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McEwen's On Monroe

120 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2512
+1 901-527-7085
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
120 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2512
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to a pretty bad storm, the facade of the facility (including that cute little sign which designates the place) was blown off... Directly in front of restaurant was a bit tricky to navigate, but... Once in the place, the service, food, and atmosphere was...More

Thank Glen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been several years since we visited McEwen's. They changed ownership back in 2008 or so, but did not miss a beat (perhaps they even got better). The bar is delightful with a superb list of whiskeys and a great atmosphere. The restaurant is...More

Thank SrgnFsh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was part of a party of nine, and we were sat in a small private room in the basement. Our server was very knowledgeable and friendly. I tried the fried green tomatoes, the Caesar salad and the tenderloin sliders with homemade pimento. Everything was...More

Thank Businesstraveller1gr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hands down - best potato salad!! Everything I've had here is delicious from salads to sandwiches to soup.

Thank monkeydog80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

"Small plates big taste" is what the menu said and it was absolutely true. We went in on a Wednesday evening and did not have to wait for a table for two, we chose a high top on the bar side. We had the steak,...More

Thank Skiinian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

on yelp scrambling around for a lunch place and Mcewens was in the top 10 in the area. What a find. We were a party of 3 for lunch. Great hole in the wall in a wonderful old building with modernized flair. Service was excellent...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I was staying next door so for lunch I grabbed a Cuban sandwich. Not nearly as good as I am use to in Florida but it was descent. I went back the same day for sea scallops to go. I got four scallops the size...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Amazing veggie options - watermelon salad, wild mushroom, local tomatoes - and first rate pasta & meat entrees

Thank BTR1
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Every aspect fabulous. Ambiance fine, great service. But the food is close to the best vegetarian I've had. The fried green tomatoes - wonderful. I fortunately saved one slice to go. The vegetarian plate was attractive, delicious and extremely varied - from grilled Brussels sprouts...More

Thank VTLongTimeTraveler
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We picked McEwens for it's menu & were not disappointed. We went for 6 appetisers between four adults, then straight to desert ! The quality of the food was excellent & the service was great.

Thank DavidBattyFan
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Questions & Answers
18 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from MemphisFoodie | Property representative |
Thanks for the inquiry, yes we have Valet for our dinner service and we do accept walkins
29 November 2015|
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Response from Diana S | Reviewed this property |
Yes its super close by, just one block onto Monroe St right next door to the Residence Inn
Charla S
19 July 2015|
Response from MemphisFoodie | Property representative |
We do not have a printed children's menu , but we are very accommodating to all of our guest. Thank you for your interest in McEwens.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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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