Signature Drinks: Guide to Local Drinking in Memphis

By Edible Memphis / Photography By Kristin Nicole Petersen | October 01, 2013
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Drinks are almost as much of a draw as food...or perhaps even more of a draw. Whether you want something fruity, a stellar wine list to choose from, or a classic cocktail, taste your way around the signature drinks in Memphis.

Wine Lists & Kegs

Great Wine Lists
Chez Philippe
Majestic Grille
Napa Cafe
Restaurant Iris

Keg Wine
Hog and Hominy
Corked Carrot
Southward Fare & Libations


Bubblies & Brews

Acre house-made soda
Central BBQ regional/seasonal beer list
Huey’s Huey’s Gold Nugget Ale
Majestic Grille weekend brunch mimosa
South of Beale (SOB) regional draft beers

Cocktails & Spirits

Alchemy The Alchemist Eagle Rare, Antica, Aperol, Peychaud bitters
Amerigo Please Don’t Tell Bulleit bourbon, St. Germaine, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup, Champagne
Cannon Center Cannon Ball gin, rum, beer, orange juice, pineapple juice, lemon-lime soda
Felicia Suzanne’s Local Fruit Shrubs peach, blueberry, strawberry, fig
Grove Grill Pineapple Spiced Rum rum, fresh mint, agave nectar
Majestic Grille Irish Coffee Paddy’s Irish whiskey, coffee, brown sugar, hand-shaken cream
Napa Café Southern Dirty Martini Domaine Charbay vodka with Bonnie Blue goat cheese and panko-crusted fried olives
McEwen’s Ginger Jake Domaine de Caton, fresh lemon, Angostura bitters
Restaurant Iris French 75 gin, Champagne, lime, simple syrup
Sweet Grass Bourbon Selection Garden Infused Bloody Mary

Cool & Juicy

Booksellers Bistro Fruit Tea (juice, tea, spices)
Cosmic Coconut Go Green Daily Detox
Fratelli’s Iced Tea 
(with raspberry and peach)
Fuel Café Hibiscus Iced Tea
Get Fresh Memphis Cold Pressed Juices
Just For Lunch Fruit Tea
Lunchbox Eats Daily Fruit Lemonade
Whole Foods Market Green Genie 
(spinach, mango, apple juice, pineapple, almond milk)

Bubbles & Brews
Cool & Juicy
Cocktails and Spirits

Illustrated by Kristin Nicole Petersen

These lists are compiled from an email questionnaire sent to locally owned restaurants and food establishments each quarter. Send your email address to to be included in the request.

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