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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 good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (57 reviews)
“steelhead trout” (16 reviews)
“brisket” (31 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
4523 Summer Ave, In Lowe's Side Parking Lot, Memphis, TN 38122-4122
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Elwoods Shack is not hard to find IF you know where it is. For out of towners, it would be well to explain it this-a-way. Go to the Lowe's Store on North Perkins and Summer, turn into the lot off North Perkins, bear to the...More

Thank JClayHall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Elwood’s was a very pleasant surprise. We do full time rv life and are always looking for where the locals go. We found this on trip advisor while visiting another establishment on Beale street and the bartender saw us checking about this place and said...More

Thank 43sherrid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I drove a long way for good bbq. I was told this was the best bbq to be had. Um, no. It was okay. My selection was the large brisket sandwich. It was decent but they forgot my pickle. The line was too long to...More

Thank luembry
Tim B, Owner at Elwood's Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The BBQ sandwiches don't come with a pickle wedge. There should of been pickle and onion on the sandwich. Sorry about the mix up

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Elwoods is one of those local places that excel. Don’t let the dumpy surroundings keep you from eating here. Good BBQ sandwich stands out on extensive menu.

Thank X6856MBdavidp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious!!! The portion was huge and the price is excellent. We enjoyed getting to sample ribs, chicken, brisket, pork and wings! This can easily be shared with the family and was the perfect choice for us.

Thank roundthaworld
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Came here for dinner. Unless you know of this place you will not find it. The place looks like a dive. The BBQ was fantastic. Smoked to perfection. Only problem is the BBQ sauce has no spice to it. Highly recommend. Rating... outstanding.

Thank Iralgo
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I visited here for the first time for a work lunch and it was delicious. The restaurant is small with limited seating inside but there are picnic tables outside as well. I ordered the BBQ quesidilas and they were divine. The brisket inside the quesidilas...More

Thank laquentusj
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Great place. Incredible dry rub ribs. Friendly and fast service. Easy access to parking in the Lowes parking lot right off the interstate. A must stop if you are passing through

Thank vawaterdr
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Good place for a burger. Fresh product, reasonable pricing, friendly staff. We would eat there again.

Thank arniko
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

The service is great. Ribs are amazing...get the dry rub. Chicken is fantastic. Pulled pork and brisket are ok. We’d definitely comeback for the ribs and chicken. Had a great experience.

Thank Jason E
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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