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51 Harbor Town Sq, Memphis, TN 38103-8849
+1 901-260-3344
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“spring salad” (6 reviews)
“gumbo” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
51 Harbor Town Sq, Memphis, TN 38103-8849
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visiting Memphis from UK for second time and returned to Tug's. Caught in a summer rainstorm, Tug's patent gumbo warned us up and blackened fish cheered us up until the sun broke out again across Old Man River outside. Christina was a delight!

2  Thank Martin B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked away, out of the hustle & bustle of the big city is Tug's, probably one of thge finest restaurants in all of Memphis! Over looking the Mississippi River, Tugs has a special charm, coupled with a fantastic wait staff that makes the dining experience...More

Thank DrJimDoster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for a quick bite before bed and ordered salad, chicken tenders and quesadillas without great expectations. But we were surprised by the quality of the ingredients and this amazing fried chicken, so crusty and juicy. The cocktails were great too. Excellent and casual.

1  Thank 777_Carla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had lunch last week with the wife. Catfish was great! service was quick and attentive. Was visiting from out of town or we'd certainly eat there again!

1  Thank Aputnam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After dinner elsewhere, we returned to the River Inn at Harbor Town and had fabulous apple pie and coffee at Tug's.

1  Thank GdotG
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The food and service were GREAT! Brian Culetta is AWESOME! He was attentive and answered every question we had (all 15 of us!)

1  Thank Ollie C
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Had the chicken pasta which was excellent. Husband had the meatloaf entree which he enjoyed and dad had the gumbo which he said was very good (their claim on the menu was that it's the best north of New Orleans). The kids were happy with...More

1  Thank stltravelgal
Reviewed 5 July 2017

My husband, in-laws and I went to Tug's for dinner Monday night, July 3. My husband and I frequent Tug's quite a bit because we live in West Memphis and it's a short drive from our house to just over the river. Hubby and I...More

Thank _suebert13
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We were staying across the street at the River Inn (awesome inn) and decided to have dinner at Tugs. My husband's steak was excellent. My chicken quesadilla was fine but not exceptional. The mashed potatoes that came with the steak were cold and had to...More

Thank quiltmaven
Reviewed 21 June 2017

My husband & I went here on our trip to Memphis because it had good reviews. We had the shrimp poor boy special. It was just average. Not my favorite. Service was good and it is a nice place.

Thank GarynLil
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Nearby Attractions
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1.15 km away
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1.35 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Harbor Town Sq, Memphis, TN 38103-8849
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-260-3344
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