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Arcade Restaurant

540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
+1 901-526-5757
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You only come here for the history and memories; the food wouldn't survive anywhere else. The service is non-existent', asked for the peanut butter and banana sandwich and a Bud and waited and waited ....... The Bud didn't come at all and the sandwicjh took...More

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome restaurant, great food had serrt potato pancakes. Husband had country fried steak. Prompt seating, friendly prompt seating. Glad we came.

Thank Swcowgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A genuine Diner from the early days. Great spot for a small thing to eat or drink. And a must for any Elvis fan! Tried his favourite, sandwich with peanutbuter, bananda and bacon. Well...ok. We hade to millkshakes wich both were just great !

Thank Lasse B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our for long walk towards river crossing and stumbled across this place. Doesnt look much from the outside but service and food were great and the staff really friendly and great conversation. The guy on the till at the end actually took a real interest...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Giving them 4 stars because the waitress had such an awesome personality for having such a bad day. We arrived about 1:00 to have lunch. Bad news, fryer was down so nothing available that had to be fried. Out of soup. We both ordered sandwiches...More

Thank Doreen K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy at Sunday lunchtime. The front desk was overwhelmed and nobody was available to put our names on the waiting list when we arrived. Make sure you do this! The wait was 45 minutes, and they sent a text to let you know when....More

Thank libertino23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great restaurant!! Yes i'm a Elvis fan and I had the popular Fried Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich, which was really good. Don't forget to ask them about the Elvis booth when you visit. Highly Recommended.

Thank himynameisvans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is your typical diner, so if you are looking for something out of the ordinary - this isn’t your place. However if you want a good diner style breakfast at a historic restaurant with a few interesting angles - like sweet potato pancakes, then...More

Thank Michele S
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Lots of history and a fun atmosphere - but the food is average at best. Eggs were cold, grits were lukewarm and fruit salad used canned blueberries. Waitresses were super helpful, but overall a tourist trap more than anything.

1  Thank StorytellerGal
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

The hostess took our name. We waited 20 minutes for our table. We sat down. The first thing our waitress told was the fryer was broken. Nothing fried was available. We had heard their chicken fried steak was good. It seemed the only options was...More

1  Thank Labsmom4
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12 July 2017|
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Response from JenLeG | Reviewed this property |
There's a fair number of items that are dairy free, and they were happy to accommodate my dairy allergy by omitting the cheese! Enjoy!
Becky B
22 March 2017|
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Response from Trechia B | Reviewed this property |
Parking is on the street. It's not a high traffic area. I've never had to walk far.
29 December 2016|
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Response from Davidtw41 | Reviewed this property |
As I recall the prices were on the moderate side. Probably under $10 each for a breakfast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-526-5757
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