World Famous Beale Street

Historic Site, Music Venue, and General Entertainment
Downtown Memphis, Memphis
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  • Brandon Y.
    "Beale Street is an awesome place to hang out from time to time."(18 Tips)
    Steph S.
    "Love the oldschool neon...walking in Memphis :-)"(3 Tips)
    Rodney P.
    "For you blues lovers, go to Memphis Music Store."(3 Tips)
    Social News Network
    "Definitely recommend B.B. Kings Restaurant & Blues Club"(15 Tips)
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  • Domenic S.
    Domenic Scuglia1 week ago
    Lively street great blues music.
  • William H.
    Barbecue barbecue
  • Sergio T.
    For sure you will find the right place!
  • George N.
    The Blues! Food! Entertainment! Alcohol! Don't Miss This Street When In Memphis!
  • Alan H.
    Alan HedrickMarch 13
    Ya gotta love Beale Street. The music. The people. It's really great.
  • Sara .
    Great blues music and BBQ.
  • Reashun G.
    Reashun GladneyJuly 26, 2016
    The best strip in the city.
  • Orion J.
    Orion JonesJuly 23, 2016
    Great now you have to pay a small fee. Keeps it safer.
  • Bina W.
    Bina WadeMay 24, 2016
    It's always interesting walking on Beale St! #Love it
  • Bina W.
    Bina WadeMay 24, 2016
    Be ready to move mingle with the crowd!
  • Plwm B.
    Plwm BwmMarch 11, 2016
    It's a bit loud and tacky
  • Lauren A.
    Lauren AltmanDecember 29, 2015
    Come during the day to avoid the drinking crowds, its a nice walk with lots of music in the air and interesting things to check out. You can open carry cocktails and drinks out in the street too!
  • Adam L.
    Adam LausDecember 16, 2015
    it was okay. music was great. just really disapointed in the whole experiance.
  • Larry B.
    Larry BryantDecember 3, 2015
    Beale! Good ol southern places all on one street
  • Gavin A.
    Gavin AndersonNovember 12, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Meh. Not my kind of place. But the neons are nice.
  • Kelz H.
    Kelz HornSeptember 22, 2015
    A little over hyped. If you want to eat on Beale go to blues city cafe across from bb kings. They have the best ribs on Beale.
  • Donna M.
    Donna McFaddenAugust 30, 2015
    Love that Beale Street is closed to vehicles in the evening. It's more raw than Broadway in Nashville. Must buy something at Tater Reds, Memphis Music and AJ Schwab,
  • Rick D.
    Rick DoesburgAugust 26, 2015
    Awesome street! There was also a classic car show.
  • Eline D.
    Eline DoesburgAugust 26, 2015
    Feels like walking into the 50's!
  • Paula F.
    Paula FreireJuly 31, 2015
    It's interesting to come and see for yourself.
  • Brad F.
    Brad FJuly 12, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    The Best Street in Memphis 😎
  • Dianne H.
    Dianne HocutJuly 6, 2015
    Must visit BB Kings live music and great Southern food!
  • David R.
    David RigsbyJune 1, 2015
    Drink drink drink!!!
  • Luci S.
    Luci SmethurstMay 16, 2015
    Come at night for the amazing atmosphere, music and flippers!
  • Wilbur H.
    Wilbur HensleyApril 6, 2015
    Been here 100+ times
    Must see in memphis
  • Stephen K.
    Stephen KoontzJanuary 29, 2015
    Looking to travel for a party holiday? Be on Beale for NYE or Halloween. It's a blast: Street performers, sidewalk bars, live music and lots of BBQ
  • Suzanne E J.
    Suzanne E JonesDecember 28, 2014
    If you love live music, you must stop here when in Memphis. Take your time and stroll
  • Suzanne E J.
    Suzanne E JonesDecember 28, 2014
    Go at night to hear some good blues
  • Kelly A.
    Kelly ADecember 26, 2014
    Love that you can drink in the street! Cheers!
  • Peta S.
    Peta S.November 29, 2014
    Great music, drinks, food...lights...perfect for picture taking. Love that old Memphis, groovy vibe...
  • Anita
    AnitaSeptember 26, 2014
    Loved Beale Street.
  • Alex H.
    Alex HaleAugust 20, 2014
    Bourboun street feel with better BBQ
  • Kelly S.
    Kelly SelbyAugust 16, 2014
    We'd night bike night is a blast !!
  • Brad F.
    Brad FAugust 15, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Just one of the best Street in all of Tennessee ;)
  • Michelle L.
    Michelle LAugust 12, 2014
    So much fun to walk! Lots of shops and food/entertainment joints!
  • Dirty B.
    Dirty BirdAugust 9, 2014
    A lot to do but SHADY
  • Kate Y.
