The BBQ Shop


The Bar-B-Q Shopvoted #1 ribs in America by the Food Network’s “Top Five Restaurants.”  Located at 1782 Madison Ave, in the heart of Midtown, less than a mile from the Overton Square Entertainment District.  "The Shop" is a local Memphis barbecue eatery that opened in November of 1987. It is a place known for real-pit barbecue with old fashioned barbecue sauces and cole slaw that are made from scratch.

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Locally brewed craft beers, cask ales & wood-fired pizzas, and Sunday jazz brunch.  Great patio for when the weather is begging you to come outside. 

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The Rendezvous


The Rendezvous offers classic Memphis style BBQ, and for many, the best ribs in Memphis! 

In 1948, Charlie Vergos cleaned out a basement below his diner, discovered a coal chute, and started a legend.  The coal chute gave him a vent for his considerable talent over a grill, and allowed him to expand from ham-and-cheese sandwiches to ribs.Today, several thousand people on an average Saturday night pour into our basement and sink their teeth into a slab of what makes Memphis, well, Memphis. 

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Memphis Pizza Café

For over 25 years, Memphis Pizza Café has been voted one of the best pizzerias in Memphis.  It's original location in Overton Square (Jan. 1995) remains a staple in the restaurant community and a favorite among locals.  They are known for their thin-crust style pizzas, and fresh ingredients.  The pizza dough is made daily (never frozen), and they receive grocery deliveries several times each week to ensure they use the freshest meats, cheeses, and vegetables. 

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Beauty Shop


Lunch: Monday-Saturday 11-2
DInner: Monday-Thursday 5-10
DInner: Monday-Saturday 5-11
Brunch: Sunday 10-3

ADDRESS:  966 Cooper St. Memphis, TN 38104

PHONE:  (901) 272-7111


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Babalu serves inventive Southern-influenced tacos, tapas & cocktails served in lively, modern digs. Today, Overton Square is once again transforming itself into an entertainment mecca. After sharing a plate of gourmet tacos and a round of hand-crafted cocktails at Babalu, check out a live show or shop at one of the unique boutiques in the area.

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"Tsunami, the brainchild of Chef Ben Smith, opened its doors on July 14, 1998. Smith drew inspiration from his travels to New York, California, Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia, and Hawaii to create a new, one-of-a-kind dining spot in his hometown of Memphis.

Tsunami’s daily changing Small Plate menu is designed to take advantage of the freshest seafood and seasonal offerings from the growing number of farmers and food producers in the rich Mississippi Delta area. Our proximity to the FedEx hub here in Memphis guarantees that we have access to a diverse plethora of amazing seafood from around the world delivered within hours of being pulled from the water."

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Bayou Bar & Grill

Overton Square

The Bayou Bar & Grill offers New Orleans style Cajun specialties like Muffalettas, Po-Boys, Jambalaya, Gumbo, Oysters, Etouffee, Red Beans & Rice, and much more!
Head to Midtown’s only true sports bar to catch your favorite team or game on one of our seven HD TVs, or on one of our two 120” HD projector screens.  They also offer all the Direct TV packages including the NFL, NBA, & MLB.

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La Baguette

Since 1976, La Baguette has been pleasing the palates of Memphis.  When you walk through the doors of La Baguette, the first thing you notice is the fragrance – a warm, wonderful, can’t-wait-to-eat-this smell that beckons you in. It lingers in our bakery case, where you’ll find an array of chocolaty, fruity, almond-y, sugary goodness.

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