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Babalu Tapas & Tacos

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
6450 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-4882
+1 901-410-8909
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“guac” (3 reviews)
“tacos” (8 reviews)
“redfish” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6450 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-4882
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The guacamole made at table side and corn chips were the best. Crab cakes & tacos good also. Staff was great and stayed busy. Anna was our servicer,very nice and attentive. Great service. Nice date place. Since it was birthday,gave choice of dessert free which...More

Thank famaddy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is so loud that you cannot talk to the person sitting next to you. ONE AND DONE HERE. the service was ok and the food was ok but I could not get past the noise. they took a warehouse and did nothing to...More

Thank Bob K
Otie H, Guest Relations Manager at Babalu Tapas & Tacos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bob K., Thank you for your review of Babalu. We are disappointed to hear that your dining experience was less than desirable. We appreciate you bringing the noise issue to our attention. We would like to continue this conversation with you. At your earliest convenience,...More

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited on a Friday night, between 5 and 6 PM. It was busy but not full. We were seated quickly. It took more than five minutes for a server to locate us and provide menus. She went over the specials and...More

Thank Brian K
Otie H, Guest Relations Manager at Babalu Tapas & Tacos, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Brian K., Thank you for your review of Babalu. We are disappointed to hear that your dining experience was less than impressive. We would like to continue this conversation with you. At your earliest convenience, would you please email us at oheubach@eathere.com? Thank you, and...More

Reviewed 3 February 2018

Very nice food, smallish portions given the cost, but the place is heaving from this second location - not surprised, very good indeed.

Thank Visidigi
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I really like most everything about Babalu's brand. Great environment, with great drinks & changing specialty mixes. Still good table side guacamole. The daily special fish dishes are spot on, and small plate options are perfect. The taco choices were interesting and well made. I...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Celebrated with a birthday lunch. Server was attentive and provided a surprise for the celebration. Excellent food.

Thank mrkswimmom
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We were in town for the Christmas holidays & a friend recommended this restaurant. We were glad they did! When we pulled in, we could tell it was popular by the number of cars at 4 pm on a Thursday. Despite the crowd we were...More

Thank Kerry D
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious, guacamole is the best in Memphis, jalapeño drinks are a treat and the servers are down to earth. A regular visit for me often.

Thank vrwb223
Reviewed 26 October 2017

contemporary decor. great place for a date or to meet friends. variety of menu items. their theme is that the menu items are meant to be shared by your party.

Thank mznia
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Dinner date with the wife on a Friday night.. plus happy hour prices. Our first time at Babalu’s. Great service from our waiter MARK. Mark (from NOLA) knows the menu so well and he made great recommendations. Wife had ceviche tuna and a Caesar salad...More

Thank glenn S
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24 June 2017|
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Response from Otie H | Property representative |
Babalu Tapas and Tacos does have a children's menu!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6450 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-4882
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-410-8909
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