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Folk's Folly

551 S. Mendenhall Rd. (William Arnold Rd.) Send to Phone
901-762-8200 | Menu
Classy Folk’s Folly steakhouse is perfect for sealing business deals and celebrating family milestones.
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Folk's Folly Restaurant Review

: Folk’s Folly's dimly lit interior is accented with dark wood furnishings, heavy padded chairs, and a classic ambience that seems straight out of a dining scene on “Mad Men.” This country club-inspired East Memphis restaurant offers steaks ranging from an eight-ounce filet mignon to a 28-ounce porterhouse. Alternatively, seafood options abound, and heart-healthy and vegetarian dishes may be created upon request. Vegetable sides tend toward 1950s-inspired classics such as asparagus with hollandaise sauce and spinach casserole. End the meal with a famous Folk’s Folly Freeze: Amaretto di Saronno, Chambord, Frangelico, Godiva, brandy or praline liqueur blended with soft vanilla ice cream. Decent by-the-glass and half-bottle choices inhabit the 250-plus-label wine cellar. Most wines are American, and some of the more important categories, such as Champagne and sparkling wine, show some fairly ordinary selections. The milieu is both romantic, with private alcoves for dining couples, and appropriate for sealing the next business deal. Longtime staffers know their regulars by name and welcome newbies with open arms.

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