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One and Only BBQ

#29 of 1,223 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1779 Kirby Pkwy, Suite 1A, Memphis, TN 38138-3666
+1 901-751-3615
10:00 - 22:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We read a review on TripAdvisor regarding One and Only BBQ and we were very happy with the taste and pricing of our meal. The sauce I used was sweet and spicy and was perfect on the garbage plate. As recommended in the review I read I tried the banana pudding and it took me back to what my Mom... More 

Thank Terry W
Level Contributor
58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely love their smoked/ BBQ turkey. Great ribs also. Very good deviled eggs. Will go back again when I am in town.

Thank Daniel N
Alan K, Owner at One and Only BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your business! Alan Katzen Owner One & Only BBQ 901-219-5435 More 

Cordova, United States
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is clean and the employees are polite and accommodating. As an appetizer the fried dill pickles are really good. The ones I ordered were crisp and not greasy. I am a certified long time BBQ competition judge so I tend to set aside my judging criteria when eating at a restaurant since no restaurant can deliver competition quality... More 

Thank Jerry G
Butler, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in with my husband on a business trip to Memphis. I absolutely loved the dry rubbed ribs! The BBQ sauce made it even better! My husband had brisket, he couldn't stop raving about it! Very good BBQ!

Thank MeLynda S
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on 3-6-17 thru the drive thru. First it took 15 minutes after I ordered. Had a simple order. Small Sandwich with slaw and fries. Got home cold sandwich no slaw and soggy under cooked fries. Was looking forward to the meal and was very disappointed because I heard good things. Not sure if they get a second chance.

Thank MaryBeth C
Alan K, Owner at One and Only BBQ, responded to this review

Hello MaryBeth C, I apologize for your poor experience at One & Only BBQ. I would love to get some details about your experience. Your review says you went through our drive-thru on 3-6-2017, which was over a month ago. I am assuming this is an error. Please give me a call at 901-219-5435 and I will be lad to... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Must have been an off day. Ribs were overdone and dry. Brisket was unremarkable. The BBQ spicy sauce was good, but BBQ is not about the sauce. It could not make up for the not so good meat. Service was nice and friendly.

Thank Paul G
Alan K, Owner at One and Only BBQ, responded to this review

Hello Paul G., Thank you for your review of One & Only BBQ Kirby Parkway! We are attacking your issues immediately to figure out why you received overcooked and dry ribs and unremarkable brisket. We appreciate you attributing it to an off day, but we want to do whats right. If you send me your home or work address, I... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most definitely the best BBQ in Memphis. We had 5 different styles of meat, and none disappointed. The banana pudding is amazing! Along with fantastic food our server Jurnee was also amazing. 5 star experience!! Thank you!

Thank Jeremie S
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the turkey dinner with sweet potato fries and fruit. The turkey was the best turkey I have had in a long time. The fries were very good and not greasy like most sweet potato fries are. Excellent place to eat and if I'm ever back here I will visit again

Thank Steven C
Little Rock, Arkansas
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had never heard of One and Only BBQ until this weekend. I was dining at the Hard Rock cafe and asked the waiter if Central BBQ was good. He said it was mediocre. I then asked where he gets BBQ in Memphis and he said One and Only. The next day I stopped in to give it a try... More 

Thank concorde9615 .
Alan K, Owner at One and Only BBQ, responded to this review

Hello concorde9615. My name is Alan, owner of One & Only BBQ. Thank you for your review. I am so glad you were recommended to One & Only BBQ. We are pleased you enjoyed our food. Our prices are a little over our competition but there are 2 reasons for that. We use the best baby back ribs on the... More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This new restaurant location for One and Only BBQ is quite a treat. It is casual and open with lots of windows. The wait staff is excellent. I recommend the BBQ Bologna plate with pickles and slaw. The deviled eggs are a must for appetizer. The BBQ is rich with sauce and plentiful on the bun. Save room for Dessert.... More 

Thank divinemboy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1779 Kirby Pkwy, Suite 1A, Memphis, TN 38138-3666
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-751-3615
Memphis Style barbecue restaurant with outdoor patio seating. Full service, dine-in or take-out, full catering with delivery. Smoked meats including baby back ribs, pork shoulder, chicken, turkey, polish Kielbasa. Specialty BBQ items such as BBQ quesadilla, smoked drummies, chicken wings, BBQ pork or chicken nachos, fried pickles, BBQ bologna, hotdogs & hamburgers, vegan burger, vegan BBQ baked beans, Famous for Millie's house-made banana pudding and twice-baked potato salad! Excellent side dishes and desserts.

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