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Lavoro's - CLOSED

5849 Summer Avenue, Memphis, TN
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible11%
19 Aug 2014
19 May 2013
“Small and Intimate With Big Flavor”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Fast food
5849 Summer Avenue, Memphis, TN
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

They were hit or miss; when they hit, it was excellent. The white chocolate blueberry bread pudding was divine. They up and closed with no warning. I was on the email list and didn't hear about it.

Thank Greg A
Reviewed 20 May 2013

Italian restaurants in the southern US tend to go in one of two directions, big and expensive or small fast food. Lavoro's sits comfortably in the middle. With such a small and intimate dining room, one might not expect much from the food, but their...More

Thank DaLaR1
Reviewed 5 March 2013

I really wanted this place to be that small, family run, low brow space where the food is so good that you keep comming back...but...it is not. The food is mediocre to inedible. Looking over some of the other positive reviews, it is hard to...More

Thank kbsopt
Reviewed 19 December 2012

The calimari was tasteless, ordered a Italian Beef sandwich, was a roast beef sandwich on a hoagie roll. Beats MacDonalds.

Thank ValricoJoe
Reviewed 5 November 2012

We are regulars at Lavoro's on week nights for a good Italian meal, quick service and a reasonable price. On 10/30/12 at about 6:00 pm we went in to eat and ordered a BLT panini for me and my friend ordered a chicken parmesan sub...More

Thank J L
Reviewed 20 September 2012

A friend and myself tried Lovoros while staying at a local motel after checking online reviews. We walked in and the place was a little busy. This place used to be an old KFC and it had more charm back then. It is decorated with...More

Thank philco214
Reviewed 4 September 2012 via mobile

Decided to try lavoros again after a long hiatus. Same old place with a few new faces. Got lucky and cought the ribeye steak sandwich on special for $8.75. This thing is spectacular! Large strips of perfectly cooked ribeye on your choice of panini or...More

Thank Diverguy117
Reviewed 24 July 2012

We have lived in Memphis for the past three years and this is the best Italian, at a great price, that we have found so far! We are from St. Louis and "The Hill" has GREAT authentic Italian restaurants and Memphis has disappointed thus far...More

Thank michelle3Memphis_TN
Reviewed 21 June 2012

We were travelling through Memphis in March and desperately wanted to find some place for dinner that both wasn't another chain restaurant and was close to our hotel. A quick on line search brought us to Lavoro's. It is in a converted KFC with not...More

Thank beachmanToronto
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5849 Summer Avenue, Memphis, TN
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
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