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Silky O'sullivan's

183 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3713
+1 901-522-9596
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (51 reviews)
“ribs” (66 reviews)
“bbq nachos” (20 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
183 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3713
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is going to sound strange for a Beale Street college bar staple, but genuinely, go at 11:30 or so on a weekday and get brunch. They have a fabulous pulled pork sandwich on cornbread johnnycakes that was among the best BBQ experiences I had...More

Thank Claire H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First let me say that Beale Street itself is amazing, puts Broadway in Nashville to shame. We chose to eat here because there was no cover charge. Probably for good reason because the music from this lady, who mind you is “known worldwide” was nothing...More

Thank CFD460
Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved this place had a great singer here, who played whatever you asked her to play, ordered. Food which was plentiful, burgers, steaks and ribs all cooked to perfection . The beers were large and I mean large , more then a pint, reasonable cost...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

right at the bottom of Beale st but worth the short walk. all the local southern style foods available plus great blues music and our favorite drink, a pint of Guiness. a great way to end the day.

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff really makes this place. The service is great, they attend to every need. The food is nothing to write home about. The restaurant itself is kind of run down and dirty looking. Not a bad experience just nothing great the staff is the...More

Thank Brian A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was there on Fat Tuesday, and while Memphis is not a Mardi Gras city they put on a good show. The ribs were good but not great.

Thank Novi-Jeff
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I’d heard good things so we stopped on our night in Memphis. The staff was friendly. The chocolate brownie-like dessert was good. We also had the sausage and cheese plate which was just ok. It had slices of kielbasa, sticks of cheddar cheese, pickle spears,...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped in Silky O'Sullivan's for an early dinner the last time we were in Memphis. It wasn't very crowded yet so we got a table without any trouble. When we first entered, we really thought the place had promise in a dive-bar sort of...More

1  Thank readem
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Came here for lunch. Great music playing. Friendly staff. My husband had Gumbo and I had shrimp Po Boy which was really good. Had a great hour and will return during our stay

Thank jackie_rogers59
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We had some afternoon cocktails here our first day...the Goat Tower cocktail was my Fav...Ashley was our bartender that was very pleasant to be around!! Of course we had to step outside and visit the Diving Goats!!

1  Thank Rad-Rcr
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4 March 2018|
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Response from dbrown727 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how much beer cost I got the silky O’Sullivan‘s diver bucket which was $13
Paul L
18 September 2017|
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Response from Shannon D | Reviewed this property |
We parked in a lot at one end of Beale Street and then walked.
16 July 2017|
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Response from Tracy J | Reviewed this property |
During the daytime hours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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