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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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American, Bar
154 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Had a great breakfast here. It seems to be one of the few open early on a weekend?? If it wasn't for the busker out front we would not have known it was open. Great select of both traditional and southern style foods to choose...More

Thank jsob1949
Reviewed 8 September 2016

If you love soul food, you cannot miss this place. It is beyond amazing! I got chicken fried chicken with okra and turnip greens. My husband got chicken and waffles, both were amazing. The service was great, the atmosphere quaint and you leave full at...More

Thank TomandNae
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Have been here several times. Always great fried chicken cooked fresh when ordered. Waffle also very good. Small store front with screen door as entrance door. Overall great place to have a meal.

Thank Conrad_Rabalais
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This place was pertty good food and a good pricem, It was a little on the dirty side and was in need of a good deep cleaning , but I would return

Thank pak6418201
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Food was ok. The chicken strips were tough. I wasn't really impressed with the food, but the service was good.

Thank bedfordmom4
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Best chicken-fried steak in the south. Haven't had anything bad here. Sort of a hole in the wall nestled amongst larger (and louder) restaurants/clubs. We try to never miss it!

Thank theblacksathome
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Stopped in for a good breakfast. It was good but they don'y have milk for your coffee, only creamers and no Butter for your biscuits, only spread (butter substitute). What down home restaurant uses commercial Spread for their biscuits?

Thank DSruns
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Great comfort and soul food. Good music playing. Sarah our waitress was very informative about the area and friendly. Would visit again.

Thank cgraz513
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Me and my friends are tough to please in restaurants, especially in the south (we have a vegetarian). We heard of Polly's fried chicken and felt we have to have fried chicken in Memphis, even though we were suspicious of it being on the main...More

Thank Ori F
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

A unique experience right in the middle of Beale St. The service was friendly, and the food was delicious! I had catfish, cole slaw and black-eyed peas.

Thank OHTravel2014
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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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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