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Miss Polly's Soul City Cafe

#21 of 1,212 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
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154 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
+1 901-527-9060
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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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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

This is southern diner food. Chicken and meatloaf were okay. Sides were delish. Fried peach pie a la mode was yummy! If you want exceptional or fine dining go elsewhere. Funky, go here.

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Georgia
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148 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

I had eaten at Miss Polly's later in the day, but had never eaten breakfast there. I had a friend recommend the BBQ omelet. I couldn't imagine BBQ for breakfast, but it was the best omelet I had ever eaten. I don't know exactly how to describe it, but I have made this a permanent stop on my trips to... More 

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Salem, New Hampshire
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

So good I ate there 3 times in 4 days. If you want to experience great local food, this is the place. Chicken & waffles awesome!! Country fried steak with Sunday gravy amazing. The staff were the best. Sara(I believe) was the best. Go Tigers!! A must stop!!!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

We ordered the BLT with fried green tomatoes and a catfish sandwich. The BLT sandwich was very small and the bacon bordered on being RAW. The catfish filet was very thin and was not cooked enough. They replaced my BLT sandwich with a pulled pork sandwich which was too tough to eat. When I told them that they shouldn't charge... More 

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Ogallala
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153 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Been looking for different local places and hotel recommended Miss Polly's and we found it an excellent choice. Original 1940's decor with maybe 50 seats. Wife and I split the barbecue spaghetti dinner, great choice.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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122 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Located directly on Beale this southern cooking does not disappoint. Our family dined on chicken and waffles, a veggie plate, Mac and Cheese, and a veggie burger. Everyone went home very happy with their meal.

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

We really struggled to find any other place like Miss Polly's. The food is great, cooked to order and for us seemed very authentic in the food and decor. Our waitress was very friendly and we went ther for all of the 3 days we were there for breakfast. Do try it.

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Carlsbad, California
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

I loved Miss Polly's ! The food was delicious, the waitress was marvelous and the chef was magical! I had all of my favorites fried chicken, waffles, catfish , hush puppies and Mac n Cheese Yum! What a treat the ambience is warm, friendly, nostalgic and historical. Do not miss this place when you are in Memphis. It is a... More 

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Franklin, New Hampshire
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

We stopped for lunch. Had fried dill pickles and pulled pork sandwich. Both were good and the service was great. The only thing wrong was the noise inside. Very poor acustics. All of the talk was deafening.

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Sandwich, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Food was good. I had the fried Bolognese sandwich. It was so thick I couldn't eat it all. The restaurant has a fun feel to it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Saturday
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?