A-Tan is a casual restaurant that has much better than average food. We especially like the hibachi meals. Two adults with shrimp , fried rice, and soup (water to drink) and the bill before tip was $20.00 total.. the service was excellent and the staff very friendly and attentive . The in house sauces were terrific . We have been back several times and always enjoy ourselves
My husband, my sister, my brother-in-law and myself had the pleasure of having dinner on Ray's while visiting Memphis last summer. I hope my review isn't a repeat, I do remember want to write one but I don't think I did. By far this restaurant has the best dinner we had during our five day stay in the area. Our only regret was not being able to get back there. The food and service was excellent. Ray spent some time with us sharing his story, and we were so impressed with his kind friendly way. He is running a restaurant and yet took the stop to stop and speak with us. We do have one question for you Ray..."When are you going to be on Shark Tank?" He showed us his labels, and he was ready. We have been watching and looking, and hoping we didn't miss it. Good luck to you and your excellent restaurant. Anyone in that area don't go home without stopping in. I guarantee you will not be disappointed.
Ann from New Jersey
Baby worst wings ever especially compared to Adlines and Ching's. They got my order wrong twice but I said forget it and kept the second wrong order because I was already irritated. Over priced and overly cooked. Smh fries barely seasoned, wings barely had any meat on them. Horrible. Second time I got messed over from them. I'll stick to Ching's and Adlines and you should do the same! Adlines-10 out of 10. Ching's 8 out of 10 but Dbos on Winchester? 3 out of 10 just for effort really!
Ray'z is a gem hidden among the BBQ joints of Memphis. My daughter (home on leave from the military) and I are both KCBS judges and have sampled some of the best Q in the south. We both agree that Ray'z is a unique flavor you MUST try. It is not your run of the mill BBQ like all the others we have tried. Great beans, slaw, pulled pork and OMG the ribs!!! Cooked the way ribs should be cooked with a great texture and a wonderful unique taste. Skip all the named places like Central and head straight for Ray'z. Ray is the DR and when you get done you'll feel great. Oh yea, they are also the friendliest folk you ever want to meet. Ray, thank you for a day my daughter and I will never forget.
All of these reviews are OLD. If you haven't been to Interim since Chef Dave Krog took the helm back in March2016, you've missed an exciting meal. He has raised the bar on creativity and flavor, especially the constantly changing fresh fish. All of the sauces/ stocks, dressings are house made by Dave and his team. Dave expects the best of his team and they deliver under his imagination and creativity. Give it a try if you've been away for a while, you will be well pleased. Don't pass up the desserts, French pastry Chef Franck Oysel is creative and extremely talented.
Hole in the wall. Stay away from this place! It's has become horrible!
I have been a customer for years prior to the move on Madison. The last few times I visited was less than par for any restaurant. My recent visit was the worst. It was a bit after 11 PM Saturday night. The place is dingy, dark, and dirty. We found a beach towels soaking up a floor spill under our table. We moved to another table that needed to be wiped. I kept asking for a bar towel to wipe table, but the server was more interested in taking my initial drink order. I insisted on a towel and eventually got it clean enough to order. I ordered the Grouper Po-Boy. I seemed OK at first, but as I was rounded third, something had a different texture in my mouth. It was freaking chewing gum. Yes, someone else chewed gum in my mouth. I felt nauseous. I wanted to puke right there. I asked to speak with the manager. The dude behind the bar. He never came over to see me, but he was walking all over the restaurant. I went to the bar and asked to speak with him. I told him what I found in my sandwich. He as was I insulting his intelligence? I felt like he was insulting mine in stated. He had no concern what just happened to me what-so-ever. I was livid but calm all the while saying to my self WTF. My Marine Corps instinct was kicking in, I decided to leave so Mr. bartender/manager could make it home alive. This is a very unprofessional place that does not deserve to be on Madison Ave. Steer clear of this hole in the wall.
We went there for the first time today for my husband's birthday at 2.30, which is considered dinnertime.
Food: I was really looking forward to the filet mignon and pork loins. However, they only came around with flank steak (excellent; our favorite), sirloin, bacon-wrapped chicken (didn't care of it, honestly; all you could taste was bacon) and sausage (good, not salty at all). Very disappointed at that but didn't want to ask waiter. I would think for lack of 3-4 meats it wouldn't be the same cost as dinnertime; rather should be lunch price. That's the only reason I gave it a 4. Cheese bread was INCREDIBLE! Stuffed w/parmesan cheese. I think I ate all but 3. To DIE for!
Waiter: Freaking AWESOME! Very accomodating and pleasant.
Salad Bar: Def not worth going just for the salad. The foods were more like appetizers, but great nonetheless. Mozzarella balls, olives, lettuce/tomatoes, roasted pineapple, to name just a few.
We will def go again!!
I am so sorry for your unhappy experience at my restaurant. I can only say that we were having a "bad hair day." We have managed to receive only the highest ratings until now. Since we have only been open a few months, we are still trying to work out the kinks. Please come back. I would like to buy your dinner and prove to you that we have a high quality product along with great service.
