Corky's BBQ

$ $
5259 Poplar Ave (inside the 240 loop, near White Station)
Memphis, TN 38119
(901) 685-9744
11:00am - 9:30pm
11:00am - 9:30pm
11:00am - 9:30pm
11:00am - 9:30pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 9:30pm

Lists & rankings



  • Ask for your ribs to be "half & half" to experience both the wet bbq as well as the dry rub.
  • The apple bbq sauce is the bomb-diggity!!!
  • Not the absolute best Barbecue in Memphis, but they treat you AND feed you like family here. This place is great for a regular weeknight out. Don't eat here if you are a barbecue connoisseur.
  • If it is busy parking can be an issue.
  • Tip generously. These servers are some of the best in the city :)
  • In addition to the ribs, get the Corky's beer
  • Get the ribs and catfish combo (with Mac and cheese). Both items are tops! I like dry rub ribs, and these do not disappoint.
  • Good atmosphere and Old Blues flowing through the restaurant
  • Apple BBQ sauce was Great! The dry rub ribs, catfish, Mac & cheese were all great! The banana pudding was a delicious note to end on.
  • Dry ribs are the way to go... awesome.
  • Classic Memphis BBQ.
  • Get. The. BBQ. Nachos.
  • Best BBQ anywhere - go with the wet ribs.
  • Parking situation is terrible. Not tips on that.
  • Gotta have the Memphis BBQ dog. Pulled pork + Cole slaw on a 1/4 lb hot dog!
  • Best Ribs in Memphis , bar none !
  • Very good all around BBQ. go to rendezvous for ribs, come here for everything else.
  • Do the dry rub!
  • Best ribs I have ever had. Dry-rub. Best ever.
  • The second best BBQ in Memphis.

Nearby places

3717 Elvis Presley Blvd (btwn Dolan Dr & Colonial Oak Ln)
Beale St (Between Main & 4th)
584 S Mendenhall Rd (at Poplar Ave.)