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Germantown Commissary

2290 S. Germantown, Germantown, TN - (901) 754-5540
Here’s well-made downhome food, served in decorator-rustic surroundings in an upscale neighborhood. You can't help but sniff the perfume of a working smoke pit from which emerge some of the city's best ribs and pulled pork.
91% Approval Rating (12 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
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Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (4)
Roadfood.com Editor
" Here’s well-made downhome food, served in decorator-rustic surroundings in an upscale neighborhood. The Germantown Commissary has barnboard walls choc-a-block with old tin signs, wind-up telephones and vintage advertisements. Many of its tables wobble as much as those ..."   [Read More]
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Gina Lannin
February 18, 2010
""The ribs at Germantown Commissary are the best ribs I have ever eaten!" said my husband after our first of three meals at Germantown Commissary during our stay in the Memphis area. We continued our search for the perfect ribs, but nowhere else came close. The ..."   [Read More]
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Dan Murrell
December 15, 2013
"We have lived here a long time and had not visited the Commissary until recently. It was the first stop on a progressive birthday dinner. At each, we tried ribs and a pulled pork sandwich - and whatever else struck our collective fancy. A whole rack of ribs does ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

2290 S. Germantown, Germantown, TN
(901) 754-5540

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
An opulent version of the great Memphis pig sandwich: the mix of sauce and slaw is magic, and the texture of the pulled pork is heavenly.
"An opulent version of the great Memphis pig sandwich: the mix of sauce and slaw is magic, and the texture of the pulled pork is heavenly."
Michael Stern





Germantown is a deluxe area east of the city; its Commissary attracts customers from miles around.
"Germantown is a deluxe area east of the city; its Commissary attracts customers from miles around."
Michael Stern


A half-and-half plate, to go: a demi-slab of ribs atop pulled pork on the left. With beans in the foreground, cole slaw and a deviled egg at the upper right.
"A half-and-half plate, to go: a demi-slab of ribs atop pulled pork on the left. With beans in the foreground, cole slaw and a deviled egg at the upper right."
Michael Stern


The interior of the Commissary is is a happy-go-lucky hodgepodge of eclectic decor on barnboard walls.
"The interior of the Commissary is is a happy-go-lucky hodgepodge of eclectic decor on barnboard walls."
Michael Stern



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