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Elwood's Shack

4523 Summer Ave, In Lowe's Side Parking Lot, Memphis, TN 38122-4122
+1 901-761-9898
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (59 reviews)
“steelhead trout” (16 reviews)
“brisket” (33 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
4523 Summer Ave, In Lowe's Side Parking Lot, Memphis, TN 38122-4122
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simple, unpretentious place. Breakfast was good. Go by if you happen to be hungry and in the neighborhood

Thank Jose G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner based off reviews. Had half rack of ribs (Dry) and wings. Ribs were good. Wings were fantastic. Potatoe salad was also great. Must visit this place and try. Won't be disappointed.

Thank Jay L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter had pizza, I had a burger, and my husband had bbq. Of course I tasted all three. They were delicious!

Thank 848campingmama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best "hole in the wall" restaurant in Memphis. Local owner who is involved with the operation, and it shows in the quality of the food.

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is delicious. The ambience is exactly like its name suggests, A shack. They make an absolutely fantastic burger so it is well worth the visit for any type burger you have in mind.

Thank RustyD1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Reuben sandwich from this little ‘hole in the wall’ was fantastic. The line was out the door with customers, but our wait wasn’t long at all. I was excited about coming back again before I had even left. They have a ton of food...More

Thank vickilynnstoddard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shack is a good description. We went as we have heard several people rave about the food. Large Brisket Sandwich @ $10. Club Sandwich @ $9. Two Cole Slaws @ $3 each (approx. 1 cup each). Two soft drinks @ $2.50 each. (Given a cup...More

Thank Coolcatbert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can access the restaurant from Lowe's Carpark or from the road the other side, there is plenty of parking. There is seating both inside and out. Inside is cool, lots of sports flags and plaques on the wall. When we arrived there was already...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Classic, no frills BBQ place. Food quality & taste is definitely above average. Back country atmosphere and vibe. Like I said, no frills.

Thank Hashslingingslasher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in search of bbq and someone recommended us to Elwood Shack. It was hard to find but so well worth it. We order the ribs and the meat fell off the bone. They were so freaking good. Even my grandkids loved them. We...More

Thank Bertha G
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30 June 2018|
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Response from Tim B | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Of course always welcome on the patio we even have dog bowls
20 June 2016|
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Response from treese0140 | Reviewed this property |
They have veggie wraps, grilled cheese and a few other vegetarian option son menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, 有泊車位, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4523 Summer Ave, In Lowe's Side Parking Lot, Memphis, TN 38122-4122
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-761-9898
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