. You have a large choice of things so you can eat there often and not get bored. We...More

Thank ldbMemphis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-3623
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Central Gardens Area Association
  • Neighbourhood: Central Gardens Area Association
  • Phone Number: +1 901-276-8015
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The Cupboard Restaurant has been serving up the freshest veggies in town since 1943. We serve breakfast all day, lunch and dinner, and offer a variety of catering options for groups both large and small. The Cupboard is also known for preparing fresh vegan and vegetarian dishes, as we do not use meat products in any of our veggies and many options are egg and cheese-free as well. The Cupboard prides itself on the fact that we have a number of customers who dine with us every single day.
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