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Tops Bar-B-Q

1286 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-3414
+1 901-725-7527
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“sandwich” (18 reviews)
“beef brisket” (3 reviews)
“union avenue” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 11:45 PMAll hours
American, Fast food, Barbecue
1286 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-3414
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Reviewed yesterday

The locals know this place is good; that’s why we asked the clerk at our Best Western Hotel where to get good BBQ while in the area. We got a large order to take out and share with another family. We order a lb of....More

Thank Kare2Bme
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great deal on good bbq. Fast service, high quality food, great prices too. My Sweethearts brother likes to take us there whenever we visit from Fort Myers.

Thank James L
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I've been coming to Tops BBQ since I was a little girl. Now I don't eat pork so I can not speak on Tops BBQ, but I'm sure they have a beef brisket. I've never tried it. I come here for the hamburgers which are...More

Thank Kenya D
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Expected a little more, staff were good and prices ok. but was too fast food like with plain burger buns etc. Ok for a quick snack but not amazing.

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Sometimes go during lunch. Fast service. Good bbq. Would like to see space expand for more room. Convenient to work and downtown area.

Thank moluvlee
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Popular in the neighborhood, giving ample portions. Just had the rib sandwich and coleslaw with tea for a beverage. Parking can be tight, but there's a security guard outside watching and keeping panhandlers away.

Thank Andre M
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

If you like mustard in your slaw and in you're BBQ sauce, you'll prob like this place... We chose this place because it was close to our hotel. We ordered pork shoulder sandwich plates and an Idaho Pig potato. Prices were pretty good and service...More

Thank muralpainter37
Reviewed 15 April 2017

There is nothing wrong with this restaurant and there is nothing outstanding either, it is simply average.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I love the sandwiches at Tops. I eat there every time I'm in Memphis and have done so for 40 years. They are also a good value. It's Tops for sandwiches and beans, Corky's for ribs for me. You won't go wrong.

Thank TheBladerunner
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We were told by some locals to try Tops Bar-B-Q - it was average - nothing that just says its the best bar-b-q ever. My son and I got the deluxe pork sandwich - and it tasted good - i had beans and french fries...More

Thank SDSmith87
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 11:45 PM
8:30 AM - 11:45 PM
8:30 AM - 11:45 PM
8:30 AM - 11:45 PM
8:30 AM - 11:45 PM
8:30 AM - 11:45 PM
8:30 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1286 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-3414
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-725-7527
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