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“Easter Dinner”
Review of Central BBQ

Central BBQ
Ranked #17 of 1,550 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 6 - USD 20
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Neighbourhood: Cooper Young Community Association
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

It was our last night in Memphis and we weren’t leaving until we tried this place we’d heard so much about. I had brisket plate, amazing, husband had pork plate, he really enjoyed and daughter had pork sandwich. Our sides , beans, slaw, FF and potato salad were very good. A must try when visiting. Only reason not giving 5 star was staff at this location didn’t seem friendly. The guy at the ordering window was the worst. He was not friendly at all made us feel like we were bothering him when we asked questions. Maybe he wasn’t happy about working Easter Evening. But the food more than made up for it!!!

Thank Debra H
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Not the Texas BBQ we are use to but it was pretty good. We had brisket and ribs. The potato salad, mac and cheese were also good.

Thank CDR_ORION
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

This place will not let you down. Great BBQ. Stopped coming through Memphis after vacation. Ribs are AWESOME.

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Thank Scott C
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Great smokey flavor, multiple types of sauces or a dry rub. Mac and cheese, onion rings, slaw, and peanut butter pie are the stuff dreams are made of. Seating and parking is tight and scarce, though.

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Thank kayakdaddy
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

I have to say first that the bbq at Central is really good. We ate the ribs and they are some of the best I've had. They are really fast when it comes to getting your food to you also. They do however have some of the rudest staff ever. They look as if they hate their jobs and they will speak to you as if you are trash. I had family from England with me who didn't understand what some of the items on the menu were and the cashier raised her voice and spoke to them like they were children. I have heard about the attitude that people in Memphis have, but when you go to a restaurant that is supposed to be famous and well known, you expect more.

Thank Us4cityfolks
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