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Miss Polly's Soul City Cafe

#23 of 1,217 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar
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154 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
+1 901-527-9060
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri 08:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Frankfort, Kentucky
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

We ate breakfast here several times on this trip. It's right on Beale Street, so really accessible. We tried the omelettes, potatoes, grits, biscuits, sausage, eggs, and waffles. The coffee is good here. I just wish they served the breakfast with more than 1 biscuit. Clean and very friendly service. Our waitress, Sara, was awesome.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

We got there at 10 am and the place was packed. You have to wait outside if there is not a table but they will get you in as soon as they can. They serve traditional breakfast fare and the scrambles were outstanding. We thought we would be overwhelmed by food as toast and potatoes (or grits) came with the... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

We had to have chicken and everyone we talked to said this is the place. The chicken was great, the sides were all good as well. Cant complain about the price either. I dont like corn bread but theres is the best. Only soda and beer, no wine or real boose. Good service, glad we went.

Thank richard p
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

Food lovely, staff friendly and good value for money. My son had chicken and waffles and loved it my daughter had chicken and there was lots. Would recommend eating here.

Thank family f
New York, United States
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141 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

A friend told me to go to Miss Polly's while in Memphis. It's right in the middle of Beale Street.The food is fabulous. I had the Fix-A-Flat Special, which was Chicken fried chicken, with the classic white gravy, along with jalapeno cornbread and two sides. The chicken was so juicy and tender. I had the melt in your mouth sweet... More 

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Carshalton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

I had chicken and waffles with a side of mac and cheese, which was lovely (and chicken does go with waffles, bizarrely- it's not a combination I've ever seen before in the UK!). It was only $9.99 for a chicken breast and leg, buttered waffle and one side item which was pretty cheap. My mother in law had fried green... More 

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Woodbury, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

Its open for breakfast,lunch, and dinner. We only went breaskfast 3 days in a row. It was wonderful and the people were very nice. the miss pollys southern eggs benedict with country ham and white gravy on great biscuts. Chicken and waffles, omelets. All Good. It has to be just as good for lunch and dinner

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

We enjoyed large portions of good food at reasonable prices. The service was great and the atmosphere for a Beale street lunch was perfect!

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Found Miss Polly's on Beal Street for breakfast and really liked their chicken and waffles and great coffee. Service was fast and friendly. And it was fun watching the previous night's musicians from various clubs come in and grab coffee off the counter and gossip about the scene.

Thank alisond87
Shawnee, Kansas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Make sure and stop in at Miss Polly's. GREAT service - excellent food - great prices. I love chicken and waffles and they had a variety - almost made it hard to choose. The fried okra was some of the best I've had. Nothing was greasy. All served with a smile

Thank Michelle S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?