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Local Late Night Bites

We get it. Sometimes your tummy talks after-hours. Luckily, Memphis is home to handful of late night spots that’ll cater to your cravings long after the clock strikes midnight. 

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Hours:

  • Sun-Thurs 3PM-12AM
  • Fri & Sat 3PM-2AM

Alex’s Tavern has been in the late night biz since their beginning in 1953. Holding things down as Memphis’ oldest family-owned tavern, they’ve got everything that makes for a good watering hole: crispy wings, cold beer, shuffleboard, burgers, and then some. 

Hours:

  • Mon-Fri 8AM-3AM
  • Sat & Sun 11AM-3AM

Weekends are for brunch and late night turn-ups with friends, and luckily Bardog is a place for both. This downtown neighborhood bar is a great spot to gather with friends all throughout the day, with delicious eats ready to be served as early as 8AM on the weekdays (11AM on weekends) and as late as 2AM on weekends.

Hours:

  • 11AM-12AM Daily

Throw on your blue suede shoes and boogie on oer to B.B. King’s Blues Club. Located on Beale Street, your late night bites come with a side of rock ‘n’ roll that might keep the party going a little longer than expected. 

Hours:

  • Mon-Fri 3PM-3AM
  • Sat & Sun 11AM-3AM

As an ode to the speakeasies of 1920s, these munchies are password protected! Hit up Blind Bear for a late night rendezvous. 

Hours

  • Sun-Thurs 11AM-1AM)\
  • Fri & Sat 11AM-3AM

Since 1991, Blue’s City Cafe has been a staple on both local and traveling foodie’s “must eat” list of restaurants. Don’t just take our word for it, though. Check out their website to see which of your favorite celebrities have stopped by!

brookhaven pub

Several plates of late night bites on a table.

Hours: 11AM-1AM Daily

The next time your team is tearing it up after hours, pop into the Brookhaven Pub where guests are provided with plenty of TVs, late night bites, and a fully stocked bar. 

Hours:

  • Sun-Thurs 10AM-10PM
  • Fri & Sat 10AM-12AM

Broadway Pizza is the star of the show in Memphis! Loved by locals all over the area, they’ve been serving up perfect pizza pies since 1977. Not in the mood for a slice? Grab a piece of their homemade cakes instead!

Hours 4PM-2AM Daily

Cameo is brought to you by local bartenders! If you find yourself in Midtown, grab something to sip and snack on until it’s time to turn in. 

**Kitchen closes at midnight**

Late Night Hours: Fri & Sat 3PM-11PM

Craving some late night creamy deliciousness? Stop by the Cheesecake Corner at Fannie Lou Hamer’s on GE Patterson and get you a slice!

Hours: 11AM-til Daily

Rockin’ & rollin’ since the early 1900s, Dyer’s Burgers is one of Beale Street’s most iconic burger joints. Go grab something greasy after you’re done getting down on a nearby dance floor. 

Hours: Wed-Sun 5PM-3AM

You know you want to dine in a spot where bones were discovered in the walls! Visit one of the most famous spots in Memphis where the ghosts control the jukebox and the Soul Burgers are still made the same way they were when your mama had them. 

A plate of late night bites featuring Caribbean food with oxtail stew and onions in a white bowl, served with side dishes of rice and fried plantains.

Late Night Hours:

  • Thurs 11AM-1AM
  • Sun 1:30PM-1AM

Serving up Jamaican and Southern eats since 2012, Evelyn & Olive has what you need for a late night bite. From jerk chicken to oxtails and even vegan options, there’s something for everyone.

Hours: 5AM-12AM Daily

You know we had to put the iconic late night donut shop on this late night bites list! Although most donut shops close early, Gibson’s knows that donut cravings hit after hours too. P.S. We promise the maple bacon donut is definitely as good as it looks. 

Late night hours vary across locations.

Huey’s has been the place to be since 1970. The menu boasts tasty burgers, mozzarella sticks, cheese fries, and more that’ll fuel you for whatever post-midnight mischief arises. 

Hours:
  • Thurs 5PM-11PM
  • Fri & Sat 5PM-2AM
IBIS (pronounced like Iris), named after the sacred bird of Egypt, is a chic spot for late night bites in Downtown Memphis. From their live music to decadent charcuterie boards, this place is perfect for a night out with the squad.

Hours: Pickup hours and delivery hours vary across locations.

If you haven’t eaten your body weight in warm, gooey cookies at midnight, have you really lived life to the fullest? Look to none other than Insomnia Cookies to satisfy that late night sweet tooth. 

