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Corky's BBQ

5259 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3513
+1 901-685-9744
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“onion loaf” (73 reviews)
“ribs” (890 reviews)
“pulled pork” (198 reviews)
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5259 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3513
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The barbecue is average at this restaurant. Cool atmosphere but very limited parking. Prices are a little high for what you get.

Thank el0963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this BBQ place and notice they had limited parking. However the catfish was delicious. Our waitress Jennifer did a great job. At the end of my meal I asked to try the banana pudding and all I can say is I couldn’t eat...More

Thank dc02109
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a quick stop in Memphis on our way to New Orleans. Best meal we had in Memphis. The Ribs are great!

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, our 11yo son, and I went to Corky's based on their TripAdvisor score and a friend's recommendation. We visited on Sunday night and the wait was only about 10 minutes. My wife and I ordered the half and half ribs, and both halves...More

Thank jertzie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family gathering in Memphis and everyone wanted BBQ. While we waited 40 minutes for a table, the wait was well worth it! We had a large party and a couple needed to leave early to pick up another relative at the airport. The whole staff...More

Thank richard b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best meal we had while in Memphis. The ribs were really tender and their BBQ sauce is delicious. The banana pudding was the perfect way to finish off the meal. We sat at the bar and the service was great and the...More

Thank YodaFamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible Food & Service with Prices that are well worth the Money! Amount of Food in well beyond expectations! Service is quick...follow up wonderful...

Thank chevyhotrod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth your wait and the money. I would suggest a sampler, but a rib slab is also a great way to go. The sides are small, so if you want extra Mac for the kids - make sure to order more. I suggest you get...More

Thank practicalreviews13
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This food was amazing!!! I got this food to go and I was impressed highly.The ribs are cooked to perfection and even though I got sides.The meat is what stole the show.

Thank Lomita B
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Very good bbq and it’s affordable! Went on a Sunday night and only had to wait 10 minutes. Also has drive thru. Eat here!

Thank 2boysmomfromga
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Questions & Answers
30 December 2017|
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Response from Corky's B | Property representative |
We deliver locally through Uber Eats and we ship all over the country from our website!
Aidan M
16 September 2017|
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Response from gramgo | Reviewed this property |
They have a full bar in the front and serve just about anything you might want. Enjoy!
19 May 2016|
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Response from SDCandybar | Reviewed this property |
It gets shipped overnight in a styrofoam box with dry ice. Everything comes frozen, but thaws and heats up nicely.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:45 AM - 9:30 PM
10:45 AM - 9:30 PM
10:45 AM - 9:30 PM
10:45 AM - 9:30 PM
10:45 AM - 9:30 PM
10:45 AM - 10:00 PM
10:45 AM - 10:00 PM
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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