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Little Tea Shop

69 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2405
+1 901-525-6000
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (33 reviews)
“turnip greens” (12 reviews)
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69 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2405
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Reviewed today

I had high hopes this place. My coworkers have been raving about this restaurant for a couple weeks. I ordered the gumbo, salad and turnip greens. I received gumbo, salad and LIMA BEANS?! The person waiting on my table dashed up before I noticed and...More

Thank scalba123
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Our waitress was very nice and attentive. Wife had Lacy's special which was chicken sandwiched between cornbread sticks with gravy and it was good. I had the gumbo which was ok. Broccoli casserole was bland.

Thank Peepye
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Came for the peach cobbler. Thank you Omar for the wonderful service! A must stop for those coming to town. The best service and most friendly staff. Go as soon as possible!

Thank Jphill33
Reviewed 9 February 2018

The Little Tea Shop has been serving great food and caring for its customers longer than any other restaurant in Memphis. If you're downtown and haven't tried this family owned and operated, special place you absolutely must do so.

Thank j4647g
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The food is fantastic at the Little Tea Shop - but ... the atmosphere of love and kindness by the owners is always the #1 reason why I love to at here. Always!! Always!! Try to make a trip to this restaurant.

1  Thank mutigers88
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The people are always so friendly , I go to Memphis every year and visit this wonderful place , I was upset as of this time down to Memphis is was closed due to the snow and ice storm which is unusual for Memphis but...More

Thank Debbiemb
Reviewed 19 January 2018

This is a southern vegetarian restaurant. We went in thinking that we would eat something light for lunch as we were having bbq in the evening but we were stuffed for the rest of the day! The waiter was incredibly friendly and kind and suggested...More

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Those were the first words out of the waiters mouth. We were starving when we arrived in Memphis and headed for the first place we saw. They closed at 2but we were welcomed in by the waiter at 1.50pm. The restaurant is only open for...More

Thank Skiinian
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The vegetables and corn bread at The Little Tea Shop are simply the best. The owner greets everyone with a smile and a hug!

Thank monkeydog80
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

This is a quaint sort of place to come for weekday lunch, and lunch only as it's only open Mon - Fri between 11 am and 2 pm. This is Memphis' oldest restaurant (founded in 1918) and it really feels like going back in time...More

Thank smilgaki
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21 October 2015|
Response from LinLo50 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, we took the city bus where ever we needed to go any distance (or walked). The folks on the bus were very friendly and so helpful. We walked alot and felt totally safe. The bus from downtown Memphis to the Zoo... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$9
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2405
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-525-6000
The Little Tea Shop is Memphis' oldest restaurant serving traditional Southern/comfort food.There is no pork in any dish we make which makes it not just delicious but more healthier as well.
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