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A & R Bar-B-Que

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Barbecue
1802 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38106-6951
+1 901-774-7444
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average1%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“rib tips” (5 reviews)
“pulled pork” (9 reviews)
“sandwich” (10 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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1802 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38106-6951
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit here. It's located about 3 miles north of Graceland on Elvis Presley Blvd. It's in a bit of a rundown area but don't let that fool you,the place is good. I had the pulled pork sandwich with slaw on the...More

Thank Aerowing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A&R bbq has the best tasting BBQ in Memphis. Putting the smoke in the meat is what makes it 100! The only thing I despise is not being told about simple up-charges for sides. Yes, they charge extra if you get seasoned fries instead of...More

1  Thank Sai S
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This is some good bbq!!!! It was the best bbq I have had in Memphis. i have eaten bbq at many spots in Memphis and this one has out shined them all so far. I ordered the rib tip plate, hot link combo, spaghetti and...More

2  Thank MainIngredient
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The food is to die for! This is my favorite BBQ spot in Memphis and brings back so many memories. This is a must when I'm wanting BBQ

1  Thank Willie S
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This roadside place looks rundown and the inside is very clean but basic. BUT you don't come here for the looks; you come for some of the best pulled pork I ever tasted for very low prices. The steady stream of customers while we ate...More

2  Thank jaymat44
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I had always heard about Memphis barbecue but had never tried any - THIS is the place to go!! Excellent food, generous portions - they even let you tour the smokehouse if you ask...

1  Thank DeeMagnificent1
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I ate here by reading the reviews. It was "OK". The customer service from one of the ladies was awful. Another young lady helped us. She was more helpful with the menu. Food is Lil pricey for what you get. For 1 sandwich and about...More

1  Thank Deidre S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Down the road approx 3 miles from the clipjoint known as Graceland, sits the neighbourhood barbecue restaurant 'A & R'. As the sign says, anyone can apply the heat , but few can truly bar b que. Fact. A & R can truly BBQ, smoky...More

2  Thank r s
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The chicken sandwich with slaw is the best. The chicken had a very smoked savory taste. They were not stingy with the chicken it was deliciousssssss !

1  Thank Anita A
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Graceland and left during rush hour. We were starving so I searched for a highly rated Bar-B-que restaurant nearby. WELL...we hit the jackpot. If you are looking for a 5 star restaurant, this isn't your place. If you are looking for 5 star...More

1  Thank 976helend
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1802 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38106-6951
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-774-7444
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