Ray'z World Famous Dr. Barbecue
So much better than Benihana. Have been coming here for almost 30 years.
Sorry but to the poster above who said, "not quite as good as Benihana" ummm seriously? I've been coming here for 20 years, the 3 times i was dragged to Benihana i always dreaded it and was always disappointed. Does Benihana have better Decor? Yes, but sorry the food at Nagasaki puts Benihana to SHAME.
We went to Ray'z last night (4/1/16) for the first time between 6:00 & 7:00. I order a chicken and was told they were out of chicken . WHAT on a Friday night and you are out of chicken. Someone does know how to order supplies. I was told that the pull pork sandwich was good so I ordered it . BIG MISTAKE .
It was so dry even with the sauce on it. and was full of gristle. I looked like it had been sitting out uncover all day. My friend's bake bean had a hard crust over the top of them and his pull pork also had gristle. My other friend who doesn't eat barbecue order a Hamburger when she got it in was covered in sauce and slaw. Which I think the person taking the order should have told her that their hamburger were service like a barbecue sandwich. in turn she had to order another sandwich. The worker who had told the chopped pork was great came over to the table and asked me did if I like it after telling her all she said was I will tell them not I am sorry or anything.
We can add Ray'Z on our DO NOT GO AGAIN LIST
I am harder to please than a blue haired bitch on Christmas day. So when I say something or some place is fabulous, you better take your back side there immediately. This restaurant's food was FABULOUS!! The decor was confusing. They are using the old Japanese restaurants decor, but who cares. I didnt eat the bamboo themed curtains. The humus, the fresh flatbread, the lamb, chicken, beef--sheesh I think I have to go back today for some more. WitchyPoo will see all you fabulous asses there!!
I had the worst experience today, March 4, 2016 at this establishment....First of all it took 15 minutes for the manager to take our order...(Catfish, turnip green and Cabbage) I had a coupon, in order to use the coupon I had to order a drink (ice tea no sugar). As I was eating my fish, I was chewing on some sort of paper (I pray it was not toilet paper) it made me so sick to think about it. I call the manager, let her know what had happen....all she could say was I will take it off your bill...she took off the meal but not the drink. I explained that I would not have gotten the drink if I had not had a coupon. Did it make a difference NO!!! As you know I will never return to this establishment again....but the worst part was that no one every came back to ask how was I doing or refilled my expensive tea with no sugar!!! :).. I don't want to say it is because I am African American. But everyone else got some type of treatment but my table. I will make sure I will tell everyone I know not to patronize this establishment!!
If you haven't tried Miss Polly's fried chicken you are definitely missing out. The flavor is the best! The service is great! Go give it a try. It gives that other place a run for its money. In my opinion it's better.
not deserving of any stars. Front counter person needs to adjust his attitude dealing with the customer. In past experience was decent. But today was a total flop. menu prices do not match prices on line. Had to return our food. He was not to happy with doing do. pretended he did not understand, but he understood how to count my money. One of the waitress was nice and consider. Don't eat here if craving Chinese. this is a NO NO. UNHAPPY CAMPERS
We drove all the way from Collierville just to try Maximo's on 1/15/16. The atmosphere, food and service were top notch. They have a cool, quaint bar area and their drink prices are very reasonable. The Spinach and Crab appetizer was delicious as were the house salads and our entrees. I had the glazed grilled pork chop; it was very tender, moist. The taste and presentation reminded me of an expensive veal chop. My date had the mushroom stuffed chicken with roasted red pepper sauce, she raved about it. Both entrees came with risotto which is one of the hardest side dishes to get right in any restaurant, their's was cooked perfectly, very creamy and tasty. We can't wait to go back. Maximo's is one of Memphis' best! I hope they are around for a long time.
I had lunch at Fino's East yesterday and liked it very much! I had the spaghetti with zuchinni and a popover with mushrooms and something else that was wonderful! My friend had the pasta of the day and a cup of Italian gumbo and she loved it. Prices are quite reasonable and the place was welcoming and comfortable. I approve and will be returning soon! Parking is the only issue but on Brookhaven it is just part of the deal.
Dan McGuiness has moved next door to where it was on Spottswood (old location is now Mac's Burgers). No more fish and chips, shepherds pie. They're only serving Mac's food. Not bad, but not Irish grub you were expecting. Bathrooms were dirty. Good thing we loved the entertainment (Dana Messer). No sign on the outside of the building. Would have never known they were there. Poor experience.
What a pleasant surprise my visit to this restaurant was. I had some trepidation, having read a review from the commercial appeal which talked about delicious Italian pasta at a very reasonable price. Having eaten there twice I can only say what a wonderful restaurant experience it was. The preparation is impeccable, the food is delicious, and generously served.
I wish these two gentlemen a great success, they have brought something new and different to our restaurant community.
Ray'z has the best bar-b-que on the planet. His sauce is delicious enough to drink. Ray'z is a must if you want the real deal!
By Chris Shaw
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