    Kate YanAugust 8, 2014
    Wednesday nights are bikers' nights.
  • Marcus F.
    Marcus FieldsApril 5, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Leave a tip to the people taking care of u
  • Oriana
    OrianaMarch 10, 2014
    Everyone is drunk.
  • Duke L.
    Duke LidenJanuary 8, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Gumbo is awesome
  • Achilles W.
    Achilles WolffNovember 17, 2013
    Gotta get u a wet willie
  • Social News Network
    Social News NetworkNovember 16, 2013
    The heartbeat of Memphis' nightlife! Definitely recommend B.B. Kings Restaurant & Blues Club for great music and excellent food. Every bar has live music, so grab a drink and enjoy a stroll.
  • Lisa V.
    Lisa VinsonNovember 14, 2013
    Need a little something more to do than drink or eat but worth going to.
  • Kim M.
    Kim Morgan-BertiniNovember 10, 2013
    if Between BBQ you need some pizza the only place to eat at is Italia at the corner or Peabody and Second...
  • Marilyn K.
    Marilyn KaminskiOctober 23, 2013
    Blues City Cafe does have good ribs! Just as the Travel Channel said!
  • Hector M.
    Hector MurilloOctober 13, 2013
    The coke is fire Y'all!!!
  • Gwen B.
    Gwen BaileyOctober 10, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great music, food and drinks!!
  • Matt R.
    Matt RiddleSeptember 17, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Alfreds 4karaoke/good balcony seats. SilkyOSullivans 4 dueling pianos, WetWillies for frozen drinks, 152 4 dancing, BlueCityCafe 4 BBQ, KingsPalace for ambience, RiverfrontLoopTrolley 4 sightseeing
  • Laura E.
    Laura EllisSeptember 12, 2013
    A smaller version of bourbon street!
  • Laura E.
    Laura EllisSeptember 12, 2013
    Wednesday nights in the summer is bike night!
  • Kerry N.
    Kerry NashAugust 23, 2013
    Fun as usual!
  • Kerry N.
    Kerry NashAugust 10, 2013
    There's nothing like it!
  • Franchize34
    Franchize34August 3, 2013
    Be on be lookout for The Truth! He may stumble and vomit on you!
  • Nitzana F.
    Nitzana FloydAugust 2, 2013
    Gotta try Dyer's. Awesome burgers!
  • Jimmy S.
    Jimmy SamsJuly 31, 2013
    Want good BBQ? Go to B.B. King's place and try the brisket (wet). Want fried chicken? Gus' is the only place to go!
  • Maria S.
    Maria SuprunJuly 18, 2013
    Every Wednesday during the summer period is Biker Night!! Dozens of various bikes.. So very cool!!!
  • Eddie W.
    Eddie WilliamsJune 27, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Good food friendly people
  • Dmitry K.
    Dmitry KrasivovApril 21, 2013
    History, museums, food, sightseeings? Yes! Live blues music? No! Go somewhere else!
  • Justin M.
    Justin MillerMarch 31, 2013
    Similar to Bourbon St. in New Orleans. You can drink liquor in the street. Great bars and a whole lot of fun till the wee hours.
  • Michael G.
    Michael GarrettFebruary 23, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the plate called the best Meal On Beale
  • Sally W.
    Sally WilsonFebruary 8, 2013
    Learn to use the trolleys....great fun and convenient
  • mary
    maryOctober 24, 2012
    join their club thing. its 15 bucks and you get a tshirt. everytime you get a beer, make sure to scan your card. the more you scan, the better the prizes, eventually getting you a plate/s on the wall
  • Curtis W.
    Curtis WalkerOctober 14, 2012
    Come early bring lawn chair have fun
  • Landon BigChief W.
    Landon BigChief WhiteSeptember 29, 2012
    Lots of photography
  • Suavo J.
    Suavo JonesSeptember 21, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Come see the Living Legend Suavo "SilkySmooth" Jones...world famous trombonist/hip hop artist ...
  • Suavo J.
    Suavo JonesAugust 28, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Make sho u go see beale streets youngest living legend "Suavo 'SilkySmooth' Jones" live
  • Erin R.
    Erin R 😘July 15, 2012
    It smells like garbage water and shame.
  • Victoria R.
    Victoria RobertsJuly 12, 2012
    Walking in Memphis!
  • Trisha P.
    Trisha PettyJuly 8, 2012
    I am coming into Memphis this coming Friday for a few hours before I have to teach a seminar. I so what to see Beale Street. What else historical (other than Elvis) can I see?
  • Kathy S.
    Kathy SmithMay 28, 2012
    Walking in Memphis
  • Marguerite L.
    Marguerite LongMay 25, 2012
    You can not visit Memphis without walking on Beal
  • Bri J.
