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Best-known for its hearty breakfasts, this is also a good bet for a sandwich, catfish plate, or a meat-and-three plate lunch served with cornbread. It's the kind of place that when it says steak, it's chopped sirloin smothered with onions or plain. And don't pass up the homemade desserts here. Choose from Chocolate Meringue, Vanilla Chess, or Southern Pecan. If you do come for breakfast, you'll find yourself eating country ham and some of the best biscuits in town with a group of regulars - some of who eat breakfast here every day.
Head to the Muddy's Grind House if you are looking for a cozy place to relax. Sip on to a well-brewed cup of coffee or enjoy some cold coffee and tea variations,this place will not disappoint any coffee or tea admirers. In case you feel hungry, Muddy's Grind House pampers your palate with freshly baked delights. You can choose from the variety of macaroons, cookies, pastries, cakes, cup-cakes and more. Besides food and drinks, Muddy's Grind House offers a range of food ingredients, artworks, kitchen accessories and more, this place has a lot to offer.
Railgarten is located in a unique space that once served as midtown's rail station. It is a wonderful hangout where one can enjoy delicious food and drinks while indulging in indoor games and outdoor entertainment. The family-friendly venue is home to a diner, tiki bar, ice cream parlor, ping pong emporium, outdoor area with playground, volleyball court and much more. Railgarten's outdoor area is one of its most prized possessions, hosting live music performances by nationally-recognized artists on a regular basis. Guests can also enjoy a fun day out there, relaxing on hammocks while sipping on their favorite beverage.
Opened in 2006, Soul Fish Cafe Midtown Memphis is one of the best spots in town to enjoy fried catfish delights. This Southern and Soul Food restaurant offers home-styled cooked dishes that are tasty and affordable. Savor their Cat Bites, Hushpuppies, Fried Pickled Green Tomatoes, Blackened Caesar Salad, Po Boys (your choice), Catfish Tacos, Blackened Shrimp Tacos, Catfish Basket, Smoked Chicken, Blackened Catfish, Whole Catfish and Smoked Porkchops. Complement your meal with local craft beers and wine.
The barbecue at Central BBQ is probably the best Memphis style pork you will have in your life. Everything they serve, be it their brisket, potato chips, sandwiches or starters will be beyond your expectations, great quality with spicy flavors and delightfully low prices. Naturally, the place is crowded at all hours of the day and one almost always has to wait for a while for a table. Luckily, they also take online orders.
Cafe Ole is one of the best places in Memphis to eat outside. Located in the Cooper-Young Historic District, an area of restored houses and antique shops, it is perfect for a leisurely afternoon or a casual dinner with friends. The salsa served with chips is outstanding. Other specialties include the vegetarian enchiladas and the black beans and rice. Standard Mexican combination plates are also popular, and the margaritas pack a potent punch. Inside, the decor is a bit rough-and-tumble, with a few colorful Mexican objects scattered about.