7726 U.S. Hwy 51 North
Millington, TN 38053
Phone: (901) 873-2222
Fax: (901) 872-6597
Bars & Cafes
Café Gelato in Bartlett offers a cozy coffee house atmosphere. This restaurant in northeast Memphis has various toasted deli sandwiches, salads and other fresh entrees. Whether you like your coffee black or as an espresso, cappuccino or iced, you can find the perfect blend here. It is an ideal location to meet friends for coffee or treat children to a cool dessert after a hot day outdoors. The menu at Café Gelato entices your sweet tooth as well with its selection of milkshakes, gelato and other smooth and creamy desserts. -Ann Baker
If you are up for a night of pool, poker or grooving to the tunes of a live band, Hadley's Pub is the place to visit. This pub has all the amenities of a quaint neighborhood bar with live music four nights a week: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Wednesdays. Their menu has a variety of appetizers of which the chicken wings, which come hot, mild or medium, are the local favorites. Other food choices include quesadillas, sandwiches, hamburgers and nachos. Hadley's Pub is conveniently located off Interstate 40 in the northeast section of Memphis. The pub is open for lunch, dinner and evening entertainment seven days a week. -Ann Baker
Robilio's Sidecar Café is the perfect place to spend an evening watching sports on the large screen TVs, enjoying tasty food, or talking about the latest accessory you purchased for your Harley with biker buddies. The Sidecar has pool tables where you can join in friendly competition with new friends and old. Smoking is permissible in this sports bar. The menu offers a wide variety of appetizers, salads, soups and entrees. This restaurant is located in Northeast Memphis in the suburb of Bartlett and is the perfect place for singles to meet others or couples to enjoy an evening out. Whether you are in the mood for chicken wings or a sizzling and tasty rib eye, this sports bar has something for everyone. -Ann Baker
West Indies-style ribs, jerk chicken and Jamaican grilled chicken wings are intensely flavorful at this island-themed restaurant, Bahama Breeze. The paella and the Jerk Chicken Pizza are less authentic but just as well done. One of the best and most popular dishes is the Yucatan-Style Pan-Seared Mahi Mahi in a sour cream sauce. There is a little Asian fusion influence, too, in the seared tuna with soy-sesame dressing. The décor has a Caribbean theme—palm trees and all. You are likely to have a 30-45 minute wait for your table, but you can spend that time listening to reggae music and sipping a frozen drink at the lovely outside bar.
Mimi's Italian Café is located in Northeast Memphis and offers fine Italian food without the crowds of busier areas in the city. They serve traditional Italian dishes and different types of pizza, but they also excel at authentic dishes like Shrimp Fra Diavolo, Stuffed Shells and Chicken Florentine. Lunch and dinner are available seven days a week at this café. Soups, fresh salad with homemade dressings and crusty breads served with herb butter are tasty accompaniments for your meal. Mimi's offers a full wine list. The cafe has a cozy and romantic ambiance that is suitable for a night out with your sweetheart or a family gathering. -Ann Baker
If you want to venture away from the usual tourist spots in Memphis to hear some live music, Wild Bill's is a great option. While it's a bit out of the way, the lively atmosphere, cheap drinks, and unbelievable talent will make you glad you made the trek. When the music starts playing, people are get up and start dancing. So don't be shy, and join in!
A blasting jukebox and great burgers draw a neighborhood crowd to this popular corner bar, which is also a favorite with Rhodes College students. Park on the street and join the late-night crowd, which has been known to hang around this Midtown standard until the day's first light. The doors of Alex's Tavern never close and you can leave your Visa and your American Express cards at home, no credit cards are accepted here.
Hi-Tone has a cool bar which serves a decent variety of drinks, especially some cheap beer. It's definitely the local favorite for live music, with lesser known bands as well as big names like Elvis Costello and Duncan Sheik having performed here. Check the website for performance schedules and specials on wings and drinks.
This bar located between Midtown and East Memphis has boasted a Memphis rock and roll dive bar cool since 1978, and hosts local and touring bands weekly.
This brewpub features several beers made on site, including Boscos Flaming Stone Beer, concocted using traditional German brewing techniques that give the beer its unique caramel character. Also on tap are India Pale Ale, Scottish Ale and various seasonal offerings. The specialty pizzas, such as the vegetarian, barbecue chicken and New York and Santa Fe varieties, are the best bets. Pastas, sandwiches, salads and grill items are also available. The spinach and artichoke dip and the battered and fried calamari appetizers are especially good. The pub atmosphere offers casual dining plus an outdoor patio. On the weekend, try the Sunday jazz brunch.
If you are alone in town and would like to kick back in comfort with a cocktail, Le Chardonnay in the Overton Square Entertainment District, with its leather couches, is just the place. If you are not alone, the candlelit ambience might be just the ticket, too. After your cocktail, choose a seafood, steak, or chicken entree from the menu, or try one of the delicious gourmet pizzas. Every Wednesday a wine tasting features selections from its own collection one of the best cellars in town!
This bar with an interesting name is in a great location for a night out - a block west of Overton Square and close to many restaurants. You can stop in for a beer and listen to live music after an evening at the theater or a dinner out. The Blue Monkey offers 35 different brands of beer and several wines. You can snack on one of their sandwiches and have the time of your life.