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Bluff city coffee

505 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4458
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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505 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4458
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I wanted to have a quick cup of coffee after visiting the Civil Rights Museum. The regular coffee is really great, full of flavor. The quiche was great.... it was weird that they aren't heated up. I give 5 stars for coffee...More

Thank Josh H
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I really want to love this place.. I really do. They have free wifi and awesome places to sit. The location is great and its a great place for locals as well as visitors (who often go to the Civil Rights Museum, which I highly...More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped for desert and was to get go coffee but all they had was expresso. The strawberry gooey cookies were great and the chocolate biscotti greater. The blueberry danish made my head spin and the peach yogurt cake were incredible. What a great shop. Wished...More

Thank rogersober
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We were staying around the corner for one night. It was nice to walk down for morning coffee. Pastries and muffins were great. By the carry tubs out front it looks like they were made elsewhere and delivered to sale. They were good. Coffee was...More

Thank dan b
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Came here for breakfast on the way out of town and for lunch passing through three days later. For breakfast, I had Egg, Meat, and Cheese on a Croissant and the wife had Egg and Cheese Biscuit. Delicious. She liked the latte and I liked...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed in a nearby condo and I walked here every morning. Good coffee and chai and friendly people. Good looking pastries and bakery items

Thank swelgus
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Just around the corner from the National Civil Rights Museum. This is quite a nice little place. We had lattes which were excellent. We were charged $8.50 for 2 small ones to drink in, which I thought was a bit expensive. Free wifi.

Thank ukdryver
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Has a large selection of coffees teas and pretty much any specialty drink you can think of. Fresh made pastries,bagels, breads and cookies.. seating is ok just your usual coffee nook. Staff is friendly and helpful, prices are equal to your Starbucks like menu/pricing. Will...More

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Crowded, but appropriately so for a place in a primo location. Felt like a taste of a real neighborhood.

Thank rawlinsarchive
Reviewed 31 March 2017

My husband and I were looking for coffee spots, and found Bluff City. It is in an old sort of free standing building just a block or so from the Civil Rights Museum. The walls are exposed brick and there are comfortable tables and lounging...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4458
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
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