From live music to great food, there’s no doubt you’ll find Beale Street to be nothing short of an extraordinary cultural experience. When you’re on the street, you’ll hear non-stop live music and be a part of a very lively atmosphere that you can’t help but indulge yourself in. So, when you’re in Memphis strolling down Beale Street, don’t miss these spots to help give you that real Tennessee experience you won’t forget.

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King’s Palace Cafe

It doesn’t get more southern than BBQ and cajun flavors. When you’re looking for that perfectly authentic meal, King’s Palace Cafe is the hot spot in town. Guests can enjoy ribs, pi-boys, shrimp and crawfish seasoned to perfection.

Miss Polly’s Soul City Cafe

Famous on Beale Street, Miss Poly’s Soul City Cafe is home to special dishes such as steak and eggs, chicken and waffles, and well…barbecued everything! Don’t miss a change to get a real taste of Memphis at this restaurant.

Blues City Cafe

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Looking for that old school diner? Blues City Cafe is just the spot. Go back in time while you indulge in oven-roiled steaks, ribs, catfish and tamales. This spot is open from morning to late at night, so you’ll always have a chance to visit for a meal.


The River Inn of Harbor Town

Posted by River Inn of Harbor Town on Wednesday, July 6, 2016

You won’t want to sleep when you’re on Beale Street, but when you do, check-in to The River Inn of Harbor Town. This inn is the epitome of a southern charm boutique hotel. Overlooking the Mississippi river, you’ll feel right at home with the comfort and hospitality Memphis style.

Peabody Hotel

Posted by The Peabody Memphis on Wednesday, July 20, 2016

A famous hotel in Memphis, the Peabody is a favorite for visitors due to its proximity to Beale Street. You are right in the heart of the city and can walk to the best bars and restaurants in town.

Memphis Marriott Downtown

Posted by Madonna Ramp on Thursday, February 7, 2013

Perfectly situated in the center of the city, the Memphis Marriott Downtown allows visitors a pedestrian access to all the best spots in town. Guests love the clean and spacious rooms along with the hotel’s warm hospitality.


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BB Kings Blues Club and Grill

It doesn’t get more ‘blues” than BB Kings Blues Club and Grill. This destination is perfect for families, as it offers family friendly live music and excellent food for all to enjoy. When you come, stay for a while and enjoy the blues.

The FedEx Forum

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The FedEx Forum is home to both the Tigers and the Grizzlies, the biggest arena in Memphis also hosts concerts and special events. So when you’re in Memphis by Beale Street, stop by for some great entertainment!