Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

The Grove Grill

4550 Poplar Ave. (Perkins Ext.) Send to Phone
901-818-9951 | Menu
Casual ambience meets upscale contemporary cuisine at this East Memphis institution.


Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sun.

* Click here for rating key

Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.

The Grove Grill Restaurant Review

: Known among locals as a place to seal the deal and rub elbows with business types, The Grove Grill also plays host to casual family dinners. There’s a nice balance between the white tablecloth service and the laidback vibe. Calm lighting and wooden tables lend the place a comfortable feel. Chef Jeffrey Dunham’s reliable menu ranges from Southern specialties, such as low country shrimp and grits and the crab cakes with black-eyed pea ragoût, to raw bar plates such as the chilled seafood sampler with oysters, shrimp and smoked salmon. Of course, don't forget the beloved Grove Burger, a wood-grilled number with the usual toppings. Vegetable sides are seasonal and often made with locally sourced produce. Try multiple desserts with the sampler (Key lime pie, flourless chocolate cake, crème brûlée). While the wine list isn't especially exciting, many selections are available by the glass and there’s a nice array of dessert wines.

Oyster Wine Pairing

Find the best wine. Check GAYOT's Oyster & Wine pairing guide.


GAYOT's Wine & Spirits Editor presents the
Wine of the Week, featuring tasting notes as well as history on the vineyards and winemaker.


The charm of Provence right on your table.

Read the article and see photos.

Proper Hotel Santa Monica RooftopThe view is not the only reason to dine at Calabra in Santa Monica, CA.

Read the review and see photos.