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Lafayette's Music Room

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Glazed Lamb Lollipops
Grilled lamb rack drizzled with rosemary sauce, olive & tomato tapanade, sliced baguette
Wood-Fired Stuffed Mushrooms
Filled with chorizo sausage, fresh corn, and bell peppers
Pimento Cheese Waffle Fries
Cornmeal coated waffle fries topped with bacon
Abita BBQ Shrimp
'Nawlins style shrimp with house made Abita bread
Sponsored by: Lafayette's Music Room
Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
1. Great Everything
1. Great Everything
"the atmosphere of Lafayette's unique. Food was wonderful"
Marianne C
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2. Great Music and Great Food
2. Great Music and Great Food
"We had a blast here!"
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3. Highlight of the evening
3. Highlight of the evening
"The music was top notch as well."
Paul N
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The music lives on...Some 38 years after going dark, the legendary Lafayette's Music Room returns to the heart of Memphis' revitalized Overton Square. Once again, Lafayette's is the spot to enjoy great food, good local conversation, and some of the best live music in town, seven nights a week. In the South, we are known for great music, but we do some pretty great food here, too. Lafayette's kitchen, led by Chef Jody Moyt, features a variety of southern-inspired offerings - for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch - like po-boys, shrimp and grits, wood-fired pizzas and made-from-scratch desserts. And you can thank Jody's grandma for the Grannie's Chocolate Chess Pie. It's her treasured family recipe that we serve up with love.
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Bar, American, Cajun & Creole
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews brunch pizza blackened chicken lettuce wraps seasoned fries bananas foster mac cheese hush puppies overton square great live music local band cover band sat upstairs great drinks band playing outdoor seating new orleans
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We made reservations for a large group (20) on a Saturday for brunch. Amanda was our server, and she was an absolute Rockstar at keeping up with our needy a** :) She kept our party going for 3 hours, and kept us smiling with drinks...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank deannajo25
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We had a blast here!! The food, drinks, and music were the best in town! Everyone that worked here was so nice - true southern hospitality! We can’t wait to go back and visit when we’re in Memphis again!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank MrAndMrsHappilyEA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great music, good fun, and the food was wonderful. Had the gumbo and the spring rolls. Ghost river gold was a treat and Kat as a server was perfect. Loved the upper room and the balcony. This is the place for large group parties, 24...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jstinger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my wife here for lunch and it was awesome. I had the salmon and fries and she had the steak and potatoes and asparagus and the food was great. Jerry did a great job of taking care of everything we needed and the staff...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank robiroe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is located in the hip midtown area . Lots of bars and restaurants nearby. We had cocktails while watching great live music. Local beers and large cocktail list. Their Red Sangria was delicious. There is plenty of table and bar seating in the clean,...More

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

Went there a few weeks ago while in Memphis. Had to pay a cover but we were prepared to do that. Service was really good. Waitress was friendly and prompt. I got a blackened fish dish and my boyfriend had the cajun chicken linguine. It...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank redrebecca2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this on trip advisor. Went at 5 before the crowd and music started. Had the lamb lollipops-so good plus ordered several small plates for dinner. All was very good. Our waitress was very helpful and right on. Prices good and parking across the street...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MelodieE
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Celebrated my born date... Food and the service all was excellent . And the food was good! Great location.. My desert was yummy!!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Catink1973
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Great food and great place to see music. Very cool neighborhood plenty to see. The food is out of this world I would go back in a min.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank yorkscbuckeye
Reviewed 17 October 2018

So I went down to Memphis a few weeks ago. My friends and I were walking down the street that Lafayette's is located on. As we got closer we saw a lot of people inside and got curious. The band was on a break so...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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This is a critical safety issue - I advise you to call or email Lafayette/ they are very responsive.
Tony D
3 July 2017|
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Up till 9pm
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