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Cafe Pontotoc

314 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4206
+1 901-249-7955
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good37%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Cafe, Pub
$$ - $$$
314 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4206
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

So my husband said that he saw on Facebook that Ponotoc was having a jazz night - I thought to myself this will be a great date night for both of us so we went ahead and it was like a dream!! It was special!...More

Thank Jacqui G
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

We met the owner of Ponotoc at another bar/restaurant he owned so he set us up with a reservation and we had the best of dinners. Local fare was great and our server was outstanding

Thank ken h
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

I had just mentioned the lack of a Jazz bar in Memphis on South Main and low and behold here comes Café Pontotoc. Same place, new look! Dark and jazzy, straight from the piano ally bars in Chicago. Chickpea Fries with a lilttle Mississippi Come...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We were in Memphis for a conference and were dropped off downtown on Friday night. We tried to avoid Beale St. and instead found this gem. The restaurant is small, quirky interior, nice and cool inside, but with some seats outside. We had a party...More

Thank Mrsteacherlady
Reviewed 28 May 2017

After touring the first half of the Civil Right Museum, the time was near 2pm, and we were more than ready for lunch. We actually ended up having brunch here. We each ordered the South Main breakfast. The eggs and bacon were good, but I...More

Thank jerrys01
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I met a high school friend here for dinner! The filet mignon was cooked to perfection! Great food, Great service, Great prices, Great atmosphere! If in the downtown Memphis area this place is a must! I highly recommend it!!!!

Thank DEBBYB_10
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We came across the cafe whilst walking through downtown Memphis and were lured in by the promise of discounted beer and wine between 5 and 7pm. For some reason they failed to give us our discounts, but we enjoyed the food nonetheless. Pototoc is quite...More

Thank MeerkatV
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stopped here Sunday morning before heading out for a day of sightseeing. They offer cheap mimosa's and bloody mary's. They offer outdoor seating as well as indoor. We sat inside and were seated immediately. The bloody mary's were amazing!!! Perfect start to our sightseeing...More

Thank Donna0829
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Such a lovely gem in downtown Memphis. Great selection of wines, and some beers- but they have wonderful food and their small plates are plenty to satisfy your appetite- and don't forget dessert- Bacon encrusted ice cream- no need to say anything else!!

Thank dhcoble
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Cafe Pontotoc is very nice place to come socialize and drink!!! They have a good menu... Appetizer.. Cheese and Sausage was very good.. Soup.. File Gumbo was average... the roux tasted water down gumbo but it did have a kick to it.. Entrées.... we tried...More

Thank tjmah2011
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Cafe, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4206
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-249-7955
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