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Oct 26, 2011 04:04 PM

Lunch in Memphis

My family and I are planning a trip to Memphis and we're looking for spots for lunch on both Saturday and Sunday. My husband wants to check-out Midtown so that would be our first choice for location (we'll be at Automatic Slim's for Saturday night dinner.). We'll have a baby with us so we'd would prefer not to have an insane wait for Sunday brunch. Thanks in advance!

Automatic Slim's Restaurant
83 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103

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  1. I personally would skip automatic slims...

    1. I personally would skip automatic slims...go with restaurant iris

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      1. re: dailybread8383

        Most people I know think Automatic Slim's has gone downhill since it changed owners a few years ago. If you don't have an event or a reason to go there, I agree with dailybread, I'd look at other spots downtown.

        Beauty Shop is a fun and tasty Sunday Brunch in midtown (owned by the woman who used to own Automatic Slim's, when it was better, actually). There are also a ton of places downtown doing brunch now - Majestic Grille near the Orpheum and South of Beale a little further south both come to mind. The Peabody has a Sunday Brunch that used to be a big deal but I haven't been in ages and I think they've changed it up - I'd probably skip that.

        Automatic Slim's Restaurant
        83 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103

        Majestic Grille
        145 South Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103

        1. re: bulldogx2

          It's sad to hear about Slim's. It was very good and very unique when Karen Carrier owned it. She has been a tremendous asset to the Memphis culinary scene.