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McEwen's On Monroe

#21 of 1,211 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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120 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2512 (2ND & MONROE)
+1 901-527-7085
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Kaarst, Germany
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the best places in Memphis for a relaxed but good dinner. Quality food and great folks. Creative dishes meet a well stocked bar in very nicely decorated surroundings. Been there several times and enjoy it every time. Love the basement room.

Thank hawk2500
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the New York Strip, which was perfect. It came with 2 sides, a potato and andouille sausage combination and asparagus. The creme brulee was good. Extensive wine list. Nice atmosphere.

Thank David T
United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pleasant dining room and wait staff. Waitress attended to orders and got check promptly. Ordered 2 specials and one other, took about 20 minutes to get food. Beverages refilled regularly. Food good quality. No complaints

Thank VacaBird
Portland, Indiana
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dining experience at McEwens. Brian is a fantastic server and really knows his food and drinks. You can't beat the service and welcoming atmosphere. We ate dinner one night and returned for dessert the next night after a bad experience at the Capriccio Grill.

Thank btravels6577
Fayetteville, Georgia
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were heading to see The Bodyguard musical at the nearby Orpheum Theater, and we decided to have dinner here because it was close to the venue and the menu looked great. It did not disappoint. There is a wide variety of food choices so it's great for large groups as well because there is something for... More 

Thank Camille G
Clarksdale, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I need a nice, comfortable, delicious and just interesting enough dinner spot in Memphis, McEwen's is almost always one of the top three on the list. More often than not I end up eating at the bar by myself or with just one friend and that is perfect. It is comfortable, the music is good and not too loud,... More 

Thank Eric S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Took a chance going here on New Year's eve without a reservation. We had been here passing through back in October and wanted to come again. We got seated ( not the best table ) but we were grateful nonetheless. That night they had a 4 course prix fix menu. There was a nice variety, my duck, bisque and fish... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We had a reservation here the other night. It was good. Pros: Lobster Risotto we had was good. The shrimp and grits was good but the appetizer portion would barely feed one. The atmosphere was relaxed and nice. Great liquor and wine selection. Cons: Cocktails were not that good. Too strong and lacked good flavor. Service was decent. Our waiter... More 

Thank sbradford1208
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

After reading the reviews, our expectations of the restaurant were very high. The atmosphere was inviting (love the artwork), good lunch crowd, and the food came out piping hot. That was the good part. Service was just so-so.

Thank GrayRose1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I have been here several times and it keeps getting better and better. The atmosphere is wonderful and the service is very good and knowledgable. The bar menu is tremendous, if you are a bourbon drinker this is a cant miss. Every bourbon you can imagine is on the menu. I had the pan seared ribeye and it was done... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Valet Parking, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2512
    (2ND & MONROE)
  • Public Transportation: Main Street Trolley stop is less than half block from restaurant entrance. Trolley stop located at Monroe and Mid America Mall.
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-527-7085

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