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Miss Polly's Soul City Cafe

154 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
+1 901-527-9060
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“mac and cheese” (32 reviews)
“fries” (42 reviews)
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American, Bar
154 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Now that’s the way it should be done! Best chicken on waffle ever! And the BBQ omelette was great too. Good service /lots of Beale St ambience!

Thank maryellen0718
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 straight years coming to Memphis for IBC & I had never before ventured into this joint. This is my goto on Beale henceforth. I had the 4 veggie plate due to a tender tummy. Large portions, freshly prepared. And less than $8. My dining...More

Thank Texasleaguer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just needed a place to sit and cool down and eat lunch. We found the staff friendly and the food a little better than your typical tourist area restaurants

Thank jerry096
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We made it to Memphis and of course Beale Street. I had a want for Chicken and Waffles. Miss Polly’s Soul City Cafe right on Beale St had a sign for Chicken and Waffles. Sweet tea the sweetest I’ve had in my road trip from...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 3 January 2018

A hole-in-the-wall in the absolute best sense. Grits, fried okra and pickles. Chicken fried steak, etc. My wife from South Texas was in heaven.

Thank rrrarick
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I was told if i come to Memphis that i had to eat here. The food was decent. The wings were good and the fries were plan. The macaronni taste like boxed mac and cheese. The service was great so i would probally give hem...More

Thank livelife h
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We woke up early on our first morning in Memphis and decided to go for a walk down Beale st for breakfast. Miss Polly’s was the only place open and so we decided to give it a chance. Going inside is like going back in...More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We were told we needed to visit this place. The food was mediocre and the service was poor. It was about 9 am and there were many people who send to be trying to get over a hard night of drinking. It took a long...More

1  Thank Mary P
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The service was exceptional and very friendly servers. I had fried white meat chicken with greens and black eye peas. The jalepeno cornbread was great. They only take cash or visa cards for payment.

Thank 506carolyna
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I absolutely loved the chicken here! The Mac and Cheese is delicious, and the okra is too! The staff is so friendly. Everything is cooked to order, so you know it’s fresh!

Thank josiecflake_08
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29 January 2017|
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Response from nolamom22 | Reviewed this property |
not sure but we were there early like around 8ish... and the breakfast was excellent.... big portions......my husband and i shared a breakfast.... very very delicious..
20 August 2015|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous answer. This is old time southern soul food. It's not for the health conscience or limited ingredient eater. That doesn't mean you cannot find something to enjoy on the menu, but you won't be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-527-9060
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