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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


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


Everything plus the banana pudding is the bomb

- Christopher Marvels


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