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Arcade Restaurant

540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
+1 901-526-5757
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great service. Kinda slow but it was a packed house and the people kept coming! We got there around 9 on a Saturday morning. There were two of us and we got a table right away. It seemed like larger parties had a short wait....More

Thank hpgirl18
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Google was having me stop a block West of the location, so be aware of the potential of that happening if you use Google maps. Our food was fine. Service, not so much.

Thank FunWife
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finding a good breakfast restaurant isn’t that easy in Memphis. Arcade is s long running family restaurant recommended by a trolley driver. It was very good for breakfast among all of the BBQ and souls food restaurants. Service was a little slow but people were...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had about 50 people for a pre-wedding get together on a Friday night. The food was set up as a buffet on the bar with an open bar for the guests. The food was excellent and the service could not have been better. The...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was very good as well as the service. However the Arcade is run down, I guess that is part of its charm?

1  Thank almenj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sweet Potato Pancakes - unbelievable! Redneck biscuits with chicken - to die for! I would eat breakfast here everyday - a little slow but OMG worth it! You've got to try ARCADE

Thank cpidon74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Y'all...this diner is worth the visit! My husband and I just had the best breakfast. I got the Redneck and he got the sweet potato pancakes. We shared so we could experience both. This place has a lot of history and delicious diner food. I...More

Thank DanyaPa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Monday morning around 9am, no wait. Our server told us usually an hour wait on Sat/Sun if you come after 9am Portions are large, we split our breakfast. Pancakes & hash browns were great. Service was friendly. Character of the place...More

Thank jgl99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at 11:45 a.m. to enjoy breakfast prior to our reservation to enjoy Escape Room Memphis located across the street at 1:15. The hostess told us it'd be about a 40-minute wait, but when we told her about our appointment, she said if we...More

Thank Diana H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting Aussies! First thing my husband did was look for an old fashioned diner. We walked down there - took ages. There was no one around and then suddenly a huge crowd down the road. I said 'I bet that's it' and sure enough it...More

1  Thank Turbogirl25
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Questions & Answers
12 July 2017|
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Response from JenLeG | Reviewed this property |
There's a fair number of items that are dairy free, and they were happy to accommodate my dairy allergy by omitting the cheese! Enjoy!
Becky B
22 March 2017|
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Response from Trechia B | Reviewed this property |
Parking is on the street. It's not a high traffic area. I've never had to walk far.
29 December 2016|
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Response from Davidtw41 | Reviewed this property |
As I recall the prices were on the moderate side. Probably under $10 each for a breakfast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-526-5757
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