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European style dishes in a pleasant atmosphere, make this restaurant great for business dinners or romantic evenings out. Appetizers such as lobster pancakes, grilled quail and rabbit loin are followed with delicacies like Scottish pheasant breast or lamb loin with risotto. The restaurant is known for its lobster tail with wild mushroom butter. Try the marzipan crème brulee, fruit tarts or sorbets for dessert. An extensive wine list is offered. Located in a one-story house, this restaurant has an intriguing décor that falls somewhere between casual and elegant. The service is polished and attentive and the presentation is beautiful.
Frequent visitor's to the iconic B.B. King's Club are privy to the alluring Southern restaurant right above it. One of the best-kept secrets in the city, this clandestine restaurant is bathed in hues of blue and amber, with fine Southern-inspired dining to keep guests company. Itta Bena at B.B. King's is where the discerning foodie hangs out, amid contemporary dishes of Jumbo Shrimp and Grits, Grilled Salmon Filet and Jambalaya Pasta. Crafty cocktails is perhaps the only aspect that manages to steal the limelight from the food, with specials like Key Lime Martini and Amaretto Alexander to delightfully dull your senses.
The Majestic Grille has a long history in Memphis. A century ago, it was known as the Majestic No. 1, a theater that played silent films. It has since been renovated and turned into a restaurant, but it still plays old movies on a projection screen so you can enjoy a show while you dine. The restaurant is involved in the arts, and inside, you'll find local artists' work featured. With a full bar, this restaurant is the complete package. Come for brunch and enjoy mimosas and bloody Mary's. On the menu, you'll find flatbread pizzas, burgers, steaks, and pasta dishes.
Occupying a lovely Victorian house built around 1900, Restaurant Iris has a romantic atmosphere where you can enjoy fine dining. Specialists in French-Creole cuisine there isn't much at served here that won't light your eyes up in excitement. Tease your palate with their choice of signature dishes like the Seared Moulard Breast, Grilled Lamb Loin and Halibut, and complement it with a succinct glass of wine. Restaurant Iris is also known for their seafood, with scintillation options such as Gulf oysters and scallops that send your taste-buds into a tingling frenzy.
This upscale bistro serves contemporary renditions of French-American cuisine, right from Foie Gras Monte Cristo and Tuna Tartare to Caramelized Wild Salmon and Pan Seared Halibut, all created under the watchful eye of Master Chef José Gutierrez. An extensive wine list featuring New and Old World wines perfectly complements the beautifully plated creations. While the food is undoubtedly stellar, the ambiance is no less, with floor-to-ceiling windows that allow natural light to filter in, making dining here a pleasurable experience.