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Mortimer's Restaurant

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American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
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590 N Perkins Rd, Memphis, TN 38122-4111
+1 901-761-9321
11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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Memphis, Tennessee
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148 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Seems like Mortimer's has been around forever. I would characterize it as a local neighborhood pub with a typical pub menu. The place certainly has a local lunch crowd and one for the evening hours too. The ambiance is good with a nostalgic-type theme. Taxidermy is included. I have never had a bad meal at Mortimer's. My favorite is Mort's... More 

Thank rlayneh
Lemont, Illinois
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692 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Memphis on New Year's Eve, and stopped in for an early Dinner. First, I love the outside and the inside ambiance at Mortimer's. Very cozy, and it was extra special with the pretty Christmas lights around the windows and archways. We had a lovely dinner and the server was very nice. So nice to happen upon an... More 

Thank sandra n
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Just a good time place. Don't miss Salmon Croquet Friday. Tamales are awesome. Oysters are really good. We love sitting at the bar. Reminds you of Cheers. There are no strangers.

Thank Kris A
Memphis, Tennessee
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59 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Mortimer's is a lot like an old fashioned neighborhood restaurant. Mostly the same people each time you go. The people that don't go are missing out on a variety of really good food.

Thank robhendry
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I'll start by saying something positive - the onion rings were good. From there - downhill. Lunched with three other people. I figured a hamburger would be hard to do wrong. *I* was wrong. I ordered a simple 'well done no pink' hamburger with Jack cheese. When I cut it - yep - it was PINK. AND had Swiss cheese.... More 

Thank 155patriciab
Memphis, Tennessee
Level Contributor
59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Husband and I celebrated his birthday here. Had a dozen oysters to start....he had fried grouper and I had the prime rib. Very good salad and rolls. Will definitely go back!

1 Thank Linda U
Portage, Wisconsin
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145 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

When ever we are in Memphis we have to Stop at Mortimer's for Lunch or Dinner. The Oysters are a bonus when we eat there. There isn't many things on the Menu that we haven't had in the last 15 years. So I have to say there isn't anything that is better than the other. Oysters are my draw to... More 

1 Thank Bob J
Memphis, Tennessee
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192 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Our group went to Mortimer's recently for some great food - and we got it. I have enjoyed the Mort Burger in the past, but decided to go with the Stuffed Burger this time. The burger I received was quite good, but it was not "stuffed" (it had Gouda cheese, but the burger had 2 separate patties instead of the... More 

Thank David E
Memphis, Tennessee
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453 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Location:: almost hidden Signage:: hard to see 70's style contemporary building that blends in with the neighborhood Mortimer's predecessor, The Knickerbocker, a 1955 institution owned by Vernon Bell, was the original men's-sports-club-without-a-fee. He helped his daughter Sara establish Mortimer's in 1981, using many of the same recipes. When I visit, I:: Always request my fave Server Landon Always warm up... More 

1 Thank ChanEvan
Memphis, Tennessee
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

French onion soup is smokey, rich, oniony, and cheesy; with home made croutons with the right touch of butter and garlic. Then came the salmon with dill sauce and a loaded baked potato. Wow! The salmon is always great and the loaded baked potato had more fixings then any other restaurant. With the bartender and m&ms from the beer cooler... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 25
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 590 N Perkins Rd, Memphis, TN 38122-4111
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-761-9321

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