Neighborhood Bars Neighborhood bars in Memphis provide cozy atmospheres and, often, discounted drinks. These bars are where the locals congregate to engage in conversation while shooting pool, playing darts or just looking for the next song to play on the jukebox. Sleep Out Louie s is one of Memphis prime neighborhood bars in a downtown location that s hard to beat. Expert bartenders mix perfect drinks that will make you want another and another. Young Avenue Deli has a fully stocked bar, tasty food and a stage where local Memphis bands and the occasional national act rock out. Of course, Memphis has many more neighborhood bars but the best way to experience them is to wander around until you find the right place. Starting the search on Beale Street is always a good choice, but don t be afraid to venture to the outskirts of Memphis where hidden gems of bars are often hiding.