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Beale Street

Memphis, TN 38103
+1 901-526-0117
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Renovation and renewal have come to this historic street known as the "Home of the Blues." Flashy music clubs and restaurants abound.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“live music” (583 reviews)
“beale st” (590 reviews)
“police presence” (209 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Memphis, TN 38103
Midtown
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+1 901-526-0117
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Reviewed today via mobile

It turns out that every Wednesday night in Spring and Summer at 7:00 is motorcycle night and hundreds drive in and flood Beale St. But it’s not a wild scene, just more interesting. Beale St is an experience you should not miss!

Thank Morris N
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Reviewed yesterday

Not as bad as Bourbon Street in New Orleans (which is awful) but it is just a tourist trap with loud music which is generally awful (for real jazz go to Clarksville, MS) and weak drinks. Spend 5 minutes walking down the street (just to...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is fun for a one night stop. Plenty of music but unlike Nashville or New Orleans many were charging a cover. This took the fun out of being able to move from place to place.

Thank Karen R
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Reviewed yesterday

Ok, everything is expensive, some of the restaurants serve average food at best, the maintenance on the buildings could be better, toilet facilities are generally bad, but its a great place to hang out and listen to the blues. There are cover charges , we...More

Thank wdc3293
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Didn't find anything out of the ordinary, a little disappointing. Typical tourist area, lots of souvenir shops, bars and restaurants along a short two block area on Beale Street. Lots of better things to see in Memphis.

Thank Darlene K
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Live music everywhere & talent, talent, talent! Incredible bands. There are restaurants and gift shops too. So much to see and do.

Thank Carolyn000001
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beatle street is an amazing place with lots of information and places to visit. Plenty restaurants and bars all devoted to the blues.

Thank Ebayqueen2015
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We couldn’t be here in the evening so we thought we visit just to see the area. Monday morning about noon is pretty boring and some places weren’t even open on Monday. The people begging for money were out and we got hit 3 times...More

Thank IowaJim2015
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Beale Street is an eclectic area with lots of shops, bars, restaurants, and history. I have not been in this area in the evening, but during the day it is safe and fun!

Thank Paul K
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited Brake street 14 years ago and this time was disappointed in its lack of vibrancy. Memphis seems very fun down in general and Brake st no exception, although it was a week night.

Thank Marilyn P
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We stayed at anAirbnb right on Main Street it was about three blocks walking to Beale Street and about that far to walk to the civil rights museum I never felt unsafe walking and even when it was pouring rain there was an... More
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As far as I know it’s pretty busy every night of the week but ‘madly so’ at the weekend! So you’ll probably get a seat in a restaurant more easily on a Thursday. Loads to experience daytime and especially night time - do... More
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