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Bayou Bar & Grill

2094 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-6502
+1 901-278-8626
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“shrimp” (18 reviews)
“po boy” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2094 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-6502
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went back here with friends. I had not been here in years since I found better Cajun/Creole food elsewhere. I had blackened shrimp po-boy. Shrimp was not fresh, spice level low. Good bread and remoulade. Fries OK. Two Friends got jambalaya, both disappointed. Definitely not...More

Thank Hurley S
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I lived in Nawlins for 5 years. I can tell you that this place is the closet you can come anywhere near Memphis northward that I've found. PoBoys are great. Etouffee and Gumbo excellent. Have yet to have a bad anything. Weekend brunch - must...More

Thank ChiefDaveHMC
Reviewed 17 August 2017

MADE first visit on Wednesday....back on Saturday....my wife had brunch special and I had NAWLINS chicken.....chicken was very crispy and flavorful......I believe if you put their ZYDECO sauce on a rock it would be good.

Thank tom h
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I'm not a fan of Cajun cousin so no need to beat around the bush. Food was just ok! We ordered the: philly cheese steak, fried chicken salad, their house hot wings & fries and all were nothing special. Maybe if we'd tried the alligator...More

Thank Travelndinegirl
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We stopped by to get a bite to eat. We had their daily special which was a seafood pasta. It was very good and spicy. We love spicy foods. We also had a dozen oysters on the half shell which were also good and salty....More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

It was my first time trying their brunch and it was very good. The restaurant fills up pretty quickly so I suggest you arrive early for brunch. I had the salmon benedict and grits along with their "macmisos." Macmisos are mimosas with grand marnier added...More

1  Thank Laquentus J
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I had the bacon wrapped shirmp with zydeco sauce. They were decent. Mashed potatoes were cold and cole slaw was yucky, but otherwise an OK experience.

Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We enjoyed our first visit. We had all the soups in a deal where you get 4 ounces of each. All were good, some were excellent. We would suggest if you like soups/gumbos you should get this. The inside seems a little dirty but it...More

Thank 1206frequenttraveler
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Recently dined at the Bayou for lunch. Raw oysters, gumbo, and fried oyster basket. We requested a "to go" order and we we told that they were too busy to deal with orders to go. Disappointing.

1  Thank brendafR486QV
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Only had a drink and service was mediocre. Was waiting on take out order for someone else. Not sure how that was

1  Thank Blackbutterflyybabe
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15 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2094 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-6502
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-278-8626
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