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Located on the Mississippi River waterfront and stretching eastward, Downtown Memphis is home to Beale Street and numerous other attractions. Explore blues bars, jazz clubs and look for Elvis souvenirs or check out some classic Southern cooking at the numerous restaurants in this area. Free Weekend concerts are often held W. C. Handy Park, with its monument to great blues artist. The Memphis Rock and Soul Museum is also located here along with the historic Sun Studio, offering insight into the Memphis’ rich musical history. In May, check out the renowned Beale Street Music Festival. Downtown is also home to corporate offices and artists’ lofts, many with a river view.

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Majestic Grille

145 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

American, Steak. In its past life The Majestic Grille was actually The Majestic Theater, playing some of Memphis?? best shows. Today, The Majestic Grille serves up juicy steaks, fresh seafood and gourmet burgers in a 1940s style bar and grill. In additio

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River Inn of Harbor Town

50 Harbor Town Sq, Memphis, TN 38103

Global, French. A classically elegant downtown Memphis restaurant, Currents at the Red River Inn of Harbor Town is a choice romantic dining spot. The menu focuses on global and French cuisines, each option prepared deftly under the watchful eye of Executi

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B.B. King's Blues Club

143 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103

American, Barbecue. Established in 1991, BB King??s Club in Memphis is a well-known favorite. Southern comfort foods populate the lengthy lunch and dinner menus, serving everyone from families to business partners well.

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Blues City Cafe

138 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103

Enjoy the best meal and entertainment on Beale Street at the world famous Blues City Cafe at 138 Beale.

American Restaurants

Flight Restaurant & Wine Bar

39 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

Contemporary American, International. Flight Restaurant & Wine Bar in Memphis is a very stylish venue for everything from happy hour cocktails to lunch or dinner with friends. The menu of Contemporary American cuisine is dressed up with international twi

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Sleep Inn At Court Square

40 N Front St, Memphis, TN 38103

The Sleep Inn at Court Square is situated right by the Main St. trolley line making everything Downtown Memphis has to offer just a short walk or ride away. Memphis' home of blues and nightlife, Beale Street, is four easily walkable blocks from the hotel.

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Crowne Plaza Memphis

300 N 2nd Street, Memphis, TN 38105

With a trolley line two blocks away, there really isn??t anything in Downtown Memphis that isn??t a short ride from the Crowne Plaza Memphis. Beale Street, Memphis?? home of blues, nightlife and delicious dining, is five minutes from the hotel.

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Bluefin

135 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

Fusion, Sushi. Bluefin is a hip Memphis fusion restaurant located in Peabody Place, a popular entertainment and retail center home to The Peabody Hotel. The lounge setting and billiards room at Bluefin makes this restaurant a popular nightspot, while the

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