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Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse

551 S Mendenhall Rd, Memphis, TN 38117-4217
+1 901-762-8200
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“filet” (32 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
551 S Mendenhall Rd, Memphis, TN 38117-4217
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1 - 10 of 242 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We made reservations multiple days in advance, and were given, what I am convinced, is the worst table in the house - right next to the serving station. I lost count after 10 how many times my chair or the table was bumped. Not to...More

Thank LMS0305
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I checked reviews before going and after dining I’m surprised that reviewers said steak was mediocre....... it’s really good! Atmosphere and staff are upscale . I would say they are equal to some of the high end steak houses. The bone on filet is gigantic....More

Thank Bill L
Shanna R, Admin at Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bill, Thank you for your recent review! We appreciate your feedback and look forward to you dining with us again, soon! Best Regards, Shanna Rasoul

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I Went there with a group of 8. We had reservations and sat down immediately when we got there. Everything was delicious! My husband and I split the bone in filet and it was cooked perfect. The au gratin potatoes are to die for as...More

Thank Emily W
Shanna R, Admin at Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Emily, Thank you for your recent review! Happy to hear you and your group had a great evening dining with us! We look forward to you dining with us again soon! Best Regards, Shanna Rasoul

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Folk’s Folly with some old college buddies. It hasn’t changed much in thirty years! They still offer an expansive menu focused on beef. A trip to Folk’s Folly is wasted on anything less than a steak. The service & atmosphere were impeccable! I...More

Thank Smitty S
Shanna R, other at Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Smitty, Thank you for your review! We love hearing from our guests! Happy to hear you and your college buddies had a great visit! We look forward to you dining with us again, soon! Warm Regards, Shanna Rasoul

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started off with a nice Angel’s Envy Bourbon from a very long list of bourbons. Their wine list is very extensive as well with a lot of top wines. The appetizers were great, with delicious crab cakes and terrific stuffed mushrooms. The filets were...More

Thank Brian M
Shanna R, other at Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Brian, Thank you for sharing your dining experience with us! We look forward to you dining with us again, soon! Best Regards, Shanna Rasoul

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Frank always called this restaurant his folly but for the people who eat here it is anything but folly. This small restaurant is East to find in East Memphis and you will be glad you found it. Anything on thr mother menu is goog, even...More

Thank Yvonne109E
Shanna R, other at Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Yvonne109E, Thank you for your kind words! We look forward to you dining with us again soon! Best Regards, Shanna Rasoul

Reviewed 7 January 2018

Very "local" feel. The food is fine but not good enough to compete with a nice high end steakhouse. MMMMMMMMMMM.MMMMMMMM.MMMMMMM

Thank Lowcountryeater
Shanna R, Administrative Assistant at Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Dear Lowcountryeater, I'm sorry about your recent dining experience. If I can discuss the evening further with you, please contact me directly! Would love for you to dine with us again in the future! Best Regards, Shanna Rasoul shanna@folksfolly.com

Reviewed 1 January 2018

My husband and I were there for our anniversary dinner. We have been there several times, so we chose it for the food and atmosphere that we remembered but were really disappointed as the overall experience surprised us. Our server came to greet us as...More

2  Thank 785lanie
Shanna R, Administrative Assistant at Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Dear 785laine, I apologize that your anniversary evening was not a better experience. The details of your evening are not in line with the standards to which we hold our team members. I hope you will allow us the opportunity to show you this by...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Delicious steaks. Yummy sides and desserts. Great, knowledgeable, and friendly servers and staff. Lovely wine list. Highly recommended!

Thank bcorn19
Shanna R, Administrative Assistant at Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Dear Bcorn19, Thank you for your recent review! We appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your evening! We look forward to you dining with us again soon! Best Regards, Shanna Rasoul

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Folk’s Folly delivers a dining experience second to none. Their steaks are the epitome of what every steak should be. The waitstaff are seasoned professionals and we didn’t want for anything. A tip... sides are large enough to share, so be careful not to over...More

Thank shelli922
Shanna R, Admininstrative Assistant at Folk's Folly Prime Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Dear Shelli922, Thank you so much for taking the time to share such kind words regarding your dining experience! We appreciate your review! We hope to see you again soon! Warm Regards, Shanna Rasoul

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Response from Lyn T | Reviewed this property |
Jackets are not necessary. Business casual is appropriate unless you have a special event.
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26 August 2016|
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Response from CarlosERG | Reviewed this property |
I can't disagree with any of the observations made so far. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$80
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 551 S Mendenhall Rd, Memphis, TN 38117-4217
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-762-8200
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