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Beale Street

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Address: Memphis, TN 38103
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+1 901-526-0117
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Renovation and renewal have come to this historic street known as the...

Renovation and renewal have come to this historic street known as the "Home of the Blues." Flashy music clubs and restaurants abound.

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Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum Admission
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African American History Tour of Memphis - Overview Tour

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Enclave of Great Music & Awesome Food

We were told by friends (from Memphis) and locals that we'd be back in Beale Street every night that we're there in Memphis. And they were right! There are so many different... read more

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We visited on a wet midweek night and it was dead. Although we never felt unsafe as there were police parked on just about every corner, there was the odd "colourful" character about. So the street never lived up to expectations. However, the night was not all disappointment as we spent the evening at BB Kings, which was a delight.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were told by friends (from Memphis) and locals that we'd be back in Beale Street every night that we're there in Memphis. And they were right! There are so many different places to visit at Beale Street. We enjoyed Blues City Cafe with its live performance daily as well as the Gumbo Fries that even NBA legend Chris Webber... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were in Memphis to see Garth Brooks and Graceland. Beale St. turned out to be a huge highlight as well because the International Blues challenge was happening. Great fun, great music! Lots of good bars/eateries. Challenging to get a healthy meal here though...

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Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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About 2 blocks' worth of nightclubs with neon signs congregated together. A number of clubs offer live country, jazz or blues musicians, often with no cover charge. I might have been more impressed had I not been on Bourbon Street in New Orleans on many occasions.

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Good time in Memphis. Thursday night At 11:00 was kind of dead. Went to Silkys and rum boogie cafe.. love Memphis. Go to Blues City Cafe! On corner.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As I am not from the big city this was a culture shock for me I enjoyed visiting Memphis and think it is a must see for anybody that is traveling It was a rainy night so we did not get much out to walk the streets but as I'm early riser I got up the next morning and didn't... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The super famous street is a great place to visit in order to understand the history of Memphis and the music that blossomed here. Today, there are mostly bars and touristic shops, but you can imagine the vibe it had in the 50's.

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Found it to be very quiet mid week. Also disappointed BB Kings charged a cover although it was less than I would have tipped a band!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

no visit to Memphis is complete without going here and seeing the entertainment and food if you get a chance buy a pass its well worth it

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It;s Beale Street what more needs to be said!!!! We had an amazing time great food great drinks and great shopping.

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