5259 Poplar, zip code 38119, 901-685-9744, Map D-9.  1740 Germantown Rd. (Cordova), zip code 38018, 901-737-1988, Map B-10.  743 W. Poplar (Collierville), zip code 38017, 901-405-4999; 6434 Goodman Rd., Olive Branch, MS, zip code 38654; 662-893-3663, Map G-10 Map F-10. Memphis' finest BBQ.  Delicious sandwiches, pork or beef, wet & dry ribs & BBQ salad.  Also BBQ chicken, BBQ & spaghetti, hot tamales, chili & Cajun shrimp.  Try a loaf of onion rings!  Beer served.  Lunch & dinner daily.  M.C., D.C., Visa, Amex, Discover.


On Elvis Presley Blvd., across from Graceland Mansion, 901-332-3322,
CHROME GRILLE, Automotive-themed restaurant offers Southern-style plate lunches & world-famous Memphis BBQ.
ROCKABILLY'S DINER, Casual fare in nostalgic 50's-style diner, includes Elvis' favorite peanut butter & banana sandwich, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, fries & more.
SHAKE, SPLIT & DIP, Open Memorial Day to Labor Day, an old-fashioned ice cream parlor serving cold & tasty treats.
JUNGLE ROOM LOUNGE, at Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel, featuring sandwiches, salads, appetizers, specialty drinks & more. Open to 11 p.m. nightly; food available til 10 p.m.

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83 Madison Ave., adjacent to downtown's luxurious Madison Hotel, zip code 38103, 901-333-1224 for reservations, - Gourmet dining in the heart of downtown! This intimate & sophisticated restaurant serves up a deliciously creative blend of classic & contemporary American cuisine. The acclaimed menu features a selection of prime steaks & fresh seafood, including its Signature Bone-In Kansas City Filet, Seared Scallops with Smoked Gouda Grits, Roasted Salmon Napoleon & more. From the boutique vintage wine cellar to the chic lounge décor, Grill 83 is a regional culinary standout. Open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Valet parking is available, as are private bookings.


688 S. Mendenhall, zip code 38117, 901-682-3966 -- Map D-9.  7825 Winchester, zip code 38125, 901-737-6755 -- Map G-10.  Two locations for the freshest quality seafood in the Mid-South.  Also hand-carved steaks, sandwiches & salads; week-end brunch Sat. & Sun. til 3 p.m.  Open daily for lunch & dinner.


1585 Old Commerce Rd., off Hwy. 304, Robinsonville, MS, 38664, (662) 363-1225,  Home of the fried dill pickle, serves delicious steaks, catfish & shrimp for lunch & dinner.  Also features live entertainment Fri. & Sat. nights.  Close to the casinos.  Open for lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon.-Fri., serving dinner from 6 p.m. Fri. & Sat.  Full bar.  Visa, MC, Discover.


1150 Casino Strip Blvd., Robinsonville, MS, 38664, 1-800-871-0711,  Fairbanks Steakhouse & Bar, voted "Best Steakhouse in Tunica", hours:  Mon.-Thurs. 5-10:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 5-11 p.m., Sun. 4:30-10 p.m.  Hollywood Diner, 50s style diner open 24 hours daily for breakfast, lunch & dinner.  Epic Buffet, hours:  Breakfast 7-10:15 a.m. daily; Lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; Dinner Mon., Wed. 4-9 p.m., Sat. 4-midnight, Sun. 2-9 p.m.; Steak & Crab Buffet Tues., Thurs. 4-9 p.m.; Seafood Buffet Fri. 4 p.m.-midnight; Sunday Brunch 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.


250 N. Main St., zip code 38103, in the Sheraton Memphis Downtown, 901-527-7300,  Delicious American dining in an innovative urban-country atmosphere. Offering Starbucks coffee, pastries & food to go as well as full dining service. Handcrafted cocktails & artisanal wines. Open daily, breakfast, lunch & dinner.  All major credit cards accepted.


149 Union Ave., zip code 38103, 901-529-4000.  The South's Grand Hotel offers a variety of dining experiences, from the casual elegance of the Lobby Bar to the award-winning cuisine of Chez Philippe and Capriccio Grill: Chez Philippe, the only Mobil 4-star restaurant in the Mid-South, offers innovative French-Asian cuisine from Chef Reinaldo Alfonso.  Open Tues.-Sat. for dinner only; reservations suggested.  Capriccio Grill an Italian grill, features prime steaks, steaming seafood and fresh seafood.  Open daily; serving breakfast, lunch & dinner.  The Corner Bar is chic downtown nightlife with cocktails, martinis, light bites and live blues Thurs.-Fri.  Open daily.  Peabody Deli and Desserts features famous Peabody pastries, deli sandwiches and Starbucks coffee.  Eat in or take-out; open daily.  Said to be the "living room" of Memphis, the Lobby Bar is the place to see and be seen  - and watch The Peabody Ducks swim in their marble fountain.


939 Ridge Lake Blvd., zip code 38120, at Poplar & I-240, in the Hilton Memphis, 901-684-6664. Delightful bistro atmosphere and a menu of classic American cuisine. Features: daily breakfast buffet with made-to-order omelettes and waffles; affordable lunch buffet Mon.-Fri.; nightly dinner specials. Open daily, 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Major credit cards accepted.


160 Union Ave., zip code 38103, in the Holiday Inn Downtown, 901-525-5491. Sports-minded restaurant dedicated to the memory of a long-gone Memphis sports landmark: Russwood Park. Menu features a full roster of game-stopping appetizers, sandwiches, salads & steaks as well as fascinating trivia about the famous Memphis ballpark. Open daily for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Major credit cards accepted.

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185 Union at Third, zip code 38103, in the Doubletree Downtown, 901-523-8500,

2363..5.  American cuisine and specialty drinks at America's favorite place to go for good food, fun and friends.  Serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week.  All major credit cards.



2116 Madison Ave., Memphis 38104; 901-410-8290, Large selections of yakitori skewers & ramen styles & special flavors. Full bar featuring an assortment of sake. Open daily, 5 p.m.-midnight. Major credit cards accepted.

SEKISUI MIDTOWN - 25 S. Belvedere, zip code 38104, 901-725-0005 - Map C-5.  CORDOVA - 1884 N. Germantown Pkwy., zip code 38016 901-309-8800 - Map A-10. COLLIERVILLE - 2130 W. Poplar Ave., zip code 38139, at Houston Levee, Suite 107, 901-854-0622 - Map F-10.  BARTLETT - 2990 Kirby Whitten Rd., 901-377-2727 - Map A-10  Authentic, traditional Japanese restaurant features Memphis’ 1st sushi bar.  Other features include Tatami room for traditional Japanese dining, Robata Bar, Japanese style bar & grill (available during dinner only), & Bonsai garden complete with a stream & “stone in the water.”  Menu features tempura, sukiyaki, teriyaki & shabu shabu beef dishes. Also stone grilled steaks prepared by the customer at his table.  Wine list available; full bar.  Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; dinner 5-9:30 p.m. Sun.-Thurs.; 5-10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat.  Early Bird Special 5-7 p.m.  Midtown location serving dinner Mon.-Sat. M.C., Visa, Discover.

4724 Poplar Ave., zip code 38117, 2 blocks west of Colonial, 901-767-7770,  A sushi bistro featuring deliciously authentic Japanese cuisine & maybe the best stocked sushi bar in town.  Lunch 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon.-Fri.  Dinner 5 p.m.-12 a.m. Mon.-Thurs., 5 p.m.-1 a.m. Fri.-Sat., 5-9:30 p.m. Sun.  Major credit cards accepted.

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