7726 U.S. Hwy 51 North
Millington, TN 38053
Phone: (901) 873-2222
Fax: (901) 872-6597
Barb-A-Rosa's restaurant is family-owned and operated. There are several tables and it does a brisk lunch trade, although a large portion of the eatery's business is take-out orders. Step up to the counter and order pulled pork barbecue or ribs with all of the fixings. The sandwiches are piled high with smoky barbecue meat and topped with slaw, unless you specify otherwise. The beans here are slightly hot, the coleslaw is creamy and the barbecue sauce is dark and tangy. If you are feeling hungry anytime, you know where to head.
This restaurant, noted for its barbecue and catfish, is located in a building that housed a train station years ago. In keeping with the property's history, the decor features wood plank floors, old photos and an electric train that constantly circles the dining room. Locals tend to hang out here. The menu features Southern-style vegetables and daily specials. What might take some diners by surprise are the frequently offered Creole-style dishes and sauces. The chef here hails from New Orleans. Ask for the Muffaletta, even it is not listed on the daily specials menu, and you would surely return for more!
You will find friendly service and plenty of regulars at this eatery. The restaurant is crowded most days during breakfast and lunch. Starting at 6a, you can enjoy homemade biscuits with or without gravy, along with eggs, sausage, bacon, hash browns and coffee. Lunchtime brings blue plate specials, home-style vegetables and a variety of hearty sandwiches. If you are picking up lunch for the whole office, call ahead and your order will be ready when you arrive. While you are at the counter, take a look at the display cases featuring the owner's collection of penguin dolls and figurines.
Located in a strip shopping center, Los Reyes offers generous servings of Mexican favorites at very reasonable prices. The beef and chicken fajitas are especially good you will find no stringy bits of meat here. Enchiladas and tamales are served with a thick meat sauce. All dinners are served with the eatery's excellent Spanish rice and refried beans and the creamy guacamole is highly recommended. Complimentary chips and salsa are served with meals. The atmosphere is casual.
Widely acknowledged as the most authentic Chinese food in Memphis, Asian Palace draws an eclectic group of diners to its noisy and lively large dining room. Come with a group to eat Chinese style from a large, round Lazy Susan in the middle of the table. The standard menu has typical Cantonese and Mandarin items, plus outstanding clams in black bean sauce, steamed oysters, and lobster dishes. The "Authentic" menu offers dishes not commonly found in American-Chinese restaurants, including squid, pork, and lobster, all served on jalapeno peppers. Other authentic dishes include fish maw soup and cold jellyfish. Hop in here to enjoy this oriental fare.
Visiting Pietro's Pizza & Subs in Bartlett is comparable to dining at an old-fashioned pizzeria in your hometown. The restaurant offers specialty pizzas baked to order or you can purchase pizza by the slice if you are in a rush. The menu also includes many types of baked calzones and pizza rolls. If warm sandwiches with melted cheese are your preference, choose from the variety of baked subs. Entrees such as Cheese Tortellini, Baked Ziti and Homemade Meat Lasagna are perfect for those with heartier appetites. Vegetarians and dieters can choose from the many fresh salads on the menu. This venue is a cozy gathering place for families, singles or groups who desire a quick Italian meal. -Ann Baker
Baby Jack's menu focuses on the traditional barbecue entrees of pork and beef that are available in the South and other regions of the country. It also offers barbecued turkey as a healthier option. This is a delectable choice for those who prefer white meat. All the meats are moist and have a subtle smokey flavor. A variety of side dishes round out your meal whether you purchase it at the drive-thru or dine inside. Creamy slaw and baked beans are just a couple of the options. Tasty ribs, barbecue sandwiches and delicious sides await you at this quaint, family-friendly barbecue restaurant. -Ann Baker
Asian Kitchen is located at the edge of Bartlett and offers both Japanese and Chinese dishes. It is appropriate for a quick bite during a road trip or a lunch or dinner with the family. Fans of Japanese food can partake of a variety of cooked or raw sushi, such as the Memphis, Red Dragon or Sunshine Roll. Diners who prefer traditional Chinese food will enjoy the fried rice selections, egg rolls and dishes like Moo Goo Gai Pan or Sweet and Sour Shrimp. Asian Kitchen offers entrees with mild to very spicy flavors depending on your preference. -Ann Baker
Sweetpea's Table in Bartlett offers country-style entrees along with a wide variety of vegetables, salads, soups, sandwiches and desserts. Traditional Southern dishes, such as fried green tomatoes, meatloaf, fried catfish or country-fried steak are the mainstay of the menu. Diners who prefer healthier dishes with less calories or fat may choose from baked or grilled entrees, such as grilled steaks, seafood or a tasty salad with grilled chicken. In most cases, you can choose to have your dish grilled, fried, baked or even blackened. The restaurant offers a children's menu also. -Ann Baker
Fat Larry's offers all the traditional barbecue favorites, such as wet or dry ribs, pulled pork, nachos and brisket, but the menu contains a few surprises as well. Locals rave about the delicious grilled steaks and Cajun pasta that compete with the finest restaurants in flavor. Southern-style cooking is featured in the fried side dishes, such as dill pickles, green tomatoes and okra as well as country-fried potatoes. Memphis is famous for its barbecue restaurants, and Fat Larry's is definitely a contender in the best brisket and pulled pork divisions. -Ann Baker
OEC Japanese Express is a quick, family-friendly restaurant in Bartlett where you can grab Asian food to go or dine in the casual atmosphere. A wide variety of sushi rolls and hibachi meals are available for lunch and dinner. The hibachi meals come with sweet carrots and fried rice during the lunch hours. They include a house salad as well with dinner orders. Sushi rolls come in spicy or traditional versions sure to please every palate. -Ann Baker
Yolo Frozen Yogurt and Gelato is in Bartlett, a northeast suburb of Memphis, Tennessee. The restaurant is a delightful place to bring family and friends after participating in sports during warm weather or anytime you desire a cool, creamy dessert. Gelato is offered in chocolate chip, traditional vanilla, grasshopper with a taste of mint and tiramisu flavors. The yogurt is available in traditional flavors as well as birthday cake, white chocolate mousse, raspberry tart and other exotic varieties. Create the dessert of your dreams by adding assorted toppings of your choice, such as candy, fruit, nuts or local treats, such as Dinsthul's Cashew Crunch. - Ann Baker