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About Central BBQ

Memphians know great BBQ and won’t settle for anything less. Central BBQ has been ranked in the top 3 BBQ restaurants in Memphis since 2003 and taken top honors 10 times.

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Tips for Central BBQ

Best pulled pork in the city. AND great beer on tap.

- Shannon Little

Amazing service and the BBQ nachos are a must!!

- Tony Weaver

Plate with brisket, chicken and chopped pork, potato salad and greens. OMG!! Sooooo good! Get in here, people! Stop in after you see the National Civil Rights Museum. It's across the street!!

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- Elaine Ernst

Awesome BBQ ! Pork or brisket, you'll enjoy it ! I guarantee !

- Alberto Hernández De Santiago

I'm a vegetarian...and I ate the chicken. It's THAT good. Run here as fast as your legs will carry you and then waddle away happy.

- Meghan Myszkowski

Best ribs and BBQ chips! National geographic doesn't lie!

- Ashley Beutner

Best BBQ Ever!!!!! Brisket is the ISH and super fast service

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- LMNOP618

Don't be discouraged if long waiting line to/out the door. They r incredibly efficient @ getting u n & seated for some great BBQ. I've historically been an Interstate BBQ fan but this is my new fav!

- Kevin Yancy

Awesome ribs - not-so-awesome slaw.

- Jason Stoff

My new favorite BBQ joint in Memphis. The staff is beyond incredible and made the experience twice as enjoyable. They're doing everything right at Central BBQ.

- Wendi Hays

Try the Ghost River beer with a slab of ribs and some onion rings. Be sure to bring your friends and your appetite!

- Chuck Westfall

Great food, great patio, great service

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- Amanda Cronkhite

Try the High Cotton Saison while they have it..nice spicy seasonal!

- Christopher Bevel

JC is awesome!

- John Eichten

Great food! Amazing service!!!!!!!

- Iryna Andryushchenko

Not the best I've ever had but was good.

- Theo James

Wingz all day

- Gabby Cottee

Amazing taste, THE BBQ in Memphis..pulled pork was great!

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- Yoav Lotan

Life is great at this place

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- LMNOP618

Ribs! Y la cerveza tirada

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- Marito

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