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The Brass Door

#154 of 1,211 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub
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152 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2614
+1 901-572-1813
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Memphis, Tennessee
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51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Irish cooking in Memphis TN. It was above average, I had the fish and chips and the fish was very good but the chips not so much. I had real British chips years ago and constantly looking for the real thing. These were more like hand cut French fries not soggy but not crispy. The atmosphere was good and it... More 

Thank robhendry
Holts Summit, Missouri
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never been to a better Irish pub!!!! The food was fantastic, the service was above and beyond! We wish we would have found it earlier in out stay, so we could go back again and again. When we return to Memphis, this will be the first place we visit.

Thank lhendrydecker
Bethel Springs, Tennessee
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144 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for drinks and maybe something to eat before a concert. Bartender was friendly, decor was nice. They had Guinness , Harps and Smithwicks on tap, as well as other beers. A few more Irish whiskeys would have been nice. We ended up having a few drinks and moving on, so we never tried the food.

Thank Irie5678
London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

discovered the brass door strolling around Memphis and felt obliged to pop in and have a couple of cold ones nice choice of beers on draught and good bottle selection too had the burger and fries...the burger was excellent the fries even better!! girlfriend had the shepherds pie and thoroughly enjoyed had the pleasure of meeting the owner seamus...nice guy... More 

Thank smithy69uk
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were just returning from a tour of Sun Studios and were just looking for a cold beverage and a sandwich. This is the place to go. Not only did we get a great lunch (our lunch was terrific) we had some great company. Hats off to Seamus for making us feel like we were old friends! Good hosts are... More 

Thank Jon F
Richmond, Texas
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152 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I was staying down the street and popped in for dinner. The beer selection is nice. I would hope that management will eventually pull together a hit list of what is on tap and in the fridge. I had the burger and fries. The burger was prepared nicely. The patty was properly cooked and the bun crisp. The fries were... More 

Goodspring, Tennessee
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a great place to stop and watch "football" that being soccer - lots of space and TVs. Sat at the bar and their were lots of locals that came and went while we were there- Dave was the bartender and he was wonderful. Had a naked cheese burger and salad, and my husband had the fish and chips-... More 

Thank dhcoble
Memphis, Tennessee
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great little pub, and the food was excellent. I went with my wife for an early lunch, I think on a Tuesday, and they had half price fish and chips, which they have every week. The fish and chips were excellent, and only around $5 a plate. Nice atmosphere at lunch, quick service. The only negative was... More 

Thank waltsmitty
Urbandale, Iowa
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I never give bad reviews, but people need to know about this & I don't appreciate being treated like crap when I'm a paying customer. First time visiting here with my husband to watch the US play & the owner was incredibly rude to us. As we walked upstairs exploring the bar, we weren't fast enough for him & he... More 

Thank JenniferBT05
Starkville, Mississippi
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this place! Had the Sheperd's pie (but it seemed to have hamburger meat instead of lamb). Nice atmosphere, just super loud music. Will come back!

Thank jnlambers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-572-1813

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?