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Front Street Deli

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77 South Front Street, Front Street, Memphis, TN 38103 (Formerly Front Street Delicatessen)
+1 901-522-4824
07:00 - 15:00
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San Antonio, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Great little corner lunch spot. Very friendly, tasty sandwiches, very fresh. Just a short walk from the Peabody Hotel.

Thank Valerie R
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff, fun environment, pretty good sandwiches & milkshakes. Will visit again :) Staff were eager to please. Very welcoming.

Thank Jennifer J
DrSilkes, Owner at Front Street Deli, responded to this review

Jennifer, Thank you so much for visiting our little deli. Sarah, Herbert and Vern do an awesome job. The recipe for the milkshakes comes from the owner, Lee Busby who started the Front Street Deli 40 years ago. We continue his legacy and tell his story. More 

Memphis, Tennessee
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Wanted a good turkey sandwich to take on the river and have lunch, I choose this deli because of the reviews I read , I have never been more disappointed, the guy that made the sandwich was the only bright spot, whoever the guy was sitting there maybe the owner or manager didn't speak from the time I walked in... More 

1 Thank Patrick O
edmond, oklahoma
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331 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

There's only about 8 bar stools in this tiny place but the sandwich I got was very good. Try the turkey pimento cheese !

Thank edmondite
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Like seriously. ..seriously! This food is SO amazing! We went for a walk and came across this little place and it was by far. ..the best deli restaurant I've ever been to! I had the chef salad to top all chef salads I've ever had! And chef salads are my thing (besides how much I love chicken wings. ..but let's... More 

Thank alli_han
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Small historic little place on the corner with good sandwiches and great shakes. Owners love the city and will share a lot of the local history when asked. Breakfast menu looked good....great value

Thank Scott S
Savannah, Georgia
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197 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

My son and I wanted to get a quick bite and my wife suggested Front Street remembering her college days in Memphis. Short walk from the Holiday Inn made the experience even better. The country ham & egg biscuits were excellent. Service was great as well. Value is perfect.

Thank Peepye
Decatur, Alabama
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

We were looking for a place to get a quick breakfast in downtown Memphis and ran across the Front Street Deli. Who knew that such a little place would make such a big memory! I was delighted to see the plaque outside that noted the occasion of the filming of a scene for The Firm. Upon entering the deli I... More 

Thank foursouths
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2014

Brilliant little find!! great food and coffee and we were lucky to have a long chat with the owners who gave us a potted history of Memphis and the history of the buildings and the people, we were so happy that they took the time to share their knowledge of the city with us, better than a guided tour!

1 Thank wdnesgal
Nashville, Tennessee
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84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2011

stop by to say you went, I worked right next-door at the fire department and only went once. Nothing great

Thank CCnurs97

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$6
American, Delicatessen
Restaurant features
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 South Front Street, Front Street, Memphis, TN 38103 (Formerly Front Street Delicatessen)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-522-4824
The oldest delicatessen in Memphis in a historic building built in 1853. Enjoy breakfast and lunch with a view of the mighty Mississippi. Tom Cruise filmed scenes from The Firm here. Make sure you order your own fried egg sandwich! The restaurant has been in operation since 1976 and we proudly continue the breakfast and sandwich traditions set by Lee Busby When dining here be sure to try a country ham and egg sandwich on a southern style biscuit. We deliver on a retro lady Schwinn bicycle and via the Memphis transportation system. This historic establishment is family owned and cared for by Lance and Carol Silkes.

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