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Arcade Restaurant

540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
+1 901-526-5757
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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07:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Food was good. I had the eggs, ham, and hash browns. Large portions. Nothing really special about the inside just a typical old dinner. We had a party of five and were seated promptly. It seemed to take a while to get the food after...More

Thank wooopig
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This diner is a great visit for history's sake. The booths and tables are straight from the 50s/60s, and the ambiance of eating in Memphis' oldest restaurant is pretty cool. However, the service we received was rather curt and the food, though huge in portion...More

Thank BAE2013A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Average food. The pizza was lacking. My husband chose breakfast, his hash browns were cold the rest was "okay". The history is cool. Definitely wishing we'd have waited for the place across the street to open...

Thank SMT1974
Reviewed 4 days ago

We came for dinner, so it was a bit busy, but I had a great catfish sandwich and my sister got the Elvis-approved peanut butter and banana sandwich (gonna take a hard pass on that one, but she said it was good). Fun ambiance. Our...More

Thank gormer
Reviewed 4 days ago

Seriously - I couldn't have loved this place any more. I had read about the history of the Arcade before we went to Memphis and I knew it was a must stop when we visited recently. The Arcade is located very close to the National...More

Thank jennlovesfood
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stepping into the Arcade was like stepping back in history. It has the old parlor stools, small cozy tables & booths, and the décor is very retro & classic. We got there right when it opened on a Monday, to avoid any crowds. Parking was...More

Thank rhenness11
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I ordered a strawberry salad with a sandwich. It took almost 40 minutes for our food to be delivered. Even when the food was ready, I watched it sit for at least 5 minutes while our waiter was flying around doing a million of other...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago

Was really looking forward to this, but was sadly unimpressed. The service was very slow and the meal was nothing exceptional. My companion had the "Elvis dish" and it was horrible. OK, the ambiance takes you back to "the good ole days", but that is...More

Thank Ann N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Be sure to visit between 1-1:30pm, it was the time we found it least crowded. They've been visited by all the Travel Channel & Food Network shows you can think of and the food is super tasty! We had the Arcade French Toast, the Sweet...More

Thank chris d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat in booth one that had been occupied by Mr Kennedy, owners friend, for 40 years. Fun history facts. Great waitress, Areia? Who gave us many spot on tips for the city. Good sweet potato pancakes. Slow but was a Sunday. 40 minutes from order...More

Thank cmiller1
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Becky B
Where is available parking
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.
How are the prices?
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.
Is breakfast served all day or does it end at a particular time?
14 September 2016|
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Response from KelcieTheExplorer | Property representative |
All day!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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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