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Corky's BBQ

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5259 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3513
+1 901-685-9744
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10:45 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 10:45 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 10:45 - 22:00
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had the dry rub ribs & bbq pulled pork combo, with baked beans, cole slaw, and rolls. All tasted very good.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

People are very particular about BBQ. I like the style at Corky's and always get a good meal and good service there. I go every time I am in Memphis.

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Canton, Ohio
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Now THAT is a Rib!, I had the Dry rub, and the wife had the "Wet" Both were pure perfection. This is what Memphis Ribs are all about. Worth the stop.

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Thank cmsinc
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Didn't meet my expectations. Food was alright but not as awesome as people made it out to be. Might would go back and give a second try.

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Thank Michael C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We started out with the fried pickles with the horseradish sauce; crunchy and seasoned to perfection. Anita, our waitress was friendly and attentive. The fried catfish was cooked perfectly; crunchy not soggy. The sides we got were delicious; mac n cheez, cole slaw, french fries and hush puppies. Great addition to our visit in Memphis!

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Racine, Wisconsin
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have been coming to Corky's for years and have purchased items online in the past! Still a place to visit if you have never been! Its still good just not what it once was! I will tell you we ate in the Bar last week as it was crowded! I had the fried chicken and have to admit that it... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our waitress was the best we had on this entire trip! Good food and service - what more could one ask for?

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Thank missouritourists
Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was delicious. Husband got ribs and brisket. I had chicken tender salad. Will go again when in Memphis.

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Hilliard, Ohio
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127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun place to go as the wait staff is spirited, and the food is very good. We had the pulled pork and dry rub ribs, along with tater salad, slaw, beans and sweet tea. The tater salad is very rich as it uses sour cream, and the portion was generous enough to share. They do an outstanding... More 

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Luganville, Vanuatu
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Years ago I tried Corky’s pulled pork in the Memphis airport and was not all that impressed. Since I was staying in a hotel near their original location recently, I decided to go and try the ribs. They were quite good. They were well-cooked and pull-off-the-bone tender (better than fall-off-the bone mushy). They were not greasy, but not too dry.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:45 - 21:30
Monday
10:45 - 21:30
Tuesday
10:45 - 21:30
Wednesday
10:45 - 21:30
Thursday
10:45 - 21:30
Friday
10:45 - 22:00
Saturday
10:45 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5259 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3513
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-685-9744

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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?