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Silky O'sullivan's

$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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183 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3713
+1 901-522-9596
11:00 - 03:00
Open now
All hours
Mon 16:00 - 00:00
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 03:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 00:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good live music and excellent BBQ shrimp. Attentive wait staff and lots of room on the patio. There were people from all over the world and the singer engaged them a got a similar gift along started. Great fun.

Thank TrekkingGaia
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in to eat some Brisket, which was so tender I cut it with a fork. It's definitely more of bar with food. There was some live blues music which I enjoyed. Then at 9 pm the piano duo got up and played songs by request ($5). That was my favorite part of the night. I'd recommend going for a... More 

Thank Louis C
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up here in the afternoon and spent it listening to a great blues band in the garden....next to the goats! It was so great we ended back for dinner. The oysters were delicious and the Hurricane is a must have here!

Thank sjdetrick
Birmingham, Alabama
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255 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun stop on Beale with plenty of seating in a fun environment. Get a diver and walk Beale St.! It's a classic place in the history of Beale.

Thank traveltrixie
Westminster, SC
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The welcoming staff and owners of Silky O'Sullivan's make this a great Stop on Beale Street. Mrs. O'Sullivan chatted with us. The server, Charlie, treated us like old friends. Memphis rub ribs were tender and meaty. Fried pickles were great. We took friends from Michigan there and a good time was had by all.

Thank relapz1
Memphis, Tennessee
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When the weather is nice, the outdoor patio is a must do. The live goats are very interesting, and the palm trees and other night lights make the setting one to see. On the inside, the chandlers, live music, and dueling pianos add to the eclectic atmosphere and make for a good time. I have been here several times and... More 

Thank Sarah K
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140 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Six of us from the UK dined on a Friday night - choosing to sit outdoors and watch the diving goats. The service was excellent and the beer was good. Three of us chose Po-Boys but I have to admit that to me it was just a large batch (as we would call the bread in the UK) with chicken... More 

Thank CCFCfan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ladies at the bar were great! Ashleigh was awesome and we will be going back. The bathrooms do need some help though

Thank Ashlee M
San Diego, California, United States
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to have a brew and people watch. This place has a lot of local history and many items on the walls to check out.

Thank Robert O
Conover, NC
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85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant appeared a little old and I think the primary focus is on the bar. The bathrooms are old and a tight fit for medium build frames. The waitress took our order fairly quickly and she explained a dish when asked. We ordered the Catfish basket and BBQ shrimp. The Catfish basket was $10.99 and not what us North... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 183 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3713
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-522-9596

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?