There’s so much to love about Memphis, from the history to the music and even the Bass Pro Pyramid in all its strange glory. But one thing that makes this city truly great is the wide array of food options. And there’s no shortage of truly unique places to eat in Memphis. Whether it’s their menu or their entire aesthetic, we want to share some of the best one-of-a-kind spots around town that you’re gonna love!
Looking for a cozy wine bar perfect for a girls’ night or brunch? The Hen House was made with those vibes in mind, with eats perfect for sharing with the table and one-of-a-kind drinks you’ll love.
No list of unique Memphis restaurants would be complete without mentioning The Beauty Shop, a former curl-and-dye spot that Priscilla Presley herself used to frequent. Now, it’s a ’50s-style eatery that still has hair dryers at select tables, serving up delicious foods from brunch to dinner.
Global Café is an international food hall with a menu as eclectic and unique as its chefs who cook recipes from their home countries. Try authentic dishes from all over the world right here in Memphis at an affordable price.
Come for the rooftop views, but stay for the delicious food at Tiger and Peacock on Overton Square. This spot has dramatic and “wild” decor that’s definitely Instagram-worthy, and their drink and snack menus will keep the party going until closing time.
For a taste of the South with an upscale spin, try The Farmer at Railgarten. This restaurant’s eco-friendly focus and sleek decor elevate any dining experience. You’ve really got to try their deviled eggs for yourself!
Between the unique cocktails and moody aesthetic, Memphis Whistle is one place that needs to be experienced. They even offer vegan bites on their menu and a rotation of seasonal desserts. This may soon become your favorite spot.
Tamboli’s is a downtown eatery with authentic Italian fare, and the restaurant itself offers beautiful views of Madison with its large windows. Between their brilliant twists on classic foods and unique decor, this is one spot you’ll want to visit.
You don’t need to stay at the Central Station Hotel to enjoy Bishop, although you likely won’t want to leave once you step inside. This upscale French-inspired eatery serves breakfast through dinner and drinks to go with every meal, with modern French vibes in its decor to match the menu.
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