Fried chicken and waffles is life changing. The waffles are heavenly. The tomato gravy made me cry tears of happiness. The food here is worth the wait!
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Stumbled upon this restaurant while touring around Memphis. Went with my husband and three young children for lunch. When we arrived we were greeted by the owner with a warm hug! Between all of us, we ordered most of what was offered on the menu....More
Small place BIG on flavor and awesome service. Everything was seasoned to perfection, Macaroni, green beans, catfish, porkchops. Really good stuff.
Delicious, cooked-to-order (with love) southern soul food. We ordered more food than we could eat in two days, and picked off each others plates, because it was so beautiful and so tasty. Authentic and wonderfully prepared. Give yourself some time to sit and relax. Your...More
Alcenia's soul food, made with love by staff who treated us like family from the second we walked in, is hands down the best of the dozen places enjoyed in Memphis. Catfish, yams, mac n cheese, cornbread and sweet tea - all perfect. The portions...More
The owner of this place is quite possibly the sweetest lady I have ever met. She definitely is devoted to her business and really cares about customers. The food was fan freaking tastic. The Salmon Croquettes were unlike anything I've ever had in my life....More
The term "soul food" is thrown around a lot, but Alcenia's is definitely food that is good for the soul. This is not "fast food", so make sure you have some time to wait, but it is most definitely worth the wait. The food was...More
Truly different. You feel like a family member coming home for supper. There are no strangers in this restaurant and the food is awesome and generous.
Small restaurant that you have to have time to wait as all the food is cooked fresh per order. Bring someone with you that is a good conversationalist. We arrived to enjoy the brunch. My hubby ordered chicken and waffles, salmon croquet, country potatoes and...More
Great food and super cookbook! BJ is such a friendly person and her food is out of this world. Freshly prepared so allow time to enjoy and savor the experience