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Best Memphis Cheap Eats


As the world economy slows down, we may want to tighten our belts, but we still need to fill our stomachs. Splurging at top-rated restaurants is fun for special events, but where can you go for a good quality meal that won't break the bank? Gather the change out of your piggy bank and sofa cushions and take it to one of our selections for the best cheap eats in Memphis.

The Arcade Southern
12/20
540 S. Main St.
Memphis, TN 38103
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One of the oldest continuously operating diners in Memphis still serves up piping hot breakfasts and plate lunches daily. More...

Brother Juniper's Breakfast
12/20
3519 Walker Ave.
Memphis, TN 38111
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Breakfast is the most important (and the only) meal of the day at this popular diner. More...

Cozy Corner Barbecue
Quick Bite
745 N. Parkway
Memphis, TN 38105
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Despite digs in a nondescript shopping center-style building, Cozy Corner offers some of the finest ’cue in Memphis. More...

DejaVu Creole Soul Food & Vegetarian Restaurant Southern
12/20
936 Florida St.
Memphis, TN 38106
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This vegan and omnivore-friendly Cajun café joins New Orleans and Memphis culinary traditions. More...

Huey's Burgers
12/20
Dining Room at Huey 77 S. Second St.
Memphis, TN 38103

The downtown Huey’s is known for its laidback atmosphere, juicy burgers and live music on Sundays. More...

Huey's Burgers
12/20
1927 Madison Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104
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Burgers, beer, occasional live music, and a laidback vibe are on the menu at Huey’s Midtown location. More...

The Rendezvous Barbecue
14/20
Dining Room at The Rendezvous, Memphis, TN 52 S. Second St.
Memphis, TN 38103
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The beloved barbecue ribs at The Rendezvous may very well be the signature flavor of Memphis. More...

Soul Fish Cafe Southern
11/20
862 S. Cooper St.
Memphis, TN 38104
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Catfish po’ boys and fresh vegetable sides give diners a taste of the South at this no-frills Cooper-Young area joint. More...

Three Angels Diner American
12/20
2617 Broad Ave.
Memphis, TN 38112
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Fresh local vegetables star at this kitschy Broad Avenue Arts District diner. More...

Trolley Stop Market Southern
13/20
704 Madison St.
Memphis, TN 38103
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Pizzas, sandwiches and plate lunches are prepared with local meats and vegetables at this colorful farmers market and café. More...


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