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Silky O'sullivan's

183 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3713
+1 901-522-9596
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (51 reviews)
“ribs” (70 reviews)
“bbq nachos” (20 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
183 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3713
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We thought it would be fun to try an Irish bar in Memphis. I was looking forward to great corned beef, instead, my corned beef sandwich was dry, grissly and had no corned beef flavor. My dinner mates had bbq and ribs, they commented that...More

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose Silky’s because from the internet, it showed a great patio dining area with live goats roaming around. We thought our daughter would enjoy petting the goats after eating. However when we arrived at Silky’s and made our way to the patio, we found...More

Thank Bryan W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fun afternoon listening to music and enjoying each other. Live guitar player accepted request. This is fun for families and couples. I would definitely recommend. There was no cover charge. We were there around noon.

Thank zoretta h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome garden, live music in and out. We hesitated not sure Irish is what we wanted in the heart of so much music, but it is a great place to visit!

Thank CPORT65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for brunch. Very friendly staff. Food was served within a good timeframe and was tasty and reasonably priced. Would eat here again.

Thank Mee S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great drinks...good service and awesome fried pickles.. Loved the guys singing & playing on the pianos...

Thank SouthernBelle1967
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Memphis we were walking along Beale St looking for somewhere to eat and came across this bar. The food was poor and all four of us left most of it on our plates. If you want a drink and a live band fine if...More

Thank mcadamwj
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

This is going to sound strange for a Beale Street college bar staple, but genuinely, go at 11:30 or so on a weekday and get brunch. They have a fabulous pulled pork sandwich on cornbread johnnycakes that was among the best BBQ experiences I had...More

1  Thank Claire H
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

First let me say that Beale Street itself is amazing, puts Broadway in Nashville to shame. We chose to eat here because there was no cover charge. Probably for good reason because the music from this lady, who mind you is “known worldwide” was nothing...More

Thank CFD460
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Loved this place had a great singer here, who played whatever you asked her to play, ordered. Food which was plentiful, burgers, steaks and ribs all cooked to perfection . The beers were large and I mean large , more then a pint, reasonable cost...More

Thank Julie L
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4 March 2018|
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Response from Karen5056 | Reviewed this property |
The drinks are very reasonable here can't remember how much but it is not an expensive venue.
Paul L
18 September 2017|
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Response from Shannon D | Reviewed this property |
We parked in a lot at one end of Beale Street and then walked.
16 July 2017|
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Response from Tracy J | Reviewed this property |
During the daytime hours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 183 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3713
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-522-9596
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