    Bri JonesMay 2, 2012
    Nightlife destination in the city with a lot of clubs for different musical tastes and lots to drink at bars.
  • Rodney P.
    Rodney PoffMarch 31, 2012
    For you blues lovers, go to Memphis Music Store. They have a great selection of blues CDs and their knowledge of all things blues is astounding!
  • Rodd B.
    Rodd BMarch 28, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Always stop at Club 152 because they got great food & usually Brimstone Jones playing! They are a great band. Irish Redd too
  • Memphis Travel
    Memphis TravelJanuary 17, 2012
    2012 International Blues Challenge competition will be held Jan 31 - Feb 4 in the Beale Street entertainment district. Blues artists and bands from across the globe compete for prizes, cash and more.
  • Jared P.
    Jared PJanuary 7, 2012
    Beers are cheaper on the street near the Daisy.
  • Vivek S.
    Vivek SurtiJanuary 4, 2012
    A must see attraction while in Memphis! My favorite bar is Silky's and if you're hungry, try out Dyer's burger!
  • Gregory M.
    Gregory MartinDecember 31, 2011
    Let's go bearcats!!:-)
  • Seismic Audio
    Seismic AudioDecember 13, 2011
    Attention all musicians, before you spend a ton of money on PA gear, check out Seismic Audio!
  • Mary L.
    Mary Langford-PowellDecember 12, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Find Vince Johnson and the plantation allstars to hear the BEST band on Beale!!!
  • Steph S.
    Steph SnyderDecember 2, 2011
    Love the oldschool neon...walking in Memphis :-)
  • Jillian L.
    Jillian LaBrancheNovember 27, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Must visit Silkys and purple haze
  • Chris K.
    Chris KelleyOctober 22, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Showing Uncle and his friends Beale Street...rockabilly, blues, soul, and an Elvis impersonator. Good night already!
  • Kimani L.
    Kimani LaurenOctober 19, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Food is only good here if you're a tourist. Not a place for residents to have much fun, but a must-see.
  • Leslie P.
    Leslie PyfromOctober 19, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Dont get arrested ;)
  • christopher f.
    christopher fosterOctober 10, 2011
    my condo on beale street gets all the sounds and sights you could ever want. Dont miss the crawfish!!!!!
  • Jason H.
    Jason HudsonOctober 1, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    If you want to be harrassed by black thugs then saturday night is your night.
  • Rodd B.
    Rodd BSeptember 29, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Come to Club 152 any & every Monday-Wednesday & watch Brimstone Jones tear it up. Zack Mack, Chris Johnson, Kelly McDonald, & Rodd Bland. Always surprise special guests too!!
  • 💋 TAMLA 💋
    💋 TAMLA 💋September 13, 2011
    Well, Expect The Expected..LOL!
  • Brennan R.
    Brennan ReevesSeptember 11, 2011
    Watch the Beale street flippers
  • Letitia G.
    Letitia GeorgeJuly 22, 2011
    Wednesday is bike night. An experience to set the least!
  • Drmzrmythang
    DrmzrmythangJune 29, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Watch out 4 them "money hungry women"!!!.... They b takin over tha street!.... Lol
  • Smithsonian Channel
    Smithsonian ChannelJune 23, 2011
    Lined with bars and clubs where Memphis music legends often played, Beale St. was officially declared the “Home of the Blues” by an act of Congress in 1977. (From Aerial America) Read more
  • TheUrbanDaily
    TheUrbanDailyMay 23, 2011
    WC Handy had been performing on Beale Street when he penned "Memphis Blues." It was the first published (in 1912) Blues song of the soon to be popular genre.
  • Shannon L.
    Shannon LittleApril 24, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Best people watching in the city.
  • Amy D.
    Amy DaleApril 23, 2011
    Not just an adult hang out! Take the kids to Dyer's for incredible burgers, floats and shakes! Then go across the street in Pepsi Pavilion is music and dancing, vendors, painters and more!
  • Ashleí S.
    Ashleí S.March 21, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    No discrimination here!!! "free love rainbow" night on Sundays.
  • YesterYear Soap Co
    YesterYear Soap CoMarch 9, 2011
    There is nothing like a warm Saturday night on Beale!
  • Tina M.
    Tina ManessFebruary 13, 2011
    FUN FUN FUN! History History History!
  • Jonah M.
    Jonah MillerFebruary 12, 2011
    Check out the Absinthe room. Very nice spot.
  • Lydia E.
    Lydia EspaAguiMay 29, 2014
    ESCUCHAR BLUES CALLEJERO HA SIDO PARA MI SUPER!!
  • Salvador M.
    Salvador MartínezAugust 27, 2013
    Nos encontramos con bikers de Bélgica, Francia, Brasil y obvio de México!!!
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