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Marlowes Ribs and Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
McKellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD
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4381 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38116-6407
+1 901-332-4159
16:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 02:00
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Jacksonville, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While in Memphis, we went to Marlowes on a chilly, rainy, Friday night. Fred warmly met us at the door. led us to our table, and took our drink orders. After taking our food order, he returned within five minutes with piping hot food. He checked on us as needed and made our meal delightful. The ribs were so tender,... More 

Thank Terry2462013
Danville, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Marlowes on a Saturday evening after a cold and rainy soccer tournament. We have visited other barbecue restaurants in Memphis in the past. This definitely surpasses all of the rest. The pork barbecue, fried pickles, and chips were AMAZING. We will definitely return on our next stay in Memphis.

Thank norton5
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I'd seen this on triple D and thought worth a try since we were at gracelands. We had a wee bit of a wait for it to open (our fault we didn't check the opening times). Quickly seated when we did get in, helpful and friendly waitress who was eager to please, cannot fault her or the other staff we... More 

Thank Susan I
Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had to stop at marlowes ! Super cool atmosphere....Fred our server was above and beyond, he was funny, fast and what a hard worker ! He made the visit well worth the stop the food was great but he makes that restaurant ! Corn fritters are a must they were delicious and smoked ribs were very tasty - - just... More 

Thank Janis O
Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having heard and read about all the great barbecue in Memphis I persuaded the family this would be an experience. An order of pulled pork and brisket with many sides later I apologized. Edible but nothing special at all. Restaurant decor was probably a giveaway. Must be better barbecue in Memphis

2 Thank michael n
Brisbane, Australia
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78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Marlowes for dinner the night before visiting Graceland. We were told about Marlowes by the receptionist at La Quinta and because we were staying at LaQuinta we could get 10% discount. It seems that Marlowes are prepared to pick you up from your hotel in a pink Cadillac We decided to drive there instead. We had a huge... More 

1 Thank Brentwood_Resort
Lincoln, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tried to get pink Cadillac but was told last pickup at 8 and was reserved. We drove to Resturant two were sitting there??? But greeted by friendly staff, great server. Food was served quickly. Were we in for a treat. Meat just fell off ribs!! We ordered the full rack for two. Each received two sides which were good... More 

1 Thank morestips
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came for dinner after reading great reviews & it didn't disappoint. Had ribs with an amazing sauce on them & after seeing some tasty looking desserts being served to the busy dining room we decided to spilt a couple - Yum!! I think the chocolate cake was the best. Definately worth the uber ride there. Its a great restraurant for... More 

1 Thank Stephanie J
Fort Erie, Canada
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72 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were picked up in a pink Cadillac and driven to Marlowes. Once seated the waitress was right there and took our drinks and meal orders right away. Within 5 minutes it was all on our table. We had a full rack of ribs split for two. Of the sides, the coleslaw and baked beans were delicious. The ribs were... More 

1 Thank Lynda C
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really should be top of the list! Visiting Memphis for three days we decided to try three legendary BBQ joints and make our own judgment on top spots, and Marlowe's takes the award. The service was very good, very friendly, and very quick. The BBQ (ribs, brisket and pork) was fantastic and the best we had during our visit. All... More 

2 Thank Gary W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4381 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38116-6407
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > McKellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD
  • Neighbourhood: McKellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD
  • Phone Number: +1 901-332-4159

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?