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Miss Polly's Soul City Cafe

#22 of 1,206 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar
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154 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
+1 901-527-9060
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri 08:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Prince George, Canada
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661 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Memphis in June 2011. I went into Miss Polly's for a quick lunch before sightseeing. I enjoyed my food and the service. Topped off my lunch with one of their famous handmade pies. I had peach. It is served in a cast iron frying pan. It was sure yummy. Food is inexpensive here compared to some of the... More 

Thank mariedesjardins
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Always love eating here when I am in Memphis, especially breakfast. Love the BBQ omelette. Always excellent service.

Thank bodisartha
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

A great food in the Main Touristic Streets of Memphis. Nice people inside. A great and traditional family business with good food.

Thank Eduardo F
Ellenwood, Georgia
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

When we arrived there was a line outside the door. We were glad we waited. The food and service was so good we decided to return the next day.

Thank Ilsdeen
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This place does food that perfectly matches the cheap beers they also sell. It's big and tasty and a little greasy. Exactly what we were looking for. We ordered the fried pickles to start. You get like a 100 of them and we didn't even get half was through before our mains arrived. And did I mention the beer is... More 

Thank Anna H
Decatur, Illinois
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284 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We had the catfish sandwich which is much like a poor boy. It was ok. The service was good as was the sweet tea. It was not too crowded. The fired chicken looked good but not hungry enough for that.

Thank carlinda6665
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Great food , great service , friendly staff . Fried chicken was the best I've ever had , pot roast was amazing . Highly recommend

Thank DAN P
Tampa, Florida
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is one of the few breakfast places open on Bealle Street, i was going to go shopping and had a few hours before the mall opened and went here for breakfast, average everything, i ordered chicken and waffles, got a chicken breast a little over cooked but hot and a waffles directly from the waffle maker, the service was... More 

Thank shaniyagrandma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing chicken and waffles. Would recommend 100%. Friendly staff and welcoming environment. Really defines soul food

Thank emily t
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Service was great and portions are big! The chicken and waffles are a perfect way to start your day in Memphis.

Thank sjdetrick

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-527-9060

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