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CK's Coffee Shop

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1698 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-6417
+1 901-278-5404
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Savannah, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Not a bad place to grab breakfast. Service is fair, but booths are small. Corn beef hash was good. Make sure they write down your order as they do try to remember it and always forget one or two items.

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Thank Peepye
Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat food was good prices excellent. Must get the waffles and grits. Nice and cozy good ole family business.

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Thank 123johnross
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

Great food and great service. My husband and I are frequent visitor and really love the cooked to order food and great coffee.

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Thank Jackie C
Brooks, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

Breakfast was served with a smile from our server. The amount of food was plentiful, served hot, and the server was very accommodating. I would recommend this place for breakfast.

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Thank Dan S
Savannah, Georgia
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175 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

One of the better breakfast spots in Memphis. Corn beef hash was very good as were the hashbrowns and eggs. Service was good. We will return.

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Thank Peepye
Memphis, Tennessee
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

My hubbie and I eat here every Saturday/Sunday for breakfast. The manager (cook) Mary is awesome. She makes the very best Belgium Waffle EVER. Ultra and Ashley are incredible waitresses. The omlettes are 2 inches whipped over 2 inches high. Favorite midtown restaurant - better get there early!!!

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Thank PamCooper22
Memphis, Tennessee
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2012

Prior to July 2012 there were about 11 Ck's around town and now, I think only 3. A major shakeup closing experience and I do not know where the survivors are. You will have to check them out. Food fresh and cooked right then and there. I loved it. Cash only! Coffee hot and quick to refill.

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Thank ScottCTN
Memphis, Tennessee
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2012

I have gone into several CK shops hoping to capture that "diner experience." The only one that had any "feel" or friendliness at all was the one on Germantown near the Methodist Hospital -- and now it's gone! I'd like a 24-hour shop that serves good food in friendly, cozy atmosphere.

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Thank KarenAndBobby
Chestnut Ridge, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2011

This is the epitome of the greasy spoon. Naturally I wanted to sit at the counter but my husband felt uncomfortable having his back to the locals. I couldn't understand one word that was spoken here, the place needed a serious scrubbing, and I was sticking out like a sore thumb...but who cares! The coffee had a wonderful nutty flavor... More 

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Thank hikerbiker1
Memphis, Tennessee
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67 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2009

Greasy spoon and open 24/7

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Diner
Meals
Breakfast
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Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1698 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-6417
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-278-5404

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?