The South Main Arts District is home to a variety of dining experiences from “Soul Burgers” to gourmet feasts. You’ll find all types of cuisines to satisfy your hunger pains from fancy to casual, outdoor patio dining to “diner” eateries. There’s something for every taste. Elvis liked to grab a bite on South Main and so will you.
Arcade Restaurant: Cafe since 1919 in Downtown Memphis
540 S Main St – 901.526.5757
Earnestine & Hazel’s
531 S. Main, Tel: 901 523 9754
Earnestine & Hazel’s is a a popular watering hole for people looking for great food with a quirky juke joint atmosphere. Settle in downstairs with a cold beer and the juicy “Soul Burger” slathered in mustard and onions. Many folks come just to listen to the jukebox, which is filled with classic Memphis soul and funk music.
Grawemeyer’s: Bakery, restaurant and bar.
520 S Main St – 901.800.1553
Rizzo’s Diner: Southern inspired diner fare with fine dining twists and interpretations. Lunch 11 to 2:30 Tuesday through Friday. Dinner 5 to 10:00 weeknights Monday through Saturday, 5 to 11 Friday and Saturday.
106 G.E. Patterson – 901.871.1984
South of Beale: MEMPHIS’ FIRST GASTROPUB
361 S Main St – 901.526.0388