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Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous

52 S. Second St. (Monroe Ave.)
Memphis, TN 38103
Cuisine: Barbecue / Ribs
Barbecue ribs at this famous spot richly deserve their international reputation.
Openings: Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sat.
Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous, Memphis, TN

Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous Restaurant Review:

About the restaurant: This famous spot has been owned and operated by the family of Charlie Vergos since the 1940s. In classic Memphis 'cue joint style, tables are covered with red-checked vinyl. Walls boast a mini-Memphis history museum with antiques and classic photos. The entrance is off a downtown alley and a parking lot is not available; valet service is a possibility.

Food & Drinks: This unique joint is best known for its pork ribs, both wet (with sauce) or dry (rubbed with dry spices). Charcoal-broiled lamb riblets, chicken, and vegetarian red beans and rice are always good choices as well. We also like the slaw. Only beer and wine are served. Being true ambassadors of Memphis products, the place offers Memphis-made Ghost River beer. Desserts include pie tarts like Key lime or pecan pie. However, you'll likely be so stuffed with barbecue by the end of the meal you won’t be able to indulge. The restaurant's special seasoning and sauces can be purchased online.

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