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One and Only BBQ

1779 Kirby Pkwy, Suite 1A, Memphis, TN 38138-3666
+1 901-751-3615
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“banana pudding” (48 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (26 reviews)
“brisket” (67 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1779 Kirby Pkwy, Suite 1A, Memphis, TN 38138-3666
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We flew into Memphis to enjoy some BBQ. Something we like to do often. We intended on eating at Interstate BBQ but the man at the airport recommended One and Only so off we went! Our table had a range of food, brisket, ribs and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mnnofziger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Full disclosure.... I didn’t want to go here. My husband and I had heard mixed reviews, and they were not all good. Lifelong Memphian here, and we have high expectations for barbecue. WE WERE NOT DISAPPOINTED! This is a super casual, very small dine in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bathfurnituredsgnr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You have to order brisket and coleslaw salad...they are just amazing. Ribs mmmm not so much..also smoked chicken wings are beautiful...love the food. Focus on brisket.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Juanfran79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came in about 30 minutes before closing. Staff was awesome. Greeted our group of 12 with smiles. Seated promptly and had our order on the table super quick. The food was delicious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alan D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the meal was great it was catered in. It was a catered affair for a survey we had taken in October it was hospital wide for tenet

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Exploration529589
Reviewed 18 October 2018

This tiny restaurant serves the best bbq I’ve ever eaten—outside of Texas, where I was born and ‘ raised.’ My sister and I shared a plate of ribs and sausage with cole slaw and baked beans! It was enough to fill us up til the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 285melindaf
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

I love the one and only. First off they have fantastic pulled pork and pulled chicken. I’ve had there ribs once and I was pleasantly surprised with how good they were. I’ve had their smoked wings a couple times and while they are good I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Craig K
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The restaurant is very small but when we went in a little after 12 for lunch there were plenty of tables. The were greeted immediately. The waitress was attentive. My husband ordered the 1/2 order of pork quesadilla. It was toasted and full of meat...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank marcelle n
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Great little place in south Memphis with great bbq. Had the ribs and they were great. Also cant go wrong with banana pudding for dessert. Split an order with my brother to finish off dinner. Small place filled with locals. I enjoyed it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mihapias
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I order their banana pudding for special holidays, and am excited to order it for Thanksgiving this year!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank susie k
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Ann H
9 November 2018|
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Response from nmloulaw | Reviewed this property |
Their menu shows PORK baby back ribs. You can get beef brisket.
27 August 2017|
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Response from Alan K | Property representative |
We serve beer at 2 of our 3 Memphis locations. 567 Perkins Extd. and 153 Timber Creek have beer selections. 1779 Kirby Pkwy. DOES NOT serve beer but you may bring your own liquor, wine or beer and we have no... More
16 May 2015|
Response from Alan K | Property representative |
Wow, you make us happy! Please call me at 219-5435 Alan the owner, and I will get your size and color and I will drop it off at either One & Only BBQ For you to purchase for $15. Thank you!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1779 Kirby Pkwy, Suite 1A, Memphis, TN 38138-3666
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-751-3615
  • E-mail
Memphis Style barbecue restaurant with outdoor patio seating. Full service, dine-in or take-out, full catering with delivery. Smoked meats including baby back ribs, pork shoulder, chicken, turkey, polish Kielbasa. Specialty BBQ items such as BBQ quesadilla, smoked drummies, chicken wings, BBQ pork or chicken nachos, fried pickles, BBQ bologna, hotdogs & hamburgers, vegan burger, vegan BBQ baked beans, Famous for Millie's house-made banana pudding and twice-baked potato salad! Excellent side dishes and desserts.
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