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River Oaks

5871 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3949
+1 901-683-9305
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“halibut” (15 reviews)
“beet salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
5871 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3949
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

River Oaks is a Memphis locals hangout. Its pretty small and is always busy. The food is fabulous and so id the service. Nice wine list , even by the galss

Thank denisolet
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

I would like to say first that I am a picky eater. I am trying to Branch out and try more things and open up to new foods, so places like River oaks don't scare me as much. Everything I've gotten has been absolutely delicious....More

Thank Acburns11
Reviewed 5 March 2018

we have a lot of out of town guest and we take them to River Oaks. it never disappoints. the service is always excellent and the food is as well.

Thank Bob K
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Smaller fine dining with easy access to along with full bar. Impeccable friendly service and great place for a business meeting or couple to dine. Good selection on menu from salads and burgers to culinary delights.

Thank Jamie V
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The food was tasty, but the service time was terrible. Seated for 10 minutes before our drink order was taken; once ordered, 15 additional minutes before our first drinks came out (25-30 minutes after being seated, we received our first drink); entrées took 40 minutes;...More

Thank Cfrulla
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

This place was fantastic. The pan seared halibut was outstanding — served on a bed of haricot vert and edamame, the meal was truly wonderful. There was so much food, I couldn’t finish.

Thank CyrusMoo
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Last time we were there was this summer. Marked difference today. Service extremely slow. Waiter told us he didn’t want to interrupt our conversation to refill drinks. Food slow to come then scallops great but only marginally warm.

Thank Cindy J
Reviewed 9 September 2017

A well respected chief, excellent staff, and well prepared food - what else can you ask for? Lunch or dinner, you will not be disappointed. Located on a busy street, you should take into consideration the location on planning the time of your arrival, but...More

Thank ElvisJr
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Selected River Oaks from a variety of nearby eateries...I like to get off the "chain gang" when I can. I went with the petite salad and added salmon, great choice if you looking for a clean light meal. We also had the burger, it has...More

Thank Troy S
Reviewed 6 July 2017

What a respite! Had dinner here after many days of not my style of dining and chain restaurants. The cocktails were well-crafted and the wine list was nice. The food was delicious and the service was superb. I will say that there was a very...More

Thank Barbara T
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James Hays M
4 June 2015|
Response from Jerry_Bagnell | Reviewed this property |
James, I've only been there for dinner on a number of occasions. Everything has been delicious. On my first visit, there were so many menu options, I asked the server for a recommendation. They may have luncheon specials... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$32
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5871 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3949
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-683-9305
  • E-mail
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