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Arcade Restaurant

540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
+1 901-526-5757
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
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Reviewed yesterday

My Family and i went to Arcade and eat breakfast, it was great and a lot of food on the plate, The prices was really good. The Arcade has a lot of history that i didn't know, It is the oldest restaurant in Memphis, it...More

Thank chiefkennedy
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place lives on its history. The floors are really dirty! The service was painfully slow! Eventually had to flag down a waitress to ask for a coffee top-up. Had the Fried Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich, which was nice - but took forever to...More

Thank wilson1966
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Memphis a million times.. and have flirted with the idea of going to the Arcade Diner.. but, something else always caught my eye or was "closer" to the part of town I was in. Big MISTAKE.. Party of 4 of us went...More

Thank Kimszrolltide
Reviewed 1 week ago

The AR is always a must stop for me when visiting Memphis. They claim to be the oldest cafe in Memphis. Who knows, maybe they are. Always a great lunch choice. Superb southern staples. Ask them about the Elvis booth when you visit. Highly Recommended.

Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a terrific place for diner food, Memphis-style. The waitresses are friendly, the food is great (and there are lots of vegetarian choices for my friend), and the prices are reasonable. And it's located a block from the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine...More

1  Thank feiden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely old-fashioned diner right opposite Memphis' Amtrak station. There are booths, a breakfast bar an a second room with tables. The staff who work here are great - really charming and helpful. Portions are huge, food is good. I had some French...More

Thank smilgaki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The oldest restaurant in Memphis. When you walk in it looks like you are back in the 1940's or 1950's. The breakfast is good southern food, and lots of it.

Thank Bridget O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waited for this food forever ,the waitress didn't showed up until we got our food , we ordered eggs redneck ,french toast and steak with gravy which was not good at all ,after 24 hours driving and being so hungry ,we left very disappointed and...More

Thank Lena M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Checked this place out after 45 minutes wait. It's ok! Not as good as dennys which was closed. I guess it's historic on why people go there, but it was just ok.

Thank michelle o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed being in this historical place, fun decor. My goatcheese salad was great, but the turkey sandwich very disappointing.

Thank latia2017
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Questions & Answers
12 July 2017|
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Response from JenLeG | Reviewed this property |
There's a fair number of items that are dairy free, and they were happy to accommodate my dairy allergy by omitting the cheese! Enjoy!
Becky B
22 March 2017|
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Response from Trechia B | Reviewed this property |
Parking is on the street. It's not a high traffic area. I've never had to walk far.
29 December 2016|
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Response from Davidtw41 | Reviewed this property |
As I recall the prices were on the moderate side. Probably under $10 each for a breakfast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4810
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-526-5757
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