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The Fifth Floor's Favorite Lunch Spots
Miss Polly's Soul City Cafe is one of The Fifth Floor's Favorite Lunch Spots.

1. Miss Polly's Soul City Cafe

6.9
154 Beale St (btwn S 2nd & S 3rd St), Memphis, TN
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Downtown Memphis · 41 tips and reviews

The Commercial AppealThe Commercial Appeal: Try Miss Polly's fantastic chicken and waffles, and if that's not enough calories, finish off with a fried pie.

Flying Fish is one of The Fifth Floor's Favorite Lunch Spots.

2. Flying Fish

8.9
105 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN
Seafood Restaurant · Downtown Memphis · 54 tips and reviews

The Commercial AppealThe Commercial Appeal: Memphis' Flying Fish location is the only one that serves BBQ catfish tacos. Give them a try! Read more.

Uncle Lou's is one of The Fifth Floor's Favorite Lunch Spots.

3. Uncle Lou's

8.6
3633 Millbranch Rd, Memphis, TN
Fried Chicken Joint · 49 tips and reviews

The Commercial AppealThe Commercial Appeal: If you're going for lunch, get there early, because this place gets PACKED. After you try the chicken — with a little Corruption — you'll see why Uncle Lou's has been featured on The Food Network. Read more.

Trolley Stop Market is one of The Fifth Floor's Favorite Lunch Spots.

4. Trolley Stop Market

704 Madison Ave (Orleans), Memphis, TN
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Midtown · 72 tips and reviews

The Commercial AppealThe Commercial Appeal: The grilled ham and cheese sandwich is not only divine, but inexpensive at $5!

Kwik Check is one of The Fifth Floor's Favorite Lunch Spots.

5. Kwik Check

8.1
2013 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN
Deli / Bodega · Midtown · 36 tips and reviews

The Commercial AppealThe Commercial Appeal: Try the gyros. Try anything. It's all good.

Fino's from the Hill is one of The Fifth Floor's Favorite Lunch Spots.

6. Fino's from the Hill

8.1
1853 Madison Ave (Madison & McLean), Memphis, TN
Deli / Bodega · Idlewild-East End Historic · 33 tips and reviews

The Commercial AppealThe Commercial Appeal: If you like muffulettas, try the Acquisto — a cold sub made with ham, mortadella, salami, provel cheese and a olive dressing. But really, any of Fino's sandwiches makes a tasty lunch.

Lunchbox Eats is one of The Fifth Floor's Favorite Lunch Spots.

7. Lunchbox Eats

8.3
288 S 4th St, Memphis, TN
American Restaurant · Midtown · 23 tips and reviews

The Commercial AppealThe Commercial Appeal: This school-days themed restaurant features sandwiches piled high with house-smoked catfish, chicken, duck, turkey and pork. Try the 3rd Period Smoking Birds with a side of mac n' cheese. Read more.

Frank's South Main Market & Deli is one of The Fifth Floor's Favorite Lunch Spots.

8. Frank's South Main Market & Deli

327 S Main St (Vance Ave.), Memphis, TN
Deli / Bodega · South Main Historic District · 13 tips and reviews

The Commercial AppealThe Commercial Appeal: The smoked chicken salad sandwich is a highlight of their menu. Definitely worth it for lunch.

Little Italy Pizza is one of The Fifth Floor's Favorite Lunch Spots.

9. Little Italy Pizza

8.0
1495 Union Ave, Memphis, TN
Pizza Place · Central Gardens · 27 tips and reviews

The Commercial AppealThe Commercial Appeal: The slices here are huge. You won't need more than a couple, but leave room for garlic knots.

Gus’s World Famous Hot & Spicy Fried Chicken is one of The Fifth Floor's Favorite Lunch Spots.

10. Gus’s World Famous Hot & Spicy Fried Chicken

9.1
310 S Front St, Memphis, TN
Fried Chicken Joint · Downtown Memphis · 184 tips and reviews

The Commercial AppealThe Commercial Appeal: Definitely a contender for the best chicken in Memphis. Get the fried green tomatoes as well.

The Brass Door is one of The Fifth Floor's Favorite Lunch Spots.

11. The Brass Door

8.8
152 Madison Ave (btwn S. 2nd and 3rd St.), Memphis, TN
Pub · Downtown Memphis · 33 tips and reviews

The Commercial AppealThe Commercial Appeal: Have a traditional Irish breakfast -- Two eggs cooked to order (except poached), potatoes, toast, bacon, rashers, black pudding and white pudding, bangers, grilled tomatoes. Served all day! Read more.

Bardog Tavern is one of The Fifth Floor's Favorite Lunch Spots.

12. Bardog Tavern

8.7
73 Monroe Ave (Front), Memphis, TN
Bar · Downtown Memphis · 104 tips and reviews

The Commercial AppealThe Commercial Appeal: The island club is a monster of a sandwich. One well worth tackling.