Hours:

  • Mon-Wed 11AM-9PM
  • Thurs 11AM-10PM
  • Fri & Sat 11AM – 1AM
  • Sun 11AM-10PM

As a place for local and touring acts, Lafayette’s Music Room is great local spot for live music. You can’t go wrong with tasty eats and talented musicians, and, conveniently, Lafayette’s offers up both.

Hours:

  • Sun-Thurs 5PM-11PM
  • Fri & Sat 5PM-12AM

Ready to play shuffleboard, sip on some good drank, and eat some delish late night bites? Longshot is this place for you. Located right under the Arrive Hotel in the South Main Arts District.

Two large mozzarella sticks covered in parmesan cheese and herbs, served with marinara sauce in a red basket on a wooden table, perfect for late night bites.

Hours:

  • Tues-Sat 3PM-3AM

Louis Connelly’s Bar is where everyone knows your name…or something like that. Right across the street from Crump Stadium on Cleveland, this spot has some of the best beer and nachos in town!

Hours:

  • Sun-Thurs 4PM-10PM
  • Fri & Sat 4PM-11PM

Featured on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives, Marlowe’s Ribs was built and continues to be run on tradition. Their BBQ is to die for and loved by all, and they will even pick you up in a pink limousine to come and experience this greatness. 

Late Night Locations & Hours:

  • Overton Square: Fri & Sat 11AM-11PM
  • East Memphis: Fri & Sat 11AM-11PM

You can never go wrong with Memphis Pizza Cafe. They’ve set the bar for thin crust option, and the salads and sandwiches stand in a lane of their own. The best late night bites are pizza so ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ 

Hours: 11AM-3AM Daily

Running for over 40 years, Newby’s on Highland continues to be a poppin’ spot for all ages to stop by for any occasion. From BBQ Pizza to Texas Toast grilled cheese, there are some hearty treats waiting to put you to bed.

Hours: 8AM-3AM Daily

RP Tracks has a little of everything and it’s all good. Nestled beside the railroad tracks in the university area, they’ve been serving deliciousness to Memphis for 30 years. Help yourself to heaping plates of nachos and loaded fries, wings, sandwiches, pitas and more late night bites. They even have vegan options!

Hours: 8AM-3AM Daily

Are you feeling silly? Late nights eats like pizza, pasta, and burgers will have you feeling even sillier at Silly Goose!

**Kitchen closes at midnight**

Late Night hours vary across locations.

Voted one of Memphis’ best outdoor patios, The Slider Inn gives you a multitude of options you can choose from to satisfy those cravings around the clock;  with over 10 different silder combinations, Jameson slushees, and then some!

Hours: 

  • Mon-Thurs 12PM-12AM
  • Fri & Sat 12PM-2AM

Located in North Memphis, Straight Drop Seafood has been serving up lobster, crab, shrimp, corn, potatoes, and more since 2020.

Hours: Wed-Sat 5pm-til 

Cooper Young’s finest, Swamp Bar—also known for having the best happy hour in town—is serving up Creole cuisine with some Asian fusion. Dig in!

Hours: 11AM- til Daily

The tailgate never stops at Ubee’s—and what’s a tailgate without greasy grub? Grab some “fried-right” chicken fingers before you figure out where the night’s going to take you next!

A large slice of pie topped with whipped cream and chocolate syrup, served on a white plate with forks on either side, perfect for late night bites.

Hours: 10:30AM-2AM Daily

Located on Downtown Memphis’ trolley-line stop, Westy’s is the place to be for their iconic Fudge Pie and Delta Tamales.

Hours:

  • Mon-Thurs 11AM-12AM
  • Fri & Sat 11AM-1AM
  • Sun 11AM-12AM

Known for their incredible frozen daiquiris, Wet Willie’s is the place to be for good drinks AND food! Where else can you grab a White Russian Daiquiri and a quesadilla before, or after, getting down on Beale Street??

Hours:

  • Sun-Thurs 10AM-2AM
  • Fri & Sat 10AM-4AM

Wings. Hookah. Drinks. Need we say more? WingMan is open the latest on our list. Opened in 2023 by nightlife marketer, this late night spot is serving up chill vibes with a side of wings.

Hours: 11AM-1AM Daily

For 20+ years, Young Avenue Deli has been bringing the heat with the late night bites! Not only that but their tap selection of over 30 beers might persuade you to party down… as if you weren’t already doing so. 

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