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King's Palace Cafe

162 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
+1 901-521-1851
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“etouffee” (28 reviews)
“potatoes” (52 reviews)
“voodoo chicken” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
162 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
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1 - 10 of 597 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Heard the music and just had to stop, band plays in a small yard outside to the side of the main bar, great place to sit and pass sometime with the blues and rock n roll.

Thank Daveshent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great dinner for a couples party of six. The waiter was friendly and funny. We were a bit worried we would get incorrect orders since the waiter didn’t write it down, but he did a great job and got it right! We could hear the...More

Thank 4LoLoTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here one night and it was terrific! I had Barbeque Pulled Pork which was outstanding. My wife had Chicken Fingers which were HUGE and delicious. The service was excellent and the staff freindly. The outdoor bar had live music which was very...More

Thank 222kennethr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here in 2010, 2012 and now in 2018. Every time the experience has been exeptional good. I have no idea how a place in a busy area as Beal Street can keep such a good quality of both meals, atmosphere and staff...More

Thank MissSiHa
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

When we visited on Wednesday evening, we were the only customers for most of the time we were there. We were waited on as soon as we arrived and drinks came quickly. We had a cup of the etouffee and a cup of the gumbo....More

Thank WingerJack
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Almost empty during lunch, service was great, food was OK... not really much to say about it. The music wasn't live when I was there but liked what was playing.

Thank Sampson54
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Great staff, delicious food-i highly recommend the fried green tomatoes! I was pleased that I was able to get the Pasta Primavera (1 of the few vegetarian items) w/ either white or red sauce. My boyfriend was quite happy w/ his Catfish Po' Boy w/...More

Thank Denise L
Reviewed 27 August 2018

When we entered, there was no other customers in the entire place. We were fairly quickly seated and our drink orders taken, but once the drinks came out and our order was taken, the waitress essentially disappeared for nearly an hour. Luckily we weren't in...More

Thank whedonfan04
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Food was decent, but drinking glass had mold on the outside of it. The wait time to order drinks, get drinks, order food and get food was about an hour. The hour would have been fine if there was 3 others tables in there and...More

Thank erinf450
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Our waitress was wonderful! The steak was pretty good. The steamed veggies weren't cooked enough. The voodoo potatoes were probably cooked the day before. I wouldn't eat there again.

Thank debidorandy
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11 May 2018|
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Response from Beavercowboy | Reviewed this property |
We put our name on their list and were seated when our name was called. I don’t know if they take reservstions. We came in off of the street.
30 August 2016|
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Response from Tiffany G | Reviewed this property |
Its.southern style food. Don't recall gluten or low sodium items. Suggest eating somewhere else if you have dietary concerns.
21 June 2015|
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Response from Barbara T | Reviewed this property |
call them and ask at (901) 521-1851
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-521-1851
Kings Palace Café located at 162 Beale Street, has the old time Beale Street atmosphere of good food and good music. King Palace Café has a large dining room and a lazy outdoor patio, also the Jazz Room for live Blues and Memphis Music nightly. Open For Lunch And Dinner 7 days and nights a week. Kings Palace Café serves Cajun cuisine ranging from Shrimp & Crawfish Etouffee, Blackened Catfish, Voodoo Potatoes, and many more. They also have pasta dishes, such as Shrimp Velvet, which is large butterfly shrimp on a bed of linguini with a mildly spiced cheddar cheese sauce, and many more pasta choices. Don't forget the Meat! King's Palace Café has Memphis Style (hickory smoked) BBQ Ribs, and New York Strips, Bacon Wrapped Filets, and Salmon Steaks (which are lightly smoked and grilled to perfection).
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