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Cozy Corner

745 North Parkway, Memphis, TN - (901) 527-9158
If you have time for just one barbecue meal in Memphis (or anywhere on earth), go to Cozy Corner, one of the South's great barbecue parlors. Get the barbecued Cornish hen, or barbecued anything! And have barbecue spaghetti on the side.
100% Approval Rating (26 votes)

Scorecard

5 - Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Sausage Sandwich
barbecued cornish game hen
ribs
Coleslaw
baloney
barbecued spaghetti
pork shoulder

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (7)
Roadfood.com Editor
"If you have time for just one barbecue meal in Memphis (or anywhere on earth), go to Cozy Corner. It is a hazy storefront shop with a self-service counter, a smoker in the vestibule and blues music playing in the small dining room to the side. Presiding over this ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

745 North Parkway, Memphis, TN
(901) 527-9158

http://www.cozycornerbbq.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
You won't find better ribs anywhere than those served by Cozy Corner.
"You won't find better ribs anywhere than those served by Cozy Corner."
Michael Stern





One of the unusual Memphis side dishes for barbecued meat is barbecued spaghetti: noodles dressed with soulful sweet/tangy sauce totally unlike marinara or bolognese.
"One of the unusual Memphis side dishes for barbecued meat is barbecued spaghetti: noodles dressed with soulful sweet/tangy sauce totally unlike marinara or bolognese."
Michael Stern


When it's properly barbecued, as it is in many Memphis smoke houses, baloney transcends its status as
"When it's properly barbecued, as it is in many Memphis smoke houses, baloney transcends its status as "lunchmeat" and becomes a whole other category of food. Here it is served in typical local style, with cole slaw piled in the bun. The slaw and sauce pool together on the plate to make a wonderful sweet 'n' hot gravy."
Michael Stern


Excellent, saucy ribs
"Excellent, saucy ribs"
Ben Weiner


Owner Desiree Robinson; Cozy Corner is very much a family business.
"Owner Desiree Robinson; Cozy Corner is very much a family business."
Cliff Strutz


The late Raymond Robinson, one of Memphis's all-time great pitmasters, sits in the glow of his cooker overlooking the order counter. This photograph was taken in the mid-1990s. Today, his descendants carry on the tradition of excellence.
"The late Raymond Robinson, one of Memphis's all-time great pitmasters, sits in the glow of his cooker overlooking the order counter. This photograph was taken in the mid-1990s. Today, his descendants carry on the tradition of excellence. "
Michael Stern


Place your order in the vestibule where the smoker is, then dine in the dining room to the right. That's Desiree Robinson, widow of founder Raymond Robinson, behind the counter.
"Place your order in the vestibule where the smoker is, then dine in the dining room to the right. That's Desiree Robinson, widow of founder Raymond Robinson, behind the counter."
Michael Stern


Pork is the favorite meat to barbecue in Memphis, but Cozy Corner's Cornish game hen is an essential smokehouse meal.
"Pork is the favorite meat to barbecue in Memphis, but Cozy Corner's Cornish game hen is an essential smokehouse meal. "
Michael Stern


In a city full of first-rate barbecue, the Cozy Corner rules!
"In a city full of first-rate barbecue, the Cozy Corner rules!"
Michael Stern



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