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Barksdale Restaurant

) #325 of 1,249 Restaurants in Memphis $ American,
237 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104-4222
+1 901-722-2193
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good19%
  • Average38%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
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American, Diner
237 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104-4222
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

I only eat there for Breakfast but probably the best value in Memphis for breakfast. Outside is not inviting but inside is clean and friendly!

Thank sesmith1951
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Our first meal in Memphis is at Barksdale Restaurant. We were told to go there by the locals. We always try to eat where the locals eat. We were very happy with our food. Steve got chicken fried steak and an order of fried chicken....More

1  Thank Pam S
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I walked in here for the first time. It seems like a nice little, nothing fancy coffee and breakfast diner. Although, there's maybe one, two harried waitresses taking care of NOT that many people (1/2 - 3/4 full of people at 9 am - breakfast...More

Thank Airbus300
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Oh my gosh, y'all! This place had the best food. We got there at 1pm and because we had slept in late, I really wanted breakfast and my kids wanted lunch. The Barksdale offered it all. My omelette and pancakes were A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!!! The omelette had...More

Thank belcherfamily
Reviewed 21 March 2017

First time I was ever there. Son, who lives in Memphis, has eaten there several times. Food was okay, but not great.

Thank fooded
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Outstanding breakfast that we found by accident. Planned to go to another highly rated spot for Sunday breakfast but it didn't open until later and we had a conference to get to. Stopped by Barksdale and really liked it! Biscuits are so light and tasty,...More

Thank JWilguess
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This was our first visit to Barksdale Restaurant today. The kitchen was running unusally slow, according to our waiter. The food was delicious once it arrived (about 35 minutes for omelets to be delivered). Be advised the portions are average, so if you're hungry, order...More

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 19 August 2016

when you come in it feels like home with a nice atmosphere and sweet people. The food is good and coffee is on its way.

Thank YCM1995
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Again if you like hearty good food on a budget, this is the place. I got the meat and two sides and it was very good.. I have heard they make good breakfast too, but I haven't tried it. Don't get here too late though...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 13 June 2016

The servers welcome guests as they come in, the waitress looks *at* you, not through you, the food is served quickly and tastes as you'd expect, and the whole experience is just warm and comfortable. Go. Now.

Thank JustinW27
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104-4222
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-722-2193
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