Among the Italian and Greek specialties are lasagna, seafood pasta, eggplant rolotini,gourmet pizzas, and vegetarian options.
Eclectic entrees include lobster mac-and-cheese, oysters, and pork osso bucco. Focus on locally grown ingredients.
Established in 1957 by Jack Pirtle, the restaurant chain still bears his name. These days, the chain includes eight locations and an extensive chicken menu that includes wings, tenders, and dinner boxes with biscuits, gravy, and veggie side. Another menu item not to miss: Jack Pirtle's chili slaw dog.
A Memphis classic offering donuts, cream puffs, and more. Open 24 hours a day.
Focus is on natural “Americana” dishes with such specialties as bison burgers, grass-fed beef dishes, and wild-caught fish; also vegan and gluten-free entrees. Closed Sun.-Mon.
Breakfast is the focus here, with specialty omelets, including the open-faced San Diegan omelet; also daily specials, and homemade breads and pastries. Closed Mon.
Serves soups, sandwiches, quiche, salads, pasta, and seafood, including shrimp polenta; a specialty is pesto pasta.
Serves small plates, flatbreads, sandwiches, burgers, salads, and such large plate entrees as blackened fish tacos and baked mac-and-cheese.
Possibly Memphis’ oldest cafe. Specialties include sweet potato pancakes, a fried peanut butter and banana sandwich, and pizzas.
Pub/Sports Bar cuisine, 21+ only.