10 places to enjoy fine dining in Memphis

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Erling Jensen

1044 S. Yates Rd., Memphis, TN 38119

Come enjoy this French-inspired cuisine brought to you by the Danish chef of the same name. Jensen started cooking at 14 years old and quickly became one of the most critically-acclaimed chefs in Memphis. This fine dining spot features “The Bar” where you can enjoy a nice cocktail to unwind, or even enjoy the fresh with their upcoming patio area. Reservations are encouraged!

Menu Specials: Friday Wine Dinner

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Southern Social

2285 S. Germantown Rd., Germantown, TN 38138

Southern Social marries classic southern cuisine with a luxurious dining experience. Looking to do brunch? They’ve got it for you with their Sunday Brunch. Located in the heart of Old Germantown the restaurant also includes complimentary valet offered daily.

Menu Specials: Specialty Oysters

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Catherine and Mary's

272 S. Main St. Ste 105-A, Memphis, TN 38103

Located in the historic Hotel Chisca in Downtown Memphis, this fine dining spot comes straight to you from two local chefs. With their first restaurant in the downtown area, Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman opened Catherine and Mary’s. The pair have also previously opened Hog and Hominy and Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen located in Brookhaven Circle. Now they’re back! Inspired by grandmother’s cooking, get ready to indulge in Italian cooking with a southern twist!

Menu Specials: Sunday Brunch

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Itta Bena

145 Beale St., Memphis, TN 38103

Just above BB King’s Blues Club located on Beale, you’ll find a cozy, cool southern gem perfect for unwinding and dining. Named after BB King’s birthplace in Mississippi, Itta Bena invites you to come as you are and the southern comfort steal the night away! With like Jumbo Shrimp and Grits and Braised Short Ribs, it’s your all your southern favorites, elevated! Reservations are highly recommended.

Menu Specials: Entrées

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Blue Honey Bistro

9155 Poplar Ave. #17, Germantown, TN 38138

This Germantown bistro is a quaint and sophisticated environment perfect for day or night. Grab a scotch at the bar or dig into delectable Blueberry Pancakes for Brunch. But wait, there’s more. Have you ever wanted a massage with your dinner? You heard correctly, Blue Honey provides a one of a kind VIP dining experience with their “Honey Inspired Couples Massage”. You can experience this special feature for either lunch or dinner.

Menu Special: Brunch


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Bounty on Broad

2519 Broad Ave., Memphis, TN 38112

This is Broad Avenue’s first farm-to-table restaurant committed to providing the freshest fine dining in the Bluff City. The cuisine focuses on gluten free recipes while still providing flavorful American dishes we all know and love. If you prefer a more private experience, private dining is available. You could also find your self dining at one of their occasional themed dinners!

Menu Special: Saturday and Sunday Brunch

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Bari Ristorante e Enoteca

22 Cooper St., Memphis, TN 38104

Welcome to fine dining in Overton Square! Bari Ristorante is Memphis’s only Southeastern Italian restaurant and wine bar. They’re serving up fresh Italian including more than 50 Italian cheeses and classic homease pasta. Once dinner is done, head upstairs to their hidden speak easy, Dodici. Here you’ll find yourself in an intimate setting perfect to end the night.

Menu Special: Formaggi (Cheeses)


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Folk's Folly

551 S Mendenhall Rd., Memphis, TN 38117

Known as “Memphis’ Original Prime Steak House,” this classic Memphis favorite provides the best cuts of meat you could ask for. Spend your time in the Cellar Lounge with live music and complimentary fried pickles! You can also enjoy private dining for a more intimate experience. Not only can you enjoy what you had in the restaurant, but you can take it home with you. Humphrey’s is the restaurants very own prime steak shop!

Menu Specials: Weekly Specials


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Café Society

212 N. Evergreen, Memphis, TN 38112

Are you ready to enjoy classic French food with a Belgian twist? Located in the heart of the beautiful Evergreen Historic District in Midtown Memphis, Café Society brings a sophisticated, bistro style sure to serve your delectable needs. With dishes like Veal and Bacon Wrapped Shrimp, your palette will not be disappointed! Come to the society for lunch or dinner.

Menu Special: Daily Fish

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Restaurant Iris

 2146 Monroe Ave., Memphis, TN 38104

Restaurant Iris brings French-Creole cuisine to Memphis. New Orleans native Kelly English opened the establishment in 2008 and now the restaurant is back in action after a 2018 revamp. The menu now has fresh, new recipes for your creole needs. Be sure to also check out the chef’s second restaurant which sits just next door, The Second Line.

Menu Specials: Handmade Desserts

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