A&R Bar-B-Q, a famous Memphis BBQ restaurant, recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. Established in 1983, the small take-out-only eatery has now grown into a busy dine-in location at 1802 Elvis Presley Boulevard. Plus, their second location is on Winchester Road.
Over the last four decades, A&R Bar-B-Q has become a well-known BBQ joint in the Memphis community. All locals and tourists flock to the restaurant to enjoy its mouth-watering BBQ, welcoming atmosphere, and friendly service. Furthermore, the restaurant receives several accolades over the years, including being named as one of the top BBQ restaurants in Memphis by Memphis Magazine.
Their commitment to offering the high quality food has made this restaurant successful over the years. They only use some of the finest cuts of meat, which require slow-cooking over hickory wood for perfect smoky taste. And, their signature sauce is the result of a secret recipe, which has been passed down through generations of the family.
What’s on their menu
A&R Bar-B-Q’s menu has many interesting classic BBQ dishes, like sides, salads, and of course the classic BBQ dishes, including ribs, pulled pork, beef brisket, and smoked sausage. You even need to try their sandwiches, mac and cheese, baked beans, and coleslaw. Some of their signature dishes to try are:
Slow-cooked on burning hickory wood and further glazed with A&R’s signature sauce. These ribs are a customer favorite.
Pulled Pork Sandwich:
The tender pulled pork has fresh bun and further topped with A&R’s popular BBQ sauce.
Smoked Sausage Plate:
Smoked sausage plate is served with Texas toast and two sides.
This slow-cooked and sliced brisket is a must-try at the restaurant.
Besides all this, A&R Bar-B-Q also offers a variety of desserts, including pecan pie, banana pudding, and peach cobbler. For those who want to try a little bit of everything, the restaurant even offers a sampler platter that includes a selection of meats and sides.
Overall, A&R Bar-B-Q’s menu is a mix of classic BBQ dishes and lip-smacking Southern comfort food. Whether you’re a longtime fan or a first-time visitor, you’ll find something for everyone at this restaurant.
In addition to its delicious food, A&R Bar-B-Q also has a very friendly and inviting atmosphere. Their staff also treats every customer like family. You can feel their warm vibe through non-stop conversation and laughter filled dining room. Plus, the restaurant’s decor includes a sense of history that reflects to various photos and memorabilia from the early days of Memphis BBQ.
To celebrate its 40th anniversary, A&R Bar-B-Q hosted a special event for its customers, complete with live music and plenty of delicious food. The event was a great success, with many longtime customers coming out to show their support and share their favorite memories of the restaurant over the years.
Looking to the future, A&R Bar-B-Q aims to continue offering their signature BBQ to the customers for many years to come. The restaurant is also committed to maintaining its high standards of service and quality food. And, also to remain as a beloved fixture in the Memphis community.
In conclusion, A&R Bar-B-Q’s 40th anniversary is a proof of their power of great food, welcoming atmosphere, and friendly service. Congratulations to the restaurant on this incredible milestone, and here’s to many more years of delicious Memphis BBQ!
Via: Action News 5