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A & R Bar-B-Que

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1802 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38106-6951
+1 901-774-7444
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Kent, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here while I was at the Marriott Courtyard Airport! Food was excellent! One of the best in Memphis!

Thank rsbrown1984
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

This was our first stop after entering memphis. Service was good,the food was good,especially the sauce. But the neighbourhood looked bad. There was a woman begging for money right outside the door after we finished eating.

Thank Anton D
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Great Ribs and Slaw Dogs. Great Customer Service. I have been a customer to the business for over 30 years now.

Thank Nicholas T
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72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Situated in a very "iffy" section of the area, we almost hesitated to park our new car and go in. However, we were able to park where we could see the car, so in we went. Clean, the restaurant is a 50's throw back. The woman who took our order made you feel quite at home. I'm not a great... More 

Thank Sandtom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

If you want some of the best BBQ you've ever tasted, come to A&R!! Friendly staff and great good with affordable prices.

1 Thank Jessica h
Edmond, Oklahoma, United States
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The catfish, pulled pork and cole slaw were fantastic! Great hot bbq sauce too! The wait staff was very friendly and accommodating, even though they stayed busy the whole time. They know how to get people through quickly. This place is obviously a local fave, and we agree. The desserts looked delicious too, and they do have Coke products!

Thank Larissa M
New Jersey
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541 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

A friend of mine who lives in Memphis swears by the BBQ sandwich here. So naturally when I came into town we headed on over. It was a Saturday afternoon around lunch time and there was a line but the wait wasn't too bad to place an order. The food took maybe 15 minutes. I got the pork BBQ sandwich.... More 

Thank Steve H
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to A&R BBQ, and it was delicious. We were traveling through Memphis and wanted some good BBQ, so I'm glad we stopped here. We had the pulled pork sandwich, the ribs, fried okra, fried pickles, green beans and fries. The pulled pork and sides were delicious, but I'd skip the fried pickles (too much breaking... More 

Thank Tim R
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

My husband choose the one far away from our hotel. The bbq was great and cheap as were the seats. Either way the staff was friendly and locals were in and out with take out the entire time we we there. We had the pork tips, greens beans and bbq spaghetti (BC we heard it was good). The ribs were... More 

Thank Amy S
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Food was tremendous, took a bit of time but great food takes time! Cozy little place, locals have a great place to go for some good old southern cooking here, chicken and ribs mmmmm good!

Thank RalphB51

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1802 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38106-6951
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-774-7444

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?